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KYL to host organizing workshop

Kendall Young Library will be hosting an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The program is Organizing 101 – come and learn tips and tricks to create a space that is clutter free and more organized. There will be a special guest ...

Noon Kiwanis to offer scholarships

Applications are available at the Webster City High School counseling office for two $500 scholarships being awarded from the Webster City Noon Kiwanis Club. Applications can also be picked up at First State Bank, Availa Bank, and Webster City Financial Bank. The scholarships are ...

Lenten Lunches continue at Asbury

The women of Asbury United Methodist Church invite the women of other area churches to attend the annual Women’s Lenten Luncheons to be held Tuesdays, Feb. 20 through March 20. Serving begins at 11:45 a.m. in the downstairs in the Asbury dining room with the luncheon concluding at 1 p.m. ...

Kiwanis host middle schoolers

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Tuesday February 6th, 2018. They introduced themselves and told about their families , favorite subject in school and favorite Pillar of Character. They saw performances by the high school speech contest ...

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Poland, Weida wed

Winona Poland, daughter of David and Tina Poland married James Weida, son of Darren and Tina Hasselmann and Jason Weida on November 25, 2017 in Waverly, Iowa. Grandparents are Richard and Lorilee Seiser, Ray Kelsey, Don Hasselmann, Marilyn & Red Hulme, and Bernard & Ruth Poland. ...

Ragland, Flugstad exchange vows

Jamie Ragland and Josh Flugstad were united in marriage on Nov. 7, 2017 at the Mulberry Center Church in Webster City. Joy Fopma, the groom's sister, officiated the ceremony. The bride's parents are Jerry and Debbie Ragland, Webster City, and the groom's parents are Robert and Patty ...

Ryherd, Edwards exchange vows

Mary Edwards and Lee Ryherd married on Dec. 2, 2017 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Overland Park, Kansas. After their honeymoon to Costa Rica, they are at home in Mission, Kansas. Parents of the couple are Brenda and Mike Schaadt; Randy and Melody Edwards, all of Leawood, Kansas; and ...

Lockhart, Ryherd wed

Jan Ryherd and Andrew Lockhart were united in marriage on Sept 3, 2017 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Ames. Father John Seda officiated. The reception was held at the Gateway Hotel. They will honeymoon in Jamaica next month. Parents of the couple are Donna and Dan Ryherd, Webster City ...

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Hunters celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hunter of Holland, Michigan will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower. Gerald Hunter and Carol Stine were married March 2, 1968 in Minburn, Iowa. They lived in Webster City and retired to Ames before moving to Michigan. They are the parents of ...

Cousins celebrate 50th

Robert and Sharon (Tapper) Cousins will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary March 9, 2018. Ms. Tapper, originally from Webster City, is the daughter of Henry and Doris Tapper. Robert, from Olin, IA is the son of James and Esther Cousins. Robert and Sharon were united in marriage ...

Carpenters celebrate 60th

Marvin and Barbara Carpenter, of Webster City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 902 Fairmeadow Drive, Webster City, IA 50595. Their family includes Vicki and Joe Meyer, of Fort Dodge; David and Trisha Carpenter, Rob and Diana Carpenter, ...

Hill to celebrate 90th

Martha Hill of Stanhope will celebrate her 90th birthday on February 6. Her family is hosting an open house in her honor on Sunday, January 28 at the Stanhope Community Center from noon to 3 PM. Family and friends are welcome to attend, but requested to bring no gifts. Her family includes ...

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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, ...