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Moens welcome a daughter Lexy and Tyler Moen, of Webster City, welcomed a daughter, Briar Marie Moen, on September 15, 2022, at Iowa Specialty Hospital, Clarion. She has siblings Brilee Moen, 7; and Bryson Moen, 5. Grandparents are Troy and Tina Gilliland, Eagle Grove; and Sherri and ...

Enhance Hamilton County opens fund for Stanhope Depot and Museum

The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation has opened a new fund that will support the Stanhope Depot and Museum. The monies donated to this fund will initially go to move the 140-year-old train depot from its location on a farm north of Stanhope back to town. Then donations will be used for ...

Flag disposal ceremony postponed due to predicted weather

Due to the projected high winds and high temperatures forecast for today, the American Legion is postponing the scheduled flag disposal ceremony, according Richard Stroner, Post 191 commander. “We’ll let everyone know as soon as it gets rescheduled,” he said. Flags that need to be ...

Murder Mystery Gala will help group get to The Dwelling

This summer, Sarah Ostlund, of Trinity Lutheran Church, Webster City, is taking a group of kids and some adults chaperones to The Dwelling, her cousin Emily Norris’ ground-breaking church for the homeless in North Carolina. To raise funds for this mission trip, someone has to die. In ...

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Pace, Stoakes to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Davis Pace Jr. of Brookhaven, MS., and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Lamar Hood of Flowood,MS., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jesse Marie Pace to Daniel Lucas Stoakes, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Lee Stoakes of Webster City, Iowa. The ...

Dawson, Van Diest to marry

Kali Dawson and James Van Diest of Webster City have announced their engagement. Kali is the daughter of Eric and Regan Dawson of Webster City. She is graduating from Iowa State University on May 8 with a double major in management information systems and supply chain management and an ...

Tharp, Mensing wed in Minnesota

Brianne Mensing and Matthew Tharp, both of Richfield, Minnesota, were married July 25, 2020 at Wood Lake Lutheran Church in Richfield, Minnesota. Parents of the couple are David and Debra Mensing, Bloomington, Minnesota, and Brad and Julie Tharp of Webster City. Kelsi Winter, sister of the ...

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 ...

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Happy 100 birthday Maxine Brownfield

The family of Maxine Brownfield request that her 100th birthday on Aug. 2, 2022, be celebrated with a card shower. Cards may be sent to 1424 Superior St., Apt. 4, Webster City, IA 50595.

Kleins will celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Bob and Marlys Klein will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary June 29. They both graduated from Webster City High School with the class of 1950 and were married in 1952. Bob owned his own print shop, getting his start at the Daily Freeman-Journal of Webster City. Marlys taught school ...

Bonjour!

Look who’s celebrating 40 years of wedding bliss.Chuck and Karyl Bonjour were married June 19, 1982, at the United Methodist Church in Dows. Chuck is retired as an elementary principal and has filled up his free time with woodworking, restoring antique furniture pieces, being a craftsman, ...

Happy 85th Glenn Lee

In honor of Glenn Lee’s 85th birthday on May 24, 2022, his families would like to make his day extra special. Cards can be mailed to Glenn at 3115 Madison Avenue, Woolstock, IA 50599. Thank you for bringing a little birthday joy to his mailbox.

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Petersons welcome a baby boy

Karl and Taylor Peterson, of Webster City, welcomed a baby boy, Case Russell Peterson, May 6, 2022, at Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames. Big siblings are Tessa and Brooks. Grandparents are Gerald and Janelle Peterson, of Webster City; and Jim and Dawn Knuth, of Johnston. Great-grandparents are ...

Lovelaces welcome baby boy

Adam and Jessica Lovelace, of Waukee, are the parents of a baby boy, Owen Alan Lovelace, born April 27m 2022. Grandparents are Craig and Cindy Lovelace, of Webster City, and Lisa and Brad Latch, of Mason City.

West

Devin and Shilea West of Webster City are the parents of a daughter, Aylah Ann West, born Sept. 22, 2021 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. She weighed 9.01 lbs., at birth and has two siblings, Kyler, 6, and Kellen, 3. Grandparents are Craig and Pat Angstrom of Stratford and Deb (Jeff) ...

Births: McGuire

Emily and Zachery McGuire of Webster City are the parents of a daughter, Clementine Marie McGuire, born April 1, 2021 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. She weighed 8 lbs., 10 oz. and has a brother Zachery Zane McGuire Junior, 3. Grandparents are David McGuire and Sheila McGuire, Webster ...