Lifestyle Briefs

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 ...

Kids visit Kiwanis

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders— Austin Anderson, Aaron Shafer, Hilario Mozo-Arce and Regina Moyala Pastana — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Tuesday April 10th, 2018. They introduced themselves and told about their families, favorite subject in school and favorite ...

Tabs donated

The 8th District American Legion Auxiliary Jr. President Allison Carr from Webster City, turned in pop tabs that she has collected over the year to the Ronald McDonald House in Des Moines last Thursday. It was weighed over 20 pounds. She will be collecting them again for the next year and would ...

Sorority holds Founder’s Day event

Thirty members of the local chapters of Beta Sigma Phi met April 23 at the Jane Young House for the 87th observation of Founder's Day. Special guests were Kathy Swon and Clarice Coghlan. The planning committee consisted of Ann Smith, Yvonne McCormick, Kristi Schrad, Marcia Hove, Rusty Beaver ...

Spring vocal concert is Monday

Webster City High School will present its Spring Choir Concert on Monday, April 30 at 7 p.m. at Prem Sahai Auditorium. Opening the concert will be Lynx Singers, performing “Canon of Praise,” adapted from music by Pachelbel, American folk song “Ching A Ring Chaw,” and Coldplay’s ...

Junior Auxiliary holds conference

The 8th District American Legion Jr. Auxiliary had its Spring Conference at American Legion Post 191 on Saturday April 11. Junior President Allison Carr from Webster City, hosted the conference. She talked about her junior project and how much she has made thus far. Carr's project is making ...

Kiwanis donate to After Prom

John Boughton, president, Main Street Kiwanis, presented a $200 donation to Niki Kumm for the Webster City High School After Prom Event.

Garden club to host District meeting

Town and Country Garden Club of Webster City will host the District 6 meeting on Friday, April 20. The meeting will be held at Faith United Methodist Church beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Bingo!

The Kendall Young Library hosted a sweet event Thursday night for kids and families. Candy Bingo drew a small but enthusiastic group that snacked on popcorn and tried to match candy treats on their cards with those drawn by the bingo caller. Above, Sadie Rippentrip, 6 1/2, and her dad Ryan ...

4-H’ers donate pet supplies

Members of the Boone Boosters 4-H Club recently collected items to be donated to the Hamilton County Animal AdvoCATes. Pictured are, front row from the left, Grace Rider, Landon Crawford, Alivia Hector, Jack Barner, Gabby Cushman and Jennifer Moon; back row, Trey Tempel, Daniel Blankenship, ...