Lifestyle Briefs

Farmers market to open Saturday in new location

The Webster City Farmer’s Market will open for the season Saturday at 1900 Superior St., its new location next to the Department of Human Services Building. The market is open at 8 a.m.

Book Club to meet Tuesday at KYL

The Kendall Young Library Noon book club will meet Tuesday, May 23 at the library at noon. This month’s selection is “The Readers of the Broken Wheel Recommend.”  Copies are available to check out at the library

Farmers market to open Saturday

The Webster City Farmer’s Market will open for the season Saturday at 1900 Superior St., its new location next to the Department of Human Services Building. The market is open at 8 a.m.

Darling program is Saturday

Humanities Iowa presenter Tom Milligan will be portraying the life of Jay N. “Ding” Darling at the Mulberry Center Church on Saturday, May 20. The free program will begin at 1 p.m. Milligan will walk through Darling’s early years in Sioux City as a young boy, to the developing of ...

Book Club to meet

The Kendall Young Library Noon book club will meet Tuesday, May 23 at the library at noon. This month’s selection is “The Readers of the Broken Wheel Recommend.” Copies are available at the library.

Auditions set for Ames choirs

AMES — Placement Auditions for the 2017-18 season of the Ames Children’s Choirs will be conducted from now through 30. The program includes three choirs, Preparatory Choir, Chorale, and Concert Choir for boys and girls ages 7-18 with treble voices. Contact (515) 290-1422 to receive ...

Group cleans military markers

As a way to honor area veterans, members of the Hamilton County Peace Officers Association and their families, along with Webster City Boy Scouts took part in an effort to clean military headstones at Graceland Cemetery Saturday. Headstones were cleaned and weeds were pulled from around the ...

Advance to next level

Students Kiah Pride and Sam Halbach tested on May 15 and successfully earned their next belts in Taekwondo. Pride, left, received her yellow belt, and Halbach, in front, earned a green belt. Both are students of Chase and Leah Magers, in back, who teach Taekwondo classes every Monday night at ...

Flamingos flock

These 4-H green flamingos will be popping up all over the area as part of a fundraiser for the Boone Boosters 4-H Club. New Hamilton County Youth Coordinator for ISU Extension and Outreach Leah Feltz, seated right, was the first flocking “victim.” To arrange for a flock to be delivered ...

Casady honored by governor for academic excellence

Madalyn Casady, a senior at Webster City High School, was recognized by Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds for outstanding academic achievement at the 15th annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony held April 30 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The statewide program, ...

Confirmed at Asbury UMC

Asbury United Methodist Church received nine young people into membership on Sunday, May 7. Confirmation students spent the last eight months in study with Jennifer Peterson, Christian Education Formation director. Pictured are, front row, from left: Sarah Lindstrom, Kenady Bernard, Trey ...

Donation to backpack program

-Submiitted photo Elmo I.O.O.F. Lodge #62 of Webster City donated $300 to the Backpack program. Pictured from the left are, Delores Lamb, warden, Joe Parrish, vice grand, Roseanne Halliday, treasurer, Rev. Craig Blaufuss, Congregational Church, Deloris Ayers, secretary, and Lee Ayers, noble ...

Train Day draws crowd

Glenn Cue, center, talks with visitors to the Depot Museum Saturday afternoon in observance of National Train Day. Cue and his wife Marie, former railroad telegraphers, were on hand to demonstrate their skills and to visit with those stopping by to tour the museum.

Badminton tournament planned

A Mini-badminton tournament to benefit the ACE Community Center and Fuller Hall will be held Sunday, May 21 at Fuller Hall at 3 p.m. The entry fee is $20 per team for mixed doubles. Equipment will be available to use and no experience is needed to play. Register by sending an email ...

College news

Venzke graduates Tricia Rasmussen Venzke, of Ames, was a graduate at the Commencement Exercises held at Upper Iowa University-Fayette, on May 6. She earned her Bachelor of Science Nursing degree, graduating Cum Laude. She is an R.N. at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames. Eichler receives ...

WC graduate awarded Fulbright Grant

Coe College graduating senior Allison Bailey has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grant. The Fulbright award will allow Bailey to teach in Bulgaria during the 2017-18 academic year. In all, six graduating Coe seniors and a recent alumna received ...

Just a walk in the park

A group of Webster City Middle School student had a chance to spend Wednesday morning at Briggs Woods Park with the Town and Country Garden Club. Even though there was steady rain, this group of students was able to get a quick walk in when the showers tapered off. The students enjoyed brunch ...

Women’s Club annual dinner held

Members and guests of the Webster City Women's Club met May 8 for their Annual Dinner. The room was decorated with vintage hats to carry out the "Looking Back" theme.

Cundiff wins Daisy Award

Kimi Cundiff, RN, was selected as the 2017 Daisy Award winner for Van Diest Medical Center on Tuesday morning. Thirty-one nurses at the facility were nominated for the honor. Daisy is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune SYstem. The foundation was started in 1999 by the family of ...