Lifestyle Briefs

Sculpture event returns

Looking for something to do this weekend? Grab your brushes and get creative at West Twin Park.Local individuals, clubs and businesses will have a chance to create art this Friday and Saturday. Grab some paints and head on down to Seneca Street by West Twin Park to paint a logo, brand or a ...

Student actors take to the stage

The Webster City Community Theatre has been packed this week with students, volunteers and acting instructors as they get ready to present "The Unknowns Freak Out Roswell" this weekend.Written by Jackie McCall, Director of Education at The Old Creamery Theatre, this production is based on the ...

Grassley seeks DOJ review of sale

WASHINGTON - Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sent a letter Tuesday to the Department of Justice pressing the Antitrust Division to review JBS USA's proposed acquisition of Cargill Inc.'s pork unit.Grassley expressed concern that the merger will increase the industry's concentration and decrease ...

Credit union merger planned

Officials with Peoples Credit Union in Webster City today announced the acquisition of the Lehigh Valley Credit Union in Lehigh."This will be our first branch. It's a big step for us," said Jordan Hensley, Chief Executive Officer and president of Peoples Credit Union. "We're looking forward to ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Adult Fiction:"Jam on the Vine" by Lashonda Barnett"Knife" by Ross Ritchell"Code of Conduct: A Thriller" by Brad Thor"Kiss Me" by Susan Mallery"Heir to the Jedi: Star Wars" by Ballentine"Seveneves" by Neal Stephenson"New Hope" by Robyn Carr"Act of God" by Jill Ciment"Woman of Fortune" by Kellie ...

July is Diversity Mental Health month

While variety may be the spice of life, variety has its own challenges when the topic is mental health. Sometimes, the variety or differences, which help us be unique, are also a source of discrimination, lack of understanding, and ultimately lack of adequate services and culturally ...

A final thought on RAGBRAI

Whew, what a busy week we had in Webster City last week. It's not often that we have 25,000 people visit the community -?at least all at once.It was great fun seeing all of the RAGBRAI riders cruise into town. With the colorful team shirts and unique costumes some of the riders wore, ...

College News

Borer named toDean's ListIRVING, Texas -Mara Borer of Webster City, has been named to the University of Dallas Dean's List for the spring 2015 semester for earning a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher.Borer is majoring in Education.UI?Dean's List releasedThe following Hamilton County ...

WC Lions to present scholarship award

The Webster City Lions Club is now accepting applications for their annual $500 scholarship.The scholarship is open to students from Webster City who will be juniors or seniors in post-secondary education for the 2015 - 2016 academic year. Applications may be picked up at First American Bank, ...

Street painters wanted

Do you enjoy expressing yourself though art? Local artists, individuals, clubs and businesses will have a chance to share their art. Grab some brushes and head down to Seneca Street by West Twin Park on July 31 or Aug. 1 to paint a logo, brand or personal freestyle work on the city ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Nonfiction:"Nuns of Sant'anmbrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal" by Hubert Wolf"Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf" by Mark Frost"Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789" by Joseph J. Ellis"Answers for ...

Longtime business owner enjoys life in WC

Editors note: This is the second in a series of articles about Webster City folks who are staying active well into their 90s. Today marks the second annual 90-Plus Club Brunch, a gathering to honor local residents for their accomplishments and service to the community.Gus Dermand has been a ...

Longtime business owner enjoys life in WC

Editors note: This is the second in a series of articles about Webster City folks who are staying active well into their 90s. Today marks the second annual 90-Plus Club Brunch, a gathering to honor local residents for their accomplishments and service to the community.Gus Dermand has been a ...