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Doolittle honored by Kiwanis Club

Jon Doolittle was honored with a Legion of Honor certificate and pin for forty-five years of faithful service. Doolittle is a charter member of the Main Street Kiwanis Club, joining in 1973 when the club was founded. He was recognized during the group’s Tuesday morning meeting.

Lions Scholarship awarded

The Lions Club of Webster City has awarded their $500 scholarship for the 2018- 2019 school year to Alexis Tudor. This scholarship has been awarded by the Lions Club for over 35 years to a Webster City graduate who is a now a Junior or Senior in college. Alexis is enrolled at the University of ...

Boys State participants

Five young men from Hamilton County took part in the Hawkeye Boys State activities last week at Camp Dodge. Pictured are, Drake Doolittle, Tucker Judkins, Alex Hooker, sponsored by American Legion Post 191 of Webster City, and Carson Johnson, sponsored by American Legion Post 576 of Stratford. ...

Smith to receive volunteer award

Steven Smith of Blairsburg will be honored with a Governor’s Volunteer Award for outstanding commitment and service. A ceremony will be held on July 16 at Buena Vista College’s Schaller Memorial Chapel at 1:30 p.m. A reception will follow the ceremony. Smith recently graduated ...

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Carlson, Duncan to wed

ANKENY — Cally Duncan and Nick Carlson, both of Ankeny, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Jim and Wendy Duncan, of Gowrie, and Marty and Christi Carlson, of Gowrie. A July 28 wedding is planned. Duncan is a 2013 graduate of Prairie Valley High School. She earned her bachelor of ...

Carpenter, Throntveit marry

EAGLE GROVE — Ashley Nicole Carpenter and Thomas Michael Throntveit, of Eagle Grove, were married on Feb, 17, 2018, at Rustix in Humboldt. Parents of the couple are Robert and Diana Carpenter, of Webster City; and Michael and Christina Throntveit, of Eagle Grove. Maid of honor was ...

Pagel, Holm to marry

Sarah Pagel, Webster City, and Adam Holm, Story City, have announced their engagement and plans for a July 7 wedding in Story City. Parents of the couple are Julie and Darryl Pagel of Webster City and Brian and Deb Holm of Story City. The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of ...

Ferrell, Zike to marry

John Ferrell, Webster City, and Mariah Zike, McAlester Oklahoma, will say "I do" on the fairway of hole No. 5 at Webster City Links Golf Course June 2, 2018. The reception will follow in the clubhouse.

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Lovelaces celebrate 40th

Rick and Shirley Lovelace of Webster City will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday June 30th A card show in their honor is planned by their children: Brooke Hundling (Phil) of Newton, and Tara Mullins (John) of Des Moines along with their two grand children Kendall and ...

Housbergs celebrate 60th

Don and Mary Housberg, formerly of Webster City, will celebrate their 60th wedding Anniversary on June 21, 2018. They were married June 21, 1958 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Webster City.. Former longtime residents, they now reside in Corpus Christi, Texas to be near their children. They ...

Bottorffs celebrate 55th

A card shower is planned for Roger and Bernadine Bottorff of Webster City, who will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on June 16, 2018. Roger Bottorff and Bernadine Melohn were married at the Jolley United Methodist Church in Jolley, Iowa. They have two children: Dennis ...

Bird — 50 years

Ed and Phyllis Bird of Webster City, formerly of Rockwell City, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 1605 Lynx Ave., Apt. 102, Webster City, IA 50595. Their family includes Dan and Lynette Smith, of Clarion, and Jason Bird, of Des Moines. They have ...

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Pelz

Amanda Fawcett and Michael Pelz, of Stratford, are the parents of a baby boy, Adison Jack Pelz, born on February 18, 2018 at Iowa Specialty Hospital. Adison has five siblings, Peyton, 12, Connor, 10, Xander, 8, Daxton, 6, and Lily, 4. Grandparents are Dana and Craig Graham, Webster City, ...

McGuire

Zackery and Emily McGuire, Webster City, are the parents of a baby boy, Zackery Zane, born on February 7, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center. Grandparents are David and Sheila McGuire of Webster City, Ruth and Dean Metz of Clinton, and Michael and Jackie Adair of Clinton. Great grandparents ...

Pruismann

Alex and Kacey Pruismann, Blairsburg, are the parents of a baby boy, Hal Perry, born on February 2, 2018 at Iowa Specialty Hospital. Hal weighed 9 lbs. and 5 oz. He joins siblings Lovie, age 9, Elsie, age 6, Paeslie, age 4, and Sunnie, age 2. Grandparents are Marlin and Kathy Pruismann, ...

Worthen

Christina Worthen, Webster City, and James Labarr, Fort Dodge, are the parents of a baby girl, Fayelynn Marie Worthen, born on January 18, 2018 at Iowa Specialty Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs and 12.4 oz. She joins a sister, Madilynn Jean Worthen, age 1. Grandparents are Robin Worthen, ...