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Local Lifestyle

Celebrating Independence Day the Webster County way

Gowrie Fourth of July schedule of events Friday, July 2 • American Legion Peterson Post #431 pork loin dinner, 5:30 p.m. at the city park shelter house • BINGO, 7 p.m., at the city park shelter house Saturday, July 3 • Tractor ride, sponsored by Central Plains FFA Chapter, 8:30 ...

Crashing the party

MANSON – The Calhoun County town of Manson is putting out the welcome mat next weekend for their annual Manson Greater Crater Days. Scheduled to begin Friday, June 25 through June 26 the Manson Greater Crater Days promises to have something for everyone to enjoy. The events kick off at ...

Duitscher family milks it for all it’s worth

ROLFE – In recent years milk prices paid to farmers have not been meeting their costs of production, ultimately shutting down thousands of dairy farms. One particular dairy near Rolfe in Pocahontas County has managed to maintain steady growth despite some recent hard times. Dutchland ...

A greater cause

GOWRIE – Three years ago, former Gowrie resident Katelyn Johnson was trying to think of a way to give back. To give back to those that she felt deserved it the most: veterans and troops currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Giving back isn’t necessarily a new thing for Johnson, who ...

Start your engines

DAYTON – If you are beginning to plan your Memorial Day weekend festivities, look no further than the southwestern Webster County city of Dayton for Dayton Old Engine Day. The 10th annual event will be held, rain or shine at the Dayton Oak Park on Saturday. It is sponsored by the Dayton ...

Blairs have the beef

AJ and Kellie Blair, Dayton area farmers, run a corn, soybean, hay, small grains and cattle operation with an emphasis on conservation. Although it’s extremely evident they have diversified their business already, the couple has decided not to stop there and expand upon their cattle ...