Lifestyle Briefs

Auxiliary awards scholarships

The Van Diest Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded three $1,000 scholarships to students interested in pursuing a career in the area of healthcare. Scholarship winners include: Marisa Garrels, a 2018 graduate of Webster City High School, pursuing a degree in Nursing at Iowa Central ...

Passing the gavel

The Webster City Rotary Club thanked Marilyn Middleton, left, outgoing club president, for her service over the past year. She was presented with a plaque by the incoming president, Kathy Getting at Monday’s noon meeting. Getting also outlined her vision for the coming year.

Ervin, Mitchell honored for citizenship, communication

AMES — Fifty Iowa 4-H members will receive 2018 state 4-H project awards. They are recognized as youths who have exhibited exceptional leadership, communication and civic engagement within their project area. The awards are given to 4-H’ers who have displayed mastery, leadership, ...

Lions hold annual meeting

The Webster City Lions Club held their annual meeting on Monday, June 25 to install newly-elected officers, above. They include Linda Philbrook, treasurer, Connie Carter, secretary and Teri Boman, president. The Webster City Lions Club is also was looking for new members. The club meets the ...

Rotary donations give causes a boost

President Marilyn Middleton presented donations to two recipients at the recent meeting of the Webster City Rotary Club. Bob Erickson (left) accepted a check for $500 on behalf of Meals on Wheels. Hamilton County Conservation's John Laird Eagle Fund received a boost as Richard Carlson ...

Little Princesses to reign

WILLAMS — The Williams Little Princesses are girls from Williams who have completed Kindergarten, First or Second Grade.The girls represent the City of Williams in the annual Lions Club Independence Day Parade. They will also be featured in the Little Princess program at 1:30 p.m. in the ...

Doolittle honored by Kiwanis Club

Jon Doolittle was honored with a Legion of Honor certificate and pin for forty-five years of faithful service. Doolittle is a charter member of the Main Street Kiwanis Club, joining in 1973 when the club was founded. He was recognized during the group’s Tuesday morning meeting.

Lions Scholarship awarded

The Lions Club of Webster City has awarded their $500 scholarship for the 2018- 2019 school year to Alexis Tudor. This scholarship has been awarded by the Lions Club for over 35 years to a Webster City graduate who is a now a Junior or Senior in college. Alexis is enrolled at the University of ...

Boys State participants

Five young men from Hamilton County took part in the Hawkeye Boys State activities last week at Camp Dodge. Pictured are, Drake Doolittle, Tucker Judkins, Alex Hooker, sponsored by American Legion Post 191 of Webster City, and Carson Johnson, sponsored by American Legion Post 576 of Stratford. ...

Smith to receive volunteer award

Steven Smith of Blairsburg will be honored with a Governor’s Volunteer Award for outstanding commitment and service. A ceremony will be held on July 16 at Buena Vista College’s Schaller Memorial Chapel at 1:30 p.m. A reception will follow the ceremony. Smith recently graduated ...

Car show set for June 24

KAMRAR — Kamrar’s free car show will be held Sunday, June 24 from noon to 3 p.m. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Goodie bags and dash plaques will go to the first 150 cars. Motorcycles are also welcome. Twenty-four awards will be given out and the event will ...

Congregate Meals to host fund raiser

The Webster City Congregate Meals will host a chicken noodle dinner as a fundraising event on Sunday, June 17. Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Congregate Meals in the Senior Center Building, 749 Second St. The menu will consist of: chicken, noodles, mashed potatoes and gravy, green ...

Museum open Father’s Day

WILLIAMS — The Hemken Collection in Williams wants to put your dad in the driver's seat by offering all father's free admission on Father's Day, Sunday, June 17 from 1-5 p.m. Located at 202 Main St. in Williams, The Hemken Collection features vintage automobiles collected during the ...

Two churches to jointly host ice cream social

A tradition for more than 30 years, the annual Olde Fashioned Ice Cream Social will be held Wednesday, June 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 at Faith United Methodist Church, 2020 Superior St. This event is hosted jointly by Faith United Methodist Church and First Congregational UCC. Jessica Schultz and ...

Rotary honors Nissen

Bob Nissen was honored by the Webster City Rotary Club recently as he celebrated 66 years of membership with the club. The group met at First Congregational UCC Church for the meal and meeting. Cake was served to celebrate the occasion.

Garden club week proclaimed

Members of the Town and Country Garden Club gathered recently at the Second Street Garden as Mayor John Hawkins signed a proclamation for Nationl Garden Week, June 3 to 9.

Building a volcano

Crestview residents constructed a volcano Monday morning and on Thursday at 11 a.m., the volcano will erupt with a bang. The public is invited to view the eruption.

WCCT scholarships awarded

Webster City Community Theatre's Endowed Scholarships for 2018 were presented to four Hamilton County students. WCCT President Doug Getter is shown awarding $535 scholarships to Webster City High School graduates Matt Johnson (2018), Brian Borkowski (2017), and Jake Nilles (2017). Getter ...

Smith chosen for physical therapy program

STORM LAKE— Buena Vista University graduate and former Reserve Officers' Training Corps Cadet Tyler Smith, Class of 2018, has been accepted into the highly-competitive U.S. Army - Baylor University doctoral program in physical therapy, where he will receive a full-tuition waiver and a ...

Scholarship winners

The Noon Kiwanis Club of Webster City was pleased to award its annual scholarships to two Webster City High School seniors this year. Trinity Heggebo and Melyonnie Thongsouk-Thath each received a scholarship.