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Lifestyle Briefs

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 ...

SALT to feature holiday music

The next meeting of the Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) program is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Atrium at South Hamilton High School in Jewell. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with a breakfast social and free blood pressure checks provided. The meeting begins at ...

Short Takes, Dec. 2

Garden club to hold Christmas luncheon The Town and Country Garden Club will meet Wednesday, Dec. 4 at noon at Trinity Lutheran Church for their Christmas luncheon. Storytime for preschoolers Kendall Young Library will be offering Preschool Storytime on Wednesdays every month! This ...

Hansen Foundation donates Power Snacks to area schools

WEST DES MOINES —Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation are continuing to reduce childhood hunger in Iowa with the Power Snack™ program. This year, food insecure children across Iowa will receive Pork Sticks in addition to existing Power Snack coupons for deli ham and ...

Trueblood – 90th birthday

Dick Trueblood will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, Nov. 30. Dick owned Jiffy Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning in Webster City with his wife, Pat, from 1970 until their retirement in 1993. To celebrate, Dick enjoyed a birthday “Iowa Road Trip Tour” through Lehigh, ...

Kiwanis donate to school

At the Tuesday morning meeting of the Main Street, USA Morning Kiwanis Club, Pleasant View Elementary School Principal, Mindy Mossman updated the club on the structure and programs of the Webster City elementary schools, with an emphasis on the Northeast Hamilton School for which she had high ...

Christmas at the Jane Young House

Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be open hours for the Vintage Clothing Exhibit at the Jane Young House, located just west of the Kendall Young Library. Both downstairs and upstairs are all decked out for the holidays. Visitors won't want to miss the amazing Christmas décor in ...

Turkey Trot returns

The Webster City Recreation Department will once again be having the annual Webster City Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. This will be held on Thursday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. at the Fuller Hall Recreation Center. This is a 5K run or walk with individual and team competition. Participants ...

Senior potluck dinner set for Nov. 27

The Webster City Recreation Department in conjunction with Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation will be having their Annual Senior Potluck Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at noon in the Fuller Hall gym. Turkey, table service, and drinks will be provided. All guests are asked to bring a ...

Garden Club to meet

The Town and Country Garden Club will meet Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. at the ACE Building. The program by Holly Mortenson and Amber Sylvester will be on making winter swags. Bring items to decorate with and glue gun.

Women’s Club installs officers

The Webster City Women's Club held their Annual Meeting with a potluck on Monday evening, Nov. 11 to install new officers, honor members who passed away, and observe Veterans Day. New officers, top photo, are President Mary Ann Erickson, Vice President Jolene Hibbing, Secretary LoEda ...

Students honored at Leadership Banquet

The Webster City Rotary Club hosted its annual Leadership Banquet Monday night, honoring students from Webster City High School and South Hamilton High School.

Knights donate to Special Olympics

The Webster Knights of Columbus Council 838 gave a boost to the local Special Olympics program at Webster City Schools Monday. Daniel Garnett presented a $1,309 check which represented proceeds from the annual Tootsie Roll Drive held in September. The Knights offered thanks to all who ...

Grant applications invited

The William Morrison Trust was established in 1950 under the Will of William Morrison with the sole purpose being to benefit the needy people of Webster City, Iowa. The Trust is now accepting grant proposals for such projects. Proposals for projects will be accepted from individuals, churches, ...

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 ...