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Lifestyle Briefs

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.

Talent Search set

A Bill Riley Talent Search contest is scheduled for Saturday, July 27th during the 2019 Hamilton County Fair in Webster City. The event will be on the Ed Prince Stage beginning at 4 pm. Bill Riley, Jr. of Des Moines will emcee our event. Competition includes a Senior division for ages ...

Elim Lutheran confirms 4

Four young people were confirmed their faith on May at Elim Lutheran Church in Randall. Pictured are, front row, Savanna Freeman, Pastor James Norem and Amanda Ostrem; back row, Erin Hassebrock, Keagan Swenson.

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.