Lifestyle Briefs

Meet the princesses

WILLIAMS  — The Williams Little Princesses are girls from Williams who have finished Kindergarten, First and Second grades. They will represent the City of Williams in the annual Independence Day Parade on Tuesday, July 4 and will also be featured in a talent show at 1:30 p.m. at the ...

Williams gets ready for annual celebration

WILLIAMS — Come celebrate with the Williams Lions Club as it presents its 66th annual hometown Fourth of July celebration. The event begins with the parade at 10 a.m., featuring floats and entries from area churches, businesses, families, kids, machinery and horses. Following the ...

Antique fair to offer appraisals

WILLIAMS — Want to know more about your treasured family heirloom and what it is worth? Find out at the Hemken Collection Antique Fair on Saturday, July 8 beginning at 10 a.m. at 202 Main Street in Williams. This is the fourth antique fair presented by the Hemken Collection, said ...

Hugs to meet Wednesday morning

HUGS — Humans Understanding Grief, will meet Wednesday, June 28, 9 a.m. at the Second St Emporium. For additional information call Paula at 570—5266.

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.

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 ...

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.

Corbett makes WC stop

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett stopped at Kendall Young Library recently to donate two copies of his book, “Beyond Promises.” Corbett, who is expected to challenge Gov. Kim Reynolds for the Republican nomination for governor, said the book documents his life experiences from childhood ...

WCCT plans trip to Italy Travel show Monday to offer details

If you've ever wanted to see the sites of Italy while traveling with a group of friends, Webster City Community Theatre offers it with "The Road to Rome." WCCT is sponsoring the 11-day tour April 7 to 17, 2018. A travel show to learn more details about the itinerary for the Italian trip ...

BVU Dean’s List

STORM LAKE—Area students were recently named to Buena Vista University's Dean's List for terms three and four. Students named to the Dean's List must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the two terms, based on a 4.0 grade point system, and must have taken at least 12 hours of ...

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 ...

4-H’ers tour Kansas City

Forty-eight seventh- and eighth-grade 4-H members along with seven 4-H adult chaperones from 10 counties traveled to Kansas City, Missouri for three days and two nights. They toured the Arabia Steamboat Museum to learn about the preservation process and enjoyed a Broadway performance of The ...

Boman graduates from Dordt College

SIOUX CENTER — Samuel Boman of Webster City was among the 355 graduates of Dordt College who received diplomas at the 2017 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 5. Boman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology with an emphasis in Biblical Studies.

ISU Liberal Arts, Sciences Dean’s List

AMES — The Iowa State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' Dean's List honors students who were enrolled in 12 credit hours and earned a 3.5 grade point average for the term. Local students named to the Dean's List included: Kaylee Massman, a Biology major, from Webster ...

Kamrar Car Show

Kamrar’s Free Car Show will be held Sunday, June 25 from noon to 3 p.m. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Organizers said goodie bags and dash plaques will be given to the first 150 cars/motorcycles. Twenty-four awards will be presented along with free door prizes. The Best of Show award ...

Entries sought for Talent Search

A Bill Riley Talent Search contest is scheduled for July 29 during the Hamilton County Fair in Webster City. The event will be on the Ed Prince Stage beginning at 4 p.m. Competition includes a Senior division for ages 13 to 21 and a Sprout division for ages 2 to 12. The winner from each age ...

Rose Grove service set

There will a service at the Rose Grove Church during the weekend prior to the Fourth of July. The service will start at 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 2. A light lunch will be served following the service. The Friends of Rose Grove Church invite all in the community to come out and enjoy the ...

Queen contest seeks entries

Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 Hamilton County Fair Queen Contest. Girls who reside in Hamilton County or who reside in a county adjoining Hamilton but the majority of her activities are in Hamilton County are eligible. Contestants must be at least 16 years of age and not more ...

Mobile Food Pantry to stop in Webster City Tuesday

The Food Bank of Iowa Mobile Pantry Program is returning to Webster City on Tuesday, June 20. The pantry will be set up at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Parish Center, 1000 Des Moines St,, from 4 to 6 p.m. The pantry is available free of charge. Those attending are asked to bring bags, ...

Class of 1982 to hold reunion

The Webster City High School Class of 1982 will hold its 35th Class Reunion on Saturday, July 8 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in the Van Diest Building. Doors open at 4 p.m. BYOB and appetizers will be offered from 5 to 7pm. A group photo will be taken at 7 p.m. The event ends at ...