Lifestyle Briefs

NEH third grader sews for shelter dogs

Rylee Keehn's visit last Friday to the Animal Rescue League is no doubt the first installment of many good things to come from an inspired Northeast Hamilton third grader.Rylee travelled to Des Moines accompanied by her mother Leslie Pralle Keehn to deliver seven dog shirts that she made for ...

St. Thomas students learn about engineering

Wayne Schlotfeldt of Schlotfeldt Engineering, Inc. in Webster City held an Engineering Workshop in April for Joylyn Cobb's 5th & 6th grade science classes at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School.During the workshop, Schlotfeldt described to the students the different types of engineering ...

Ladies to tee off

Lady golfers are invited to the kickoff of the season for the women at Briggs Woods Golf Course.A meeting and dinner will be held on April 28 at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse. The group has several formats to play and invites those interested to attend.Call the club house for reservations at ...

Spring bazaar planned at St. Paul’s Lutheran

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1005 Beach St., Webster City, will host a spring bazaar on Saturday.From 8 to 10:30 a.m., rolls, coffee and juice will be served. Maidrites, salads and pie will be served for lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Baked goods and craft items will be available for sale.

New evening book club to begin at KYL

Kendall Young Library host a monthly Evening Book Club, to meet every third Monday of the month.The first meeting will be May 18 at 6:30 in the library's meeting room. The group's first book to discuss will be Cheryl Strayed's "Wild: Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail." The book is a 2012 ...

Volunteers needed

The City of Webster City Recreation and Public Grounds Department would like to ask for volunteers for planting trees in observance of Earth Day and Arbor Day.Tree planting day will be on April 25 at 9 a.m. along the Boone River adjacent to Nokomis Park (directly east of the North Des Moines ...

NEH preschool, pre-k and kindergarten roundup set

BLAIRSBURG - Northeast Hamilton Pre-School, Pre-K and Kindergarten Round-Up will be held April 30 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the elementary school library.The meeting is for parents and guardians only. Students are invited to attend the Open House held the night before school begins next ...

Choral Society concert to feature works of John Rutter

FORT DODGE - Fort Dodge Choral Society will celebrate composer John Rutter's 70th birthday with performances of two of his works on April 26. The 3 p.m. concert at St. Olaf Lutheran Church will feature soprano Aliese Hoesel, baritone Sean Galligan, Fort Dodge Senior High School's Women's ...

AARP Iowa to host tele-town hall

Financial reality in retirement is the topic of a free one-hour program offered by AARP-Iowa on Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. Offered through AARP's "TeleTown Hall" meeting format, via teleconference and web streaming, the program is available from the comfort of your own home.Nationally-known ...

Applications for Stearns Trust now being accepted

Under her Last Will and Testament, Teresa Treat Stearns established a trust the income of which is to be used for the good of the community of Webster City, and vicinity for the purpose of benefiting such needy persons, families, organizations, associations or groups as the Trustee determines ...