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Lifestyle Briefs

Kiwanis donate to Avenue of Flags

At the Tuesday morning meeting of The Main Street, USA Kiwanis Club club donated $250 to the Avenue of Flags to help in the purchase of a monument for the site Tuesday. Above, Kiwanis Treasurer Tom McLaughlin presents the check to Avenue of Flags representative and fellow Kiwanian, Ron Keigan. ...

Kids visit Kiwanis Club

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Coyce Bertran Leland Eggers,, Abie Meyer, Lila Venagas and Noah Morsba — were the first guests of the new year of the Noon Kiwanis Tuesday, January 14th, 2020. This delightful group introduced themselves and told about their families and why ...

KY birthday party postponed; open house at JYH cancelled

Kendall Young’s birthday party at Kendall Young Library, has been postponed due to the upcoming storm. The birthday party has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 24 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The Jane Young House Open House scheduled for Friday, Jan., 17 has been cancelled due to the predicted ...

Paul Harris Fellow plus one

Rotary President Zach Chizek presented Mandy Ross with her Paul Harris Fellow Plus One pin at the recent club meeting. The honor represents her commitment of donating to the Rotary International Foundation that "Does Good in the World."

Kiwanis donate to ACE

Main Street Morning Kiwanis donated $1111.00 to All Cultures Equal Tuesday morning. Shown in the photo are Kiwanis treasurer Tom McLaughlin presenting the check to ACE board member and fellow Kiwanian John Boughton. The program for the meeting was presented by Bob Erickson and McLaughlin who ...

Donation to Kendall Young Library

Nicole Schwieger of Nicole Letters, right, and Kendra Chizek of Wilder Edge Photography, center, presented a $500 donation to Kendall Young Library thanks to their collaboration efforts with lettered photographs of the library. Ketta Lubberstedt-Arjes, left, library director, accepted the donation.

Readers’ Theatre to peruse ‘Sound of Music’

Webster City Community Theatre will be holding a Readers' Theatre Sunday, Jan. 12 at 3 p.m., to read "The Sound of Music," led by Wil Groves. When Maria, a postulate seeking admission to a convent, proves too high spirited for the religious life, she is sent to serve as governess for the ...

‘Caucus 2020: The Play’ to be presented Weds.

Those interested in learning about the Democratic caucus experience prior to Iowa’s first in the nation caucus on Feb 1 are invited to a reading of Caucus 2020: The Play on Wednesday, Jan 8 at 7 p.m. at inTANDEM Workspace, 501 Bank St, Webster City. The short play tells of what happens ...

Ellsworth church to host weekly GriefShare classes

ELLSWORTH —Trinity Lutheran Church will be hosting 13 weekly GriefShare classes on Sunday afternoons from 3 to 5 p.m. beginning Jan. 12 at the church located at 1629 DeWitt St. in Ellsworth. GriefShare is a special weekly seminar/support group for people grieving the death of ...

Andrew recognized as Paul Harris Fellow

Rotary President Zach Chizek presents a pin to Mark Andrew to designate his second Paul Harris Fellow recognition. Paul Harris was the founder of Rotary. Donations made to the Rotary International Foundation go to projects that do good worldwide. Each $1,000 donation earns the contributor ...

WCCT to hold auditions for next production

Director Angela Rottering has announced that auditions for Webster City Community Theatre's next production, "The Bold, the Young and the Murdered." The mystery murder comedy, written by Don Zolidis, requires 5 to 9 females and 4 to 8 males. Auditions are Sunday, January 5 at 4 pm and ...

Vintage clothing exhibit open on Saturday

This Saturday the Jane Young House will be open for viewing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. On the upper level is the Vintage Clothing Exhibits and on the lower level, enjoy a very unique Village Christmas Tree, a display of crèches, and beautiful Victorian Christmas decorations. Bring family ...

Sheridan joins club

Rotary President Zach Chizek presents membership materials to D. Jeffrey Sheridan. He recently moved to Webster City from Lowell, IN to become the new City Manager. The club meets on Mondays at noon at the Second Street Emporium. The Rotary After Hours group meets the second Tuesday of each ...

Rotarians experience virtual reality

Rotarian Tami Hejlik told the Webster City Rotary Club about Virtual Reality Monday noon during the group’s regular meeting. She shared several VR videos available on the Rotary International website and club members had a chance to experience virtual reality using goggles she provided. ...

Paul Harris Fellow

 Rotarian Mark Dohms received his Paul Harris Fellow times 3 recognition during the Monday meeting of the Rotary Club. The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation.

Donation to Supper with Santa

At the Tuesday morning meeting of the Main Street, USA Kiwanis Club, the club donated $100.00 to the Grid Iron Restaurant to assist with expenses incurred for the Dinner With Santa event. The program for the day was an update on the Willson Brewer Park renovation spearheaded by Gary Groves. In ...

Open house, tours set for JY House

The Women's Club is holding an open house from 1 to 4 on Saturday, Dec, 14 at the Jane Young House. The beautifully decorated Victorian home is located just west of the Kendall Young Library. In addition to taking a break from shopping and other activities to enjoy warm cider and cookies, ...

Christmas at the Bridge is Saturday

Christmas at the Bridge is returning to Webster City on Sautrday, Dec. 14. Christmas at the Bridge is a family event to bless the Webster City Community, according to organizers at the Webster City Church of Christ, It is a free event where families come, everyone can pick out a ...

Fifth graders visit club

These Webster City Middle School fifth graders, Izzy Grossoehme, Grace Moothart, Brayden Hart and Sophia Wang, were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Dec. 3. This group introduced themselves and told about their favorite subject in school, their families and what they want for Christmas. Webster ...

Choral Society, Jive for Five concert set

Fort Dodge Choral Society and Jive for Five! brass quintet will share the joy of Christmas music Sunday, Dec. 15 at First United Methodist Church. The 3 pm concert, entitled "Silent Night" is preceded by a 2 pm reception and the opportunity for audience members to join in singing beloved ...