Lifestyle Briefs

Hats, jeans and green

There was lots of green, many hats and jeans at Webster City Middle School Friday. It was part of a fundraiser for Liver Cancer Awareness. For $1, students could wear hats and for $5 teachers could wear jeans. Everyone in the school was encouraged to wear green that day. The effort was also a ...

Kringla class held

Legacy Learning offered a class on making kringla and crescent rolls on Thursday morning. Six women gathered at the home of Deb Leksell in Webster City to learn the fine points of making both delicacies, including mixing the dough, rolling it out, letting it raise, and, finally, baking it ...

Game night donation

Main Street (Morning) Kiwanis treasurer, Tom McLaughlin, presents Kendall Young Library Director Angie Martin-Schwarze with a check for $200 in support of the Family Game Night to be held at the library tonight from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Book club to discuss ‘Tallgrass’

Kendall Young Library's Noon Book Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 28 from noon to 1 p.m. in the library’s meeting room, and will discuss “Tallgrass” by Sandra Dallas. Feel free to bring a sack lunch. Copies of the book are available at the Adult Checkout Desk. New members are always welcome

Omelets on menu

The Webster City Knights of Columbus will hold an Honor Flight Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the St. Thomas Parish Center, 1000 Des Moines St. The free-will omelet breakfast will support the Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight. The made to order omelets will be ...

Youths dine with Kiwanis

Six Middle School 5th graders had lunch with the Noon Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, February 14th. Those attending were: Braden Doering, Carson Doolittle, Isaac Firsching, Ivette Ferto, Jocelyn Garcia and Wendy Moreira Suares. They heard discussion about an upcoming project at Riverview Day Care ...

Garden Club to meet Feb. 22

The Town and Country Garden Club will meet Wednesday Feb. 22 at the First Congregational Church at 1 p.m. The program will be on culinary herbs by Sharon Cline. Hostesses for the meeting are: Joan Nessa, Jean Youngdale, Jean Buzick, Georgia Hovde and Donna Lundquist. Any with questions please ...

Valentines at Southfield

Cupid, candy and conversation was abundant on Valentine’s Day at Southfield Wellness Community. The highlight of the resident-family party was crowning the 2017 Valentine royalty. Pictured from left to right are Queen Ellen Caquelin, King Steve Pahl, Princess Alene McCollough and Prince Ken ...

Special Valentines

Kindergarten through third grade students from Northeast Hamilton schools visited Crestview Nursing and Rehab Tuesday bringing a variety of Valentine songs and delivering handmade Valentines. Students and residents then partnered for a quiet time of reading books, followed by a not-so-quiet ...

Bingo event set for next week

The Webster City Recreation and Public Grounds Department will offer a Senior Citizen Bingo Party on Thursday, February 23 in the Sampson Room at Fuller Hall. Bingo will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will end at 3 p.m. There will be refreshments served and winners will receive small prizes. There ...

PEO JE Chapter to gather Saturday

Chapter JE, P.E.O. will meet Saturday, Feb. 18 at 9:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church. Jan Baker is hostess and Bonnie Kitterman is co-hostess. The program, "Medical Bag" will be given by Marlys Nail.

4-H news

Boone Boosters The Boone Boosters 4-H Club met on Feb. 4 at the Hamilton County Extension Office. Nine members were present to answer the role call by telling their favorite month of the year and why. The secretary’s report was read by trey Tempel. The treasurer’s report was given by ...

LLBRV Scholarship

In an effort to help revitalize downtown Webster City, Legacy Learning Boone River Valley will be holding an eight-week construction skills seminar. The workshop will be taught by Chad Eels. According to LLBRV board member Maureen Seamonds, there is still a $100 scholarship available for ...

New materials at Kendall Young Library

Adult Nonfiction “Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission” by Bret Baier “Settle for More” by Megyn Kelly “Renoir: My Father” by Jean Renoir “Letters of E.B. White” by E.B. White “How to Think About Money” by Jonathan ...

Terrific Kids

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Feb. 7. They introduced themselves and told about their families and their favorite subject in school and most important Pillar of Character. They met the new City Manager, Daniel Ortiz-Hernandez, and heard him ...

WCCT Readers Theatre Sunday

The Webster City Community Theatre's Readers Theatre will be reading "All My Sons" by Arthur Miller, on Sunday, February 12 at 3:30 p.m., at the theater at 1001 Willson Avenue. "All My Sons" was written in 1947. This award winning play tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, self-made ...

Law enforcement visits S.A.L.T.

“Law Enforcement in the 21st Century” was the subject discussed at the February Seniors and Law Enforcement (SALT) meeting held at the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department. Showing various protective devices were (L-R) Jewell Police Chief Steve Butler, Hamilton County Sheriff Doug Timmons ...

‘Sew’ much fun for everyone

The Central Iowa Sewing Guild will be hosting ‘Embellishing with Japanese Sashiko’ on Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at Trinity Methodist Church in Huxley. The cost for the program is $2. All are invited to come and learn the ancient Japanese craft, Sashiko, a technique that was used to ...

Boost for backpack program

On Jan. 31, The Mission Board of First Congregational United Church of Christ presented a $2000 check to Deb Peterson that will benefit the Webster City Schools Backpacks Against Hunger Program. The donation was the result of a grant written to Neighbors In Need by board member Alyssa Kenville. ...

KYL to host game night

Kendall Young Library will be hosting their ninth annual Family Game Night on Feb. 17 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.. Bring the whole family to spend quality time together. Families will be able to choose from a variety of board games and card games, or try out life-size versions of Candyland and ...