Lifestyle Briefs

KYL preschool storytime is Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library will hold preschool storytime from 10:05 to 10:35 a.m. Tuesday at the library.

KYL to hold Teen Lounge

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will host Teen Lounge from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday at the library. Snacks, board games, laptops, Wii games and more.

Annual chili supper set

The Webster City Mainstreet Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Homecoming Chili supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 at the Webster City High School. The menu includes a bottomless bowl of chili served with jello, cinnamon roll/bar and milk. The price is $7 for adults, $3 for children ...

SH homecoming court

South Hamilton High School is getting ready to celebrate homecoming this weekend. Homecoming candidates are, front row from the left, Anna Utrera, Lily Skartvedt, Taylor Volkmann, Leah Jacoby and Rylee Woodall; back row, Conner Hill, Brayden Evans, Sam Lewis, Cole Berg and Teagan Risetter. The ...

Homecoming royalty named

The Webster City High School Homecoming Court has been named. Homecoming is set for Sept. 28. Pictured are, front row, from the left: Maddie Dyvig, Cheyenne Johnson, Kamry Dawson, Natalie Asklund and Madi Schwering; back row, Drake Doolittle, Dylan Steen, Caleb Olson, Isaac Bernard and Caden ...

Blacksmith joins Fall Weekend offerings

Ty Murray, co-owner of Boone Forks Forge will be teaching an upcoming blacksmithing class at the Red Barn in Briggs Woods Park, both Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm during the Legacy Learning Boone River Valley’s Fall Weekend. Murray is a skilled ...

New Rotary Club member

Jim Kraus was welcomed Monday as the newest member of the Webster City Rotary Club . Kraus was introduced by President Kathy Getting who presented him with his membership packet.

Rehearsals begin for Community Chorus

The Webster City Community Chorus, under the direction of Dane Barner, will begin its season on Tuesday, Sept. 18, with an informational meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 921 Des Moines St., in Webster City. Rehearsals will begin the following week on ...

McCollough is Service Key recipient

Kirk McCollough was named the 2018 ISU Service Key recipient at the Hamilton county Iowa State University Alumni Club get together Sunday. The annual award honors a Hamilton county ISU alumnus for leadership and outstanding service to the community. Award was presented by Jim Bergkamp, ...

A salute to youth

It took a lot of work for the 98 students to make it to the stage at the National Council on Youth Leadership recognition ceremony. Those students should be proud of what they accomplished — and also very grateful for the opportunity they’ve been given, and the people who helped them ...

WCFD captains earn car seat installation certification

Webster City Fire Deaprtment Captains Andy Sowle, Brandon Hayes and Jeromy Estlund all attended a three- day course on vehicle child seat installations with National Child Passenger Safety Certification. This is a program put on by Safe Kids Worldwide. All three are now certified in child ...

KYL to host Healthy Connections: Suicide Talk Sept. 20

Kendall Young Library will be hosting a Healthy Connections: Suicide Talk on Sept. 20 at 2 and 6:30 p.m. The presenter will be Jodi Harms, from the Van Diest Medical Center Senior Life Solutions. Attend in the Library Meeting Room to learn more.

Kendall Young Library holding library card sign up during September

At Kendall Young Library, Webster City, September is Library Card Sign-up Month all month with a library-wide drawing. The theme is Reading Makes You a Happy Camper. It’s the perfect time to come in and sign up for a (free) library card, or use the one you have to check out library materials ...

KYL Teen Lounge is today and Wednesday

The Kendall Young Library will host Teen Lounge from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. today and Wednesday at the library. Snacks, board games, laptops, Wii games and more.

Dayton Rodeo returns for 81st year

DAYTON — New to the Dayton Rodeo this year will be a specialty act called Cowboy Kenny on his “Steel Rodeo Tour.” Cowboy Kenny, an 11-time X Games champion, is one of the most successful dirt bike riders in Freestyle Motocross, or FMX. He has appeared on MTV’s “Nitro ...

Back-to-school kits

Southfield Wellness Community residents approached the Southfield activity staff and asked if they could do a community service project. It was decided to do something for students going back to school. They have been busy making back-to-school kits for all St. Thomas Aquinas students and their ...

Seamonds to speak at Rural That Works conference

JEWELL — Maureen Seamonds will be speaking at the Rural That Works conference Sept. 6 and 7, in Stratford and Jewell, Iowa. Ms. Seamonds will be talking about Art and Economic Development in Rural Communities. InformaIion and tickets are available at www.ruralthatworks.com This ...

WCCT to cast ‘Mary Poppins Jr’

Webster City Community Theatre is offering an opportunity for area youth to have a “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” experience on their stage this fall. According to director Loween Getter, the one-act musical offers area youth the opportunity to be part of the magic of Mary ...

Scholarship ride set for Saturday

FORT DODGE —The 2018 Kayla Jones Scholarship Ride is Saturday, Aug. 25 at Lefti's Bar & Grill, 2001, 2nd Ave N, Fort Dodge. Registration is 9:30 to 11 a.m. All bikes and other vehicles will leave at 11 a.m. and return by 5:30 p.m. for a freewill donation pork loin dinner, silent ...

Stanhope plans Block Party

STANHOPE — The town of Stanhope is once again gearing up for a celebration, only this time it doesn’t involve watermelon. Everyone is invited to the Stanhope Main Street Block Party, Saturday, Aug. 25. Brad Morgan, a country singer, will be performing with his band right on Parker ...