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 • Jury selected in Frederiksen trial in Hamilton County District Court.

 A seven man five woman jury will be hearing testimony in the trial of Casey Frederiksen in Hamilton County District Court. Jury selection wrapped up Monday afternoon in the case that is expected to last up to two weeks. 120 potential jurors were interviewed by attorneys representing Frederiksen and the state asking them what they know about the case. Frederiksen is charged with first degree murder and first degree sexual abuse in the death of five year old Evelyn Miller, the daughter of his live in girlfriend Noel Miller in July,2005. Evelyn Miller was stabbed in the chest and neck. Her body was found a few days later in the Cedar River in Floyd County. Opening arguments will begin today by the attorneys for Frederiksen Aaron Hawbaker and Dustin Lee. The prosecutors are Douglas Hammerand and assistant Iowa attorneys general Scott Brown. Testimony by several witnesses will be held in the coming days. The trial will be presided by District Judge Gregg Rosenbladt. Frederiksen's trial was moved to Hamilton County from Floyd County on a change of venue.

 • DARE Graduation set for Monday afternoon.

 Fifth grade students at Webster City Middle School and St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary will receive their certificates for successfully completing the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program Monday afternoon. The ceremony will be held at the Middle School beginning at 2:00 p.m. with the public invited to attend. D.A.R.E. was taught by Sgt. Ed Wardell of the Webster City Police Department this year. D.A.R.E. teaches students how to say no to drugs,alcohol, tobacco and violence. For nearly 30 years the D.A.R.E. course has been taught in the Webster City and St. Thomas Aquinas schools by members of the Webster City Police Department.

 • Above normal precipitation and temperatures describe Webster City's February weather.

 Above normal precipitation and near normal temperatures can describe the weather in Webster City for Februrary. The average high for the month was 23 degrees and the average low was at two above. The normal high is 22 degrees. The warmest day for the month was on February 7 with a high of 46 degrees and the lowest temperature was 20 degrees below zero set last Friday morning, February 27. The 20 below reading was a new record for Webster City breaking an 81 year old record set in 1934 when it was 15 degrees below zero on February 27,1934. As for precipitation we ended the month with 15 inches of snow with one inch of moisture content or melted precipitation. Normal snowfall for February is seven inches. 

The National Weather Service outlook for March in Iowa indicates near normal to below normal temperatures and equal chances of precipitation. Last March the average high in Webster City was 37 degrees with the average low at 16 degrees. We received 8 and a half inches of snow along with 1.16 inches of rain or melted content. KQWC Radio is the official observer for the National Weather Service in Webster City.

 • Rick Perry to visit Webster City Friday,March 6
 • Evelyn Miller murder trial to begin Monday in Hamilton County District Court.



Today...Cloudy. Snow and sleet likely in the morning...Then a slight chance of snow early in the afternoon. Areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. Windy. Snow and sleet accumulation of one half inch expected. High in the mid 30s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph increasing to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Very cold. Breezy. Areas of blowing snow in the evening. Low zero to 5 above. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Very cold. Breezy. High 10 to 15. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

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    Municipal utilities in Indianola, Independence, Montezuma, Waverly invest in transmission line
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    Trial begins in 2005 death of Evelyn Miller
    A man who’s accused in the brutal slaying of a young girl in northern Iowa a decade ago is going to court. Jury selection will begin today in Hamilton County District Court in Webster City in the trial of 35-year-old Casey Frederiksen. The trial was moved to Webster City from Charles City on a change […]
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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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