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Free, online food preservation course offered

AMES – Your spring gardens are flourishing with wonderful produce. Preserving your garden’s summer bounty is a great way to enjoy home-grown produce year round – as long as you don’t serve food borne illness, like botulism, with your home preserved foods, say nutrition and wellness ...

Kiwanis award scholarships

— Submitted photo Four of the this year's Main Street Morning Kiwanis scholarship recipients joined the club for breakfast Tuesday and shared their college experiences and future plans. The students include (L to R) Jake Nilles, Zach Dodge, Katie Greenfield, and Kyle Greenfield.

Sundae event nets $2,000 for food pantry challenge

Gayle Olson presented a check for $2,076 from First Congregational United Church of Christ to Darcy Swon, Development Director of the Enhance Hamilton County Foundation. Generous patrons donated $1,500 during a curbside "Drive Thru Sundae" event at the church last Friday evening. Additional ...

Weddings and Engagements | VIEW ALL

Klaver, Till to marry

Trevor Klaver of Irving Texas and Mallory Till of Bettendorf are engaged and plan to marry on August 8, 2020 in Davenport. Parents of the couple are Barry and Kristen Klaver of Kamrar and Terry and Mandy Till of Bettendorf. Trevor is a graduate of Northeast Hamilton and Iowa State ...

Klaver, Till to marry

Trevor Klaver of Irving Texas and Mallory Till of Bettendorf are engaged and plan to marry on August 8, 2020 in Davenport. Parents of the couple are Barry and Kristen Klaver of Kamrar and Terry and Mandy Till of Bettendorf. Trevor is a graduate of Northeast Hamilton and Iowa State ...

Heinrichs, Miller to marry

Nicole Heinrichs and Jackson Miller, both of Altoona, are engaged and plan to marry July 18 in Altoona. Parents of the couple are Mike and Alice Heinrichs of Webster City, and Dan and Denise Miller of Red Oak. Nicole is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and is a science teacher ...

Mensing, Tharp to marry

Brianne Mensing and Matt Tharp, both of Minneapolis, Minnesota, are engaged and plan to marry July 25 in Ritchfield, Minnesota. Parents of the couple are David and Debra Mensing of Bloomington, Minnesota, and Brad and Julie Tharp of Webster City. Brianne is a graduate of Bloomington ...

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Kastlers celebrate 40th

Larry and Chris Kastler will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. The Kastlers were married Aug. 15, 1980 at Asbury United Methodist Church in Webster City. They have four children Cassie (Thad) Erickson, Jess (Clint) Howard, Nick (Amber) Kastler, and Breanne (Dan) Lesher, and they ...

Woodards — 50th anniversary

Ron and Carolee Woodard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 15, 1970. They have two daughters — Sarah Kirkland and Jana Woodard. Cards and greetings may be sent to 140 Parkview Drive, Webster City, IA 50595.

Cupp – 90th birthday

The family of Cleta Cupp is hosting a card shower to honor her 90th birthday on Monday, Aug 10, 2020. She is a longtime resident of Webster City currently residing at Windsor Manor. Cleta has three children, Gary Johnson of Waukee, Marty Johnson of Clarion, and Ranae Mortenson of Des ...

Poland — 90th birthday

The family of Ruth Seiser Poland is hosting a card shower to honor her 90th birthday on Monday, Aug. 3. She is a lifelong resident of Webster City and has three children, five grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Birthday greetings may be sent to her at 1333 Locust St., Webster City, ...

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Anderson

Shawn and Tori Anderson of Webster City are the parents of a daughter, Emmersyn Faith Kaye Anderson, bornMarch 5, 2020 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. She weighed 6 lbs., 7.9 oz. and has three siblings — Nathan, 7, Kinsley, 4, and Phoenix, 1. Grandparents are Deb Wyllie, Webster ...

McKinley

Eric and Janea McKinley, Webster City, are the parents of a son, Leighton Kevin McKinley, born Dec. 22, 2019 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. He weighed 7 lbs., 13 oz. Leighton joins older siblings Lean, 6, and Landry, 3.

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, ...