Lifestyle Briefs

Winterfest candidates

The Webster City High School Winterfest candidates have been revealed. Coronation is set for Monday, Jan. 29 at 2:30 p.m. in the Prem Sahai Auditorium. Candidates for Winterfest Queen are, front row from the left, Modestie Thongsouk-Thath, Hannah Miller, Stephanie Tejada-Gasca, Katie ...

Kids visit Kiwanis

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders —Matthew McBroom, Brady Asklund, Brigette Hernandez, Ava Chantha and Lincoln Vansickel — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Tuesday January 23rd, 2018. They introduced themselves and told about their families , favorite subject in school and ...

S.A.L.T. to hear about I-Smile program

A healthy mouth is important at any age, but it can be especially important in your senior years. Tooth loss, cavities, dentures that don’t fit and other oral health conditions can make eating difficult for older Iowans. The I-Smile Silver Program, sponsored by the Webster County Health ...

Toastmasters informational meeting set

An informational meeting about Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs, will be held Thursday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Kendall Young Library lower level meeting room. The ...

Life is a Cabaret

FORT DODGE — Iowa Central Community College students will provide an evening of dining, entertainment, and a singing waitstaff that guests will not want to miss at Willow Ridge Friday and Saturday. “A Night of Cabaret” will be held at Willow Ridge, 1788 Madison Ave. Tickets cost ...

DMACC Dean’s List

Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the Fall Semester Dean's List. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of six credits and earned a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average for that semester Drew Fielder, ...

ICCC honors lists

FORT DODGE — The following area students have been named to the Iowa Central Community College honors lists. To be eligible for the President’s List, students must carry 6 credit hours and maintain a 4.0 grade point average. For the Dean’s List, students must earn at least a 3.5 GPA ...

Coloring for adults planned

The Kendall Young Library will host Coloring for Adults on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the lower level meeting room. There is no charge to attend and materials are provided.

Donation to SOS

At the Tuesday morning meeting of the Main Street Morning Kiwanis Club,Kristin Ruppel and Pastor Mark Eichler presented a program about an organization called SOS (Serving Our Servants). SOS is focused on showing appreciation to our public servants, especially those who provide public safety. ...

KYL noon book club meets today

The Kendall Young Library noon book club will meet in the library’s lower level meeting room today at noon. The book to be discussed is “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin. New members are welcome to attend. Feel free to bring a sack lunch. No registration required.

Chocolate event is Sunday afternoon

Kendall Young Library will host the annual Friends of the Library fundraiser - Festival of Chocolate on Jan. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. There will be chocolate for everyone, with four categories of chocolate represented: Bars, Cakes, Candy, and Cookies. The Festival of Chocolate is sponsored by ...

VA Coffee Chat with LuAnn is Jan. 30

Area veterans are invited to attend the VA Coffee Chat with LuAnn scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 9 a.m. at Mornin’ Glory Coffee Shop. Any veteran with questions or needing answers or who would just like to chat is invited to attend.

Hugs to meet Wednesday

Humans Understanding Grief — HUGS — will meet Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 9 a.m. at Second St Emporium. Call Paula Brownell at 515-570-5266 for additional information.

Noon Book Club to meet Tuesday

The Noon Book Club at Kendall Young Library will meet Tuesday, Jan. 23 at noon. The book being discussed is “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin. The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry is a heartwarming book about a lonely man who finds true love, happiness, and ...

Mercy College Dean’s List

DES MOINES — Amber Goodman of Williams, has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2017 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. To qualify for this academic recognition, students must attain a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.749, in their most recent ...

College news

ECC Dean's List IOWA FALLS — One hundred thirty students were named to the Fall 2017 Dean's List at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must have taken 12 or more credit hours during the semester (a full-time student status) and have earned at ...

Kiwanis Club hosts students

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Luis Celis, Sahda Hernandez, Vince Snethen and Cale Nixon — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Tuesday January 16th, 2018. They introduced themselves and told about their families , favorite subject in school and favorite Pillar of ...

4-H Club News

WWH 4-H Club The WHH 4-H Club met on Jan. 13, 2017, at Chamness Technology. The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by President Kaylee Oskvig. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Beau Klaver. Roll call was, “What is your favorite winter activity?” Roll call was answered by 14 ...