Lifestyle Briefs

Celebrating puppies

Crestview Nursing and Rehab enjoyed snuggles and licks from three puppies, courtesy of Flint Schutt of Williams. The residents got to hold and play with a Golden Retriever, 8 weeks old, Miniature Dachshund, 9 weeks old and a Irish Wolfhound/Golden Retriever mix, 2 weeks old. "The event was such ...

FSB donates to boosters

First State Bank recently donated $2,000 to Webster City High School Band Boosters uniform drive. Above, First State Bank representatives present a check to band member Blake Seiser and band booster member Jamie Seiser.

ISUAA Club scholarship deadline approaches

The Iowa State University Alumni Association (ISUAA) Club of Hamilton County annually offers scholarship awards in varying amounts to incoming Iowa State University freshmen who reside or attend school in Hamilton County. In addition, current cyclones (or those transferring into Iowa State) ...

Trivia Night to benefit Rocketry Club

The WC Rocketry club at Webster City High School will be hosting a trivia night fundraiser on March 29. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and trivia will start at 7 p.m. Light concessions will be available throughout the event. The entry fee for trivia night is $100 per team. Teams have a maximum ...

Scoutmaster receives Silver Beaver award

Webster City’s own Dave Bergeson humbly received national recognition Tuesday evening from the Boy Scouts of America during a round table meeting in Ames. Scoutmaster Bergeson was presented with the distinguished Silver Beaver award from the Mid Iowa Council for his outstanding contributions ...

Mobile food pantry set for Jewell

JEWELL — The Food Banke of Iowa Mobile Food Pantry is coming to Jewell. Those in need of extra food for themselves and their family are invited to stop in. The pantry will be open Thursday, March 28 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Bethesa Luthera Church, 439 Main St., Jewell. Bring your ...

Kids meet club members

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Carson Bargfrede, Logan Willson, Connor Caquelin, Cooper Askelson and Gavin Griffith— were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis March13. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite subject to study in ...

Boosting uniform drive

Availa Bank recently gave a $2,000 donation towards the purchase of new band uniforms for Webster City High School. Presenting the check from Availa Bank are, from the left, Ryan Williams and Maggie Breitenkamp. Accepting the check and representing WCHS band, Blake Seiser and from the WCHS ...

Women’s Club holds salad luncheon

The Webster City Women's Club members enjoyed a salad potluck at their club meeting on Monday. During the program, presentations were given by four Webster City High School speech students. President Donna Foster reviewed the upcoming programs for the year. Historian, Darlene Dingman, gave ...

Inducted into National Honor Society

Nineteen new members of the Webster City National Honor Society chapter were inducted in a ceremony held Sunday evening at Prem Sahai Auditorium. New members, pictured in the upper photo are, front row from the left: Kamry Dawson, Michael Gilbert, Jackson Leman and Lesley Tomas; second ...

Sales kick off for Torch Run shirts

Teachers and law enforcement officered joined with HyVee to kick off sales of this year’s Torch Run shirts for Special Olympics. The Law Enforcement Torch Run will be held on May 23 with a ceremony at the Middle School at 10 a.m. Trials will be in Fort Dodge on April 18. Pictured are, Shylo ...

Contributes to Parent Connection program

Victoria Hill, Marilyn Middleton, Angela Wesselink, Cheryl Schneider are pictured as the Beta Sigma Phi sorority, chapter Xi Alpha Nu, presents Wesselink with a donation of $1,200. Wesselink is Parent Coordinator for Building Families, and gave a presentation on the Parent Connection Program ...

Sheriff, NCSC donate anti-drug materials

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the National Child Safety Council have partnered to supply child and drug safety materials to Hamilton County schools. The materials given to the schools focus on online safety, Bullying, Our Friendly Sheriff, Child Safety Manual with Safety Pup ...

Van Diest Hospital Auxiliary announces scholarships available

The Van Diest Medical Center Auxiliary is offering two scholarships of $1,000.00 per person to 2019 high school graduates wishing to pursue a career in the area of healthcare. Individuals going back to further their education in the healthcare field will also be considered. Applicants ...

In celebration of Seuss

Students at Stratford Community School are celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss this week, kicking off on Monday afternoon with a special event in the school library. Principal Josh Culberson read the Dr. Seuss book, ”And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street” to students in preschool ...

Storm spotting class offered

WILLIAMS — A storm spotting class will be offered Friday, March 8 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Williams Fire Station, 301 3rd St., Williams. All interested are invited to attend. Those with questions or who wish more information are asked to call Hamilton County Emergency ...

Supporting the kids

Staff from First State Bank and Town & Country Insurance in Jewell along with the organization matching staff contributions, made a donation of $320 to support the Kids Cancer Squad.

Flipping pancakes

The Williams Fire and Rescue held its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday at the Williams Community Center. Over 450 pancakes were served along with 100 pounds of sausage consumed, reported Harli Schutt, volunteer for the Williams Fire & Rescue department. Funds are used to update and ...

Students visit Kiwanis

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Juan Raymundo, Kenzie Jones, Kate Feltz, Natalie Illescas, Jesus Melendrez and Pedro Gomez Raymundo — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis Feb 19. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite subject to ...