Lifestyle Briefs

Greenfield awarded 4-H Foundation scholarship

AMES – Katie Greenfield from Hamilton County, was awarded the Oster Journalism 4-H Scholarship through the Iowa 4-H Foundation at the recognition ceremony Sunday, June 2 in Ames. The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the recipients of over 100 Iowa 4-H scholarships valued at over $115,000. ...

Fisher, Casady inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

AMES — Seventy-three Iowa State University students were initiated into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society during an award ceremony on May 5, 2019. Area Iowa State students who were inducted include: Ryan Fisher of Ellsworth and Madalyn Casady of Webster City. The College of ...

70 years of membership

Dr. Caryl Hollingshead, right, was recently honored for 70 years of membership in the American Legion. Above, he receives a certificate from Richard Stroner, commander, American Legion Post 191.

Local church women adopt Lily Bag Project for rape victims

The Women of the ELCA at Trinity Lutheran Church, Webster City are making, and donating Lily Bags to Story County SART (Sexual Assault Response Team). The bags include items that a rape victim might need after a sexual assault exam and items that are needed if the victim needs to be placed ...

Stanhope veteran receives Quilt of Valor

“Though we may never know the depths of your sacrifice, this Quilt of Valor offers healing, peace, comfort and warmth,” said Kathy Jones as she presented the quilt to Paul Clark of Stanhope on Thursday afternoon. “The quilt is given to honor you and thank you for your ...

WCHS 2019 Cessna 3.75 Scholars

Scholar: Natalie Asklund Parents: Casey Asklund and Danny Asklund High school activities: football and wrestling cheerleading, National Honor Society, yearbook, dance marathon Intended college: University of Northern Iowa Intended major: Early Childhood Education Scholar: Brady ...

LIFT WC donates to ACE 

Darcy Swon and Lindsay Henderson, members of the LIFT WC board of directors, donated a selection of kitchen items from the former Elks Building to All Cultures Equal. ACE  officials are working to develop a commercial kitchen at the ACE building. Accepting the donation for ACE were ...

Camp Creamery returns to WCCT

Children interested in exploring the exciting world of theatre are invited to take part in a week-long camp this summer. Webster City Community Theatre and The Old Creamery Theatre are teaming up to bring Camp Creamery back to Webster City this summer. During this week-long theatre ...

Dyvig receives Women’s Club scholarship

The Webster City Women's Club presented a Scholarship to Madison Dyvig, daughter of Jory and Michelle Dyvig of Webster City. She plans to attend Iowa State University. While maintaining a 3.6 GPA, Dyvig has been in student council, was a basketball manager, plays varsity softball and works ...

NEH hosts Family Reading Night

BLAIRSBURG — Parents joined their children for a evening of fun and reading at the annual Northeast Hamilton Family Reading Night on Monday at the Blairsburg school. Participants gathered in the school Media Center to play board games which required reading the rules. Most of the games ...

Lampman honored by governor

WEST DES MOINES — Austin Lampman, a senior at Webster City High School, was recognized by Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg for outstanding academic achievement at the 17th Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony April 28 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The statewide ...

Donuts for Dad, Muffins for Mom served at NEH

Last Friday at Northeast Hamilton Elementary, dad and mom Kyle and Lindsay Heffernan joined daughter Elsie for the Donuts for Dads and Muffins for Mom breakfast. Students proudly showed their book of zoo animals to their parents.

NEH students reach for the stars

BLAIRSBURG — Students took a trip past the moon and stars when the Hamilton County Conservation Digital Star Lab visited Northeast Hamilton Elementary School last Friday. Naturalist John Laird brought the miniature planetarium to the Blairsburg school with the support of Prairie ...

Asbury confirms eight

Asbury United Methodist Church confirmed eight students Sunday, April 28. Pictured are, front row from the left, Dylan Burnette, Dylan Rossing and Wyatt Bingham; second row, Chloe Anderson, Alley Odland and Stoakes; back row, Jennifer Sullivan, Christian Formation Director, Kailey Geopfert, ...

Donations roll in for American Legion

The Webster City Class of 1964 donated $500 to American Legion Post 191 recently. Mike Mason, left, presented the check to Commander Rich Stroner and Legion member Dave Gordon.

McSweeny’s School of the Performing Arts will usher in spring in songs

FORT DODGE — McSweeny’s School of Performing Arts is springing into music as it plans two whimsical recitals this month. “A Million Dreams,” a voice recital, will be presented on Saturday at 7 p.m. This spring recital will feature vocal soloists, a vocal ensemble, and the Fort ...

Kiwanis host middle schoolers

The last group of Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Micah Sturgill, Santiago deLeon, Adison Punkham and Alivia Burns — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis April 30th, 2019. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite subject to study in ...

Hog Roast set for Sunday at Southfield

The public is invited to attend the Annual Hog Roast at Southfield Wellness Community, located at 2416 Des Moines St., Webster City, on Sunday, May 5 at the independent and assisted living garages. Serving is from 11 am to 1 pm and will consist of pork sandwiches, all the fixings, dessert ...