Lifestyle Briefs

WCCT to cast ‘Mary Poppins Jr’

Webster City Community Theatre is offering an opportunity for area youth to have a “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” experience on their stage this fall. According to director Loween Getter, the one-act musical offers area youth the opportunity to be part of the magic of Mary ...

Scholarship ride set for Saturday

FORT DODGE —The 2018 Kayla Jones Scholarship Ride is Saturday, Aug. 25 at Lefti's Bar & Grill, 2001, 2nd Ave N, Fort Dodge. Registration is 9:30 to 11 a.m. All bikes and other vehicles will leave at 11 a.m. and return by 5:30 p.m. for a freewill donation pork loin dinner, silent ...

Stanhope plans Block Party

STANHOPE — The town of Stanhope is once again gearing up for a celebration, only this time it doesn’t involve watermelon. Everyone is invited to the Stanhope Main Street Block Party, Saturday, Aug. 25. Brad Morgan, a country singer, will be performing with his band right on Parker ...

Kiwnanis’ Citizens of Year

The Main Street, USA Morning Kiwanis Club of Webster City recognized Theo and Teri Boman, owners of Boman Funeral Home, as the club’s Citizens of the Year for 2018. Shown in the photo, Kiwanis Citizenship Chairperson Ray Reasland presents the Citizen of the Year plaque to Teri and Theo ...

WCCT to present ‘Mary Poppins Jr’

Webster City Community Theatre is offering an opportunity for area youth to have a “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” experience on their stage this fall. According to director Loween Getter, the one-act musical offers area youth the opportunity to be part of the magic of Mary ...

Prizes donated

Marilyn Middleton, marketing coordinator for Southfield Wellness Community, accepts donations Thursday from Sharon Kruse of Congregate Meals. The meal site participants collected and donated a wide variety of items — scarvesm candy, crossword books, stuffed animals and more —that ...

Black Hills donates to WCFD

Michael Wright, left, of Black Hills Energy, presented a check for $500 to Capt. Andy Sowle of the Webster City Fire Department. The money will be used for the fire fighters association golf tournament fundraiser. Sowle said the event is the only fundraiser the association does. Funds raised in ...

Backpack program gets boost

Webster City Rotary Club President Kathy Getting presents a check to Gayle Olson and Deb Peterson, representing the backpack program Monday afternoon following the club meeting.

FB, members to collect school supplies

Hamilton County Farm Bureau is working with their members to collect new school supplies to donate to the Hamilton county schools. They are asking for everyone’s help with donations. The School Supply Drive will be held July 31 to Aug. 20, 2018. Donations can be dropped off at the ...

Hypnotized …

Hypnotist Randy Andrews works with four participants during his show Thursday afternoon on the Ed Prince Stage at the Hamilton County Fair. Andrews will present two shows Friday on the Prince Stage — 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Powers to speak at S.A.L.T.

In August, local radio personality, Pat Powers, will mark 40 years as news director at KQWC radio in Webster City. He will share his experiences at the Thursday, Aug. 2, S.A.L.T meeting at the Kamrar Lions Building. Powers will discuss changes in the radio industry, special news stories, ...

Good dog!

Young people involved in the 4-H Dog Obedience program showcased their knowledge and their dogs’ skills Tuesday morning during the first animal show of the 2018 Hamilton County Fair. The 4-H’ers put the dogs through their paces in obedience, showmanship and challenge classes

Band concert set for Sunday

FORT DODGE — The July 22 concert by the Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge will be held at the Karl L. King Band Shell in Oleson Park. Admission is free, courtesy of the City of Fort Dodge. Conductor of the Band is Jerrold P. Jimmerson. There will be an ice cream social, ...

Garvey named Educator of Year by American Legion

The American Legion of Iowa held their 100th Department Convention at the Ramada and Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo July 14. Department Commander Mike Etzel from Marion Post 298 presented the 2018 Department of Iowa Educator of the Year to LuAnn Garvey of Webster City. ...

LLBRV to offer movie course

Kristian Day, film and tv director, will lead a 4-day workshop in Webster City, Iowa on how to make cinema style movies with your smartphone. Day is partnering with nonprofit organization Legacy Learning Boone River Valley (LLBRV) to bring storytelling skills via film to the state. Friday and ...

Presented cap, membership

Commander Wayne Wahlert of Post 633 Williams, recently presented Carl Janssen with his cap and membership to the Post, Carl Janssen is from Weatherford, Texas and a classmate of Wahlert's. He has marched with the Legionaires in the 4th of July Parades and is an Army Vietnam Veteran.

County P.E.O. women attend state convention

Deb Berggren from Chapter GP, Jewell and Donna Foster, JE, Dalene Schlitter, EL, and Pat Tempel, NR all from Webster City, were delegates who attended the 126th annual Convention of Iowa State Chapter P.E.O. Sisterhood held June 2nd and 3rd in Des Moines. With the theme “Make A ...

Tribute set for Iowa’s Hat Lady

CLARION – Heartland Museum will host “A Tribute to Alvina” at the Heartland Museum Community Room in Clarion on July 21, 2018 from 1 to 2 p.m. The event is free to attend and light refreshments will be served. Alvina Sellers, named “Iowa’s Hat Lady”, was from Clarion. She gave ...

Fundraiser benefits local family

The Jeff and Lilly Scott family recently received check from the Hamilton County Peace Officers Association. The HCPOA annual golf benefit was held on June 30 at Briggs Woods Golf Course and total of $25,0000 was raised to assist the Scott family with 3-year-old Nora’s battle with Leukemia. ...

Bailey selected for Iowa State 4-H Council

Emma Bailey, Webster City, has been selected to serve as an ambassador for 4-H as an Iowa State 4-H Council representative. Iowa State 4-H Council is composed of approximately 40 energetic and positive high school juniors and seniors who act as ambassadors for 4-H. One of their major ...