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Totes donated to ACE food pantry

In March, members of First Congregational UCC collected t-shirts and turned them into totes. A total of 240 bags were sewn and delivered to All Cultures Equal on Monday. The totes will be used to pass out groceries from the food bank. ACE regularly sees up to 70 families on any pick-up days.

‘Small Group the Movie’ to be shown at TLC in Ellsworth

The Christian film Small Group the Movie will be showing at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1629 Dewitt St. in Ellsworth on Sunday evening, April 11, 2021 at 6 p.m. Contact Trinity’s church office at 515-836-4792 or holyone@netins.net for more information.

Mobile food pantry coming to Jewell

Food Bank of Iowa Mobile Food Pantry is coming to Jewell on Thursday, March 25. The drive-through event will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 439 Main St., Jewell. Food distribution will be drive-through similar to the past. Pull up to the main door and stay in ...

Ham balls on the menu

ALDEN — The Alden United Methodist Church, 1512 Hardin, Alden, will host a drive through meal featuring ham balls, cheesy potatoes, green beans, roll and cookies on Sunday, April 11. Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the food is gone. A free will donation will be accepted.

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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 ...

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 ...

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Roden to celebrate 95th birthday

Evelyn (Evie) Roden of Webster City will celebrate her 95th birthday on Monday, April 12. A card shower is being held in her honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to Evie Roden, 1605 Lynx Ave., Apt. 209, Webster City, IA 50595.

Stearns celebrates 90th birthday

Eloise Stearns will celebrate her 90th birthday on Feb. 2. Eloise Hemken Stearns was born in Blairsburg, to Frank and Gladys Hemken on Feb. 2, 1921. She was a schoolteacher for a brief time before marrying William (“Bill”) E. Stearns on June 12, 1930. Eloise had a passion for beauty ...

Baileys celebrate 50th

Doug and Nancy Ambrose Bailey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 30. They were married at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Webster City on Jan. 30, 1971. A celebration will be held at sometime in the future. Well wishers are encouraged to send greetings to the happy couple ...

Williams to celebrate 80th

Richard Williams from Blairsburg, Iowa will celebrate his 80th birthday on Jan. 28. His family sends him birthday greetings.

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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 ...

Mosbach

Tyler and Megan Mosbach, Webster City are the parents of a son, Bowen Lee Mosbach, born Dec. 16, 2020, at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. He weighed 8 lbs., 11 oz. and has two siblings, Grayson, 10, and Cru, 7. Grandparents are Pam and Mike Ryder, Mike and Kathy Johnson, Darla Mosbach, ...

Anderson

Jesse and Mikaela Anderson of Webster City are the parents of a son, Henry Allen Anderson, born Dec. 2, 2020 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. He weighed 7 lbs., 12 oz., and has a sister, Ava, 3. Grandparents are Mike and Mindee Pruismann, Webster City, Jeff and Chris Anderson, Webster ...

Everson

Ben and Karissa Everson, Webster City, are the parents of a son, Franklin Estes Everson, born Dec. 9, 2020 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. He weighed 8 lbs., 8 oz. and has a sister Vivian Maye, 2. Grandparents are Dick and Rosine Kennedy of Webster City, Keith and Mona Everson, Webster ...