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Not wanting to smile for the camera, two-year-old Eriqua Fellbaum (at right) wasn’t quite in the mood for Christmas pictures Nov. 19 during the Christmas pet photo shoot event held in Webster as a fundraiser for the community’s future dog park. Feeling a little more in the spirit of the season was her five-year-old brother Hunter and their rescue puppy Jet. The children’s parents are Donald and Jacquie Fellbaum, Webster.

Commissioners hear of town agreements with sheriff

Day County Sheriff Jerred Schreur discussed with Commissioners at their Nov. 22 meeting an agreement his office has in place with the town of Roslyn. Schreur said it is five hours a month to help the community with enforcement of ordinance and have a presence in the community. He said their agreement is for the months of October, November and December. Schreur told commissioners his department gives the town a monthly report and so far it has been going well. If it goes beyond five hours ordinance enforcement it is billed at $100 an hour. Schreur said when an officer comes to the door about an ordinance violation it means a lot more than coming from a mayor or council member. Newly elected commissioner Danny Kjos said he has heard a lot of good comments with the sheriff’s department presence in the community.

Schreur said Pierpont is considering a...

Sports

Webster Area wrestlers struggle with numbers

In a sport of wrestling it comes down to numbers and that is one thing the Webster Area Bearcats are short of this year.

Coach Wade Rausch listed his squad with senior...