Lifestyle Briefs

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

WC graduate honored by business school

Shalini Hanoman Campbell, was presented the Tippie College of Business 2-18 Young Alum of the Year Award on Feb. 14 during the Alumni Awards Luncheon in Chicago at the W Hotel — City Center. Campbell, the daughter of Ron and Chandra Hanoman of Webster City, earned a BBA in 2004 from the ...

Lenten Lunches to begin Tuesday

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 students

Three Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Ethan Anderson, Allie Brown and Ashtyn Carlsen — 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 ...

Musical visitors

Southfield Wellness Community residents, Norman and Irene Gordon, were all smiles when Webster City High School vocal students serenaded them with “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley. The students share their talents each year to perform singing Valentines. Irene was also ...

Senior Bingo party planned

The Webster City Recreation and Public Grounds Department will be offering a Senior Citizen Bingo Party. It will be Thursday, Feb. 15 at 1:30 p.m. and will finish at 3:00 p.m. Please come to the Sampson Room at Fuller Hall. There will be refreshments served and winners will receive small ...

Faith circles to meet

Faith United Methodist Church circles will meet as follows for February: • Hope Circle will meet on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 1:30 p.m. Hostess: Karen Cross • Love Circle will meet on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. Hostess: Shirley Knoll •Peace Circle will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 2 ...

WCHS to host blood drive

Webster City High School will hold a community blood drive on Friday, Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Webster City High School, 1001 Lynx Ave. Schedule a blood donation appointment online at www.lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800-287-4903.

Noon book club

Kendall Young Library’s for a Noon Book Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 23 from Noon-1 p.m. The book being discussed is Commonwealth by Anne Patchett. Copies of the book are available at the library’s Check-Out desk. New members always welcome. club

Valentine wreaths

Apartment tenants at Southfield Wellness Community gathered to create Valentine wreaths for door decorations. Connie Wahlert of Williams brought all the materials and explained the directions. Her mother, Lillian Laugerman, was a Southfield tenant years ago. She fondly remembers how much her ...

Heating bill assistance available

The 2017-2018 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season. Applications will be taken now through April 30, 2018. The program ...

College news

Drake Dean’s List DES MOINES — The following local students have been named to the Dean's List at Drake University. This academic honor is achieved by earning a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during the Fall 2017 semester at Drake. Austin Heeren, Jewell, was named to the ...

Olympians show why competition is more than just a special day

FORT DODGE — Becky Laube, of Webster City brought plenty of experience to her role as the official torch bearer at the Special Olympics North Central Basketball Skills Competition Thursday morning in the Butler Elementary School gym. “I’ve done this for the last five years,” she ...

Sewing guild to hold mini classes

Sewing guild to hold mini classes All are invited to Central Iowa Sewing Guild “classroom” for the Saturday, Feb. 17 meeting at Trinity Methodist Church, Huxley, from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will visit a variety of mini classes stations covering many different aspects of sewing ...

Women’s Club to see antique appraisals today

The Webster City Women’s Club will meet at the Jane Young House Monday, Feb. 12 at 1:30 p.m. for Roadshow Antiques with Mike Ryerson of Eagle Grove. Members are encouraged to bring an antique, collectible or family heirloom for appraisal. Hospitality, the club collect and Pledge of ...

Students visit Kiwanis

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Justin Pelzer, Jackson Cook, Alaina Butrum, Brayden Carle and Sebastian Kirk — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Tuesday, Feb. 6.. They introduced themselves and told about their families , favorite subject in school and favorite Pillar ...

Women’s Club to see antique appraisals Monday

The Webster City Women’s Club will meet at the Jane Young House Monday, Feb. 12 at 1:30 p.m. for Roadshow Antiques with Mike Ryerson of Eagle Grove. The public is also invited to attend and members are encouraged to bring a friend. Those attending may bring an antique, collectible or ...