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Visitors enjoying the Festival of Chocolate on Sunday, January 25 at Kendall Young Library in Webster City.

 • Hamilton County Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning

 The next Hamilton County Supervisors meeting is Tuesday morning at 9:00 in the board room of the Hamilton County courthouse. There will be the semi-annual report by treasurer Joni Hilpipre,a quarterly report from the auditor and recorder and a weed commission report.The board will consider a contract with Reliance Telephone Company. There will be the awarding of the apparent low bid and contract for a culvert project. A resolution for the Five Year Road Plan will be presented for review plus other matters.

 • RAGBRAI to come back to north central Iowa.

 Fort Dodge and Eldora will be two of the overnight stops in the KQWC listening area for this year's RAGBRAI bike ride. The selected cities were announced Saturday night during the annual Iowa Bicycle Racing Association meeting held in Des Moines. Fort Dodge will be hosting the bicycle riders on July 20. This will be the fifth time the city has hosted RAGBRAI. The last time was in 2004. Eldora will be the overnight stop on July 21. Eldora hosted RAGBRAI twice in 1986 and 1998. The ride will begin in Sioux City on July 19 and end in Davenport on July 25. Other overnight stops will include Storm Lake, Cedar Falls, Hiawatha,and Iowa River Landing-Coralville. The map displaying the routes for RAGBRAI will not be made public until early March.

 • Car-pedestrian accident investigated by Webster City Police Friday morning.

 A car-pedestrian accident in the parking lot of Mary Ann's Specialty Foods at 1511 East Second Street was investigated early Friday morning by Webster City Police. Reportedly a 2006 Chrysler Cruiser driven by Donna Jones of Webster City was coming into the parking lot when she saw a car slowing down to let a person out. Jones slowed down and went around the car not to block traffic. Jones told police she heard someone scream  as she went around the car. The Jones car struck Maria Alonso of Webster City. Jones did not see Alonzo as she was wearing dark colored clothing and the parking lot was not well lighted. Alonzo was transported to Van Diest Medical Center for treatment of possible injuries. No charges were filed. The accident was investigated by officer Joel Delaney

 • Smoke call at the former Hilltop School building.
 • Hamilton County Conservation Board meeting set for Tuesday morning.



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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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