Lifestyle Briefs

Public speaking course offered by Toastmasters International

A Speechcraft, Toastmasters Internationals' six-week workshop combines lessons, plus practice, because building speaking confidence requires both. This confidence produces easier and more successful business and pleasurable communicating.Attendees will learn and practice listening skills - how ...

WCHS Blood Drive is Oct. 12

The Webster City High School Blood Drive will be held Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the high school.To be eligible to donate blood, individuals: Must be in general good health; Must be 16 years of age or older. Those under 18 must provide a permission form; Must weigh at least 120 ...

A great fall recipe for busy families

The Daily Freeman-Journal, along with the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce and Hy-Vee Food Stores will be bringing a Taste of Home Cooking School to Webster City on Oct. 22.The event will be held at Prem Sahai Auditorium and doors will open at 5 p.m. with the show to begin at 7 p.m. ...

WC author to give talk at KYL

Webster City native Paul Juhl will present his new book, "MacKinlay Kantor's Webster City, Iowa"?on Oct. 15 at 6:30pm,The book is full of rare photos and interesting stories about Kantor's years growing up in Webster City. Juhl will share his research and writing process along with a slide ...

Scholarships recipients announced

The George and Doris Merrill Family Foundation 5M Scholarship Fund through the Fort Dodge Community Foundation announces 23 scholarship awards to area students who are attending college during the 2015-2016 academic year.Students receiving new scholarship awards include: Alexis Tudor, Webster ...

Short Takes

Toastmastersoffer classA Speechcraft, Toastmasters Internationals' six-week workshop combines lessons, plus practice, because building speaking confidence requires both. This confidence produces easier and more successful business and pleasurable communicating.Attendees will learn and practice ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Adult Fiction:"Twice in a Lifetime"?by Dorothy Garlock"Safe at Last:?A?Slow Burn Novel"?by Maya Banks"Someday Home:?A?Novel"?by Lauraine Snelling"The Line Between Here and Gone"?by Andrea Kane"Cash Landing:?A?Novel"?by James Grippando"Independence Day"?by Ben Cross"Beauty's Punishment:?An ...

Short Takes

Toastmastersoffer speakingskills classA Speechcraft, Toastmasters Internationals' six-week workshop combines lessons, plus practice, because building speaking confidence requires both. This confidence produces easier and more successful business and pleasurable communicating.Attendees will ...

Students study at SWC

Southfield Wellness Community is hosting first year nursing students from Iowa Central Community College as they perform their six-hour per week clinical studies. Two groups this semester are training at Southfield with one group on Thursday and another on Friday. The class is full with ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Adult Fiction:"Dark Rooms"?by Lili Anolik"Sisters of Heart and Snow"?by Margaret Dilloway"Buried Secrets:?A?Novel" by Irene Hannon"Northhanger Abbey" by Val McDermid"A?Desperate Fortune"?by Susanna Kearsley"The Dogs of War"?by Frederick Forsyth"Sense and Sensibility"?by Joanna Trollope"The ...

Short Takes

Opera House jam is FridayBLAIRSBURG?- Blairsburg Opera House dancers, listeners and jammers are invited to the Blairsburg Opera House Jam Friday from 6 to 9 P.M. The coffee pot is always on. Please bring a snack to share.Program set for KYL SaturdayDr. Michael Luick-Thrams, a social historian, ...

College News

Janelle Cross, formerly of Webster City and a 2003 graduate of WCHS, recent- ly finished her doctorate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette Unversity, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a Rehabilitation Biomechanics specialization. Her dissertation work focused on developing a biplanar ...

Trinity Lutheran Church growing in faith together

Trinity Lutheran Church of Webster City is excited to announce that the education program will have some changes to better suit the needs of the congregation and community. All education classes will be moved from Sunday morning to Wednesday evening. Trinity Lutheran church took an active look ...

Blessing of the animals

A "Blessing of the Animals" will be held at First Congregational UCC, 1000 Willson Avenue, on Saturday, September 19, beginning at 5:00 p.m.The public is invited to join in the vacant lot next to the church to share a time of celebration and praise for the love and comfort we receive from our ...