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Lifestyle Briefs

WCCT announces scholarship awards

Webster City Community Theatre proudly announces four recipients for its 2020 WCCT Endowed Scholarships. Daniel Blankenship, Kaitlynn Seeley, Maren Borer, and Gianna Borer will each receive $550. The awards are based on academic success, community involvement, and involvement with the ...

Finding a ‘fur-ever’ home

While school is out and many adults are working from home to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, this could be the perfect time for some families to welcome a new four-legged, furry family member. Almost Home Humane Society of North Central Iowa, 725 S. 32nd St., is currently ...

Passing the time in social-isolation

Hearts for Healthcare Workers - Submitted photos Kristin Moss sent us these photos of her boys creating some colorful drawings. The boys drew, cut and colored Hearts For Healthcare Workers and decorated the family’s front windows.

WCCT to offer scholarship

Webster City Community Theatre annually presents one or more $500 scholarships to area students who have been active in the theatre arts in their high school or community. Applicants must be a current senior or graduate of a high school in Hamilton County. Students living in neighboring ...

Meeting/event cancellations

Have a meeting or event that is being canceled due to precautions concerning the COVID-19 virus? Send them to editor@freemanjournal.net. Webster City Lenten Luncheons All future Ecumenical Ladies' Lenten Luncheons have been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. This includes ...

Final group of student visitors

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders —John Wilwerding, Brayden Babbington, Jaelyn Turner, Kaitlyn Winkler, Juan De Mota and Yerlik Vasquex-Villelas — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Tuesday. They are the last group to visit for this school year. This delightful group ...

Wade speaks to Kiwanis

Gary Wade, the "Voice of the Cyclones" for the past 40 years from Ames, Iowa was the program at the Noon Kiwanis Club. He talked about the history of comic books and his hobby of collecting them. Wade will be the upcoming speaker at the Kiwanis Honor Banquet on Thursday, March 26.

Dodge for a Cause raises more than $1,000 for park project

The annual Dodge for a Cause, sponsored by SHIFT Happens, was held Friday night at Jefferson Gym with 17 teams taking part. The teams spanned three brackets — middle school, high school and community/family teams. Though the proceeds are still being tabulated, officials said that more than ...

Foundation donates equipment

The Van Diest Medical Center (VDMC) Foundation recently donated to Van Diest Medical Center and Clinics. The Foundation donated a centrifuge machine to the Laboratory Department at the hospital and two vital signs monitors to the Van Diest Family Health Clinic in Webster City. Shown with ...

WCCT to plan next season

Friday, Feb. 28, the Webster City Community Theatre will meet to plan the 2020-2021 season. WCCT members and others with suggests for productions they want to direct, audition for, help behind the scenes or enjoy from the audience are encouraged to attend. To be considered are ...

Lenten Luncheons begin Tuesday

Ecumenical Lenten luncheons will be held on Tuesday noons, March 3 through 31. In the past, all luncheons were held at the same church. New this year, five area churches will each host one luncheon. Area women are invited to enjoy a meal, brief devotional program, and fellowship. ...

Latest WCCT production to open March 13

Love the soaps? Love a murder mystery with lots of laughs? Then Webster City Community Theatre’s “The Bold, the Young and the Murdered” has just what you’re looking for. Production dates are March 13, 14, 20 & 21 at 7 pm and March 15 and 22 at 2 pm. Tickets are $12 and will ...

TTT Chapter BA celebrates 75 years

Chapter BA TTT celebrated a big milestone last week as the group gathered to observe the chapter’s 75th anniversary. The chapter was organized on Feb. 25, 1945. TTT is a national philanthropic women’s organization the provides camping experiences for girls. The group’s only ...

Choral Society to present Breaking the Silence

FORT DODGE — Fort Dodge Choral Society will present Breaking the Silence, a concert showcasing the partnership between music and community needs, at 3 pm on Sunday, March 8, at Grace Lutheran Church, Fort Dodge. Webster City residents Mark Andrew, Stephanie Hill, Alan Yungclas, and Karin ...

New displays open at JY House Vintage Clothing Exhibit

“Fair Time,” “Lawn Party,” “Women's Work is Never Done” and “Unmentionables,” pictured at the left, are the themes for the four new displays open for viewing Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Vintage Clothing Exhibit at the Jane Young House located west of the Kendall Young Library. ...

Daniels — 90th birthday

Peg Daniels, a long-time resident of Webster City, is turning 90 on Feb. 27. Cards and memories may be sent to: 100 Birch Ave W Des Moines, IA 50265.

New member joins RAH

Travis Lala, Chairperson for Rotary After Hours, presents membership materials to Chelsea Quinteros. Quinteros is a lifelong resident of Webster City, and the newest member of the After Hours Charter. She resides in Webster City with her family, and is employed by First State Bank. The ...

DIY Club to make heart wall art

The Kendall Young Library DIY Club will meet in the lower level meeting room on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. This month, the group will be making Heart Wall Art. No registration required.

Food for Fines offered at Kendall Young Library

Kendall Young Library will be offering Food for Fines throughout the month of February. Bring in a non-perishable food item and you will receive $1 (per food item) off your library fine, and only is applicable on late fees.

Bilingual storytime returns in February

Kendall Young Library will be offering a Bilingual Storytime on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 6-7 p.m. in the Storytime Room. Enjoy some warm stories and then spend time making a colorful mitten to hang in your window. La Biblioteca Kendall Young ofrecerá una hora de cuentos bilingüe el ...