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Lifestyle Briefs

Donations roll in for American Legion

The Webster City Class of 1964 donated $500 to American Legion Post 191 recently. Mike Mason, left, presented the check to Commander Rich Stroner and Legion member Dave Gordon.

McSweeny’s School of the Performing Arts will usher in spring in songs

FORT DODGE — McSweeny’s School of Performing Arts is springing into music as it plans two whimsical recitals this month. “A Million Dreams,” a voice recital, will be presented on Saturday at 7 p.m. This spring recital will feature vocal soloists, a vocal ensemble, and the Fort ...

Kiwanis host middle schoolers

The last group of Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Micah Sturgill, Santiago deLeon, Adison Punkham and Alivia Burns — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis April 30th, 2019. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite subject to study in ...

Hog Roast set for Sunday at Southfield

The public is invited to attend the Annual Hog Roast at Southfield Wellness Community, located at 2416 Des Moines St., Webster City, on Sunday, May 5 at the independent and assisted living garages. Serving is from 11 am to 1 pm and will consist of pork sandwiches, all the fixings, dessert ...

Hisler named Woman of Year

Members of the Beta Theta, Gamma Omicron, Beta Chi, and Delta Upsilon chapters of Beta Sigma Phi met April 29 to celebrate the 88th anniversary of the founding of the international women's organization. Thirty members enjoyed social time, a catered meal and program at the Jane Young House. ...

Southfield to host annual hog roast

The public is invited to attend the Annual Hog Roast at Southfield Wellness Community, located at 2416 Des Moines St., Webster City, on Sunday, May 5 at the independent and assisted living garages. Serving is from 11 am to 1 pm and will consist of pork sandwiches, all the fixings, dessert ...

Farmers Market returns to downtown May 25

It’s nearly Farmers Market season. This year, the Webster City Farmers Market will again be held on Saturday mornings but there’s a new time — 9 a.m. to Noon. The market will once again be located on Des Moines Street south of Second Street to the alley. The first day will be May ...

SH students dance the night away at prom

JEWELL — A Night of A Thousand Lights” was the theme of this year's prom at South Hamilton, held on Saturday evening. The big event kicked off at the school with guessing jars, followed by the promenade in the school gym. With friends and families seated in the bleachers, prom ...

WCHS to present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Webster City High School will present “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” adapted by Claudia Haas based on the play by William Shakespeare. Performances are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in Prem Sahai Auditorium. A cleverly compressed version of ...

Online auction to benefit new GRM scholarship fund

There will be an online silent auction for the George Reeves Memorial April 28 to May 5. Sales from the auction will benefit their annual scholarship fund and general fund. The George Reeves Memorial (GRM) has contributed to events, charitable causes, and museums, around Hamilton and ...

WCHS spring concert set for Monday

Webster City High School proudly presents its Spring Choir Concert Monday, April 29, at 7:00 pm at Prem Sahai Auditorium. Lynx Singers will open the concert with “Lord, I Call to You” by Mozart and an arrangement of folk songs entitled, “With a Banjo on My Knee.” Purple & ...

Scouts food, pop can drive set for Saturday

Webster City’s Boy Scout Troop 17 and Cub Scout Pack 583 want to remind the public of their annual food and pop can drive coming up on Saturday, April 27. Residents are asked to set items on their front step by 9 a.m., including any new, unopened, non perishable food and/or hygiene items, ...

Rotary donates to Rocketry Club

Members of the Webster City Rocketry Team were the guest speakers Monday at Rotary Club. The high school students placed high enough in the Team America Rocketry Challenge to be invited to Nationals in Washington D.C. in May. The Rotary Club presented the students with a $100 donation to help ...

Applications for Stearns Trust now being accepted

Under her Last Will and Testament, Teresa Treat Stearns established a trust the income of which is to be used for the good of the community of Webster City, and vicinity for the purpose of benefiting such needy persons, families, organizations, associations or groups as the Trustee determines ...

More than 2,000 eggs to find at Williams Park

One-year-old Beckett Ratzke proved to be an excellent hunter for Easter eggs at the Williams Development event on Saturday in the Williams City Park. Over 2,000 eggs were scattered throughout the park for the 50 children participating.

Kids turn out in Stanhope for egg hunt

The Stanhope town park was buzzing with activity Saturday morning as scores of youngsters gathered for the annual Easter egg hunt. The yearly event is sponsored by the Stanhope Development Group, Inc. assisted by the Clear Lake Sailors 4-H Club. The lovely weather attracted parents and ...

HUGS to meet

Humans Understanding Grief or HUGS will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Second St. Emporium. For more information, call Paula at 570-5266.

Garden Club to meet downtown

The Town and Country Garden Club will meet Wednesday, April 24 at 1 p.m. at the Main Street Garden. Bring garden tools to clean up garden. Hostesses are D. Swanson, L. Paine, J. Klucking, C. Entriken.

Auditions set for WCCT

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 6-7:30 pm at the theatre, 1001 Willson Avenue. There are roles for adults and students middle school through college. Director ...

Talent Search set for Hamilton County Fair

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