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Lifestyle Briefs

Kroona named Woman of Year

Shelby Kroona, left, director of Hamilton County Public Health, was named as the Woman of the Year for 2020-2021 for Laureate Gamma Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority. The presentation was made by Chapter President Sheryl Asmus Monday afternoon. Asmus said the ...

Confirmation held at Williams church

Confirmation was held on Sunday, May 2 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Williams. Pictured are Pastor Jeff Tjelta, brock Corn, Alicia Wahlert and Tatum Henrichs.

Girl Scouts Earth Day activities

Girl Scout Troops 10153 and 593 combined efforts for an Earth Day litter pick-up at Twin Parks. Special thank you to The Trash Man for providing trash bags. The Girl Scouts and accompanying community members picked up a variety of small trash items out of the park in preparation for Spring ...

Main Street Kiwanis award scholarships

Jeanne Hill, member of the Main Street Morning Kiwanis Club, has announced the 2021 college junior/senior scholarship winners. The scholarships are in the amount of $500 each. The scholarship committee selected the winners based on academic achievement and community service. The four ...

Garden Club to meet

The Town and Country Garden Club will meet Wednesday, April 28th at 1:00 p.m. at the ACE Building at 1440 E. Second St. The program will be “Creating Kokedama Moss Balls” given by Diane Madoerin. Hostesses are: Delma Swanson, Joyce Klucking, LoEda Paine, Pat Nokes, and Joyce Gelhaus. ...

WCHS grads inducted into Cardinal Key Honorary

Three Webster City High School graduates were recently inducted into the Cardinal Key Senior Honorary at Iowa State University. Katie Greenfield, Madalyn Casady and James Van Diest were among the 77 ISU students and 2 faculty members inducted into the honorary on April 11. Cardinal Key ...

Totes donated to ACE food pantry

In March, members of First Congregational UCC collected t-shirts and turned them into totes. A total of 240 bags were sewn and delivered to All Cultures Equal on Monday. The totes will be used to pass out groceries from the food bank. ACE regularly sees up to 70 families on any pick-up days.

Ham balls on the menu

ALDEN — The Alden United Methodist Church, 1512 Hardin, Alden, will host a drive through meal featuring ham balls, cheesy potatoes, green beans, roll and cookies on Sunday, April 11. Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the food is gone. A free will donation will be accepted.

Mobile food pantry coming to Jewell

Food Bank of Iowa Mobile Food Pantry is coming to Jewell on Thursday, March 25. The drive-through event will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 439 Main St., Jewell. Food distribution will be drive-through similar to the past. Pull up to the main door and stay in ...

‘Small Group the Movie’ to be shown at TLC in Ellsworth

The Christian film Small Group the Movie will be showing at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1629 Dewitt St. in Ellsworth on Sunday evening, April 11, 2021 at 6 p.m. Contact Trinity’s church office at 515-836-4792 or holyone@netins.net for more information.

A sunny day walk and clean up

Yesterday, while Hunter and Friends Forever Staff Member Shannon were on a walk, enjoying the beautiful weather, they noticed a lot of trash that littered the trail. So they grabbed a sack and gloves and decided to do something about it. By the time they got to their turnaround point, they ...

Read Across Iowa celebrations kick off

WEST DES MOINES – Read Across Iowa kicked off this week with dozens of events around the state and a live, virtual read aloud of the book “My Family’s Soybean Farm” by the author, Katie Oltoff. Read Across Iowa is a month-long celebration of the joys of reading to students of all ages, ...

Area students ranks among top 2 percent at ISU

AMES - The following area students are ranked among the top 2 percent of students in their college at Iowa State University. Those students are Janae Stoecker, a senior in the College of Human Sciences from Stratford, and Joshua Casady, a junior in the College of Human Sciences from ...

Gift to benefit Iowa Central EMS program

The generosity of the family of Steve Hall will carry on his legacy and passion of helping others for years to come. Steve started his career in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in 1985. As a paramedic specialist, his passion for patient care led him to teaching at Iowa Central Community ...

Students in the Arts announces winter term students

Kindergarten through 12th-grade students in Webster City Community School District have been recognized for excellence by their instructors for winter term in the performing and visual arts programs at their five school buildings. Elementary Art and Music Northeast Hamilton ...

St. Thomas Knights to host fish fry

The Knights of Columbus of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church will host a series of drive thru fish fry dinners during Lent. The events are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 19, March 5 and March 19 from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. at the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Center, 1000 Des Moines St. The menu will ...

Rotary donation benefits MOW

Kathy Josten accepted a $500 donation on behalf of the Webster City Meals on Wheels program, from Kyle Heffernan, president of the Webster City Rotary Club.

Read Across Iowa celebrations to encourage reading with children

AMES – Read Across Iowa will launch March 1 and begin a month-long celebration to bring the joys of reading to kids of all ages. Agriculturally themed Read Across Iowa events will be held across the state and will feature books and materials about agriculture that will appeal to all ...

Virtual video game music program set

A virtual video game music program will be presented Saturday, Feb. 13 at 1 p.m. The Des Moines Gamer Symphony Orchestra will present the program via Zoom. To obtain the Zoom link, email waynej@kylib.org. The event is sponsored by Ericson Public Library, Dewitt Community Library and Kendall ...

Rotary donates to KYL

Webster City Rotary Club President Kyle Heffernan presented a check for $1,000 to Ketta Lubberstedt-Arjes, director of the Kendall Young Library. As the library is unable to hold its traditional fundraising events, the donation will be used to support the programs the library offers.