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 • New owners for Fort Dodge pets.

 The Webster County Animal Control Officer and others on Thursday located and removed 35 cats in the residences at 310 and 312 G Street in Fort Dodge.Through a coordinated effort,officials were able to identify new owners and adopt out all 35 cats. Each of the 9 dogs that were removed from the residence is in the care of the Town and Country Veterinary Clinic in Fort Dodge. After their grooming complete, they will be licensed and moved to a new home.Last Saturday,July 26, animal control officers along with the Fort Dodge Police and Fire Departments helped in the recovery of the animals inside the two homes. It was alleged that 61 year old Kathleen Bond,the property owner had taken in the dogs and cats and was unable to properly care for them resulting in unsanitary and unhealthy living conditions. The firemen had to wear hazardous material suits and self contained breathing apparatus to complete their investigation due to the high levels of ammonia inside the home. Officers from the Fort Dodge Police Department are continuing to work with the Webster County Attorney and Fort Dodge City Attorney to determine whether any charges should be filed in this case. 

 • Roland Story School Board to meet August 11.

 The next Roland Story Community School Board meeting will be Monday,August 11 at 6:30 at the high school board room in Story City. Items on the agenda will include renewing the property and liability insurance for 2014-15,consider the disposition of obsolete equipment, review the board policies for education program and an update on the 2013-14  adequate yearly process for the district. There will also be a personnel update and a report by superintendent Matt Patton.

 • Clarion City Council to meet Monday.

 The Clarion City Council will meet Monday at 5:00 p.m. in the council chambers. The council will consider approving a transportation contract between the city of Clarion and Wright County Transit System. The date of Tuesday,September 2 at 5:15 will be set for a pubic hearing on a contract for a private development project between the city of Clarion and Clarion Hotel Group LLC. A resolution will be approved allowing the mayor and city administrator to execute applications for funding from the Iowa Department of Transporation Traffic Safety Improvement Program for projects along Highway 3. The third and final reading on the ordinances for increasing the base rate and per thousand gallon rate of the sanitary and water utility service fees plus other matter.

 • July turning out to be a cool and dry month for Webster City.
 • Webster City City Council to meet this Monday,August 4.



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    Drought conditions continue to ease in Iowa
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Weekend in Woolstock // 08/01/2014

Christine Hassebrock from Hamilton County
Public Health joins Woody on the morning

Rachel, Tammy and Jay talking about all
the great deals at Fred Hoibergs
Clarion Auto Center.

4th grade P.E. Class in Alden, wanted to be
FAMOUS, by being on KQWC's website!
So here you go kids...Enjoy your summer!

Michelle from Building Families had a little 
help recording at the KQWC studio.
(We like to start them off young)