Lifestyle Briefs

ISU Scholarships

AMES — The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences announces scholarships awarded by the college to sophomores, juniors, and seniors for the 2017-18 academic year. Courtney Biere of Webster City, will receive the Neva Peterson Scholarship from the Iowa State University College of ...

Legion to hold monthly meeting

American Legion Post 191 will meet Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to any war time era Veteran.

Fall Supper set for McGuire Bend UB Church

DAYTON —The McGuire Bend UB Church annual Fall Supper and bazaar wi11 be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the church, 3138 McGuire Bend Road, rural Dayton. Supper will be from 5 to 7 p.m., serving chili, homemade vegetable beef soup, beefburgers, pie and drink. A free will offering will be ...

Paranormal presentation

STANHOPE -- In this Halloween month, Stanhope-area residents were treated to a presentation on the Paranormal in Iowa on Saturday afternoon when Chad Lewis of Wisconsin gave a lecture. He shared information from his research into the eerie topic that he has acquired through visits to many ...

Historical Alliance to meet Oct. 14

The Hamilton County Historical Alliance will met Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at the Community Center in Stanhope at 10 a.m. Individuals interested in their home town and county history are invited to attend. Everyone is welcome.

Engines on display

It was a beautiful October day for individuals to check out the St. Thomas Car Show Sunday afternoon. Makes and models of all varieties were on display for the community to see. Prizes were awarded at the end of the event.

Depot pumpkins to return

Wilson Brewer Park will be having their 4th Annual Pumpkin Scarecrow Walk that will begin on October 5 and continue until November 1. Any businesses or individuals interested in decorating a Pumpkin Scarecrow can register at Fuller Hall. The cost is $10 per entry and will include a pumpkin, ...

Author Tighe to visit KYL

Dick Tighe, former longtime football coach, will visit Kendall Young Library with his new book, “Dick Tighe: 63 Years of Coaching High School Football.” The event will be held Thursday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. in the library meeting room. Copies of his book will be available for purchase ...

PEO NR Chapter to meet Tuesday

Chapter NR P.E.O. will meet with Shirley Hanson on Oct. 10 at 9:15 a.m. Co-hostess is Pat Temple. Shirley Yungclas will give the program.

Orchestra returns

Denny Anderson and the nine piece Al Welsh Orchestra will return to Webster City on Saturday, Nov. 11 with a performance at Fuller Hall. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. and admission is $10 per person. Proceeds go to the senior center. The evening is sponsored by the City of Webster ...

Students join Kiwanis for lunch

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Tuesday noon. They introduced themselves and told about their families and favorite part of school. They then heard a program by Karen Hinderks about the food pantry and helping people in need. Pictured are from ...

Legion to host oratorical contest for high schoolers

The American Legion Post 191 will hold a "High School Oratorical Scholarship Program" - "A Constitutional Speech Contest" on Sunday Nov. 12. The location will be announced at a later time. The purpose of The American Legion's National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper ...

Halloween events planned

The City of Webster City has released the following schedule of Halloween activities:  • Saturday, Oct. 28, is the Preschool Halloween Party in Fuller Hall Gym from 10 a.m. to noon • Middle School Activity Night at Fuller Hall from 7:30-10:30 p.m. • Residential Trick or Treat ...

Amy Isvik inducted into honor society

WAVERLY, —Amy Isvik of Jewell was one of 20 Wartburg College students inducted into the Alpha Chi honor society this fall. Alpha Chi is a national honor society recognizing students who rank in the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes. Wartburg College's Alpha Chi members ...

Club to visit Mulberry Church

The Webster City Women’s Club will be gathering Monday, Oct. 9 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mulberry Center Church located in the Wilson Brewer Park. A program covering the history of the church, called, “Then and Now,” will be given by Carolynn Miller, caretaker of the church. The ...

Raffle to benefit VDMC Foundation

The Van Diest Medical Center Foundation has announced the addition of a raffle drawing for a kayak package in conjunction with this year’s Foundation Golf Outing, which was held earlier on Sept. 17 at the Webster City Links Golf Course. The kayak package includes a Pelican Escape 100 ...

Volunteers sought for tax preparation

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance helps lower-income households file their tax returns for free, enabling them to receive the tax credits they’ve earned. Last year, VITA volunteers prepared and filed nearly 250 tax returns in Hamilton County. New volunteer tax preparers are needed to ...

Adult game night planned at KYL

Kendall Young Library will be hosting an Adults Only Game Night at the library on Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Adults age 18 and older are invited to bring a favorite board or card game, or use games from the library’s collection. Refreshments will be provided free of charge. No ...

Fall Festival is Saturday

Faith United Methodist Church will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church, 2020 Superior St. The event will feature crafts, baked goods, used clothing, Christmas decor and more. The Coffee Corner is open 8:30 to 11 a.m. featuring home ...

Stansfield to speak at SALT

Webster City Fire Chief Chuck Stansfield will present a program, “Know your Emergency Services” at the Hamilton County S.A.L.T. Meeting scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Webster City Fire Station, 919 Superior St. The meeting will be a few days prior to the start of National Fire ...