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Paul Harris Fellow plus one

Rotary President Zach Chizek presented Mandy Ross with her Paul Harris Fellow Plus One pin at the recent club meeting. The honor represents her commitment of donating to the Rotary International Foundation that "Does Good in the World."

KY birthday party postponed; open house at JYH cancelled

Kendall Young’s birthday party at Kendall Young Library, has been postponed due to the upcoming storm. The birthday party has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 24 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The Jane Young House Open House scheduled for Friday, Jan., 17 has been cancelled due to the predicted ...

Kiwanis donate to ACE

Main Street Morning Kiwanis donated $1111.00 to All Cultures Equal Tuesday morning. Shown in the photo are Kiwanis treasurer Tom McLaughlin presenting the check to ACE board member and fellow Kiwanian John Boughton. The program for the meeting was presented by Bob Erickson and McLaughlin who ...

Donation to Kendall Young Library

Nicole Schwieger of Nicole Letters, right, and Kendra Chizek of Wilder Edge Photography, center, presented a $500 donation to Kendall Young Library thanks to their collaboration efforts with lettered photographs of the library. Ketta Lubberstedt-Arjes, left, library director, accepted the donation.

Weddings and Engagements | VIEW ALL

Walker, Van Diest to marry

Emily Walker of Waverly and Jake Van Diest of Webster City have announced their engagement and plans to marry. Emily is the daughter of Brett and Barb Walker of Waverly. She is program coordinator with Boehringer Ingelheim in Ames. Jake is the son of John and Beth Van Diest of Webster ...

Sogard, Schultz to marry

Jennifer Sogard and Alexander Schultz, both of Webster City, have announced their engagement and plans to marry. Parents of the couple are Kevin Sogard of Webster City and the late Debora Sogard, Joan and Mark Glandler of Cedar Grove, Wis., and the late Howard Schultz, Duncombe. The ...

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, ...

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Walker — 95th birthday

Orpha Walker of Webster City will celebrate her 95th birthay on Wednesday, Dec. 11. A card shower is planned in her honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to her at 1401 Wall St., Apr. 209, Webster City, IA 50595. She has four children, Bob (Marilyn) Walker and Jeannette (Doug ...

Ostrems celebrate 50th

An open house is planned in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Steve and Linda Ostrem. The open house will be held Sunday, Dec. 1 from 2-4 p.m. at Elim Lutheran Church in Randall or cards may be sent to 3124 Tunnel Mill Road, Stratford, IA 50249.

Cooks celebrate 40th

There will be a 40th Anniversary open house on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. In honor of Ron and Kim Cook, of Ellsworth. Ron and Kim were married on June 10, 1979, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Webster City by the Rev. Raymond M. Roden. They are the parents of four children, Jennifer, ...

Birkestrands celebrate 50th

Ronald and Kathleen Birkestrand of Webster City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 22. Ronald Birkestrand and Kathleen Koolhof were married at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Webster City on Aug. 22, 1969. A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and ...

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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, ...

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 ...