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Rehearsals for Peter Pan continue at Prem Sahai Auditorium. Performances November 7 and 8 at 7:00 p.m.

 • Election Day polling sites in Hamilton County announced

 Polls across Hamilton County will be open Tuesday from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.for voting in the general election. The key races are those for the U.S. Senate, Fourth District House of Representative and for Governor. Here are the locations:

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Activity Room in Webster City for voters in the city of Kamrar, Cass,Freedom, Fremon and Independence townships.

Blairsburg City Hall for voters in the cities of Blairsburg and Williams, and Blairsburg, Liberty and Williams townships.

Stanhope Community Center for the voters of Stanhope and Stratford and Clear Lake, Hamilton, Marion and Webster townships.

South Hamilton High School for voters of Jewell and Randall and Ellsworth and Lyon townships.

Ellsworth Community Center for the voters of Ellsworth and Lincoln, Rose Grove and Scott townships.

Webster City Fire Station-Webster City Precinct 1

St. Paul's Lutheran Church-Webster City Precinct 2

First Baptist Church-Webster City Precinct 3 and a portion of Cass Township.

Voters who have questions on where they vote should call the Hamilton County Auditor's Office at 515-832-9510.

 • Clarion City Council to meet Monday afternoon.

 The next Clarion city council meeting is Monday at 5:00 at the city council chambers. The council approve a pay request for the traffic signalization project to KWS,Incorporated totaling $75,591.Another pay request will be made to Wicks Construction for $41,326 for the Whitefox Landing project will be approved.The city financial report for the 2014 fiscal year will be approved. The appointment of Tana Boyington to the Clarion Planning and Zoning Commission will be made.

 • Ernst makes late afternoon stop in Webster City


Hamilton County was the 98th stop Thursday in Joni Ernst's tour of Iowa counties as she is heading into the final few days of campaigning before Tuesday's election. Ernst is the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate. Joining Ernst on the campaing tour is Iowa U.S. Congressman Tom Latham.After 20 years in Washington, Latham will be retiring from Congress at the end of this year.He currently serves the third congressional district  covering 16 counties in southwest and south central Iowa. During his appearance Latham thanked the people of Hamilton County for their support when Latham served in Congress before moving out of the district due to redistricting in 2003. In her address to supporters at the Webster City Maid Rite, Ernst explained why the election is important to the future of America,its economy and its security.She asked the audience for their support in what is a closely watched U.S.Senate race between Ernst and her Democratic opponent Bruce Braley. The winner will succeed Tom Harkin who will be retiring at the end of this year after serving both U.S.House and Senate for 40 years.


 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.
 • Trick or Treat Night set for Friday night in Hamilton County.



Rest Of Today...Sunny...Colder. High around 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight...Mostly clear. Low in the lower 20s. North wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight.
Saturday...Mostly sunny. High in the mid 40s. South wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Iowa State News


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    An eastern Iowa man has finally claimed a $10,000 lottery ticket that was purchased for a Powerball drawing back on January 22nd. For the past nine months, Kelly Glynn of Tipton says only he and one other person knew he was holding the valuable ticket. “The only person who knew was my mom,” Glynn said. […]
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    Website ranks UNI high for affordability and being ‘eco-friendly’
    The University of Northern Iowa likes to say its students are “Purple for Life” in reference to the school’s colors, but a new survey credits the Cedar Falls campus for being green. The bestchoiceschools.com website ranks UNI third on its list of “50 Great Affordable Eco-friendly Colleges.” UNI sustainability coordinator, Eric O’Brien, says the ranking […]
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    Outside groups’ spending in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race tops $60 million
    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley says he finds some of the campaign ads running against him “painful” to watch. “And remember, about 80 percent of the TV ads you’re seeing are not being put up by (Republican nominee) Joni Ernst or Bruce Braley and they’ve being put up by groups that don’t have to […]
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    Special investigation finds lack of records for West Liberty city operations
    The State Auditor released a report today on the special investigation of the financial operations of West Liberty. Deputy State Auditor, Warren Jenkins, says it was hard to figure out what was going on with the city operations because of there was no paper trail to follow. “We found that simply because of inadequate records, […]
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    Anamosa woman dies in accident on Highway 151
    A woman was killed Wednesday in a traffic accident in eastern Iowa’s Jones County. The crash happened just before 5 p.m. on Highway 151 near Anamosa. According to an Iowa State Patrol report, 79-year-old Mary Goldsmith of Anamosa was driving a car and failed to yield at an intersection. She pulled into the path of an […]
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