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Scott has a ‘passion to please’

David Scott has enjoyed a seamless transition from the professional home he’s always known into a lead role at the Webster City Hy-Vee Grocery Store. The 44-year-old Scott spent nearly 25 full years working for his hometown Hy-Vee in Fort Dodge. Last month, Scott officially became store ...

VDMC wins 2024 Top Workplaces Industry Award

WEBSTER CITY — Van Diest Medical Center announced that it has been named a 2024 National Top Workplaces winner for the Healthcare Industry. Energage, a purpose-driven organization that develops solutions to build and brand, determines the awards. The Top Workplaces program has a 17-year ...

Carving a niche

OTTOSEN — In a world where “get big or get out” seems to dominate, Farmers Co-op Ottosen is proving that a smaller, farmer-owned cooperative can still compete. “You’re not just a number here,” said Jeff Wiuff, board president of Farmers Co-op Ottosen, who leads a seven-member ...

Decker names new business development directors

Three veteran managers at Decker Truck Line Inc.have been named as business development directors for the company. They are Jennifer Stuber Graham, Blaine Martin and Will Kenny. “The business development director role offers an exciting opportunity to drive diversification and ...

Farm to bottle

WEBSTER CITY — Webster City Area Chamber Ambassadors recently toured the Wildcat Distilling Co. farm, located on the Lemke family farm just outside Webster City. This farm-to-bottle distillery is unique in that all stages of production take place on-site, from tilling, milling, and ...

Keep on dancing

When Sandy and Roger Hollingsworth were ready to turn over the reins to their long-time dance studio in Fort Dodge, they didn’t have to look very far. Waiting in the wings was their daughter, Vicky Hollingsworth Vinchattle, who rebranded the renowned dance academy VDA Powerstars Dance ...