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Christmas dinner volunteers soughtVolunteers interested in helping plan the annual Community Christmas Dinner are asked to attend a meeting Thursday.The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church. A?variety of volunteers are needed to help cook, serve as greeters, ...

Choralaires carol Sing-Along is Sunday

CLARION - The Choralaires will host its Community Christmas Carol Sing-Along on Sunday at 3 p.m.The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Clarion. A free will offering will be gathered to benefit the Ministerial Association's "Meals from the Heartland"?food packaging event.

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HUGS to meetWednesdayHumans Understanding Grief will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the 2nd Street Emporium. For more information, call Paula, 832-3927.Stratford plansProgressiveChristmas eventSTRATFORD?- The Second annual Progressive Community Christmas Program will be held Dec. 13, starting at ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Adult Fiction:?"Submission" by Michel Houellebecq"The Familiar:?Into the Forest Volume 2"?by Mark Z. Danielewski"In a Dark, Dark Wood"?by Ruth Ware"A?Christmas Escape:?A?Novel"?by Anne Perry"The Autobiography of James T. Kirk:?The Story of Starfleet's Greatest Captain" by James T. Kirk"The ...

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HUGS to meetWednesdayHumans Understanding Grief will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the 2nd Street Emporium. For more information, call Paula, 832-3927.Choralaies Carol Sing-Along setCLARION - The Choralaires will host its Community Christmas Carol Sing-Along on Dec. 6 at 3 p.m.The event will be ...

Jaycox crowned Iowa Honey Queen

Webster City senior, Maia Jaycox was crowned this past weekend in Cedar Rapids at the Iowa Honey Producer Association annual meeting as the 2016 Iowa Honey Queen.She is the daughter of Scott and Juli Jaycox of Webster City. She became interested in beekeeping when her family started keeping ...

Swing band to perform at Dec. 6 Christmas dance

Iowa Central Community College and the Fuller Hall Recreation Center are sponsoring a Christmas Dance featuring Tom Steinkoenig and his Sentimental Swing Band Dec. at Fuller Hall, 625 Bank Street, Webster City. Steinkoenig and his band have been playing for many years and bring a lofty zeal for ...

Turkey Trot returns Thanksgiving Day

The Webster City Recreation Department will have the annual Webster City Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. This will be held on Nov. 26 at 9 a.m., at the Fuller Hall Recreation Center. This is a 5K run or walk with individual and team competition. Participants may sign up just before the race. The ...

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Opera House jamset for FridayBLAIRSBURG?- The Blairsburg Opera House jammers, dancers and listeners will meet Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. NOTE:?Change of date. The coffee pot will be on. Please bring a snack to share.Grant applicationsavailable fromMorrison TrustThe William Morrison Trust was ...

Choralaires to present holiday carol sing-along

CLARION - The Choralaires will host its Community Christmas Carol Sing-Along on Dec. 6 at 3 p.m.The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Clarion. A free will offering will be gathered to benefit the Ministerial Association's "Meals fro the Heartland"?food packging event.

Boy Scout pie pickup set for this Saturday

Boy Scout Troop 17 issued a reminder to all who had purchased pies, cheesecakes, rolls and wreaths that a pickup is scheduled for Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to noon. at Ted's Car Wash parking lot.Troop officials said extra pies will also be available, including French silk, apple, cherry, ...