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Motorcycles and Vietnam war Veterans preparing to depart from the Boondocks.

 • Two people injured in SUV accident east of Webster City Thursday afternoon.

 The Iowa State Patrol investigated an SUV accident at the eastbound 143 mile marker of Highway 20 east of Webster City shortly before 2:00 Thursday afternoon.  Reportedly the SUV was traveling eastbound when it left the roadway,entered the eastbound ditch, ran up the embankment and struck the overpass bridge where it came to rest. A passenger was able to get out however the drive was pinned inside the vehicle.The Webster City Fire Department used its Jaws of Life to free the driver. The two were transported to Van Diest Medical Center for treatment of their injuries by the hospital's EMS department. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department assisted in the investigation. The names of the driver and passenger were not immediately available.

 • W.C. man turns himself in to Fort Dodge police after theater incident on August 14.

 The Webster City man accused of firing a gun outside the Fort 8 theater  has turned himself in to Fort Dodge Police. 23 year old Joseph Oberender has been charged with  assault with a dangerous weapon and reckless use of a firearm. The case was sent to Webster County District Court on Thursday.  Oberender's attorney Darren Driscoll of Fort Dodge said his client waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Oberender posted bond prior to his appearance Thursday in Webster County Magistrate Court.  Oberender is accused of firing a handgun outside the Fort 8 Theater the night of August 14. Witnesses reported seeing Oberender getting into an argument with a juvenile inside the theater. The two went outside where Oberender allegedly fired a single shot from a handgun in the air. There were no injuries in the incident.

 • Gowrie man dies in grain bin accident

 A 27 year old Gowrie man died Thursday morning after a grain bin accident. Brett Steck entered the bin at the Farmers Cooperative Company facility in Farnhamville for a routine cleaning procedure when he became engulfed in soybeans. Rescue crews from Farnhamville, Gowrie and Rockwell City were summoned to the scene in the recovery of Steck.The rescue effort lasted for nearly two hours. Officials with Farmers Cooperative said a full investigation will begin in finding the cause.

 • Century and Heritage Farms from Hamilton County announced at the Iowa State Fair.
 • Nessa trial moved to January



Rest Of Tonight...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning. Low in the mid 60s. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog through mid morning. High in the mid 80s. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the upper 60s. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.

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Natalie Stark and Mary Harris
had a great time at POET
Biorefining's luncheon and
tour of their facility in Jewell!

HERO Board Members Brian Miller,
Zack Chizek, & Kay Ross interviewed
for HERO Foundation. Other board
members include (not pictured): Jeff
Pingel, Holly Stroner, Jerry Kloberdanz
& Jake Pulis.

Our friends at our local Webster
City Hy-Vee getting ready for the
Hamilton County Fair Parade!

Brian Imbus hypnotized people 
during the Hamilton County Fair!