Lifestyle Briefs

WC Women’s Connection to meet

The Webster City Women's Connection will meet Tuesday Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Jane Young House, 629 Elm St. Cost for the event is $6. Special speaker will be Beverly Turnwall Swenson of Lincoln, Nebraska, whose talk is "A Recipe For a Fulfilling Life.” She will share the most ...

The Ya-Yas on parade

By Janis Ostlund Graber The Spa Ya’s, a.k.a. Ya Yas were a big hit at the 2017 Borrego Days Festival in Borrego Springs California. The city of Borrego kicks off their season with three days of festival, music, and an opening parade with old war planes and bi-planes performing and wooing ...

Faith UMC circles set to meet

Faith United Methodist Church, Webster City, circles will meet as follows at the church: • Hope Circle will meet on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 1:30 p.m. with hostess Peggy Turner; • Love Circle will meet on Monday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. with hostess Barb Hassebrock; • Peace Circle will ...

Boone Boosters 4-H Club

The Boone Boosters 4-H club meeting was held on Nov. 4, 2017 at the Hamilton County Extension Office. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Emma Bailey. Ten members and one guests answered roll call by saying their favorite Thanksgiving food. The secretary’s report was read by Trey ...

Warming hearts, homes

More than 60 volunteers turned out Saturday morning to help winterize local homes as part of the Warm Hearts, Warm Homes project. According to Becky Koppen, Hamilton County volunteer coordinator for Central Iowa RSVP, the group helped get 25 homes in the community ready for winter.

Sewing contest Nov. 11

HUXLEY -- The Central Iowa Sewing Guild will be holding their Pattern Reviews and Garment Sewing Contests with Threads Magazine on Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon. The contests will take place at Trinity Methodist Church, 102 Lynwood Drive, Huxley. Each year, Threads magazine poses a themed ...

Dinner at Lehigh United Methodist

The Lehigh United Methodist Church will hold its annual Lord's Portion Dinner, and Bake and Craft Sale on Saturday, Nov. 11. The Bake and Craft Sale will start at 3 p.m. The meal will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu will be swiss steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans or corn, ...

Grief support group offered

First Congregational United Church of Christ is offering a three week grief support group entitled “How Will I Get Through the Holidays?” The group will meet at First Congregational United Church of Christ on Sunday, Nov. 19, Sunday, Nov. 26, and Sunday, Dec. 3, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in ...

Kaercher to visit KYL Nov. 9

Humanities Iowa’s Dan Kaercher will be at Kendall Young Library Thursday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Kaercher is a retired Editor-in-Chief of Midwest Living magazine and former Iowa Public Television host of “Iowa’s Simple Pleasures” and other programs.

Blankets donated to UDMO

The Webster City Noon Kiwanis Club recently donated 15 warm blankets to Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. Shown are members Darlene Dingman, Bobbie Sinclair, Dick Anderson, Rev. Craig Blaufuss, President Glenn Tjaden and Mary Tjaden. Not pictured is Al Yungclas the photographer. This is the ...

Lunch guests

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Tuesday. They introduced themselves and told about their families and favorite part of school. They then heard a program by Loween Getter about her Reformation Tour of Germany and some history of Martin ...

Halloween safety tips

Officers from the Webster City Police Department visited area schools recently, including this class at Pleasant View Elementary to share Halloween safety tips with students. Above, Officer Joel Delaney takes a question from a youngster.

MOW annual meeting set

The annual meeting of Webster City Meals On Wheels Inc. will be held Tuesday, Nov. 14, 1:30 p.m. at Southfield Wellness Community, 2416 Des Moines St. All officers and members of the board are encouraged to attend.

DIY Club to make autumn frames

The Kendall Young Library DIY Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. The group will make autumn picture frame creations. All supplies are provided free of charge by the library. No registration is required.

Freedom Rock dedication set for Nov. 11

STRATFORD — The Hamilton County Freedom Rock Park Committee has announced an event will be held to honor all veterans and dedicate the Hamilton County Freedom Rock. This event is scheduled for Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. It will be held at the Hamilton County Freedom Rock ...

Pumpkin winners

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Williams, held its annual pumpkin carving party Sunday evening. Winners in the different divisions were: Funniest: Silvia Otteros, Creepy: Maddie Heiden: and Unique tie: Hayden Keane and Alivia Wahlert.

Officers visit preschoolers

Officers Delaney and Long from the Webster City Police Department visited the Asbury three-year-old preschool class recently to share Halloween safety tips with the children.

Halloween treats

Evers Anderson, daughter of Jon and Tina Anderson of Webster City, receives a piece of candy from Dorothy of the Wizard of Oz at the 2016 trick-or-treat event at Southfield Wellness Community. Dorothy is resident Shari Rothrock. Evers was trick-or-treating with her grandma, Karen Anderson of ...