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Selling or shopping for a home in Webster City?

Editor's note: This article is the second in a series about the housing situation in Webster City. WEBSTER CITY — Almost daily we hear about rising home prices, skyrocketing apartment rents, materials shortfalls, a shortage of skilled homebuilding labor, high mortgage rates and a shortage ...

Bullish on Webster City

Editor's note: This article is the first in a series about the housing situation in Webster City. WEBSTER CITY — With spring comes the start of peak home buying and selling season. As the Covid pandemic continues to wane, and interest rates slowly come down, signs point to a solid year ...

Return to glory

In need of a unique venue to host a gathering, reunion or any number of other events? The Vincent House in Fort Dodge is ready to open up its doors for you. Located at 824 Third Ave. S. in the historic Oak Hill District, the house was built over 150 years ago. Yet, still shines like it ...

Bringing a taste of Philly to Humboldt

HUMBOLDT — Craving an authentic Philadelphia cheesesteak, but don’t want to make the trip to the City of Brotherly Love? No problem. Just take a trip to Humboldt where a new restaurant offering genuine Philly cheesesteak sandwiches is open for business. Philthy Phillys opened in ...

New COO named at Decker Companies

Bob Elkins has been named the new chief operating officer of The Decker Companies in Fort Dodge. He started on the job Monday. Elkins was most recently the senior vice president of operations at Ruan Transportation Management Systems. He has 30 years of experience in transportation and ...

Demolition begins on Kwik Star property in Webster City

WEBSTER CITY — The former Naden Industries building, for years the home of the firm’s iconic scoreboard production, is gradually becoming refuse as Kwik Star takes another step towards its planned westside site in Webster City. Andy Jones, of Jones Rock & Dirt, Webster City, said ...