Lifestyle Briefs

Egg hunt goes on despite snow

In spite of blizzard conditions more than 250 people turned out for the annual Webster City Easter Egg Hunt Saturday morning. The event, sponsored by Southfield Wellness Community and the City of Webster City, gave children the opportunity to hunt for eggs, meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy some ...

USO Show to celebrate vets

Webster City High School will host a USO Show Saturday, March 24 to celebrate all veterans and their service. The event will begin with a supper at 5:30 p.m. served by the FFA. Porkburgers with all the sides are on the menu. Tickets for the supper are $5 per meal. A silent auction is ...

Eco-beneficial gardening program is Thursday

The program "Eco-Beneficial Gardening 101" will be offered on Thursday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hamilton County ISU Extension Office. Extension Horticulturist Yvonne McCormick will present this informational program for you to discover tips on how to create a healthy ecosystem in ...

Torch Run shirts available

Members of the Hamilton County Peace Officers Association recently gathered for a meeting and announced that sales for the law enforcement Torch Run Shirts are now open. Those in attendance (some modeling the new shirts) included front row left to right: LuAnn Jackson, Jodie Casey, Wendi ...

Honored for 50 year-membership

Tuesday night, American Legion Post 191 Commander Marvin Carr presented Harold Martin with a 50-year Membership Certificate from National Commander Denise H. Rohan and National Adjutant Daniel Wheeler for being a consistent member in good standing for 50 years.

Quilt of Valor presented

Gregg Wahman, Webster City High School Class of 1967, was honored on March 12 with the presentation of a Quilt of Valor. He was nominated by a classmate and more than20 classmates, plus family and friends were on hand to witness the presentation. Wahman received the Bronze Star and 2 Purple ...

Kiwanis donate to ACE

The program at the Tuesday morning Main Street Kiwanis meeting was presented by the All Cultures Equal staff. Main Street Kiwanis then presented a $300 donation to ACE. Shown in the photo from left to right are, in the back row, Kiwanis president John Boughton, Jose Burgos, Kiwanis treasurer ...

College news

Borer named to Dean’s List IRVING, TX — Mara Borer of Webster City, was one of nearly 450 University of Dallas students named to the fall 2017 Dean's List for earning a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher. Borer is majoring in English.

Soft furnishings topic of guild meeting

HUXLEY — The Central Iowa Sewing Guild will meet Saturday, March 17 at Trinity Methodist Church in Huxley. Polly Pattison of Polly Pattison Sewing will describe how to transform fabric into soft furnishings to accent and add comfort to the home. She teach about sewing cushions, throw ...

Circle news

The Circles of Faith United Methodist Church will meet as follows for March: • Hope Circle will Thursday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m. Hostess is Carolynn Miller • Love Circle will Monday, March 19. at 7 p.m. with hostess Pat Dinsdale • Peace Circle will meet Tuesday, March 20, at ...

Noon Kiwanis to offer scholarship

Applications are available at the Webster City High School counseling office for two $500 scholarships being awarded from the Webster City Noon Kiwanis Club. Applications can also be picked up at First State Bank, Availa Bank, and Webster City Financial Bank. The scholarships are available ...

ISUAA Club to offer scholarships

The Iowa State University Alumni Association (ISUAA) Club of Hamilton County annually offers scholarship awards in varying amounts to incoming Iowa State University freshmen who reside or attend school in Hamilton County. In addition, current cyclones (or those transferring into Iowa State) ...

Pony Express to hold toll road

The Hamilton Count Pony Express will hold the annual toll road on Saturday March 17th from 8:00 until noon All proceeds go to Camp Sunnyside Help send individuals with disabilities to Camp by stopping and donating at one of the toll stops.

Donations sought for KYL spring book sale

Kendall Young Library will be hosting the Annual Spring Friends of the Library Book Sale on April 26-28th. We need more donations of books, DVDs, etc. Patrons wishing to donate books for sale may bring them to the library. Call 832-9100 for more information.

Borer performs in Brown Bag Recital

IRVING, TX — Mara Borer of Webster City,was one of 13 University of Dallas music students to perform in a Brown Bag Recital on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Borer performed "Sonata in G Minor, HWV 368" by G. F. Handel on violin. Each semester, the Music Department hosts a series of Brown Bag ...

Barrick graduates from UIU

FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce Zachary Barrick of Webster City, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Management in October 2017.

Terrific kids

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Tuesday March 6th, 2018. They introduced themselves and told about their families , favorite subject in school and favorite Pillar of Character. Sheriff Doug Timmons told about the duties of the Sheriff's and ...

Cultural cooking at ACE on Saturday

Visit ACE Community Center the second Saturday of each month to create a new dish with experienced chefs. This Legacy Learning course offering gives individuals an opportunity to try a new recipe and engage with members of the community. The second cooking class is this Saturday at ACE ...

A salute to Dr. Seuss

Last week, students and staff at Northeast Hamilton Elementary school celebrated Read Across America which observes the March 2 birthday of children's author Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel.

T-shirt designs sought

STANHOPE — Designs for the 2018 Stanhope Watermelon Day t-shirt are now being sought. Entries may be submitted to City of Stanhope, 600 Main St., Stanhope, IA 50246 or by email: cityofstanhope@netins.net All entries must be received by March 20 at 5 p.m. More than one design may ...