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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 ...

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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 ...

Santa’s Workshop set for Dec. 12

Children 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 crafts. Volunteers will be available to assist with the ...

SALT meeting to be held at sheriff’s office

The Hamilton County S.A.L.T. - Seniors and Lawmen Together -will meet on Thursday at the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. Free blood pressure checks will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m. with a presentation to follow. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.This month's presentation will be "911, ...

Volunteers needed to help with annual dinner

Volunteers 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, waiters and waitresses, cleanup, ...

Circle meetings

Faith United Methodist Women circles will meet as follows for the month of December: Peace Circle will meet on Dec. 15 at the church at 5 p.m. for a cookie exchange. Donna and Amy McCollough are hosting. Hope Circle will meet on Dec. 17 at Second Street Emporium at 11:30 a.m. Love Circle will ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Nonfiction:"Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook: Eat Up and Slim Down With More Than 350 Healthy Recipes" by Pearl Barrett"Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist" by Niall Ferguson"The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook: Sweet Treats for the Geek in all of Us" by Rosanna Pansino"The Lost Detective: Becoming Dashiell ...

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S.A.L.T. to meetThursday morningThe Hamilton County S.A.L.T. - Seniors and Lawmen Together -will meet on Thursday at the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. Free blood pressure checks will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m. with a presentation to follow. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.This ...