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Lydia, Catching some sun at Little Wall lake

 • Fort Dodge Police apprehend burglary suspect.

 Fort Dodge Police arrested 18 year old Sean Robert Robell early Monday morning after a burglary at the Tom Thumb Deli. Officer Zach Stanley said he heard an audible alarm sounding. Other officers responded to the Tom Thumb Deli. When they arrived they found a broken window on the north side of the building. The officers searched the buildong and found no one inside. While the officers were conducting their investigation at the scene,a citizen approached them and told the officers he had information about the burglary. The information the citizen provided lead the officers to a residence where Robell was located. Robell was charged with Third Degree Burglary and Third Degree Criminal Mischief. 

 • Arts R Alive Sculpture Show this week.

 The annual Arts R Alive Sculpture contest returns this week to Webster City. The event will be held August 5 and 6 in West Twin Park at Bank and Superior Streets.Music will begin both evenings at 5:00 p.m. Voting for the sculpture contest will be Wednesday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The musical entertainment on Wednesday will be the Sister Act Quartet from Jewell with the sculptors explaining their works at 6:00 p.m. On Thursday, the Jive for Five from Fort Dodge will provide the music while Kerry Dixon from Ames Fine Arts will speak on the importance of art and the role it plays in the communities. The Peoples Choice Award winner will be announced on Thursday. There will be complimentary wine, cheese and lemonade served both evenings.

 • July weather in review...

 The month of July ended as one of above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall in Webster City. The average high for the month was 81 degrees with the average low at 60 degrees.Normal high is 74 degrees. The highest temperature for the month was 91 degrees set twice on July 11 and 12 The lowest temperature was 49 degrees on the morning of July 3. July brought 3.85 inches of rainfall to Webster City. Normal rainfall is 4.15. There were no severe storms reported in the Webster City area for all of July.

The National Weather Service outlook for August in Iowa predicts below normal temperatures and normal to above normal precipitation. Last August in Webster City,the average high was 79 degrees and the average low was 61 degrees. As for rainfall we ended up with  4.46 inches. KQWC Radio is the official Webster City observer for the National Weather Service.

 • All of the Hamilton County School Districts announcing their candidates for school board.
 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.



Today...Mostly sunny. High in the upper 70s. Southeast wind near 5 mph.
Tonight...Partly cloudy until early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms early in the morning. Low in the lower 60s. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. High around 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Iowa State News



    Ernst’s bill to ‘defund’ Planned Parenthood fails to clear Senate hurdle
    Iowa Senator Joni Ernst’s bill to end federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed on procedural grounds Monday evening. Fifty-three senators voted to bring the bill up for consideration, but that was seven votes short of what was needed to overcome a filibuster by Democrats. Ernst said the undercover videos that sparked the effort are not […]
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    Independent film festivals gaining more of an audience in Iowa
    More than one dozen Iowa communities are now hosting annual independent film festivals and while they’re not yet at the level of Sundance, they’re growing in popularity — and dollars generated — every year. Liz Gilman, executive producer of Produce Iowa, the State Office of Media Production, says film festivals are drawing bigger audiences while […]
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    Adams County tornado labeled an EF-1
    A survey team from the National Weather Service has determined that the tornado that went through northeastern Adams County Sunday was an EF-1. The the worst damage happened about 8 miles north-northeast of Prescott. The tornado traveled south before turning northeast. Machinery and bins were hit hard, and some corn and soybeans were flattened by […]
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    The next phase for the old Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison
    Governor Terry Branstad says it’s unclear what may happen to the now-vacant Iowa State Penitentiary property in Fort Madison. “It’s kind of impressive or imposing,” Branstad says, “depending on how you look at it.” The prison was established in Fort Madison 176 years ago, before Iowa became a state, and on Saturday more than 500 […]
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    State baseball attendance down compared to last year
    Rainy weather may’ve impacted attendance at the state baseball tournament. The unofficial attendance was 26,311, about 8,000 below last year and the lowest total since 2007. The first three championship games Saturday were decided by 10 runs. Newman won its fifth state title, downing Pleasantville 10-0 in Class 1A. Clear Lake downed Columbus Catholic 11-1 […]
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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!


Woody had fun with the Ragbri
riders on the Morning Show while
Natalie was his helper.