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Congratulations to WCF Financial Bank President and CEO Stephen Mourlam on the opening of the new bank location at 401 Fairmeadow Drive!

 • No injuries in robbery at Webster City Casey's General Store on Sunday.

 Webster City Police late Sunday night received a report of a distress alarm from the Casey's General Store at 1300 Second Street. In addition, a 911 call was received regarding an armed robbery at the same location. Officers arrived on scene with the clerk who reported a subject had entered the store, displayed a firearm and demanded money. The clerk complied with the subject's demands. The subject fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. Webster City Police Chief Shiloh Mork said the subject was described as a white male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a slender build. He was described as wearing a black hoodie,ski mask,gloves and dark colored pants. The subject fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Webster City Police Department at 515-832-9166. In addition,information can be submitted to Hamilton County Crime Stoppers, anonymously, using the tip line at 800-873-TIPS (8477). These phone lines have no recording device. Text your tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), then type the keyword "IA40" before your message. Call the local tip line at 515-832-8473 if you have any information. You can visit www.hcstopcrime.com and submit an electronic tip.

 • St. Thomas Aquinas School Ball another big success!

 

Another successful Friends of St. Thomas Aquinas School Ball was held Saturday night at the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Center in Webster City. A grand total of $184,000 was raised for the operation of the school thanks to ticket sales, live and silent auction merchandise, food and donations. The entertainment again this year was the Deuces Wild Piano Duo from the Twin Cities sponsored by Tim and Kathy Finucan. The winner of the $10,000 raffle ticket was Kevin Rubash of Webster City.The $2000 cash winner was Jim Kumm. Winner of the $1000 in SCRIP Gift Cards was Jason Griffin. A big thanks to everyone for supporting this year's ball!

 • Hamilton County Fatality.

 A 52 year old Burnsville,Minnesota woman was killed Friday night in an accident south of Blairsburg at the junctions of Highways 20 and 69. The Iowa State Patrol identified the victim as Denise Lorine McMahon.Reportedly McMahon was a passenger in another vehicle when she got out and was struck by an eastbound semi driven by John Dully of Clarksville, Tennessee. McMahon was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department assisted the patrol at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.

 • Fort Dodge Police investigating early morning shooting.
 • Avian flu prompts Wright County to declare emergency.

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Late This Afternoon...Mostly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Tonight...Cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening...Then thunderstorms likely before midnight. Scattered thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the mid 50s. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Tuesday...Cloudy. Thunderstorms likely in the morning...Then a chance of thunderstorms early in the afternoon. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon. High in the mid 70s. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 60 percent.

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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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