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Pastor celebrates 10 years at WC church

Rev. Craig Blaufuss has completed a decade of ministry to the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Webster City. He and his wife Vicki began ministry at the church Oct. 1, 2010. The congregation celebrated with a "cupcake walkthrough" after the outdoor service Sunday morning, Sept. ...

Rotary hears program on 4-H Foundation

The Noon Webster City Rotary Club met Monday, Aug. 10 at the Briggs Woods Conference Center for an in-person meeting. Members of the Main Street Morning and the Noon Kiwanis clubs were special invited guests. The Rotary program host for the day was Dean Bowden, who introduced Emily ...

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 ...

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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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Pagels celebrate 60th

Kathy and Dennis Pagel will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on on Sept. 23. The couple's children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren would like to honor them with a card shower. Cards and greetings may be sent to them at 819 Bank St. Webster City, Ia 50595.

Hinderks — 90th birthday

Ruth Hinderks, Webster City, is turning 90 on Sept. 14. A card shower is planned in her honor. Greetings may be sent to her at 1401 First St., Webster City, IA 50595. A lifelong resident of Webster City, she has four children — Penny, Tim, Sam and Amy, and 7 grandchildren, The family ...

Gordons celebrate 70 years

Virgil and Mary Lou Gordon, of Webster City, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 10 with a card shower in their honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to them at 1401 Wall St., Apt. 202, Webster City, IA 50595. The Gordons were married Sept.10, 1950 at the Church of ...

Timms celebrate 65th

Melvin and Ellen Timm of Webster City are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. Melvin Timm and Ellen Phillips were married Sept. 3, 1955. A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to the couple at 102 Bicentennial Court, Webster City, IA 50595. The ...

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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, ...