Lifestyle Briefs

Stop the Bleed class offered at VDMC

Van Diest Medical Center has announced they will be hosting a free class entitled, Stop the Bleed. This class is intended for laypeople to learn the skills and basic tools necessary to stop uncontrolled bleeding in an emergency situation. The training involves bleeding control principles ...

Webster City singers add their voices to support mental health

FORT DODGE — Fort Dodge Choral Society and Fort Dodge Senior High School A Cappella Choir will present “Lives Worth Living” at 3 pm on Sunday, Feb. 24 in the Fort Dodge Middle School Auditorium. Beautiful music, powerful stories, and visual images will tell the stories of those for whom ...

College News

UI Dean’s List IOWA CITY— Students named to the University of Iowa fall 2018 Dean's List include: Andrew Cook, Anna Moss, both of Jewell; Madalyn Anderson, Jordan Root, Cal Zahn, Cole Zahn, all of Webster City; Celia Wiseman of Williams. Undergraduate students in the ...

Students are lunch guests

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Eli Estlund, Cody Elliot, Jake Ewing, Haley Evans and Addasyn Carlsen — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Feb. 5. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite subject to study in school. They learned ...

Family Game Night returns to KYL

Kendall Young Library will be hosting its 11th annual Family Game Night on Friday, Feb. 15 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.. Bring the whole family to spend quality time together. Families will be able to choose from a variety of board games and card games, or try out life-size versions of ...

Mississippi Misadventures to highlight S.A.L.T meeting

Imagine floating the entire Mississippi River and experiencing the beautiful sights and adventurous challenges. A Hamilton County woman has authored a book, Mississippi Misadventures and she will share her story at the Thursday, Feb. 7. S.A.L.T meeting at the City Hall in Webster City. ...

Celebrating Hat Day

Big brim, pill box and jaunty slanted hats were featured at Southfield Wellness Community on National Hat Day. Residents held mirrors to discover the one just right for them from the various 25 hats. The Southfield activity staff shared the history of hats and residents enjoyed reminiscing ...

Small-town life suits Suzie

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the January Our Hometown Magazine. It is reprinted here for the enjoyment of our readers. STANHOPE — When Suzie Moore accepted a job in Stanhope in 2000, she planned to stay two or three years. Seventeen years later, Suzie is still ...

Business donates to MOW

North Central Turf & Landscaping has donated $5,000 to the local Meals on Wheels program, and owners Kurt and Jean Miller have matched the company’s donation with an additional donation of $5,000. North Central Turf has donated to the program for the last five years, but after ...

Students visit Kiwanis

Five Webster City Middle School 5th graders were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Jan. 8. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite part of school. They saw John Gregory's new book and were able to talk to him about football and setting goals. Pictured ...

WCCT Readers Theatre to peruse ‘Last Gas’

Webster City Community Theatre ushers in a new year of Readers Theatre on Sunday at 3 p.m. Mark Andrew will be leading the group in the reading of "Last Gas" by John Cariani. Patrons will recall that Cariani is the playwright who wrote "Almost, Maine" which several community theatres ...

Band uniform donation

Webster City High School band instructor Rachel Daum presented the program Tuesday morning at the meeting of the Main Street Morning Kiwanis Club. Following the program, club treasurer Tom McLaughlin presented a $430 donation to the drive to purchase badly-needed new band uniforms.

Winterfest Court revealed

Ten candidates have been selected for the 2019 Webster City High School Winterfest Court. Selected by their peers, the candidates for queen are, front row from the left, Atlanta Hopp, Cynthia Whitehill, Kaitlyn Seeley, Zoey Woodle and Isabelle Hooker. The king candidates are, back row from the ...

Waid awarded scholarship from Iowa County Engineers Association

Samuel Waid, an Iowa State University student, was one of 584 persons attending the 2018 Iowa County Engineers Association Annual Meeting, held at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center and the Hilton Des Moines Downtown, Dec. 12-14. This conference provides the county ...

WC baby is 385th to be born at ISP in 2018

CLARION — Iowa Specialty Hospital ended 2018 with a total of 385 babies born at its facility. Leilah Florence Moore, born Dec. 31 at 7:23 a.m. to parents Shyann and Desman Moore, was the 385th baby of the year. Baby Leilah weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches in length. She ...

Kiwanis Club visitors

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Christopher Garcia-Puente, Alleyna Dawson, Morgan Hackbarth, Karyme Guendulay and Jasmin Garcia—were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Dec. 11. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite part of school. ...

New Rotary member

Webster City Rotary Club welcomed a new member at a recent meeting. President Kathy Getting, right, presents Paula Brownell with her membership materials.

Kiwanis donate to causes

The Main Street Morning Kiwanis Club donated $500.00 worth of $50.00 holiday grocery gift cards to Hamilton County Social Services and $250.00 to YSS of Hamilton County to be used for crisis intervention counseling. Shown in the photos are Kiwanis treasurer Tom McLaughlin presenting to ...

Master Gardeners complete training

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener training has ended for the year with six area residents completing the training. Trainees learned about a wide variety of gardening topics and received instruction from both ISU Extension and Outreach specialists and trained Master ...

Donation to UDMO

The Women's Club of Webster City celebrated the Christmas season on Dec. 10 with an afternoon meeting featuring "grab bag Bingo.” The members also brought a variety of hygiene items to be donated to Upper Des Moines Opportunity. Members Darlene Dingman and JoAnn Robb are shown delivering ...