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 • 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

 Former Texas Governor Rick Perry will be in Webster City on Friday evening,March 6 at 5:30 at the Maid Rite on Closz Drive to meet with interested citizens. Perry is exploring the possibility of being one of the Republican presidential hopefuls in 2016 though no formal announcement has yet been made. Perry served as governor for 15 years. He was a presidential candidate in 2012.

 • Evelyn Miller murder trial to begin Monday in Hamilton County District Court.
 • Hamilton County Conservation Board approves a grant trail resolution

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Today...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries early in the afternoon. High in the upper 20s. South wind near 5 mph increasing to southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight...Cloudy...Breezy. Not as cold. A slight chance of snow before midnight and early morning. A chance of sleet after midnight...Then sleet with snow likely early in the morning. Snow and sleet accumulation of one half inch expected. Low in the mid 20s. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Tuesday...Windy...Sleet...Freezing rain and rain in the morning... Then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. Snow and sleet accumulation just under a half inch expected. A light glazing expected. High in the lower 30s. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph shifting to the northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

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    Environment Iowa accuses Ottumwa company of ‘polluting politics’
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    Paddlefish season returns to the Missouri and Big Sioux Rivers
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    Car found in creek belongs to missing Oskaloosa woman
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    Panthers meet Wichita State on the road with conference title on the line
    The 10th ranked UNI Panthers visit 11th ranked Wichita State on Saturday afternoon to close the regular season and the winner claims the Missouri Valley Conference title. Both teams are 16-1 in theValley. “It’s the biggest game of the season, for multiple reasons. One, its for the conference title, two it’s on the road at […]
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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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