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 • Boone River Clean Up set for Saturday,August 6.

 The annual Boone River Clean Up Day is set for Saturday,August 6 at Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course south of Webster City. Volunteers are needed to report to Shelter 1 at Briggs Woods Park at 7:00 a.m.Participants are asked to bring sunscreen,water, bug spray, shovel, gloves, hat, sunglasses and canoes. This year will mark the tenth annual clean up effort of this popular waterway used by canoeists,fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts from across the state. Since the first clean up in 2007,volunteers recovered 712 tires, six and a half tons of scrap metal and two and a half tons of trash. Over 22 miles of the Boone River have been cleaned up since the start of the project. A free t-shirt will be offered to the first 50 who have registered. This year's route will be from Riverside Park to Briggs Woods Park. A lunch will be provided. There will be a limited number of canoes available on a first come first serve basis. Participants can bring their own canoe. Children age 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.Parents must sign a waiver and medical information form for all youth under age 18.All volunteers must abide by Iowa DNR boating laws. No alcohol consumption will be allowed. If you want more information, please call either the Hamilton County Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Webster City at 515-832-9597 or the Hamilton County Conservation Office at 515-832-9570.

 • Two car accident west of Webster City investigated by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department

 Details of a two car accident west of Webster City on Hamilton County Road D-20 last Thursday afternoon were released Monday by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department. Reportedly a westbound 2014 Chevrolet Sonic driven by  Stacy Hendrickson of Boone swerved to the right to avoid a rear end collision with another car,a westbound 2015 Chevrolet Cruize driven by Michael Flaugh of Webster City. The Hendrickson car ended up striking the passenger side tail light of the Flaugh car. Flaugh was stopped in traffic at the time preparing to make a turn into Van Diest Supply Company. The Hendrickson car landed in the north ditch. Investigating Deputy David Turpen estimated the damage to the Hendrickson car at $5000 and an estimated $500 in damage to the Flaugh car. 

 • Northeast Hamilton School Board to meet Thursday evening.
 • Hamilton County Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning.

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Rest Of Today...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon. High in the lower 80s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 40 percent.
Thursday...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the upper 70s. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

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