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Lifestyle Briefs

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 ...

Kiwanis crown a queen

Kiwanis Treasurer Tom McLaughlin has just crowned Kiwanian Gretchen McGlynn the 2019 Main Street Morning Kiwanis Homecoming Chili Supper Queen. Her responsibilities will include riding in the back of a convertible during the homecoming parade and tossing out candy to the spectators.

Donation for chili supper

Gretchen McGlynn accepts some of the 56 pounds of ground chuck donated for the chili supper by Hy-Vee manager Kevin Barry. The chili supper will be at the high school cafeteria this Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Adult tickets will be $7, children under twelve $3 and preschoolers free.

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.