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The marquee to the Webster Theater in downtown Webster City is lit for the first time on Monday,September 8!

 • Homecoming week at South Hamilton and Webster City.

 Two Hamilton County High Schools are celebrating Homecoming this week.

South Hamilton will be celebrating this special week with theme days. Monday is Color Day, Tuesday is Sauce Day with an outdoor movie night on the football field after the volleyball game. The movie,"Monsters Inc." will be the feature. Wednesday is America Day with the Gong Show at 1:30 until 3:20 p.m. Thursday's Homecoming theme is Hippie Day for the high school students and ER Day for the Middle School students. On Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. there will be a chili dog feed. The coronation of this year's Homecoming queen and king will be held at 8:00 p.m. at Robert Jensen Auditorium. The queen candidates are Sidney Alsager, Melinda Johnston, Carly Swenson, Amanda Teig and Sarah Rueger. The king contestants are Caleb Olson, Andy Cook, J.D.Rader, Sam Waid and Jacob Heeren. Following the coronation ceremony, a bonfire will be held  in the south student parking lot at 9:00 p.m.The celebration week wraps up Friday with Spririt Day as the Hawks will face Ogden at 7:00 in football action followed by the Homecoming Dance from 10 until 12 midnight.

Webster City High School also is celebrating the week with theme days include Wear Your Work Out Clothes on Monday. Tacky Tuesday as students are asked to wear their worst outfit. Wear Neon Day will be observed Wednesday. Thursday is Movie Character Day. The Boom Night Homecoming Pep Rally will be held Thursday at 7:00 p.m.at Prem Sahai Auditorium with the coronation of this year's Webster City High School Homecoming Queen and King. The queen contestants are Grace Bryan, Kenady Highland,Harleigh McKee, Hannah Meyers,and Olivia Tasler. The king candidates are Kyle Anderson, Cody Blair, Seth Crouthamel, Rylee Lawson and Cal Zahn. Purple and Gold Day will be held Friday with an early dismissal at 1:13 p.m. to prepare for the Homecoming Parade at 2:30 through downtown Webster City featuring bands, floats and the fall sports teams.The Lynx will face Greene County in the Homecoming football game on Friday evening with the freshman to play at 4:45 and the varsity at 7:30 p.m. Homecoming wraps on Saturday with the dance at the high school from 8:00 until 11:00p.m.

 • Wright County Supervisors to meet Monday morning.

 The next meeting of the Wright County Supervisors will be Monday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors office in Clarion. The board will meet with county economic development director Brad Hicks on new staff members in his office. An update by Wright County Engineer Adam Clemons on construction projects will be presented to board members.The plans for a restroom and shower facility to be constructed at Lake Cornelia Park will be shared by the Wright County Conservation Department. The supervisors will take possible action on additional financing of the project.

 • Webster City Fire Department called out to a dryer fire.

 The Webster City Fire Department Saturday evening investigated a report of a fire at the Brian Stroner residence at 1038 Bank Street. When firemen arrived, there was a fire in the basement area.The fire originated in a clothes dryer. Firemen put out the hot spots to the dryer and basement. It took 45 minutes to extinguish the blaze. There was no other damage to the residence. No exact cause was determined.

 • Anderson, Pruismann elected as NEH school board president and vice president.
 • Webster City Airport Commission to meet Tuesday afternoon.



Early This Morning...Clear. Northwest wind near 5 mph.
Today...Sunny. Patchy fog through mid morning. High in the lower 70s. Southwest wind near 10 mph.
Tonight...Mostly clear. Low in the upper 40s. South wind around 5 mph.

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