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Lifestyle Briefs

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 ...

Fifth graders visit club meeting

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis April 16th, 2019. They introduced themselves and told about their families and pets and their favorite subject to study in school. They heard a program by protecting your financial information and how to freeze ...

Egg hunts to be held Saturday

Two Easter Eggs Hunts in Northeast Hamilton County are scheduled for Saturday, April 20. The Blairsburg Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Blairsburg City Park. The Williams Development Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 10 a.m. in the the Williams City Park.

Mitchell performs in DMACC concert

Soprano McKenna Mitchell of Webster City performs the solo “If I Loved You” from “Carousel” at the Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Campus Spring Concert.

On the hunt for Easter eggs

The Webster City Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by Southfield Wellness Community and the City of Webster City was held Saturday morning at Fuller Hall.

Auditions set for summer play

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 ...

Passing the gavel

Williams Post 633 Commander Wayne Wahlert, passed the gavel to Derrick Greenfield at their annual meeting. Wahlert, a Vietnam vet, had been Commander since 2012. Greenfield, an Afghanistan veteran, is the new commander of post 633.

Boosting After Prom

Michelle Casady and Amy Lampman presented the program on Webster City High School after prom at the Main Street USA Morning Kiwanis Club Tuesday.Following the program, the club presented the women with $300 for after prom. Above, John Boughton presents the check to Casady and Lampman.

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.