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5 hrs ago | 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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Cleanup Day set

The annual county-wide service project Boone River Cleanup is planning on great weather to scrub clean portions of the Boone River this Saturday.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Hamilton Co. Speedway crowns track champions

As the drivers eased their race trailers down the Hamilton County Speedway's pit road Saturday evening you can bet they had two questions on their mind - how fast was the track and how would they finish out the evening? One look and the racers knew that track promoter Al Uhrhammer had the racing surface in perfect condition - fast.

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Related Topix: Williams, IA, Steamboat Rock, IA, Webster City, IA, Story City, IA

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Hild is supreme showman

On the final day of the 2014 Hamilton County Fair, four Hamilton County youths competed for the Supreme Showman honors.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA

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Showing off their talents

A dozen children and young adults showcased their talents at a show for the Bill Riley Talent Search at the Hamilton County Fair on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Waterloo, IA, Cedar Falls, IA

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Retro-style diner offers huge menu

There's an a new diner in town that features a slick, retro look and offers a menu of the ultimate in comfort food.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Webster City, IA, Muscatine, IA, Breakfast

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Northey stops at county fair

During his visit, Northey met with contest participants who brought goats, horses and projects to the fair.

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Kids of the fair

Hamilton County youths have put out their best effort preparing for this week's round of shows at the fairground.

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Related Topix: Blairsburg, IA, Jewell, IA, Williams, IA

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Queen Jenna to reign

Jenna Heeren, the 18-year-old daughter of Jeff and Jodi Heeren of Jewell, was crowned the 2014 Hamilton County Fair Queen Wednesday night during the annual coronation ceremony held at the fairgrounds grandstand.

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Related Topix: Jewell, IA, Webster City, IA, Blairsburg, IA, Otho, IA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Fun times at the county fair

Whether in Hamilton County or back home in Illinois, I always get excited for the county fair.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Fairground plaza renamed in honor of Keith McCollough

The Hamilton County Fair Parade, with more than 100 entries, drew large crowds to the sidewalks and curbs in downtown Webster City Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Winding down

For the 88 racers in the pits at the Hamilton County Speedway Saturday night, this was a next-to-the-last chance to better their season point standings.

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Helen Throntveit, 80, Webster City

Helen Norene Throntveit born November 24th, 1933 in Thompson, Iowa to Alfred and Luella Halverson joined our Father in Heaven on July 16th, 2014.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Thompson, IA, Seymour, IA, Newton, IA, Eagle Grove, IA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Children's dental sealant clinic to be held in August

A free dental sealant clinic for kids ages 6 to 18 is being offered at the Hamilton County Health Department in August.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Dohms to speak at August SALT meeting

Hamilton County Seniors and Law Enforcement Together meeting is set for Aug. 7 at the Williams Public Library in Williams.

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Related Topix: Williams, IA, Webster City, IA

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Extension nomination committee appointed

Four Hamilton County residents have been appointed to the Extension Council Nominating Committee, Brett Ahrens announced.

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Related Topix: Jewell, IA, Stanhope, IA, Webster City, IA, Randall, IA

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Vandals burn flag at bridge memorial

The flag on the memorial honoring Sgt. James E. Wedding, the first Hamilton County casualty of World War I, was destroyed recently, according to Legion Sergeant at Arms Mike Whipple.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

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HCS titles to be decided in final two weeks of season

Drivers are eager to get their race cars back on the dirt track at the Hamilton County Speedway and they'll get their chance on Saturday after last week's program was cancelled because of the soggy conditions in the pits.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

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4-H'ers shine in Fashion Revue, Share the Fun

Several Hamilton County 4-H'ers were honored Saturday at the judging of the Fashion Revue and Share the Fun.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Last quilt raffle set for 2014 Fair

On July 27, a 15-year tradition at the Hamilton County Fair will come to an end when the 4-H Foundation quilt raffle and quilt decor auction makes its final appearance at the Webster City event.

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Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Personal Finance, Retirement

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