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Lifestyle Briefs

Women’s Club awards scholarship

Women's Club President, Mary Ann Erickson, recently presented the 2020 scholarship to Jesslyn Messerly of Duncombe. Jesslyn plans to attend Iowa Central Community College with the future plan of becoming an elementary school teacher. She is the daughter of Rosie Messerly, and is presently ...

Brothers make memorial donation

Mark and Andy Glascock presented a donation to the Kendall Young Library Thursday morning, in memory of their late mother, Jean Glascock, on what would have been her 83rd birthday. Jean Glascock died on March 10. Her sons donated $1,500 to the library, where their mother worked for 25 ...

Congregate Meals to continue curbside pickup

The Webster City Congregate Meals site will continue to offer curbside pickup of meals until further notice. For any questions or to order a meal, call 832-6161.

Walker celebrates 103rd birthday

Margaret Walker will be celebrating her 103rd birthday on June 9.  She is currently living at the Eastern Star Home in Boone.  If you would like to bless her with a card or note, her address is 715 W. 3rd St   Boone, IA 50036. 

Windmill installed at Heartland Museum

CLARION – Heartland Museum started discussions two years ago that a windmill would be a good addition to the complex. On May 20th, that discussion became a reality. When the Board of Directors were discussing how windmills were an integral part of any farm for years, Larry Maasdam ...

Celebrating the seniors

The Webster Theater marquee has a message for the seniors of 2020. One side of the sign congratulates the class and the other side has the name of the class song, “We’re All in This Together.” The sign will remain in place for the rest of the week and seniors are invited to take a photo ...

Eagle Project dedicated to Harfst

Two Webster City Boy Scouts recently completed their Eagle Scout Service Project at Kendall Young Park which they have dedicated to the late Kent Harfst. Troop 17 Scouts Cody Seiser and Matt Borkowski, standing left, created horseshoe pits at Kendall Young Park. Harfst’s son, Max and wife ...

WCCT announces scholarship awards

Webster City Community Theatre proudly announces four recipients for its 2020 WCCT Endowed Scholarships. Daniel Blankenship, Kaitlynn Seeley, Maren Borer, and Gianna Borer will each receive $550. The awards are based on academic success, community involvement, and involvement with the ...

Finding a ‘fur-ever’ home

While school is out and many adults are working from home to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, this could be the perfect time for some families to welcome a new four-legged, furry family member. Almost Home Humane Society of North Central Iowa, 725 S. 32nd St., is currently ...

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 ...

Wade speaks to Kiwanis

Gary Wade, the "Voice of the Cyclones" for the past 40 years from Ames, Iowa was the program at the Noon Kiwanis Club. He talked about the history of comic books and his hobby of collecting them. Wade will be the upcoming speaker at the Kiwanis Honor Banquet on Thursday, March 26.

Dodge for a Cause raises more than $1,000 for park project

The annual Dodge for a Cause, sponsored by SHIFT Happens, was held Friday night at Jefferson Gym with 17 teams taking part. The teams spanned three brackets — middle school, high school and community/family teams. Though the proceeds are still being tabulated, officials said that more than ...

Foundation donates equipment

The Van Diest Medical Center (VDMC) Foundation recently donated to Van Diest Medical Center and Clinics. The Foundation donated a centrifuge machine to the Laboratory Department at the hospital and two vital signs monitors to the Van Diest Family Health Clinic in Webster City. Shown with ...

WCCT to plan next season

Friday, Feb. 28, the Webster City Community Theatre will meet to plan the 2020-2021 season. WCCT members and others with suggests for productions they want to direct, audition for, help behind the scenes or enjoy from the audience are encouraged to attend. To be considered are ...

Lenten Luncheons begin Tuesday

Ecumenical Lenten luncheons will be held on Tuesday noons, March 3 through 31. In the past, all luncheons were held at the same church. New this year, five area churches will each host one luncheon. Area women are invited to enjoy a meal, brief devotional program, and fellowship. ...

Latest WCCT production to open March 13

Love the soaps? Love a murder mystery with lots of laughs? Then Webster City Community Theatre’s “The Bold, the Young and the Murdered” has just what you’re looking for. Production dates are March 13, 14, 20 & 21 at 7 pm and March 15 and 22 at 2 pm. Tickets are $12 and will ...