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The Webster City Christmas Tree on Seneca Street

 • Hampton man injured while pheasant hunting in Franklin County.

 A Hampton man was injured last Saturday afternoon while pheasant hunting approximately three miles east of Faulkner near the Franklin Butler County line. 76 year old Bob Abbas was hunting with three others when a pellet from a shotgun being fired at a pheasant hit him just above the right eye.Abbas was transported by a private vehicle to Franklin General Hospital in Hampton where the pellet was removed and he was released. The incident remains under investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

 • Fort Dodge speed car fire was a case of arson.

 Fort Dodge authorities have now determined that the fire last Saturday night to a parked mobile speed car was arson. A reward of $1,000 is being offered by the Webster County Crimestoppers for information relating to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fire The fire investigation is continuing by both the Fort Dodge Fire and Police Departments. The mobile speed car was parked in the 3400 block of Fifth Avenue South in Fort Dodge. The fire started shortly after 11:30 Saturday night. The person or persons responsible may have been in the vicinity setting the car on fire. The vehicle was destroyed as a result. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Webster County Crimestoppers at 515-573-1444.

 • Hamilton County Compensation Board makes recommendations for salary increases.

At a meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Hamilton County Compensation Board presented the recommended salary increases for county officials. The board proposed a three and a half percent increase in the salaries for the county auditor, sherriff,supervisors and treasurer. A four percent salary increase was proposed for the county recorder. An increase of four and a half percent in the salary of the county attorney was also recommended by the board. The current salaries include the Auditor at $57,998;Sheriff at $75,139;all three county supervisors at $38,272;Treasurer at $56,790;Recorder at $55,869 and Attorney at $72,448.The recommendations will be presented to the Hamilton County Supervisors during their budget hearing next March.

 • November weather in review.
 • All Cultures Equal and WCF Financial Bank teaming up for a money talk program Wednesday.



Tonight...Cloudy. Light snow showers likely in the evening...Then scattered light snow showers before midnight. Isolated light snow showers after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Low in the mid 20s. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Wednesday...Cloudy until late afternoon then becoming partly sunny. Scattered flurries in the morning. High in the lower 30s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night...Partly cloudy. Low 15 to 20. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

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Sip and Stroll // 12/11/2015
St. Thomas Religious Ed
classes 7th & 8th graders
enjoyed playing Bingo with
residents of Southfield.
KQWC's Sales Manager,
Natalie Stark's dog,
celebrating Veteran's Day.
 Double Rainbow spotted
at KQWC on Veteran's Day!