Lifestyle Briefs

Tree City USA Award

DES MOINES - The City of Webster City was recently honored with the 2018 Tree City USA Award at the 29th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. The award was presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources April 3rd at the Sheraton in West ...

Crossover ceremony held

Webster City Boy Scout Troop 17, Cub Scout Pack 583, as well as family and friends, held their annual Blue and Gold Crossover Ceremonies recently, honoring four young men that achieved their Arrow of Light, earning the privilege of crossing over from the Cub Scouting program into Scouting BSA ...

Auditions planned for WCCT summer production

Auditions for Webster City Community Theatre's summer production, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, will be held Monday, April 22, and Tuesday, April 23, from 6:00-7:30 pm at the theatre, 1001 Willson Avenue. There are roles for adults and students middle school through college. Director ...

Hours set for vintage clothing display

The Vintage Clothing Exhibit at the historic Jane Young House will be open for tours the fourth Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This month's open hours are on April 27. Add the tour to your to-do list with the Thrift Sale at First Congregational Church and the book sale at ...

Kiwanis Club hosts student guests

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Destiny Cortes, Addelyn Pruismann, Braylon Dyvig, Dawson Bertran and Magdiel Magdaleno — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis April 2. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite subject to study in ...

George Reeves Memorial to award scholarship

The George Reeves Memorial will be awarding a $500 scholarship to any high school senior from Woolstock (city or rural), no matter which school district they attend. Applications are available at Woolstock City Hall, now until April 19; open Wednesdays 1 to 4 p.m., and Fridays 4 to 6:30 ...

Book sale returns to KYL

The Spring Friends of the Library book sale will be held April 25-27 at Kendall Young Library. On Thursday, April 25, the sale is open to Friends of the Library members from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. but memberships are available at the door for $5. The sale opens to the general public on Friday ...

Kids Karnival a success

The Kids Karnival was held at the high school on Tuesday, March 26 from 5:30 - 7:30. Funds raised were donated to the Children's Miracle Network. High school students set up and ran games played by young children from the community. Organizers reported a strong turnout.

Curtain going up tonight

Webster City Community Theatre will present “Leading Ladies,” a comedy by Ken Ludwig, on March 29, 30. April 5 and 6 at 7 p.m., and March 31 and April 7 at 2 p.m. Tickets for the production are on sale at the WCCT box office. Box office hours are 5 to 7 p.m. weeknights, Saturdays 10 ...

Students recognized for academics, activities

The 92nd Annual Kiwanis Honor Banquet, hosted by the Webster City Noon Kiwanis, was held Tuesday night at Trinity Lutheran Church. Twenty-eight Webster City High School students were recognized for academic achievement and other activities. The keynote speaker was Richard Stroner.

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 ...