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The final Prom for Northeast Hamilton High School held April 18 at the Williams Community Center.

 • Van Diest Medical Center Board to meet Tuesday evening.

 The next Van Diest Medical Center Board of Trustees meeting is set for Tuesday evening at 7:00 in the hospital conference room. The agenda will include appointments to the medical staff, approve a foundation nomination to the Board of Directors and Slate of Officers,and approve a foundation request for affiliation with the Enhance Hamilton County Foundation and Endow Iowa Program. The board will consider the request from the hospital foundation to purchase an AED defibrilator unit,naming of the Privacy, Compliance and Security Officers, Engagement of Audit Firm and approve the capital requests. Van Diest Medical Center CEO and administrator Lori Rathbun will have a report on current activites at the hospital. There will also be a financial and medical staff report plus other matters. The board will also meet in a closed session at the conclusion of Tuesday's meeting.

 • Simon Estes concert tickets for May on sale now!


Tickets are now on sale for the May 10 Roots and Wings concert featuring Iowa native Simon Estes at Prem Sahai Auditorium at Webster City High School. He will perform a variety of selections and will be joined by guest artist soprano Leah McIntire-Barnett and area high school chorus members. Ticket prices are $50 for reserved seats, $25 for general seating and $10 for high school students and under. Tickets are available by going online at www.wcctonline.org or at the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce at 628 Second Street. All proceeds will go toward an endowed scholarship fund for Hamilton County high school graduates. Concert time on May 10 is 2:00 p.m.

 • Divers recover body of Nevada man at Little Wall Lake south of Jewell

 Divers recovered the body of a Nevada man early Friday afternoon at Little Wall Lake south of Jewell. The name of the victims is 29 year old Zong Xiong . A set of keys, sunglasses and possibly the man's vehicle were found on the south side of the lake. Search boats were called  to assist at the lake in locating Xiong. The Hamilton County Sheriff's and Conservation Departments and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are investigating the incident. Hamilton County Sheriff Denny Hagenson said the drowning appeared to be accidental and no foul play was involved.

 • Hamilton County Board of Health applies for grants
 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.



Early This Morning...Mostly clear. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Today...Mostly sunny until late afternoon...Then mostly cloudy with isolated light rain showers late in the afternoon. Windy. High in the lower 50s. West wind 10 to 25 mph increasing to northwest 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Tonight...Partly cloudy. Isolated light rain showers in the evening. Breezy. Low in the lower 30s. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph through midnight. Chance of showers 20 percent.

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    University of Iowa student group offers ‘pot brownies’
    The student group Young Americans for Liberty raised some eyebrows on the University of Iowa campus today as it announced it was handing out “pot brownies” to raise awareness about reforming marijuana laws. Group spokesman, Michael Corrie, says the “pot” part of the brownies is a play on words. “They are just cosmic brownies in […]
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    Changes moving forward at eastern Iowa dog track, casinos
    Changes are moving forward at state-licensed gambling facilities in eastern Iowa. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission gave approval at their recent meeting for some race date changes and reviewed the financing for the Iowa Greyhound Association, which is taking over the operation of racing at the Dubuque Greyhound Park. Racing and Gaming administrator, Brian […]
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    Death of former Des Moines cop and woman called murder-suicide
    Urbandale Police Chief Gary Lang has confirmed the man who carried out a murder-suicide over the weekend is a former Des Moines Police officer who was facing a prison sentence. Officers were called late Sunday morning by the family of 32-year-old Mersed Dautovic and were asked to do a “welfare check” at his apartment in […]
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    Turkey federation: growers remain vigilant to prevent spread of bird flu
    It’s been almost a week since state officials confirmed a very deadly version of bird flu in a turkey flock in northwest Iowa’s Buena Vista County and poultry producers statewide are staying vigilant to prevent the spread. So far, no new poultry flocks in Iowa have been impacted. Katie Olthoff raises turkeys near the Hamilton […]
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Time for a playing in the snow selfie with
Natalie, Rhonda, Mary and Myra. 

Chuck Long former IA Hawkeye quarterback
made a visit to KQWC...We had to get a 
picture with him and signed autographs! 

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