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Passing the time in social-isolation

Hearts for Healthcare Workers - Submitted photos Kristin Moss sent us these photos of her boys creating some colorful drawings. The boys drew, cut and colored Hearts For Healthcare Workers and decorated the family’s front windows.

WCCT to offer scholarship

Webster City Community Theatre annually presents one or more $500 scholarships to area students who have been active in the theatre arts in their high school or community. Applicants must be a current senior or graduate of a high school in Hamilton County. Students living in neighboring ...

Meeting/event cancellations

Have a meeting or event that is being canceled due to precautions concerning the COVID-19 virus? Send them to editor@freemanjournal.net. Webster City Lenten Luncheons All future Ecumenical Ladies' Lenten Luncheons have been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. This includes ...

Final group of student visitors

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders —John Wilwerding, Brayden Babbington, Jaelyn Turner, Kaitlyn Winkler, Juan De Mota and Yerlik Vasquex-Villelas — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Tuesday. They are the last group to visit for this school year. This delightful group ...

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, ...

Birthdays and Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

Kinnetz – 70th anniversary

The family Eldon and Lulu Kinnetz are honoring them in the celebration of the Kinnetz’ 70th wedding anniversary on March 30. The couple have one son and six daughters: Raymond, Peggy, Linda, Jane, Nancy, Beth and Julie, and their families, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. In ...

Pruismann — 95th birthday

Margaret Pruismann will celebrate her 95th birthday. A card shower and birthday celebration are planned in her honor. The celebration will be held Saturday, March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. at 2414 Des Moines St., Webster City, IA 50595. Cards and greetings may also be sent to that address.

Malaises celebrate 50th

Ken and Pat Malaise of Webster City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Feb. 7. Ken Malaise and Pat Glaman were married Feb. 7, 1970. A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to the couple at 607 N. Des Moines St., Webster City, IA ...

Pelz celebrates 85th birthday

Jack Pelz, longtime Webster City resident, celebrated his 85th birthday on Dec. 29, 2019 with family. Greetings can be sent to Jack Pelz 1401 Wall Street #517, Webster City, Iowa 50595. Jack was a contractor in Webster City for many years. His family includes son Mike Pelz, Webster City, ...

Births | VIEW ALL

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, ...