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5th graders visit club

The Webster City Noon Kiwanis welcomed the first group of 5th graders from Northeast Hamilton to it’s Terrific Kids lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 15. They introduced themselves and their para-educator Beth Patterson and told about their families and favorite part of school. Jane Curtis gave a talk ...

Children’s art workshops begin Saturday

Children and adults will have a chance to create an enchanting fairy house or a cool gnome hut Saturday during a Legacy Learning Boone River Valley workshop at the Produce Station Pottery. The workshop, to be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, is open to children ages 3 and older and ...

Kiwanis crown a queen

Kiwanis Treasurer Tom McLaughlin has just crowned Kiwanian Gretchen McGlynn the 2019 Main Street Morning Kiwanis Homecoming Chili Supper Queen. Her responsibilities will include riding in the back of a convertible during the homecoming parade and tossing out candy to the spectators.

Donation for chili supper

Gretchen McGlynn accepts some of the 56 pounds of ground chuck donated for the chili supper by Hy-Vee manager Kevin Barry. The chili supper will be at the high school cafeteria this Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Adult tickets will be $7, children under twelve $3 and preschoolers free.

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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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 ...

Fletchalls celebrate 60th

Loran and Jo Fletchall of Webster City will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16. Loran Fletchall and Jo Gauley exchanged vows on a very warm August day in 1959 at the United Methodist Church in Sheffield. They have two children, Mike Fletchall of Springfield, Missouri, and ...

Cordes — 90th birthday

Nadine Cordes is celebrating her 90th birthday. A reception will be on Sunday August 18, from 2-4pm. To be held at Southfield Assisted Living, 2414 S Des Moines St. Webster City. Cards may be sent to Unit 3 at that address. Her children are hosting the reception and request no gifts, ...

Births | VIEW ALL

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 ...

Pruismann

Alex and Kacey Pruismann, Blairsburg, are the parents of a baby boy, Hal Perry, born on February 2, 2018 at Iowa Specialty Hospital. Hal weighed 9 lbs. and 5 oz. He joins siblings Lovie, age 9, Elsie, age 6, Paeslie, age 4, and Sunnie, age 2. Grandparents are Marlin and Kathy Pruismann, ...