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With an attitude of gratitude, Nick and Codi Lesnar talk about the life-saving brain surgery Nick underwent last month to remove an arteriovenous malformation (AVM). He went through multiple procedures to determine if it would be safe to operate. The surgery posed the risk of permanently damaging the speech center of his brain. Ahead of this Thanksgiving holiday, Codi said they realize their blessings are too numerous to count.

Lesnar family going into Thanksgiving with an attitude of gratitude after medical scare

This Thanksgiving, one rural Webster family says they have more to be grateful for than ever before.

“Nothing else matters if you don’t have your family and your health. I thank God every day,” said Codi Lesnar last week while sitting in the...

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Wrestlers have small numbers, but look for successful season

The Webster Area Bearcats will be returning to the mat this wrestling season keeping in mind COVID. Coach Wade Rausch said, “Numbers are going to be an issue. We have a total 13 kids grades 6-12.” Of those 13, three are in sixth grade so varsity competition is going to be a tough road, but Rausch added, “The kids we have in individual weight classes should be competitive. I am hoping that we can have a season this year. It would be a shame for these kids to lose everything and knowing the amount of hard work they have put in thus far in their career.”

Junior Cael Larson was a runner up a year ago at 113.  Rausch said, “We are hoping that...