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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 ...

Questions, comments at public hearing

A public hearing was held Monday night to discuss changes to the proposed sign ordinance."The goal is to make this simple, make it clear, not address this so much by type of sign or what its content was, but by where its location was," said City Manager Ed Sadler.Local resident Connie Evans ...

Sadler among finalists for Indianola job

Ed Sadler, city manager for Webster City, is one of five finalists for the Indianola City Manager position.According to the Indianola Record-Herald, the five candidates were in Indianola over the weekend to interview for the position. Others under consideration include Ryan Waller, assistant ...

Two arrested in the Dayton Festival of Lights vandalism

DAYTON - The Dayton Police Department arrested two juveniles Saturday connection with the vandalism of Oak Park, and the burglary of the adjacent Dayton Rodeo Grounds.The juveniles were released to their parents' custody and have been referred to juvenile court. Their names have not been ...

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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 Annette Louk and Annette Doolittle serving as co-hostesses.Barb Wollan will report on the PEO Educational Loan Fund and Jackie Butler will present the program.Stanhope ...

Lucia Festivity of Light pageant returns 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. The pageant is still seeking Lucia candidates, Lucia Maidens, Star Boys, and Tomte (elfin boys). Traditionally, ...

Community Christmas dinner cancelled this year

Organizers of the community Christmas dinner have announced that the 2015 gathering has been cancelled.Members of the committee met Thursday and came to the difficult decision that there was just not enough time to round up volunteers in time for the Christmas night meal. Officials said there ...

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ProgressiveChristmasProgramreturns Dec. 13STRATFORD?- The time for the 2nd Annual Progressive Community Christmas Program is drawing near. Join the Stratford area churches on Dec. 13, at 4:30 pm. Meet Mary, Joseph, Elizabeth, and the angel Gabriel in the Fellowship Hall of the Stratford ...

All there is to Go and Do

Christmas Dance planned for Fuller Hall SaturdayIowa Central Community College and the Fuller Hall Recreation Center are sponsoring a Christmas Dance featuring Tom Steinkoenig and his Sentimental Swing Band Saturday at Fuller Hall, 625 Bank Street, Webster City. Sentimental Swing is a dance ...

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ProgressiveChristmasProgramreturns Dec. 13STRATFORD?- The time for the 2nd Annual Progressive Community Christmas Program is drawing near. Join the Stratford area churches on Dec. 13, at 4:30 pm. Meet Mary, Joseph, Elizabeth, and the angel Gabriel in the Fellowship Hall of the Stratford ...