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Lifestyle Briefs

Middleton receives ISU Service Key Award

Marilyn Middleton receives a bouquet and congratulations from Jeff Johnson, president and CEO of the ISU Alumni Association. She was honored with the ISU Service Key Award at the recent gathering of the Hamilton County ISU Alumni Association. The annual award recognizes ISU alumni for ...

Class of 1969 holds reunion

The Webster City High School Class of 1969 recently held their 50-year reunion. Pictured front row, from the left: Jean Peterson Dingman, Patty Miller Brown, Penny Hinderks Pepper, Doug Bailey, Donna Trampel Wynn, Leah Yungclas Maass, Patty Hoover Nelson, Connie Smalley McCollough, ...

Iowa Central hosting choral clinic for young men

FORT DODGE — Iowa Central Community College will be welcoming dozens of young men in grades five through 12 for a first-of-its-kind choral clinic at the college on Saturday. “Real Men Sing” is part of a nationwide movement to reinvigorate boys’ and young mens’ interest in vocal ...

Trick or treat time is approaching

The City of Webster City has released the list of activities scheduled for Halloween: • Saturday, Oct. 26 — Preschool Halloween party at Fuller Hall, 10 a.m. to noon; • Saturday, Oct. 26 —Middle School activity night, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. •  Thursday, Oct. 31 — Merchant ...

Wood Shop Wednesdays begin Sept. 19

Area residents interested in learning about wood crafting or honing their woodworking skills are invited to register for Wood Shop Wednesdays, offered through Legacy Learning Boone River Valley this fall. Instructor Rusty Farrington will lead the four sessions on Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3 and ...

Rotary receives grant

The Webster City Rotary Club was notified that they had been selected to receive a $5,000 grant from Rotary District 5970. Mark Dohms, assistant to District Governor Michelle Bell, is shown presenting the check to local president Zach Chizek. The grant will be used to purchase swing sets for ...

WCCT Readers Theatre to read original play, ‘The Gift of Thyme’

Webster City Community Theatre will be holding a Reader's Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 3 p.m. to read "The Gift of Thyme," written by local playwright Sally Evans. This short, one-act play has a holiday theme and is set in a small diner called "It's About Thyme" several days before ...

Kiwanian of Year named

Main Street Morning Kiwanis President Theo Boman, left, presented the Kiwanian of the 2019 year plaque to member John Boughton for his outstanding contribution to the club projects.

Mounted shoot event set

The 2nd Annual Autumn Ambush, a cowboy mounted shooting event, will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Hamilton County Saddle Club Arena, 600 Kendall Young Road, Webster City. The event gets underway at 11 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday. The public is invited to attend the free event.

Club collects Coats for Kids

Main Street Morning Kiwanis Club members pose with a few of the 20 winter coats that the club will be donating to the UDMO "Winter Coats for Kids Drive."

Chorus rehearsals to begin

The Webster City Community Chorus, under the direction of Dane Barner, will begin its season on Tuesday, Sept. 17, with an informational meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 921 Des Moines St., Webster City. Rehearsals will begin the following week on Tuesday, ...

Chair Yoga begins next week

A two-week series of chair yoga will be offered in the Sampson Room of Fuller Hall in Webster City beginning Wednesday. The sessions are from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Session One will meet weekly on Wednesdays from Sept. 4 to Oct. 23. Session Two will meet weekly on Wednesdays from Oct. 30 to Dec. ...

Flow Yoga begins next week

A two-week series of flow yoga will be offered in the Sampson Room of Fuller Hall in Webster City beginning Wednesday. The sessions are from 4 to 5 p.m. Session One will meet weekly on Wednesdays from Sept. 4 to Oct. 23. Session Two will meet weekly on Wednesdays from Oct. 30 to Dec. ...

Tour de Webster bicycle race results released

John Bregar of Madrid and Debra Leehoven of Ankeny were the overall winners of the Tour de Webster Bike Race held Sunday, Aug. 25 at Iowa Central Community College. Seven bicyclists participated in the 21-mile race. Bregar, competing in the 60 and over age bracket, completed the course ...

New movie to depict last season of six-on-six basketball in Iowa

IOWA FALLS — An upcoming movie about Iowa's six-on-six girls basketball could be a big opportunity for anyone hoping to break into show business, particularly high school female basketball players, parents and fans of the game. An open casting call is set for Saturday at the Iowa Falls ...

KC’s donate to Honor Flight

Wayne Fuhlbrugge, Grand Knight for the St. Thomas Aquinas Knights of Columbus presents a check for $1,900 to Russ Naden for the Brushy Creek Honor Flight.

Jane Young House to host ‘Weddings Through the Years’ exhibit

The Jane Young house will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a vintage clothing exhibit called “Weddings Through the Years.” The cost is $5. On display are four rooms full of bridal attire and accessories, many of which were worn and used by local women. The exhibit covers ...

Kiwanis donate to Lotus Project

The Tuesday Main Street Morning Kiwanis program was presented by Ashley Vaala, founder of the Lotus Community Project, a homeless shelter for women and children, located just south of Vincent at 2980 170th St. The Kiwanis club then donated $500.00 to the shelter. Anyone interested in learning ...

All-new VDMC gift shop opens

The all-new Van Diest Medical Center gift shop is now open for business. Members of the hospital auxiliary gathered Monday morning to kick off the grand opening of the shop, located just inside the main entrance of the hospital. The gift shop is a division of Van Diest Medical Center ...