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Lifestyle Briefs

Andrew recognized as Paul Harris Fellow

Rotary President Zach Chizek presents a pin to Mark Andrew to designate his second Paul Harris Fellow recognition. Paul Harris was the founder of Rotary. Donations made to the Rotary International Foundation go to projects that do good worldwide. Each $1,000 donation earns the contributor ...

WCCT to hold auditions for next production

Director Angela Rottering has announced that auditions for Webster City Community Theatre's next production, "The Bold, the Young and the Murdered." The mystery murder comedy, written by Don Zolidis, requires 5 to 9 females and 4 to 8 males. Auditions are Sunday, January 5 at 4 pm and ...

Vintage clothing exhibit open on Saturday

This Saturday the Jane Young House will be open for viewing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. On the upper level is the Vintage Clothing Exhibits and on the lower level, enjoy a very unique Village Christmas Tree, a display of crèches, and beautiful Victorian Christmas decorations. Bring family ...

Sheridan joins club

Rotary President Zach Chizek presents membership materials to D. Jeffrey Sheridan. He recently moved to Webster City from Lowell, IN to become the new City Manager. The club meets on Mondays at noon at the Second Street Emporium. The Rotary After Hours group meets the second Tuesday of each ...

Rotarians experience virtual reality

Rotarian Tami Hejlik told the Webster City Rotary Club about Virtual Reality Monday noon during the group’s regular meeting. She shared several VR videos available on the Rotary International website and club members had a chance to experience virtual reality using goggles she provided. ...

Paul Harris Fellow

 Rotarian Mark Dohms received his Paul Harris Fellow times 3 recognition during the Monday meeting of the Rotary Club. The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation.

Donation to Supper with Santa

At the Tuesday morning meeting of the Main Street, USA Kiwanis Club, the club donated $100.00 to the Grid Iron Restaurant to assist with expenses incurred for the Dinner With Santa event. The program for the day was an update on the Willson Brewer Park renovation spearheaded by Gary Groves. In ...

Open house, tours set for JY House

The Women's Club is holding an open house from 1 to 4 on Saturday, Dec, 14 at the Jane Young House. The beautifully decorated Victorian home is located just west of the Kendall Young Library. In addition to taking a break from shopping and other activities to enjoy warm cider and cookies, ...

Christmas at the Bridge is Saturday

Christmas at the Bridge is returning to Webster City on Sautrday, Dec. 14. Christmas at the Bridge is a family event to bless the Webster City Community, according to organizers at the Webster City Church of Christ, It is a free event where families come, everyone can pick out a ...

Fifth graders visit club

These Webster City Middle School fifth graders, Izzy Grossoehme, Grace Moothart, Brayden Hart and Sophia Wang, were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Dec. 3. This group introduced themselves and told about their favorite subject in school, their families and what they want for Christmas. Webster ...

Choral Society, Jive for Five concert set

Fort Dodge Choral Society and Jive for Five! brass quintet will share the joy of Christmas music Sunday, Dec. 15 at First United Methodist Church. The 3 pm concert, entitled "Silent Night" is preceded by a 2 pm reception and the opportunity for audience members to join in singing beloved ...

SALT to feature holiday music

The next meeting of the Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) program is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Atrium at South Hamilton High School in Jewell. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with a breakfast social and free blood pressure checks provided. The meeting begins at ...

Short Takes, Dec. 2

Garden club to hold Christmas luncheon The Town and Country Garden Club will meet Wednesday, Dec. 4 at noon at Trinity Lutheran Church for their Christmas luncheon. Storytime for preschoolers Kendall Young Library will be offering Preschool Storytime on Wednesdays every month! This ...

Hansen Foundation donates Power Snacks to area schools

WEST DES MOINES —Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation are continuing to reduce childhood hunger in Iowa with the Power Snack™ program. This year, food insecure children across Iowa will receive Pork Sticks in addition to existing Power Snack coupons for deli ham and ...

Trueblood – 90th birthday

Dick Trueblood will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, Nov. 30. Dick owned Jiffy Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning in Webster City with his wife, Pat, from 1970 until their retirement in 1993. To celebrate, Dick enjoyed a birthday “Iowa Road Trip Tour” through Lehigh, ...

Kiwanis donate to school

At the Tuesday morning meeting of the Main Street, USA Morning Kiwanis Club, Pleasant View Elementary School Principal, Mindy Mossman updated the club on the structure and programs of the Webster City elementary schools, with an emphasis on the Northeast Hamilton School for which she had high ...

Christmas at the Jane Young House

Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be open hours for the Vintage Clothing Exhibit at the Jane Young House, located just west of the Kendall Young Library. Both downstairs and upstairs are all decked out for the holidays. Visitors won't want to miss the amazing Christmas décor in ...

Turkey Trot returns

The Webster City Recreation Department will once again be having the annual Webster City Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. This will be held on Thursday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. at the Fuller Hall Recreation Center. This is a 5K run or walk with individual and team competition. Participants ...

Senior potluck dinner set for Nov. 27

The Webster City Recreation Department in conjunction with Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation will be having their Annual Senior Potluck Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at noon in the Fuller Hall gym. Turkey, table service, and drinks will be provided. All guests are asked to bring a ...