Lifestyle Briefs

Stanhope Library to host paranormal program

STANHOPE — The Stanhope Public Library will host a special program on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m., presented by Chad Lewis entitled “Paranormal Iowa — Tales of Ghosts, UFOs and Mysterious Creatures.” There is no admission charge and the program is open to all ages, according to ...

Named to UIU Dean’s List

FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University has announced the Dean's List for the Summer 2017 session. To be honored, the student must have earned a minimum 3.50 GPA and be enrolled as a full-time student. Among those named to the Dean's List was Tehra Moore a Criminal Justice major from Duncombe. ...

Kiwanis Club hosts students

The Noon Kiwanis Club of Webster City is welcoming the Middle School fifth grade students again this year. Alisen Albrecht, Breanna Bahrenfuss, Carson Bertran, Hank Christeson, and Jayce Dyvig were guests on Tuesday. They introduced themselves and told about their families and favorite part of ...

WCHS Class of 1967 holds reunion

The Webster City High School Class of 1967 held its reunion on Sept. 16 at the Webster City Links Country Club. More than 107 classmates were on hand for Friday and Saturday evenings. The group toured Webster City High School, the theater and depot museum on Saturday afternoon. Mike Bashford ...

Kiwanis to donate coats

Main Street, USA Morning Kiwanis members exhibit the winter coats that will be donated to the Upper Des Moines Coats for Kids program. Shown in the photo are, front row, Ramona Zahn and Duffy Christianson; back row, Bruce Perry, Gretchen McGlynn, and Tom McLaughlin. The club meets Tuesday ...

District Governor visits Rotary

New Rotary District Governor Ralph Smith visited the Webster City Rotary and Rotary After Hours Club Monday noon at the Second Street Emporium. He is pictured above with Marilyn Middleton, president of the Webster City Rotary Club.

Central Iowa Dems to host Gabbard, Delaney

AMES — The Central Iowa Democrats will welcome Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and Rep. John K. Delaney of Maryland as the featured speakers for the Central Iowa Democrats Fall Barbecue Fundraiser. The fundraiser will benefit the participating counties: Boone, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, ...

Concrete repair

Work continued on replacing the concrete behind the Webster City Fire Station on Monday afternoon. The concrete in front of the station was replaced earlier this month.

Cucurbita workshop Oct. 9

“Cucurbita: Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds” is the topic of a workshop to be held at the Hamilton County ISU Extension and Outreach Office on Monday, Oct. 9 at 12:00 pm. ISU Extension Horticulturist Yvonne McCormick will present tips and techniques for growing pumpkins, squash and gourds in ...

WC Class of 1943 holds reunion

Members of the Webster City High School Class of 1943 held their 74-year reunion recently. Pictured are Clifford Hayes, Velva Peterson, Gus Dermand, Elaine Munson and Don Yungclas.

WCCT presents awards

Webster City Community Theatre celebrated its past season at its Annual Meeting on September 17. Following the potluck dinner, President Angela Rottering announced the 2017-2018 board members: Doug Getter, president; Sunshine Yoders, vice president; Cathy Olson, secretary; Dale Arends, ...

Hamilton County men honored on MIA/POW Day

The Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum in Waterloo hosted a program in honor of those still Missing in Action from the Korean War on Sept. 15. The event was held on National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Today, more than 7,700 Americans are still missing from the Korean War, 124 from ...

Kids visit Kiwanis Club

The Webster City Noon Kiwanis is happy to once again hosting the 5th graders of the Webster City schools. Mrs. Barrick and her class were the guests Sept. 12. They introduced themselves and told about their favorite part of school and had questions for Fire Chief Charlie Stansfield. Pictured ...

Teams support hurricane relief

Members of the Webster City U15 Recreational Soccer Teams helped out by contributing to Van Diest Medical Center's recent collection of diapers, wipes and formula to send to the Texas Diaper Bank and to support the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief. The two teams are ...

Williams Class of 1957 gathers

The Williams High School Class of 1957 held their 60-year reunion in the Williams Park on Wednesday, September 13th at noon. In the photo, left to right, are class members: Dennis Hauser of Manly; Andrea Huddleston Boilesen of Webster City; Mary Ann Hundahl Hieber of Moorhead; Woodrow "Kay" ...

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Saturday

FORT DODGE — The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place Saturday morning at Fort Dodge Middle School with the goal of raising over $35,000 for those affected by Alzheimer's disease. Registration is free and starts at 8 a.m., and the opening ceremony starts at 9 a.m. The Walk to ...

Bryan named Ambassador

AMES — The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences has named Grace Bryan of Webster City, a Human Sciences Ambassador for the 2017-18 academic year. As a Human Sciences Ambassador, Bryan will represent the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences and present a positive, ...

A day of service

Stanhope-area residents turned out Sunday afternoon for a Day of Service in honor of Sept. 11, 2001. In addition to painting the trim on this large downtown building, volunteers spruced up nearby landscaping. The event was sponsored by the Stanhope Development Group Inc.

Texas-style jam set for Dows

DOWS — A Texas-style jam will be held on a Tuesday in October. Tuesday, Oct. 3, is the date of the event at the Dows Convention Center, on Main Street, Dows. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a snack to share.

KYL Book Club to meet

The Kendall Young Library noon book club will meet Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. The selection this month is “The Leisure Seeker” by Michael Zadoorian. Copies of the book are available at the adult checkout desk. New members are welcome. Feel ...