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Webster City Middle School principal Becky Hacker Kluver and assistant principal Kelli Reis participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 28!

 • Grant Wood:Prairie Rebel program

 This Saturday afternoon you are invited to a program featuring Tom Milligan as "Grant Wood:Prairie Rebel". The program will be held at the Mulberry Center Church in Wilson Brewer Park at 1:00 p.m. In this 45 minute one man show Grant Wood chats with the audience as if talking to an old friend across the backyard fence or at his home at Five Turner Alley. He tells the audience about his life and how he changed the art world forever with his work.  After the presentation the audience is encouraged to ask questions of Wood about Grant Wood and his life. The program is open to the public with free admission.

 • RV TV plans announced in Webster City.

 Officials with the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the schedule of events for RV TV on Monday,September 8. The crew from WHO television in Des Moines featuring Keith Murphy and Ed Wilson will be arriving sometime between 11 and 12 noon. Residents are being asked to decorate their car in the colors of Iowa or Iowa State and meet in the Maid Rite parking lot at 11:00 a.m. The Webster City Fire and Police Departments will escore the RV TV crew into the community. Murphy and Wilson will interview residents during the hour of 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. Food vendors, chili contestants, Kid Zone End Zone participants, tailgaters and bag tournament participants,tailgaters and bag tournament participants will be setting up at 2:00 p.m.with the downtown streets to be closed at that time. There will be live updates on WHO TV at 4, 5,and 6 p.m.in the tailgating section of the 700 block of Second Street. Motorized bar stool races will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the 600 block of Second Street on Monday afternoon. The Kid Zone End Zone will begin at 5:00 in the 600 block of Second Street on Monday sponsored by Building Families with special games for kids of all ages. The Tug of War Contest begins at 5:30 p.m. in the First American Bank Plaza. Another event is the Chili Cookoff begins at 6:00 p.m. with the chili to be served up after the completion of the judging contest. Nickle scramble events will be held at 6,7 and 8 p.m. downtown. A Bag Tournament will be held at 6:00 Monday evening. The cost to pre-register is $10 at R Company and $15 the day of the tournament.The tournament is a fund raiser for the residents of the Elm Street House. A Human Foosball Tournament begins at 7:30 p.m. at Willson Avenue and Second Street. The winners of the Coloring Contest and Best Windows will be announced at 8:00 p.m.The new marquee to the downtown Webster Theater will be let up for the first time at 9:00 p.m. by the HERO organization. The day wraps up wiith the final live update at 10:00 p.m. on WHO Television. RV TV is designed to get people involved with the September 13 Iowa and Iowa State football game in Iowa City. Last year, a huge crowd was in downtown in Webster City for this event. Webster City is one of five stops this next week by the crew of WHO TV. 

 • Rockwell City girl missing.

 The whereabouts of a 16 year old Rockwell City girl remains a mystery after her disappearance early Saturday morning. Cassie Simkins is believed to be with 20 year old Chance Kiney of Lake City. Family members say that Simkins is 5 feet 4 inches tall,weighs 115 pounds with dark brown hair.  Simkins requires medication for epilepsy which she does not have. Law enforcement authorities and family members spent the weekend searching for the girl. Anyone with information is asked to call the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department at 712-297-7583.

 • Humboldt man facing charges after Friday arrest.
 • Greene County Fatality



Rest Of Tonight...Partly cloudy. Low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday...Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon. High in the mid 80s. South wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. Warmer. Low in the lower 70s. South wind around 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Iowa State News


    Iowa and Ball State coaches talk about eliminating mistakes and big plays
    Ball State has performed well against teams from larger conferences in recent years and they will get another chance on Saturday when they visit the Iowa Hawkeyes. The Cardinals won at Indiana two years ago and last season won at Virginia 48-27 enroute to a 10-3 season. “Iowa is extremely well-coached and they do what […]
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    Upper Iowa’s preseason football camp hit by staph infection
    It has been a pre season camp that Upper Iowa football coach Tom Shea hopes he never has to experience, again. The Peacocks have had several key players injured in non contact drills and a dozen players are being treated for a staph infection leading up to Saturday’s opener at home against Minnesota-Moorhead. “Right now […]
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    August saw much more rain than normal
    Fall will arrive three weeks from today and with Labor Day behind us now, the state’s climatologist is looking back at August and the summer, as well as the season ahead. Harry Hillaker says after a very cool July, temperatures during August were spot on. “Statewide, temperatures were just barely above normal, a little warmer […]
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    Regents to look at single site for applying to all 3 state schools
    The Board that governs the three state universities will vote on a plan to create a single site for prospective students of the three schools to apply during their meeting next week in Ames. The “admissions portal” is one of three recommendations in a consultant’s review of the schools known as “business cases” that the […]
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    Millions of bushels of grain involved in Sioux Center Coop fire
    A fire inside a massive grain storage facility in northwest Iowa is believed to have been sparked through spontaneous combustion. It started around 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Farmer’s Coop Society of Sioux Center. The building is larger than the size of a football field and was loaded with 2.7 million bushels of corn. Sioux […]
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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)