Lifestyle Briefs

4-H’ers take on #10GallonChallenge

Iowa 4-H’ers from 10 counties across Iowa participated in a “10 Gallon Milk Challenge.” Civic Engagement is one the program priorities for Iowa 4-H and this Social Media Challenge that originated in Ohio was right at the heart of Iowa 4-H. The 4-H’ers who participated not only ...

Merrill Family Foundation announces 2018-2019 scholarship awards

The George and Doris Merrill Family Foundation 5M Scholarship Fund through the Fort Dodge Community Foundation announces 36 scholarship awards to area students who are attending college during the 2018-2019 academic year. Students receiving new scholarship awards include: Madalyn Anderson, ...

Open house for Mourlam set

An open house is planned in honor of Steve Mourlam, the retiring president and chief executive officer of WCF Financial Bank. The community is invited to the open house on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. Cake, snacks and beverages will be provided.

Sounds of the season

The Harmony Brigade came to Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation recently for about an hour of Christmas carols and other songs.

Organ donated to Jane Young House

Tis the season of giving, and the Women's Club of Webster City, represented by President Donna Foster, recently received an early gift from residents, Jeff and Lezlie Severson. They donated this Estey parlor organ, manufactured in Brattleboro, VT between 1886 and 1888, which is believed to be ...

Lunchtime visitors

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Avery Teague, Brayden Burtnett, Kyzer Zinnel, Justin Callahan and Bria Wallerich — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis December 4th, 2018. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite part of school. ...

SH High School choir to perform at SALT meeting Thursday

The Hamilton County S.A.L.T (Seniors and Lawman Together) Meeting, Thursday, Dec. 6 will provide the opportunity to hear high school performs sing a host of Christmas selections. The meeting will be at the Jewell Fire Station. Coffee and treats will be served 9 to 9:30 a.m. with free blood ...

Fifth graders visit club

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Angel Ramirez-Trujillo, Jameson Stansfield, Marialyz Riviera Oliveras and Rinoa Raygor — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Nov. 27, 2018. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite part of school. ...

Iowa pork producer to give away pork loins

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA—Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation announced the expansion of Operation Christmas Meal, a free pork loin giveaway for families who aren’t planning a Christmas meal due to insufficient funds.  This year, Operation Christmas Meal will donate ...

Pop tabs donated

The Main Street, USA Morning Kiwanis Club recently donated a bucketful of pop-top tabs for recycling, as a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House. Making the donation for the club is Kiwanian John Zahn and accepting for McDonald's are employees Alicia Watts and Rhonda Madayag-Reveira.

A generous donation

Max McGilligan, 11, a sixth grader from Webster City used his allowance money and his parents matched it to donate to the First State Bank/Town & Country Insurance Thanksgiving Food Drive. Donations will be accepted through the end of the month at all First State Bank and Town & Country ...

A Thanksgiving feast

Southfield Wellness Community was honored to have many friends and families join residents and tenants for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day. Stella Beermann and her daughter, Elaine Beermann, are shown enjoying the feast. Webster City Meals on Wheels ...

Annual senior citizen potluck planned for Wednesday

The Webster City Recreation Department will host its annual Senior Potluck Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at noon in the Fuller Hall Gym. Turkey, table service and drinks will be provided. All guests are asked to bring a covered dish to share. There is no fee to attend but guests are asked to ...

Turkey Trot set for Thursday

The Webster City Recreation Department will once again host the annual Webster City Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. The event will be held Thursday, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. at Fuller Hall. It is a 5K run or walk with individual and team competition. Participants may sign up just before the ...

Students visit Kiwanis Club

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Nov. 13. Nathan Loughry, Juan Hernandez, Gavin Malloy, Salena Inthisane and Lillian Irving introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite part of school. The program was County ...

Workshop series to address finances of caregiving

“Holidays are a valuable opportunity for family conversations, and some of those conversations can be intentionally geared toward planning for future needs of aging family members.” This suggestion comes from Barb Wollan, a Human Sciences Specialist in family finance from Iowa State ...

New NHS members inducted

The Stephen Gray Chapter of the National Honor Society induction was held Sunday, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. in the Atrium at South Hamilton High School. The students were selected based on the criteria for the National Honor Society- Character, Service, Leadership, and Scholarship. New members shared ...

Five generations

Five generations of a Webster City family gathered recently. Pictured are Kenneth Youngdale, Randy Youngdale, Regan (Youngdale) Dawson, Kayla (Dawson) Glenn and baby Cyrus Glenn

Koestners celebrate 40th

In celebration of Dennis and Mary Koestner’s 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 9, their daughters Jackie and Denise Koestner would like to honor them with a card shower. Dennis’ birthday is also Nov. 10. Please send cards and greetings to: Dennis and Mary Koestner 644 Cedar St Webster ...

Rotary honors student leaders

The Webster City Rotary Club held its annual Leadership Banquet Monday at Trinity Lutheran church. Student leaders from Webster City and South Hamilton were honored. Webster City students honored include: front row, from the left: Isaac Bernard, Zoey Woodall, Cheyenne Johnson, Atlanta ...