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Lifestyle Briefs

Sinclair retires from library

Williams area residents turned out Tuesday to express their gratitude and congratulate head librarian Diane Sinclair, left, in her retirement at the Williams Public Library. Sinclair has served as head librarian for the past ten years and now plans to truly retire. Sinclair’s next adventure ...

Little Misses of Hamilton County

These girls are part of the Little Misses of Hamilton County, a program started by the 2018 Hamilton County Fair Queen, McKenna Mitchell. They will be doing activities at the fair and will be a part of the Queen Coronation Program held on Thursday, July 25. Pictured are Katie Egeland, Shyla ...

Travelers tour Eastern Europe

A group of local Webster City history buffs recently took a 10-day tour of Eastern Europe. The first stop was at Krakow, Poland where they toured the Town Square, the former ghetto and Schindler’s Factory. Krakow was Pope John Paul’s hometown. They then toured Auschwitz and ...

S.A.L.T. to meet Aug.1 in Kamrar

The Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) Program is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Kamrar Lions Building in Kamrar. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with a free breakfast and a meeting to follow beginning at 9:30 a.m. with updates from local and county law enforcement ...

Order of the Arrow

Cody Seiser, a three-year member of Boy Scouts Troop 17, was elected by his peers to take part in the Order of the Arrow. The inducton ceremony, called the Ordeal, is the first step toward full membership in the Order. During the experience, candidates maintain silence, receive small amounts of ...

Giving and receiving

Webster City Rotary Club made a $500 donation to LIFT WC at the July Rotary After Hours meeting. Pictured is LIFT WC President Lindsay Henderson and Rotary After Hours Chair Travis Lala. Monies received will be used to assist with the renovation of the historic Elks Building. LIFT WC donated ...

Rotary Club contributes to ACE

Zach Chizek, Webster City Rotary Club president, presents a $250 check to Kathy Vaughn of All Cultures Equal Monday during the club’s meeting.

Donations buy school supplies

Every Friday, the employees of WCF Financial Bank can wear jeans for a $5 donation. This quarter, the funds raised went towards back-to-school supplies that were donated to UDMO. There was a grand total of $500 which purchased 12 school bags filled with supplies and a check to UDMO for $117.82.

WC native enters class of 2023 Plebe Summer at U.S. Naval Academy

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Alex Hooker, a 2019 graduate of Webster City High School, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2023 Thursday, June 27, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. He is the son of Terry and Michelle Hooker of Webster ...

Hog roast donations benefit UDMO

Jamie Flugstad of Upper Des Moines Opportunity was presented a donation of $1,200 from Southfield Wellness Community by Stacy Wardell, HR Director, Sue Newman, Dietary Director and Niki Kumm, Assisted Living Director. The funds were raised during Southfield’s annual Hog Roast, held in May and ...

Little princesses to reign over Williams celebration

The Williams Little Princesses are girls from Williams who have just finished Kindergarten, First and Second Grades. On the Fourth of July, they represent the City of Williams in the annual Independence Day Parade and are featured in a program at 1:30 p.m. at the gazebo in the park. Ava ...

Donation to youth advisory

At their weekly Tuesday morning Kiwanis Club meeting, the program for the meeting was then presented by Logan Welsh who spoke on the city's Youth Advisory Council and answered questions on other subjects. The club then presented Welsh with a $100 donation for the council's activities ...

VDMC to hold dry needling info session Wednesday

Van Diest Medical Center and 21st Century Rehab invite all community members to attend the upcoming free Dry Needling Workshop geared toward those looking to conquer chronic pain once and for all. The event will be held Wednesday, June 26 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Physical Therapy ...

‘Remembering the Apron’ to be presented at KYL

Kendall Young Library will host a presentation Monday night that will take a nostalgic look back at an iconic piece of Americana. “Remembering the Apron” will be presented on Monday, July 1 at 6 p.m. in the lower level meeting room. Presenter Sheila Craig is a grandmother with a ...

Retirement party set for Olson

ELLSWORTH — A retirement party for Marcy Olson will be held Saturday, June 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Ellsworht Park Shelter. Stop by for refreshments and a to visit with Olson and her family

ISP celebrates 200th baby of 2019

Iowa Specialty Hospital’s 200th baby of 2019, Theodore Broderick Hopp, was born on June 12 at 11:07 in the morning to parents Krista and Brody Hopp. Baby Theodore weighed 8 pounds 10.7 ounces, was 21 inches in length, and has brown hair and blue eyes. He will join big brother, Arthur, who ...

Wedding displays open

Women's Club member JoAnn Robb, dressed as Jane Young, poses with a beaded new "vintage" wedding gown on display at the Jane Young House. The Vintage Clothing Exhibit has now been changed and features four rooms of "Weddings Through the Years" with over 40 wedding garments of different eras ...

Cast announced for WCCT summer production

Rehearsals are underway for Webster City Community Theatre’s summer production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The play is based on the story by C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia and was dramatized by Joseph Robinette. Performance dates are July 12, 13, 19 and 20 at 7 pm ...

Kayla Miller to serve as summer intern for AMVC

AUDUBON — AMVC Nutritional Services, headquartered in Audubon, Iowa, has announced Kayla Miller will serve as a nutritional services intern. She is the daughter of Randy and Erica Miller of Webster City. Throughout the summer, Miller will visit several AMVC sow farms and learn what the ...

Registration closes for Camp Creamery

Webster City Community Theatre announced today that the registration for the summer children’s theater workshop, Camp Creamry is now closed as all of the available spots have been filled.