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Order of the Arrow

Cody Seiser, a three-year member of Boy Scouts Troop 17, was elected by his peers to take part in the Order of the Arrow. The inducton ceremony, called the Ordeal, is the first step toward full membership in the Order. During the experience, candidates maintain silence, receive small amounts of ...

Giving and receiving

Webster City Rotary Club made a $500 donation to LIFT WC at the July Rotary After Hours meeting. Pictured is LIFT WC President Lindsay Henderson and Rotary After Hours Chair Travis Lala. Monies received will be used to assist with the renovation of the historic Elks Building. LIFT WC donated ...

Rotary Club contributes to ACE

Zach Chizek, Webster City Rotary Club president, presents a $250 check to Kathy Vaughn of All Cultures Equal Monday during the club’s meeting.

Donations buy school supplies

Every Friday, the employees of WCF Financial Bank can wear jeans for a $5 donation. This quarter, the funds raised went towards back-to-school supplies that were donated to UDMO. There was a grand total of $500 which purchased 12 school bags filled with supplies and a check to UDMO for $117.82.

Weddings and Engagements | VIEW ALL

Trausch, Baker to wed

Michael James Trausch and Brittany Lauren Baker, both of Holland, Iowa, have announced their engagement and plans to marry on June 15. Parents of the bride are Dorothy and Fred Baker. The groom’s parents are Jill and Robert Trausch Sr. of Webster City. His grandparents are Judy and James ...

Stoneburner, Jenkins to wed

Kaeleen Jenkins and Shane Stoneburner have announced their engagement and plans for a June wedding. Parents of the couple are Donna Jenkins of Webster City and Tom and Jeanne Stoneburner of Dayton. Frances Jenkins of Stratford is the grandmother of the bride and Opal Heun and Barbara May, ...

Hunter, Hinrichs exchange vows

Matthew Hunter and Melanie Hinrichs of Peoria, Arizona were united in marriage on Oct. 20, 2018 in an outdoor ceremony in Scottsdale, Arizona, with a reception at the Andaz Resort and Spa. Kerryn Oliver, aunt of the bride, officiated the ceremony. The bride’s parents are are Kenyon ...

Tolle, Molina exchange vows

Eric Tolle and Melissa Molina, of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, were united in marriage on Sept. 22, 2018 in an outdoor ceremony followed by reception and dance at The Clover Barn in Bondurant, Iowa. The Honorable Robert Pratt officiated the ceremony. The bride’s parents are Edith and Hugo Molina ...

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Dermand — 95th birthday

Gus Dermand of Webster City will celebrate his 95th birthday on July 16. A card shower is planned in his honor. Cards, memories and stories may be sent to Gus Dermand c/o Emily Dermand, 2211 NW Cameo Ln, Ankeny, IA 50023. He was born on July 16, 1924 at Webster City and graduated from ...

Gordons celebrate 50th

Dave and Sue Gordon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 6 with an open house at the Atrium in the South Hamilton High School, 315 Division Street, Jewell, from 2 to 4 p.m. The Atrium is located on the southeast side of the high school, parking is available in the ...

Doolittles celebrate 70th

DUNCOMBE — Don and Shirley Doolittle, of Duncombe, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Faith United Methodist Church, 2020 Superior St., Webster City. Cards may be sent to them at 3229 280th St., Duncombe, IA 50532. Their family ...

Surprise card shower planned

A surprise card shower in honor of Dick Pound’s 80th birthday is planned by his family. Cards and greetings may be sent to his daughter, Melinda Pound Gallegher, 703 S. Vine St., Jefferson, IA 50129. Dick Pound is a former longtime teacher and resident of Webster City.

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Magdaleno

Efrain and Elizabeth Magdaleno, Webster City are the parents of a son, Alexis Caleb Magdaleno, born April 11, 2019 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. He has four siblings, Adriano, Jonathon, Magdiel and Angel. Grandparents are Rigoberto and Mo de la Luz Magdaleno of Mexico and Graciela ...

Pelz

Amanda Fawcett and Michael Pelz, of Stratford, are the parents of a baby boy, Adison Jack Pelz, born on February 18, 2018 at Iowa Specialty Hospital. Adison has five siblings, Peyton, 12, Connor, 10, Xander, 8, Daxton, 6, and Lily, 4. Grandparents are Dana and Craig Graham, Webster City, ...

McGuire

Zackery and Emily McGuire, Webster City, are the parents of a baby boy, Zackery Zane, born on February 7, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center. Grandparents are David and Sheila McGuire of Webster City, Ruth and Dean Metz of Clinton, and Michael and Jackie Adair of Clinton. Great grandparents ...

Pruismann

Alex and Kacey Pruismann, Blairsburg, are the parents of a baby boy, Hal Perry, born on February 2, 2018 at Iowa Specialty Hospital. Hal weighed 9 lbs. and 5 oz. He joins siblings Lovie, age 9, Elsie, age 6, Paeslie, age 4, and Sunnie, age 2. Grandparents are Marlin and Kathy Pruismann, ...