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Donation to meals program

The Rotary Club of Webster City recently donated $300 to the Meals of Wheels program. Receiving the check from President Shelby Kroona is Joan VanDeer. The Rotary Club has been a long-time supporter of the Meals of Wheels program. Funds for this and other contributions to local causes are ...

PEO JE chapter to meet tonight

Chapter JE, P.E.O. will meet Thursday, June 22, at 6:30 pm. The meeting will be held in the Fireside Room at Trinity Lutheran Church. Hostess is Rose Newman. Co-hostess is Peggy Owens. Linda Hutchinson will report on the Convention of Iowa Chapters of P.E.O.

Clarke University Dean’s List

DUBUQUE — Logan Koopman of Jewell was named to the Dean's List at Clarke University for the Spring 2017 semester. The list recognizes full-time Clarke students who have earned a 3.65 grade-point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours.

Gone fishing

Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation residents, staff and volunteers, headed out to enjoy the warm weather and sunny skies Tuesday with a day of fishing. Above, resident Robert Turner and his sister Sharon Keigan, who volunteered for the day, are shown admiring the little bluegill that put up a ...

Weddings and Engagements | VIEW ALL

Goettsch, Brebner to marry

Zachary Brebner and Elizabeth Goettsch would like to announce their upcoming wedding on June 10. Zachary is the son of Marcia Brighton-Brebner and the late Jeff Brebner of Newell. He is a 2010 graduate of Newell-Fonda High School. He is a Specialist in the United States Army currently ...

Sjoberg, Bergeson exchange vows

Shelly Sjoberg and David Bergeson, both of Webster City, were married Dec. 3, 2016, at Faith United Methodist Church in Webster City with Pastor Michael Slininger officiating. Parents of the couple are Linda and (the late) Chuck McFarland, and Jim and Kay Bergeson, all of Webster ...

Kantak, Dapcic to marry

Samantha Kantak and Anton Dapcic have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding. Samantha is the daughter of Kreg and Gail Kantak of Webster City. She is a 2008 graduate of Webster City High School and earned her B.M. and M.M. in voice performance from The University of Northern Iowa. ...

Burkett, Gapp exchange vows

Kaitlyn Burkett and Kyle Gapp, both of Colorado Springs, Colorado, were married Nov. 5, 2016 at St. Mary's Cathedral in Colorado Springs. Parents of the couple are Mike and Erin Burkett of Colorado Springs and Jim and Sandy Gapp of Webster City. Kelsey Vance of Colorado Springs was the ...

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Jacobsons — 60th anniversary

In celebration of Larry and Barbara Jacobson’s 60th wedding anniversary on June 23, their children Kreg Jacobson and Cheri Comstock would like to honor them with a card shower. Send cards and greetings to: Larry and Barbara Jacobson 3149 Lee Ave Woolstock, IA 50599

Bahrs — 50th anniversary

Linda and Rick Bahr of Duncombe are celebrating 50 years of marriage. Help them celebrate with a card shower. The address is 3141 230th St., Duncombe, IA 50532. Or, join us at the Lakeview Shelter at Brushy Creek from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 24.

Walker — 100th birthday

Margaret Walker will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, June 25. An open house is planned for the Stanhope Communtity Center from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. No gifts, please.

Pursley — 50th anniversary

Harold and Katie Pursley of Webster City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 24. Harold Pursley and Katie Graham were married June 24, 1967 at St. Cloud, Minnesota. A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to them at 106 Bicentennial Court, ...

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Dan and Samantha DeWitt of Gladbrook are the parents of a son, Cade George, born on April 8, 2017 at his home. He weighed 8 pounds and 9 ounces and joins a brother, Beau, and a sister, Codi Mae. Grandparents are George and Galene Groves, Kamrar, and Mike and Barb DeWitt, Gladbrook. Great ...


Sutton Abigail Barrett was welcomed into life at Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa, on June 2, 2017, to Becky (Weieneth) and Cody Barrett of West Des Moines, Iowa. She weighed 9 lbs 8 oz. She is the couple's first born. Grandparents are Sandi and Bob Weieneth,Webster City, Iowa, Leslie ...


Daniel and Lindsay Baessler of Fort Dodge are the parents of a son, Jack Wilton Baessler, born May 21, 2017 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. He weighed 6 lbs., 8 oz. and has a sister, Clara Ann, 2. Grandparents are Don and Nancy Nevins, Fort Dodge, and Mike and Chris Baessler, Eagle Grove.


Dylan and Claire Huffman, Coalville, are the parents of a daughter, Ava Lynn Huffman, born April 26, 2017 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. She weighed 7 lbs. Grandparents are Dan and Lynn Corrow, Dan and Teresa Huffman, all of Webster City. Great-grandparents are Ted DeCoursey of ...