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3 hrs ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

Elderbridge programs help keep seniors in their homes

Elderbridge is an agency funded and organized under the Older Americans Act and passed by Congress prior to 1980.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Webster City, IA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Enhance Hamilton Co. Foundation challenge tops $6,600 for food pantries

The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation's Food Panty Community Challenge was completed in mid-July with total funds being raised to benefit local food pantries in the amount of $6,658.35.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Jewell, IA

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Pitching in to help Head Start

Trinity Lutheran Church members volunteered their time to paint the Webster City Head Start shed located at the Webster City Daycare Playground.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Jasper Riskedahl, 99, Columbus, Ohio

Jasper was born April 28, 1915 in Ellsworth, Iowa, to John and Sarah Riskedahl, and graduated from Ellsworth Consolidated High School in 1933.

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Related Topix: Ellsworth, IA, Agriculture, Science, Iowa State University, Williams, IA, Independence, IA

The Daily Freeman-Journal

An enterprising family

Editor's Note: This article is part of a monthly series on the history of Webster City and Hamilton County, written by local historian, Nancy Kayser.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Iowa, Jasper County, IA, Altoona, IA, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Committee reviews social host survey

A recent questionnaire on the social host ordinance was reviewed at Tuesday's meeting of the he Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant, SPF SIG, committee.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Randall, IA

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Hamilton County ISU Alumni Club annual picnic set

Alumni and friends of Iowa State University are invited to attend the Hamilton County ISU Alumni Club's annual picnic on Sept.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, Stanhope, IA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Celebrating heritage in WC

Heritage Day returns to Webster City on Saturday. Festivities will be held at Wilson Brewer Park.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Events, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Family, Superman, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Vote for JewEllsworth trail grant funding

The Hamilton County Conservation Board has applied for $7,500 in funding through Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Helping the heart of Iowa

"The improvements made with Main Street funding touch communities and their residents in very real ways," said Iowa's retiring US Sen. Tom Harkin on Friday as he toured three Jewell properties impacted by Main Street challenge grants he has championed.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, Iowa Government, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Jewell, IA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Messenger

Cheryl Utech

Cheryl Anne Utech, 67, long time resident of Webster City died Sunday, August 10 at Mary Greeley Hospital, from health complications.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Ellsworth, IA, Lehigh, IA, Kamrar, IA, Iowa Falls, IA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

UDMO receives large donation of pork

Two area business and two local couples have donated more than 500 pounds of ground pork to Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. for distribution through the food pantry.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa trial delayed again in slaying of 5-year-old

The trial for a 35-year-old man charged with killing 5-year-old Evelyn Miller in 2005 has been delayed again.

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Related Topix: Floyd, IA, Webster City, IA, Floyd County, IA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Jerry Hubbard, 66, Webster City

Jerry Hubbard, 66, of Webster City, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Boone, IA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

County fair shows the potential in youth

America's youth today lack a sense of direction and motivation. They are inherently lazy and come from broken homes plagued by despair.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Fruits of their labor

Bountiful Baskets Food Co-op has just begun delivering fresh produce to the Hamilton County Area.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Webster City, IA, Baked Goods, Bread, Ellsworth, IA, Stanhope, IA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Learning skills through robotics

If you happened into the community center in Stanhope this week, you just might have been run down by a robotic car built, designed, and operated by a youngster participating in a robotics camp that was sponsored by ISU Extension.

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Related Topix: Stanhope, IA, Family, Kids

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