Lifestyle Briefs

Circle meetings

Faith United Methodist The United Methodist Women’s Executive team meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30. Faith UMW Unit meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7. The UMW unit will be celebrating Christmas with a dinner and program. Everyone is welcome. ...

Noon book club to meet on Tuesday

The Kendall Young Library noon book club will meet on Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. in the lower level meeting room. The group will discuss “A Man Called Ove,” written by Fredrik Backman.

Breakfast with Santa set for Duncombe

DUNCOMBE — The Duncombe Fire Department will be hosting Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Nov. 26 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Duncombe Recreation Center. Cost is $5 for adults, 12 and younger are free. Santa will be there from 9 to 11 a.m.

Jam session is tonight

BLAIRSBURG — The Blairsburg Opera House dancers, listeners and jammers are invited to attend a jam, Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. The coffee pot is on and bring a snack to share.Jam session is tonight

In the rear view

Fifty years ago today, a handful of young guys from Webster City stepped into the legendary Chess Records on the south side of Chicago to cut a record. The Shades’ road to Chess began on an October weekend at the Star Ballroom in Dakota City. They’d been invited to participate in a battle ...

Special Olympics donates to SOS

The Webster City Middle School Special Olympics team has helped Serving Our Servants (S.O.S) raise money for law enforcement and the Department of Human Services foster care program. The athletes have helped with a purchase of three Rory the Lions which were donated back to help children when ...

‘It’s never to late to learn something new’

Barb Mertz achieved a milestone last week. At age 72, she earned her General Equivalency Diploma or GED at Iowa Central Community College's Webster City Campus. She celebrated the achievement at a gathering held at the college on Thursday. During her career, she worked as a dog groomer, ...

Kiwanis offer scholarship

The Main Street Morning Kiwanis Club will award a number of $500 scholarships to graduates of Webster City High School. Applicants must have completed two years at an accredited college, university, community college or vocational school. Applications may be obtained at Availa Bank, First ...

KYL to close for holiday

Kendall Young Library will be closing at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22. The library will remain closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday and will reopen as usual on Monday, Nov. 27

Breakfast with Santa in Duncombe

DUNCOMBE — The Duncombe Fire Department will be hosting Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Nov. 26 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Duncombe Recreation Center. Cost is $5 for adults, 12 and younger are free. Santa will be there from 9 to 11 a.m.

HUGS to meet Wednesday

Grief support group HUGS will be meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. at Second Street Emporium. Contact Paula Brownell at 515-570-5266 for more information

No humbug

AMES – Join ISU Theatre for the holiday favorite, A Christmas Carol, as we follow the embittered miser, Scrooge, on his journey towards redemption. Along the way, we meet the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, as well as Scrooge's family, who show him more compassion than Scrooge ...

Reservations being accepted for senior dinner

The Webster City Recreation Department will be having its annual Senior Potluck Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at noon in the Fuller Hall gym. Turkey, table service, and drinks will be provided. All guests are asked to bring a covered dish to share. There is no fee, but guests are ...

A Dickens of a Christmas

Shop, play, and feast in the Fort Museum and Frontier Village Opera House this holiday season during the first annual “A Dickens of a Christmas at the Fort” holiday market on Saturday. Come and join the many “shoppe keepers” where attendees will discover countless treasures as the ...

Warming up Special Olympics

Hamilton County Special Olympics athletes will be headed to competition in style thanks to the generously of the community. Webster City High School and South Hamilton Special Olympic athletes were gifted with warm up jackets and pants last week by members of the Hamilton County Peace ...

4-H News

Freedom Flickers The monthly meeting of the Freedom Flickers 4-H Club was held Nov. 9 at the Hamilton County Extension Office. The meeting was called to order by McKenna Mitchell. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Madison Babington. Roll call was "State your Favorite Board or Card ...

Senior potluck dinner planned for Nov. 22

The Webster City Recreation Department will be having its annual Senior Potluck Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at noon in the Fuller Hall gym. Turkey, table service, and drinks will be provided. All guests are asked to bring a covered dish to share. There is no fee, but guests are ...

Omelet breakfast set for Sunday

Knights of Columbus of St. Thomas Aquinas Church will host an omelet breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken. The meal will be held in the St. Thomas Parish Center.

Annual Turkey Trot returns

The Webster City Recreation Department will once again be having the annual Webster City Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. This will be held on Thursday, Nov. 23 at 9 a.m., at the Fuller Hall Recreation Center. This is a 5K run or walk with individual and team competition. Participants may ...