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IOWA FALLS - One hundred thirty-one students have been named to the Spring 2015 Dean's List at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must have completed 12 or more transfer-level credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and have earned at ...

Program on global warming set for June 10

The Hamilton County Democrats are hosting a community event on global warming policies and what local communities can do, presented by David Osterberg, on June 10, at 6:30 at the new Webster City Federal bank.The presenter is an Associate Clinical Professor of Environmental Policy in the ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library 6/3/15

Adult Fiction:"Early Warning" by Jane Smiley"A Murder of Magpies" by Judith Flanders"Take a Chance" by Abbi Glines"A Reunion of Ghosts" by Judith Claire Mitchell"Sour Grapes" by G. A. McKevett"Never Too Late" by Robyn Carr"Miracle at Augusta" by James Patterson"Ruins of War" by John A. ...

Miniature garden workshop offered

Town and Country Garden Club of Webster City, along with Red Granite Farm of Boone and Stony Creek Landscapes of Webster City will host a Miniature Garden workshop on June 10 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Briggs Woods Park Shelter No. 2.Organizers said miniature gardens can be as simple as a dish ...

Tractor tour to pass through area

Antique tractors will pass through Webster City, Duncombe and Woolstock as part of an annual tractor ride June 15 to 17.Sponsored by Mason City radio station KGLO, the tractor ride will be based at the Fort Dodge campus of Iowa Central Community College. The public is invited to stop out to ...

Shopko looks at fall opening in WC

Shopko announced plans for the construction of a new Shopko Hometown store today at 200 Red Bull Division Drive in Webster City with an expected opening in fall.The construction of a Shopko facility at the location was alluded to at past meetings of the City Council of Webster City. The first ...

WCCT announces summer production of ‘Spamalot’

Webster City Community Theatre steps outside the box of classic musical productions with this summer's presentation of "Monty Python's Spamalot." The musical comedy was adapted from the 1975 film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail." The highly irreverent parody of King Arthur and the Knights of ...

Annual cowboy shoot returns

The Boone Valley Izaak Walton League will be hosting their annual Cowboy Shoot on June 13.The event will be held at the Boone Valley Ikes Lodge, located 7.5 miles south of Webster City on Fenton Avenue. Sign-up begins at 8 a.m. with a $15 entry fee which includes ammunition. The shoot will ...

Fund raiser for Relay for Life is Saturday

A fund raiser for the Relay for Life will be held Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. just outside Fareway Store.The event is sponsored by the Webster City Church of Christ Relay Team. Baked goods will be sold.The 2015 Hamilton County Relay for Life is set for Friday, June 19 at the Webster City High ...

Hoof N’ Huff returns to Fairgrounds June 6

There's still time to sign up for the annual Hamilton County Fair Foundation Hoof 'N Huff Fun Run set for June 6.Check in at the Fairgrounds begins at 6:30 a.m. with the run starting at 8 a.m.The run begins and ends at the Fairgrounds and utilizes portions of the Boone River Trail.Cost for the ...

Holt honored by EHCF board

The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation recognized Brian Holt at their recent board meeting for his dedication and service to the board.Holt was one of the original founders of the Foundation which was formed in 2005 and had previously served on the board as President for nine years before ...

Youth art to benefit children of Tanzania

What started as project for Tami Heljik's young children to become aware of International issues has grown to include other youth of Webster City's Rotary Club to help raise money for the Vulnerable Children's Program in Tanzania and raise awareness of issues during May, International Childrens ...

Women’s Club to host Rose Tea

The Webster City Women's Club will host the annual Rose Tea on Sunday, June 7 at 2 p.m. at the Jane Young House.The afternoon will feature tea and goodies, according to organizers, followed by music and a play called "The Hat Shop."The play concerns two high school girls looking ahead to prom, ...

College News

Young awardedGreufe ScholarshipOlivia Young has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Norman Greufe Memorial Scholarship, which is given to an active Hamilton County 4-H member attending an accredited college next year.Young, a member of the Freedom Flickers 4-H Club, has been involved in ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Young Adult:"We are All Made of Molecules" by Susin Nielsen"Scar Boys" by Len Vlahos"Promis of Shadows" by Justina Ireland"Matter of Heart" by Amy Fellner Dominy"Great Greene Heist" by Varian Johnson"Breakfast Served Anytime" by Sarah Combs"Game of Love and Death" by Martha Brockenbrough"Saint ...

HUGS meets Wednesday

Humans Understanding Grief will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday at Second Street Emporium in Webster City. For more information, contact Paula at 832-3927.