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

 • Two central Iowa men charged with violent threats at Pokemon convention to be held without bail for four months.

 The two central Iowa men charged with making online threats of violence at a Pokémon convention in Boston last month have been held without the right to bail for at least four months. A Boston judge Tuesday morning ruled that 18 year old Kevin Norton of Ames and 27 year old James Stumbo of Boone pose a danger to society. Prosecutors say the two men made social threats against at least one competitor at the World Pokémon Championships. Police said they found a 12 gauge shotgun, an AR-15 rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition in their car. Defense attorneys argued that there was no evidence the defendants planned to carry through on any threats. The judge in his ruling said their online postings were not "just kids' stuff on the computer".

 • Doodlebug Reunion set for September 17-19

 Plans for the 29th annual Doodlebug Reunion were announced Tuesday by event organizers. The dates will be September 17 through 19 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. The reunion is a celebration of the motorized scooter made by the former Beam Manufacturing Company of Webster City. From 1946 to 1948,over 40 thousand of the scooters were manufactured at the Beam plant.The reunion has drawn enthusiasts from as far away as Alaska and New York to Webster City. One of the highlights of the reunion is an extended trail ride plus an endurance run with the scooters. Several parts vendors will be in attendance so that Doodlebug owners can get the part they have been hoping to find. If you want more information please contact either Don Nokes at 515-832-4184, Vern Ratcliff at 515-832-5727 or Jerry Wells at 515-832-4194. There is more information at www.wcdoodlebug.com

 

 • Wet and warm August in Webster City.

 Wet and warm can best summarize Webster City's weather for August. It was a month of above normal precipitation and temperatures.Weather records at the KQWC Radio Hill weather reporting station showed the average high for Webster City was 78 degrees and the average low was 57. The normal high for August is 71 degrees. The warmest temperature for the month was 89 degrees on the afternoon of August 2 with the lowest temperature being 43 degrees on August 26. It was definitely wet last month. A total of 9.76 inches of rain was received in Webster City. Normal rainfall is 4.10 inches for the month. The heaviest rainfall was last Friday's 3.82 inches.

The National Weather Service September outlook for Iowa indicates it will be a month of above normal precipitation and temperatures. Last September the average high in Webster City was 73 degrees and the average low was 48 degrees. A total of 4.57 inches of rainfall was measured last September. KQWC Radio is the official observer for the National Weather Service in Webster City.

 • Two people injured in SUV accident east of Webster City Thursday afternoon.
 • W.C. man turns himself in to Fort Dodge police after theater incident on August 14.

Fair

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Rest Of Tonight...Mostly clear. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the upper 60s. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Friday...Mostly sunny. High in the upper 80s. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night...Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 60s. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Iowa State News

 

  


    #1 Pella moves on without All-State linebacker
    Class 3A top ranked and defending champion Pella will play the remainder of the season without All-State linebacker Austin Schulte. The Iowa commit suffered an ACL injury in last week’s season opening win against Washington. Dutch coach Jay McKinstrey says Schulte will undergo surgery Friday morning. Pella visits second ranked Dallas Center-Grimes in a non-district […]
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    Grassley asks Missouri prosecutor for information on Ellingson drowning case
    Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is asking for an update on the death of an Iowan from the special prosecutor in Missouri. Grassley says he’s sent a letter to Salem, Missouri City Attorney William Seay seeking information into the investigation of 20-year-old Brandon Ellingson of Clive. Elingson drowned when he fell out of a Missouri State […]
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    Police dogs earn their badges in Sioux City
    Police dogs and their partners from Iowa and Minnesota completed training to become certified in Sioux City Wednesday. Sergeant Jim Bauerly of the Woodbury County Sheriff’s Department helped judge the dogs in five areas at the USPCA Regional Trials. “Obedience, agility, suspect search, evidence search and criminal apprehension,” Bauerly says. Bauerly says the dogs prove […]
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    Hillary Clinton’s lead shrinks in latest Loras College Poll
    A new Loras College Poll of likely Democratic caucus-goers shows Hillary Clinton still enjoys a large lead in the state for the party’s presidential nomination. But, poll director Christopher Budzisz says her lead has shrunk over the summer. “In our April poll, Hillary Clinton was the first-choice candidate of 57 percent of those we polled. […]
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    Iowa sheriff says violence against officers has changed things
    At least four law officers have been killed nationwide in the past nine days and a longtime lawman in southwest Iowa says he’s seeing a shift in public sentiment about people who wear badges. Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker says the law enforcement career is already dangerous, but all of the anti-police protests and violence […]
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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!