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Preschoolers collect items for food pantry

- Submitted photoAsbury Preschool's three and four-year-old students got into the spirit of giving over Thanksgiving by collecting food items which were donated to the local food pantry.

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Kamrar LionsChristmas partyset for Dec. 19KAMRAR?- The Kamrar Lions will hold its 47th annual Christmas Party on Dec. 19 at the Lions Club Building.Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 2 p.m. and Santa will arrive at 3 p.m. Cash drawings will be held and each child will receive a ...

WCHS, WCMS to present holiday concerts Monday

The Webster City Schools are presenting two holiday concerts on Monday.The 5th-8th grade bands' concert is Monday at 6 p.m. in the WCMS Multi-Purpose Room.The 5th grade band is playing: "Power Rock," "First Christmas March," and "iJingle," in which audience members can download a smart phone ...

In My Opinion

We asked St. Thomas students..."What do you want for Christmas?"

All there is to Go and Do

Santa's Workshop set for Kendall Young Library SaturdayChildren and families are invited to Santa's Workshop at Kendall Young Library on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.Children will have an opportunity to visit with Santa and share their Christmas wish lists as well as make some holiday ...

Festivity of Light pageant Saturday

STRATFORD - On Saturday, the Swedish Foundation of Iowa's Swede Bend Settlement Inc. will be hosting its annual Lucia Festivity of Light pageant at the Stratford Lutheran Church.This year, The Swedish Foundation is seeking women 60 and older to represent Lucia, and children 3 through 15 years ...

Christmas party set for Monday for WCWC

Webster City Women's Club will hold its Christmas party on Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Jane Young House.Donna Foster will lead an old-time sing-along to open the meeting, followed by "Christmas Treasures"?and Norma Jean Bell showing some of her nativity collections.Refreshments will be served by ...

Thompsons celebrate 40th

Denis and Deb Thompson of Webster City will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Monday.Denis Thompson and Deb Witte were married Dec. 14, 1975 at Schaller, Iowa.A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to them at :?1702 Superior St., Webster City, ...

Weekend class retreats

By ADRI SIETSTRAasietstra@freemanjournal.netLegacy Learning will be holding a Winter Weekend Workshop Retreat Friday, Jan. 23 and Saturday, Jan. 24. Join educated instructors for courses on woodcarving, quilting, metal working and painting.CarvingChad Eells will be instructing 'Carving for Fun ...

All there is to Go and Do

Santa's Workshop set for Kendall Young Library Dec. 12Children and families are invited to Santa's Workshop at Kendall Young Library on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.Children will have an opportunity to visit with Santa and share their Christmas wish lists as well as make some holiday ...

WC Women’s Club Christmas party set for Monday afternoon

Webster City Women's Club will hold its Christmas party on Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Jane Young House.Donna Foster will lead an old-time sing-along to open the meeting, followed by "Christmas Treasures"?and Norma Jean Bell showing some of her nativity collections.Refreshments will be served by ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Adult Fiction:"The Wake: A Novel" by Paul Kingsnorth"Ideal: The Novel and the Play" by Ayn Rand"Amish Promises" by Leslie Gould"Ripped from the Pages: A Bibliophile Mystery" by Kate Carlisle"Until the Harvest" by Sarah Loudin Thomas"The Aeronaut's Windlass" by Jim Butcher"Once Upon a ...

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PEO?Chapter ELto meet ThursdayChapter EL PEO will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the home of Holly Martin, 2217 Kamen Court, with Jana Reints and Barb Wollan serving as co-hostesses.Barb Wollan will report on the PEO Educational Loan Fund and Jackie Butler will present the program.Stanhope ...

Santa is coming to town

Ho-ho-hold onto your hats. Ready your wish lists. Santa Claus will be coming to Kendall Young Library this Saturday from 2-3:30 p.m. Take the kids to visit Santa, decorate sugar cookies, and make ornaments for the Christmas tree.All ages are welcome to come talk with Santa and tell him what ...