Hamilton County Newswire

Hamilton County Newswire

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  1. Celebration set for Little Wall LakeRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    JEWELL?- The Hamilton County Conservation Board will be hosting the 11th annual Fireworks over the Lake on Sunday at Little Wall Lake Park. Events get underway beginning at 4 p.m. There will be rendition drawings for a new lodge at the park on display and Sweet Treats Ice Cream on hand to sell locally made ice cream.

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  2. Talent contest to be featured at county fairRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    A Bill Riley Talent Search contest is scheduled for Saturday, July 23 during the 2016 Hamilton County Fair in Webster City. The event will be on the Ed Prince Stage beginning at 4 pm.

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  3. H/M Tax Board meets tonightRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    The Webster City Hotel/Motel Tax Board will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. to hear presentations from past and present grant finalists. The five groups presenting will be All Cultures Equal, Arts R Alive Webster City, the Hamilton County Saddle Club, Legacy Learning Boone River Valley, and the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce.

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  4. BASE leaders honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... Coordinator Becky Koppen for their outstanding service to the BASE Senior Fitness Exercise Program in Hamilton County. "I am pleased to honor those who have given the precious gift of their time to meet essential needs across Iowa," stated Governor ...

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  5. Marching ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    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. On June 28, 1916 Webster City's Company C, 2nd Regiment, Iowa National Guard , was mustered into Federal Service to serve in the "Mexican Border War."

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  6. Joining of two clinics proceedsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... would join the Van Diest Family Health Clinic team to become one comprehensive primary-care practice serving Hamilton County. Rathbun said one of the biggest hurdles was the merging the electronic records systems of both clinics. The hospital and ...

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  7. Missing woman foundRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    The Des Moines Police Department confirmed finding the missing person in Des Moines shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, according to Hamilton County Sheriff Dennis Hagenson. The search began at approximately 9 p.m. Monday night after authorities received a report of a vehicle in the Boone River.

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  8. To address binge drinkingRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | The Messenger

    ... in place to make sure the youths aren't getting their hands on alcohol," Shubin said. "The previous grant in Hamilton County, it took over a year for the plan to get approved," Shubin said. "From the start of us starting the template for the plan ...

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  9. Close races keep HCS fans entertained SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    Another perfect Iowa summer night brought out the fans to fill the grandstand at the Hamilton County Speedway on Saturday. Local driver Jason Hahne wrestled the lead away from Madrid's Randy Havlik in the middle of the Late Model feature and he methodically pulled away from the pack with each lap until Marshalltown's Darrel DeFrance was able to reel him in with three laps to go.

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  10. Kenneth Egland, 92, Rochester, MNRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    Kenneth L. Egland, age 92, of Rochester, died on Friday, June 17, 2016, at Season's Hospice House in Rochester after a short stay. The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 2016 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home with a memorial service beginning at 7:30 p.m. The burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA, on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 1 p.m. Kenneth LeRoy Egland was born on October 3, 1923, in Hamilton County near Jewell, IA to Leonard and Mabelle Bessie Egland.

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  11. Time to stock upRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation is issuing a "Stock Up For Summer" challenge to Hamilton County residents to raise money to assist local food pantries with increasing their inventory as they head into the heat of summer. Funds received on or before June 30, will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $2,000 total by the Enhance Hamilton County Foundation.

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  12. Hunter's excellent adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... pretty rocky for him." His first introduction to Sesame Street came when he was just a baby. He was born at Hamilton County Hospital and was immediately taken by air ambulance to Blank Children's Hospital. "We bought him a little Elmo stuffed doll ...

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  13. Two-car collisionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... , but there were complaints of minor injuries. The Webster City Police Department, Van Diest Medical Center, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, and the Webster City Fire Department all responded to the scene.

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  14. Cabin unveiledRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    Despite the rainy weather, the Hamilton County Conservation Board saw a good turnout at the Hickory Cabin open house Tuesday night at Briggs Woods Park. "We did the foundation work and poured the concrete in September and started putting the logs up in October," said Lammers.

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  15. Thanks for successful Cub Scout day campRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... o all that helped in any way, shape or form this past month as we prepared for and hosted another successful Hamilton County Cub Scout Day Camp.

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  16. New location set for 2016 Relay for LifeRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    The 2016 Relay for Life of Hamilton County will be held Thursday at West Twin Park beginning at 6 p.m. Pre-registration is from 5 to 6 p.m. The park site represents a change of venue for the Relay which has previously been held at the Webster City High School track on Friday nights. The Survivor Walk will begin right after the opening ceremony and will take place on Bank and Water Street.

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  17. A survivor's storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    As a cancer survivor and current cancer fighter, Bob Echelberger, Kamrar, is a dedicated volunteer who has been named Honorary Chairman for the 2016 Hamilton County Relay for Life on Thursday at West Twin Parks in Webster City. "I started this battle 22 years ago with prostate cancer and since that time, I've been able to keep it under control," said Echelberger.

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  18. Cub Scouts enjoy day campRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    Last Friday and Saturday, approximately 65 Cub Scouts, plus parents and camp volunteers converged on Briggs Woods Lake to take part in the annual Hamilton County Cub Scout Day Camp. This is the camps 10th year to be held at Briggs Woods Park, whereas previously it was at Little Wall Lake.

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  19. Short TakesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    The Hamilton County Democrats will be meeting on Wednesday June 15 at the new democratic headquarters 1118 Second St., in Webster City. Doors open at 6 p.m. to set up space.

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  20. Robert William NeavinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Messenger

    ... was born December 26, 1933 in Fort Dodge and attended Sacred Heart Schools. He worked part-time at the Hamilton County Hospital and was a farmer. He farmed throughout Wisconsin, Rolfe, Humboldt, and Badger areas. Robert most recently farmed near ...

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