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Local Business

Something wild

Perhaps Webster City can thank Bonnie and Clyde for the retro, forward-thinking spot downtown where a cocktail can soothe even the most urgent thirst. Wildcat Distilling Co., whose brick and mortar Tasting Room occupies 626 Second St., serves up camaraderie and its namesake whiskey. The ...

La Perla Jarocha

In 2006, a small food store opened on Seneca Street, catering to the growing Hispanic community here in Webster City. The owner of the shop, Julia Sosa, also worked at Webster City Custom Meats here in town. To fulfill her dream, which was to have her own business, she was challenged by ...

Ernst recognizes FD quilt shop

Tillies Quilts, 17 S. 12th St., has been selected by U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst as her Small Business of the Week. Ernst, the top Republican on the Senate Small Business Committee, has been recognizing an Iowa small business every week. Driven by her dream of owning her own quilt shop, Jo ...

Activity is increasing at new Landus site

BADGER — Landus didn’t waste any time putting its new Webster County site to use. It announced the purchase of the former Sparboe Companies egg farm along U.S. Highway 169 in August. In September, it was taking delivery of newly harvested soybeans there. In the coming year, Landus ...

A variety of services

To understand what Home and Homestead, a new business in Fort Dodge, has to offer, just think about the HGTV show “Love it or List it.” On the show, one host works to remodel a family’s home while the other works to find that same family a new home. In the end, the family must decide ...

Peoples Credit Union completes $4.5 million expansion project

WEBSTER CITY — Peoples Credit Union announced the grand reopening of its branch on First Street in Webster City following the completion of its latest major expansion. The three-phase project took one year to complete. Phase 1 involved building the new 4,358 square foot addition. Phase ...