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Friday Aug 22 | 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

Friday Aug 22 | 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

Friday Aug 22 | 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

Friday Aug 22 | 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

The Daily Freeman-Journal

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

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

The Daily Freeman-Journal

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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