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Facing your fears

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Connor McLeod grew up as a fan in the Kobe Bryant era. Bryant’s untimely passing three years ago shook the sports world and changed the perspective of many people. His message also resonated with millions. “One of the things that I loved about Kobe was how skilled and talented he ...

News of Record: Jan. 30, 2023

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Police Log FORT DODGE Wednesday Two domestic calls were reported. An unknown problem was reported in the 700 block of First Avenue South. An unknown problem was reported in the 800 block of South 17th Street. Theft was reported in the 1900 block of Fifth Avenue South. A suspicious ...

Building Families has a parent’s back

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McKinley Bailey wants you to know three things about Building Families. One: It’s part of the Early Childhood Iowa network, funded in part by appropriations from the Iowa Legislature. Two: That funding has seeded Hamilton County’s success in turning a childcare system that was on the ...

News of Record: Jan. 30, 2023

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Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Friday Reckless use of a firearm causing bodily injury — Jalin Paige Mosley Johnston, 20, 607 S. 19th St., preliminary hearing Feb. 7. Person ineligible to carry dangerous weapons — Jalin Paige Mosley Johnston, 20, 607 S. 19th St., preliminary hearing ...

Work hard, play hard: Wurch family is a team

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For Iowa farm kids, it’s a rite of passage as familiar as walking beans or baling hay. Spring or fall, or even in between, there are few farm kids around who have not spent hours in the field just “picking up rock.” Come to think of it, picking up rock has more staying power than ...