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Church barbecue set for SundayWOOLSTOCK-The Woolstock United Methodist Church will hold a church barbecue on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Woolstock Community Hall.Smoked loin sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans, dessert bar and drinks are on the menu at a cost of $7 ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Children's Books"The Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny" by John Himmelman"Humphrey's Playful Puppy Problem" by Betty G. Birney"Canned and Crushed" by Bibi Belford"Stormbound" by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez"The Red Pencil" by Andrea Davis Pinkney"Ava and Pip" by Carol WestonPicture books:"Mia's Thumb" by Ljuba ...

4-H News

Boone Boosters 4-H ClubThe Boone Boosters 4-H club meeting was held on Sept.12 at the Girl Scout Lodge in Kendall Young Park. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Emma Bailey. Nine members and one guest answered the role call by telling the most fun thing that happened this year in 4-H.The ...

Griffith named National Merit semifinalist

Hailey Griffith, a student at Webster City High School, has been named a National Merit Semifinalist.Griffith is one of 16,000 semifinalists from across the nation, one of 165 from Iowa and one of two students from the North Central Conference to achieve this honor.She is the daughter of Susan ...

4-H Club News

WHH?4-H ClubThe WHH?4-H Club met on Sept. 12 at Chamness Technology at 9 a.m. Stacey Meyer called the meeting to order. Aspen Wibholm led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was taken by answering the question "What is your favorite part of fall and who is going to win the Iowa vs. Iowa State ...

Buying bulbs

I am sure you all know the advantages for buying LED light bulbs, but do you know the benefits of buying flowering bulbs for fall planting?Spring flowering bulbs will supply many years of color in your yard and are a good investment for the landscape. Commonly found offered for sale now in ...

DNR Fishing Report

Brushy Creek LakeWater clarity has improved some since last week. Cooler temperatures over the next several days may help angler success. Bluegill - Fair: Fish areas 10-20 feet deep with drop-offs and submerged structure. Walleye Slow. Black Crappie - Fair: Look for crappies in areas of about ...

Short Takes

Hamilton CountyDems to meetThe Hamilton County Democrats Centeral Commmittee will meet Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at InTandem Workspace, 501 Bank St., Webster City.Salad lunchto raise fundsThe Webster City Women's Club will host a salad luncheon at the Jane Young House on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 ...

Cruisin’ South Car and Tractor show is Sunday

Car enthusiasts and vintage car and tractor collectors are invited to display their autos at the 14th annual Southfield Wellness Community ?Cruisin' South Car and Tractor Show. Sunday, the annual event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Southfield Wellness Community parking lot at 2414 Des ...

Adults invited to color at KYL

Kendall Young Library has announced a new adult program that will debut in the month of September.Many people are trying coloring as a means of relaxing and reducing stress. The library's new Coloring For Adults program, offered free of charge from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every ...

Financial course offered in WC

"Money Talk: A Financial Course for Everyone," will be offered in Hamilton County beginning Oct. 22, sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The series will continue weekly through Nov. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.Topics will include Reaching Financial Goals, Insurance Essentials, ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Nonfiction:"Glitterville's Handmade Halloween:?A?Glittered Guide for Whimsical Crafting" by Stephen Brown"Felt-o-Ween:?40 Scary-Cute Projects to Celebrate Halloween" by Kathy Sheldon"Creating Your Vintage Hallowe'en:?The Folklore, Traditionns and Some Crafty Makes"?by Marion Paull"Growing ...

Extension to offer ServSafe training

Restaurants, grocery stores, and other food establishments operating in Iowa are subjected to updated food safety standards that took effect January 1, 2014, under rules adopted by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA). "The updated rules focus on making Iowa's food regulations ...

Short Takes

Hamilton CountyDemocrats tomeet Sept. 16The Hamilton County Democrats Centeral Commmittee will meet Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at InTandem Workspace, 501 Bank St., Webster City.Salad lunchto raise fundsThe Webster City Women's Club will host a salad luncheon at the Jane Young House on Monday from 11 ...