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Plans for the new Adele and Dean Bowden Youth and Family Clinic presented June 16 at a ceremony in Webster City.

 • Independence Day closings announced.

 With Independence Day falling on a Saturday this year,Friday will be observed as a partial holiday in the KQWC listening area:
The Webster City Municipal Building, Hamilton County Courthouse and all county offices will be closed for the day on Friday. The Hamilton County ISU Extension and Outreach office will be closed for the day Friday along with the Farm Service Agency office on Superior Street. The Webster City Community School Administration Building will be closed both ...Friday and Monday,July 6 for the holiday weekend. The Hamilton County Landfill near Kamrar will be closed for the day on Saturday. Kendall Young Library will be open the regular hours on Friday from 10 until 6 but closed on Saturday. The library will resume regular hours on Monday. There will also be mail delivery from area post offices on Friday however there will be NO mail on Saturday. The Webster City Post Office customer service window will be closed Saturday for the holiday but the box lobby will be open as usual. The Webster City Municipal Swimming Pool WILL BE OPEN during the holiday weekend with open swimming from 1 until 7 p.m. and adult lap swimming from 11:30 until 1:00p.m.

 • Rescue call sends Webster City Fire Department into action Wednesday afternoon.

 There were some anxious moments along the Boone River early Wednesday afternoon when a report was received of a canoe that tipped over. The Webster City Fire Department's water rescue crew were summoned to the scene near the water treatment plant on East Ohio Street. The two occupants of the canoe made it safely to shore however the canoe was stuck in an area of trees. Department members retrieved the canoe which was later taken to the boat ramp at Briggs Woods Park. The identities of the occupants were not available. 

 • Northeast Hamilton School Board approves new contracts.

 The Northeast Hamilton Community School Board approved the hiring of new staff at their Tuesday evening meeting. Contracts were approved for three day care workers. They are Tiffany Carter, Sherri Olson and Kaylee Massman. Alison Frieslen was hired as a new elementary guidance counselor. Another new staff member beginning her work this August will be Elizabeth Schwake for the elementary music position. Megan Davis will be the Title 1 and Fifth and Sixth grade reading instructor. The Northeast Hamilton board approved a contract for assistant superintendent and principal Mike Kruger for one year. Kruger will receive a 6.38 percent increase in his salary effective as of today,July 1,2015.

The school board also approved the gas and diesel bids from United Coop for 2015-16 and a bid for propane from Heartland Coop. There was an update on the recent Professional Learning Community Conference held last month in Minneapolis attended by Mike Kruger and instructors Kim Schimp and Janelle Oakland.The second reading on the Northeast Hamilton Wellness policy was approved with the final reading set for the July board session. A contract with the Iowa Association of School Board's Policy  Manual was also approved with the policy to be reviewed by the school board in January,2016.

Three Northeast Hamilton school board members will have their terms expire in September. The current seats belong to Eric Patterson in District 1, Mike Rapp in District 2 and at-large board member Roxanne Anderson. The candidate filing period begins Monday,July 6 with all nomination papers to  be returned by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday,July 30. All nomination papers are to be filed with the school board secretary in Blairsburg. The next Northeast Hamilton school board meeting is set for Thursday,July 23 at 6:00 at the elementary media center in Blairsburg.

 • 90 plus Club Brunch coming July 14
 • Near normal precipitation and temperatures can best describe Webster City's weather for June.



Rest Of Today...Partly sunny. High in the mid 70s. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Low in the upper 50s. Southeast wind near 10 mph.
Friday...Mostly sunny. High in the upper 70s. South wind near 5 mph.

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Genealogy 101 // 07/21/2015

Yup... That would be our "Woody"
interviewing a sheep at our local
Webster City Hy-Vee!

Look closely! Picture taken on
Memorial Day, May 25th, 2015
during a Severe Thunderstorm
right outside of Webster City.
No worries... this is not a tornado.
This is just a peculiar rain coming
 down in one spot.

Boys from T&T Line-X did a
great job recording!