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 • Webster City Community School Board to meet Monday.

 The next Webster City Community School Board will meet Monday evening at 6:00 at the school office at 820 Des Moines Street. The board will take action on the ag department aquaculture and animal lab proposal, approve the textbook inventory, approve fund raising requests and special education contract. The certified enrollment for the Webster City school district will be announced at the board meeting. There will be a a review of a board policy on wellneess plus other matters.

 • Fort Dodge man facing charges after Tuesday incident.

 A Fort Dodge man is facing charges after his arrest Tuesday afternooon. Fort Dodge Police were asked to perform a welfare check for a female at 1517 First Avenue North, Apartment 3. Officials had been directed to the residence in reference to an incident that had occured in Humboldt County earlier in the day. When officers arrived at the residence,they discovered a female appearing as though she had been assaulted. The victim,38 year old Shelby Kirchgatter of Fort Dodge was transported to Unity Point Trinity Regional Medical Center for treatment of her injuries. Officers on the scene apprehended 50 year old Craig Collins of Fort Dodge. Collins was charged with Domestic Assault in the Third Degree or Subsequent Offense and Willful Injury, both Class D Felonies. The incident originated in Humboldt County earlier in the day on Tuesday. As a result, Collins may face additional charges outside of Webster County. With this being a multi-jurisdictional case, the Fort Dodge Police Department, Humboldt County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are working to continue this investigation.

 • Hamilton County Conservation Board award contract to Mason City architectural firm for B.W. Conference Center pending approval.

 The Hamilton County Conservation Board Wednesday morning awarded a contract to a Mason City architectural firm for designing the Briggs Woods Golf Course Conference Center. Skott and Anderson submitted the bid of $78,000 for the work with Schlotfeldt Engineering of Webster City to assist in the engineering aspect of the project. Another firm,Peters and Associates of Omaha had a similar bid presented to the board. The decision with Skott and Anderson is pending approval by Hamilton County Attorney Pat Chambers. Ground breaking on the center is slated for next spring. Contributions to continue to come in to the Briggs Woods Golf Course Conference Center project.As of today,approximately $470,000 in pledges,donations and grants have been received. The total cost of the center is estimated at $1.2 million. The work will also involve improvements to the well system through Xenia Rural Water. Contributions to the Briggs Woods Golf Course Conference Center are welcome in any amount by sending your checks to Briggs Woods Golf Course,2501 Briggs Woods Trail, Webster City,Iowa 50595. If you have any questions please call the course office at 515-832-9572. You can also make your donation online at www.enhancehamiltoncounty.org

 • Pack the Paddy Wagon set for Sunday at Hy-Vee.
 • Eagle Grove city council approves separation agreement for Boyd.




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    Time to think about getting a flu shot
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    128-year-old Clinton school converted into apartment building
    The historic Roosevelt School in Clinton has been converted into 16 apartments. Matt Hauge is with the firm that restored the 128-year-old building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. These apartments, you’ve living in mostly what was a piece of a classroom or maybe an entire classroom,” Hauge says. “…The original […]
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    Iowa and No. 10 Wisconsin collide with Heartland Trophy on the line
    Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz is happy with the way his team rebounded after a rough start to the season.. The Hawkeyes stood 3-2 after suffering¬†a 38-31 loss to Northwestern but followed that up with road wins over Minnesota and Purdue. Iowa¬†can climb right back into the Big Ten West Division race with a victory over […]
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    Proposed snow ordinance creates discussion in Bettendorf
    Some residents in the eastern Iowa town of Bettendorf are steaming hot over a cold issue. At issue is a proposed ordinance that would penalize Bettendorf homeowners and tenants who allow snow or ice accumulations to remain on sidewalks more than 48 hours following a storm. Violators would have to pay for the cost of […]
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