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A strong arm

Gina Wheeler, of Randall, participates in the Rubber Chicken Toss Contests at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 16.

Tips for wellness

Caitlyn Ferin speaks at Webster City's monthly wellness Wednesday. Our monthly event is a community outreach program sponsored by Fareway, Thrifty White Drug, and Crestview Senior Living. We average 25-30 people per month enjoying wellness tips. The highlights each time are the food samples ...

Reception planned

The family of Paul Rittscher will be hosting a Meet and Greet reception for Paul and Toni who were married on Dec. 3, 2016, in Goodyear, AZ. The reception will be held at the Hickory Cabin in Brigg's Woods from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 20.

Quilt open house

RitaMae Rossman, granddaughter to the late Cora MacFarland, will be generously donating her grandmother’s quilt to Kendall Young Library during a special quilt open house on Friday, Aug. 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. Cora, a midwife, helped bring MacKinlay ...

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Tolle, Lerud plan wedding

Chelsea Mae Tolle and Nicholas Lerud of Mediapolis announce their upcoming marriage on October 14, 2017 in Sperry, Iowa. The bride is a 2007 graduate of Webster City High School and received her masters degree from the University of Northern Iowa. She is the Executive Director of the ...

Chang, Ryherd marry in Hawaii

Sarah Chang and Grant Ryherd of Fargo, North Dakota were married May 19, 2016 at Turtle Bay Resort on O’ahu, Hawaii. The couple met at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. The bride is the daughter of Miulan and Lindsey Chang of Waipahu, Hawaii. Donna and Daniel Ryherd of ...

Edwards, Ryherd plan wedding

Mary Edwards and Lee Ryherd of Mission, Kansas announce their upcoming marriage on Dec. 2 in Overland Park, Kansas. The bride is a Regulatory Affairs Associate for Cardinal Health. The groom is a civil engineer for Uhl Engineering, Inc. in Kansas City. Parents of the couple are Brenda ...

Ryherd, Lockhart to wed

Jan Ryherd and Andrew (Drew) Lockhart announce their upcoming marriage on Sept. 3 in Ames. The bride is a meteorologist for Nebraska Weather Network in Lincoln. The groom is a casualty adjuster for American Family Insurance in Englewood, Colorado, while studying to become an actuary. ...

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Sonsallas celebrate 50th

Jerry and Kathy Sonsalla of Webster City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. The Sonsallas were married July 22, 1967 at First Covenant Church in Mason City. They will celebrate with a private family gathering. Their children, Tammi and Todd, along with grandchildren ...

Johnsons celebrate 50th

Wayne and Roberta Johnson were married on July 15th, 1967 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Webster City. In celebration of their 50th anniversary, their children, Wade and Sonjia (David), along with their granddaughter, Josephine, would like to honor them with a card shower. Cards and ...

O’Rourkes celebrate 60th

Eugene O’Rourke and Esther Pettengill of Webster City were united in marriage on June 29, 1957 at St. Patrick Church in Cedar Falls. Reverend Alvin Heuring, brother of groom, officiated the wedding. The O’Rourke’s have six children: Pamela Morton (Dana), John (Lisa), Timothy (Lisa), ...

Norelius — 80th birthdays

The family of Dean and Janet Norelius of Webster City are celebrating their 80th birthdays July 4 and July 19. Their family includes their son Dan (Sherry) Norelius of Ankeny; grandchildren Kathleen (Matthew) Schroeder of Chicago, IL and Amanda (Kendall) Grieme of Ankeny; and great ...

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Weber

Daniel Weber and Regina Andrews, Webster City, are the parents of a baby girl, Delaney Jaymes, born on August 1, 2017 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. Grandparents are Gina and Joe Weber, Sally Williams, and Gene Hildreth.

Landreth

Zach and Sam Landreth, Jewell, are the parents of a baby boy, Luke, born on August 1, 2017 at Van Diest Medical Center. Grandparents are Don and Renee Goettsch, Farnhamville, and Kathy Landreth, Stratford.

Osborne

David and Bridget Osborne, Badger, are the parents of a baby girl, Hunter Marie, born on July 25, 2017 at Van Diest Medical Center. Grandparents are Craig and Dawn Traeger, Goldfield, and Jean Minshaw, Waxachie, TX.

Blomgren

Josh and Elizabeth Blomgren, Stanhope, are the parents of a baby boy, Landon Wayne, born on July 26, 2017 at Van Diest Medical Center. Grandparents are Tim and Terri Blomgren, Stanhope, and Tom and Paula Scott, Stanhope. Great grandparents are Tom and Shirley Fuhs, Webster City, Stella ...