Lifestyle Briefs

Camp Creamery returns to WCCT

Webster City Community Theatre and The Old Creamery Theatre are teaming up to bring Camp Creamery back to Webster City this summer. During this week-long theatre workshop, campers will work with three professional actors from the Amana theatrical company. Camp Creamery is open to students ...

Funds to benefit exhibit

Loween Getter accepts a donation on behalf the the Jane Young House Foundation from Angela Rottering representing the WC Cruisers. The funds will assist the Webster City Women's Club create an exhibit of vintage clothing and hats at the Jane Young House.

Applications for pool passes now available at UDMO

Pool pass applications for the Webster City Outdoor Pool are now available at Upper Des Moines Opportunity office. To be eligible, applicants must be Hamilton County residents and proof of income for the past 30 days is required, unless the client has already been approved for energy ...

Donations shipped to Kuwait

Allison Carr, a Sophomore at Webster City High School and The American Legion 8th District Junior Auxiliary President collected hygiene products the past three months as one of her projects this year. Carr collected over 58 pounds of hygiene products. She mailed it to a past Webster City ...

Items needed for Hope Lodge

The Russell and Ann Gerdin American Cancer Society Hope Lodge are seeking donations of items. Hope Lodge is place in Iowa City where cancer patients and their caregivers can find help and hope when away from home. The lodge offers cancer patients and caregivers a free place to stay. Hope ...

Legion donates to special ed project

Each year, Amanda Nichols and the special education students from Webster City High School partner with their peers and staff as well as community members to encourage others to take the "r-word" out of their vocabulary. American Legion Post 191 presented a $100 check to the Amanda Nichols and ...

VDMC to host Welcome to Medicare seminar

If you will be eligible for Medicare in the near future or if you have been on Medicare and want to better understand what it offers, this seminar is for you. The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and the SHIIP counselors at Van Diest Medical Center are offering a free ...

Flocks of flamingos return

Green flamingos will be making another appearance this spring thanks to the Boone Boosters 4-H club. The flamingo flocking began last year as a fundraiser for the club. It was so popular, the club decided to let the flock loose again this year. Two flocks will make their way around the ...

Bultena honored for academic excellence

Tyler Bultena, a student at Webster City High School, was recognized by Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg for outstanding academic achievement at the 16th Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony April 29 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The statewide program, sponsored by the Iowa ...

WCHS students to participate in Musical Theater Awards

Webster City High Schools theater department will participate in the 2018 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase, in honor of its achievements for its April production of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.” Produced by Des Moines Performing Arts, the Showcase will be held at ...

Registration begins for Stanhope summer reading program

STANHOPE — Summer reading program registration is under way at the Stanhope Public Library. The summer reading program is “Libraries Rock!” Registration is going on now through June 1. The program will run from June 1 through Aug. 14. Sign up at the library and receive your reading ...

Womens Club elects officers

New officers for the Webster City Women's Club were installed at the May Dinner on Monday, May 7. They are: Esther Lehman, Publicity; Darlene Dingman, Historian; Sue Naden, Treasurer, Connie Gilbert, Vice-President; and Donna Foster, President. Webster City Senior, Kriston Grisham, was named ...

Youth Leaders

Special guests at Monday's Noon Rotary Club were Webster City High School seniors Khaitrina Phompong and Lacey Westberg who attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards program held at Grinnell College last summer. Phompong will be returning there this summer to be trained and then serve as a ...

Main Street Kiwanis award scholarships

John Boughton, president of Main Street Kiwanis, has announced the 2018 college junior/senior scholarship winners. The scholarships are in the amount of $500. The scholarship committee selected the winners based on academic achievement and community service. The winners are: • Cal ...

All aboard …

In celebration of National Train Day on Saturday, The Depot Museum at Wilson Brewer Park will be open with two special guests. Webster City residents Glen and Marie Cue will be on hand to demonstrate telegraphy. Both worked for the railroad for many years. Marie worked as a railroad ...

Mara Borer performs in Brown Bag Recital

IRVING, TX — Mara Borer of Webster City, Iowa, was one of 18 University of Dallas music students to recently perform in a Brown Bag Recital on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Borer played "Sonata in G Minor, HWV 368 - Adagio, Gigue" by G.F. Handel on violin. Each semester, the university's ...

Four confirmed at Williams

Four students were confirmed Sunday, May 6 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Williams. Pictured are, from the left, Ethan Ratzke, Aspen Wibholm, the Rev. Jeff Tjelta, Oliviah Smith and Rylan Zorn.

Students give speeches

The winners of the St. Thomas Modern Woodman of America speech contest visited the Noon Kiwanis on April 24. Camden Schultz, Jillian Symens and Sayeh Daher delivered their speeches one more time and answered questions about how they chose their topic and the process of perfecting their ...

Three-times a champion

The United States Tumbling and Trampoline Assocaiton state meet was held April 14-15 in Marshalltown. Bryar Henderson of Webster City nailed state champion in all three events trampoline, double mini trampoline and tumbling and also receiving the Sportsmanship award. She will now ...

Annual hog roast is Sunday

The public is invited to attend the Annual Hog Roast at Southfield Wellness Community located at 2416 Des Moines St. in Webster City on Sunday, May 6 at the independent and assisted living garages. Serving is from 11a.m. to 1 pm and will consist of pork sandwiches, all the fixings, dessert ...