Lifestyle Briefs

Junior Auxiliary holds conference

The 8th District American Legion Jr. Auxiliary had its Spring Conference at American Legion Post 191 on Saturday April 11. Junior President Allison Carr from Webster City, hosted the conference. She talked about her junior project and how much she has made thus far. Carr's project is making ...

Kiwanis donate to After Prom

John Boughton, president, Main Street Kiwanis, presented a $200 donation to Niki Kumm for the Webster City High School After Prom Event.

Garden club to host District meeting

Town and Country Garden Club of Webster City will host the District 6 meeting on Friday, April 20. The meeting will be held at Faith United Methodist Church beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Bingo!

The Kendall Young Library hosted a sweet event Thursday night for kids and families. Candy Bingo drew a small but enthusiastic group that snacked on popcorn and tried to match candy treats on their cards with those drawn by the bingo caller. Above, Sadie Rippentrip, 6 1/2, and her dad Ryan ...

4-H’ers donate pet supplies

Members of the Boone Boosters 4-H Club recently collected items to be donated to the Hamilton County Animal AdvoCATes. Pictured are, front row from the left, Grace Rider, Landon Crawford, Alivia Hector, Jack Barner, Gabby Cushman and Jennifer Moon; back row, Trey Tempel, Daniel Blankenship, ...

WCCT offer scholarships

The Webster City Community Theatre offers area students an opportunity to apply for a scholarship to either a two or four year college. An applicant must have been active in the theatre arts at their high school or community. Preference is given to those who were involved in WCCT ...

Rotary hosts students

At their recent meeting, Rotarians heard about the progress being made on the Prestage Foods of Iowa plant under construction south of Eagle Grove. Tim Schelle, plant engineer, (left )shared drone footage of the site, photos of the interior, and many amazing facts about the business. Schelle ...

Deadline approaches for VDMC auxiliary scholarship

The Van Diest Medical Center Auxiliary is offering three scholarships of $1,000 per person to 2018 high school graduates wishing to pursue a career in the area of healthcare. Individuals going back to further their education in the healthcare field will also be considered. Applicants ...

WC teen wins essay contest

Alex Hooker, 17, a Webster City High School junior, won an Essay Contest sponsored by Fleet Reserve Association Branch 276 out of Omaha. The topic of the Americanism — Patriotism essay was, “What does patriotism mean to me.” The contest is for seventh through 12th grade students, ...

WCHS to host art show

The 2018 North Central Conference Art Show will be hosted by Webster City High School on April 11 and 12. Fifteen artworks from each of the eight North Central Conference schools will be exhibited. Student artists representing Algona, Clarion-Gold, Clear Lake, Hampton-Dumont, Iowa ...

Students visit Kiwanis

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Eddie Fuentes-Cruz, Aiden Rollins, Dorlan Olson, and Joel Bautista-Cacari — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Tuesday April 3rd, 2018. They introduced themselves and told about their families , favorite subject in school and favorite ...

Scouting for food, pop cans event set

Webster City Cub Scout Pack 583 and Boy Scout Troop 17 will hold their annual Scouting for Food and Pop Cans event the morning of Saturday, April 14. Residents are asked to place any redeemable cans/bottles, as well as non perishable food and hygiene items outside their front doors by 9 ...

Community donations to be awarded from IMT Group’s Community Contest

Town and Country Insurance and the IMT Group is looking for community projects to help fund. Towns or organizations with projects in need of funds could win up to $500 from the IMPT Group’s Community Contest. The IMT Group will award 50 $250 to $500 awards to town projects or ...

Hilpipre graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cade M. Hilpipre graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical ...

SALT to meet Thursday at Southfield Wellness

Seniors are invited to learn about their antiques and collectibles at the Senior and Lawman Together meeting, also known as SALT, Thursday, April 5, 9:30 a.m. at Southfield Wellness Community Apartments, owned and operated by ABCM Corporation. Mike Ryerson, a well-known auctioneer and ...

Book sale planned at KYL

Kendall Young Library will host the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale from Thursday, April 26 through Saturday, April 28. On April 26, the sale is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and is open to Friends of the Library members only, however non-members may join at the door for $5. On April ...

Wings of Refuge program set

Kendall Young Library will host a Wings of Refuge program on April 10 at 6:30 p.m. The program will address issue of sex trafficking in Iowa and what a community of believers did to combat the issue. Joy Fopma, Development Director and co-founder of Wings of Refuge, will share about ...

Women’s Club to tour Heartland Museum in Clarion

The Webster City Women’s Club will meet Monday, April 9 for a tour of the Heartland Museum in Clarion. Members are asked to meet at the back of the Jane Young Home at 11:15 a.m. to carpool to Clarion. Reservations for lunch at noon are at Grounded Restaurant on Main Street in Clarion. ...

Kiwanis donate to BASE

The Main Street, USA Morning Kiwanis Club recently donated $300 to RSVP to be used for the purchase of equipment for the BASE program. Shown in the photo are RSVP volunteer coordinator Becky Koppen accepting the check from Kiwanis President John Boughton.

First Infantry Division reunion planned for August

AMBLER, PA— Veterans of the Army’s renowned 1st Infantry Division, the Big Red One, will hold their 99th Annual Reunion in Lombard, Illinois from Aug. 1-5, 2018 at the Westin Lombard. The reunion will be conducted by the Big Red One veterans’ organization, the Society of the First ...