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The marquee to the Webster Theater in downtown Webster City is lit for the first time on Monday,September 8!

 • Wright County Supervisor highlights.

 An update on road and maintenance projects was presented during Monday's meeting of the Wright County Board of Supervisors.County engineer Adam Clemeons said the 150th Street bridge eight miles west of County Road K will be closed for two and a half weeks due to repair work. The Baxter Bridge southeast of Eagle Grove will be open to traffic on Wednesday after a repair project that started a few weeks ago. Clemons said that a county gravel road north of Rowan will be closed for culvert work. It is hoped that the road will reopen in the next two to three weeks.

Wright County Conservation Director Bruce Lindner and ranger Eric Rector met with the supervisors on a restroom/shower facility to be constructed at Lake Cornelia Park northeast of Clarion. The  proposed facility would be located at the east area of the campgrounds. The total project amounted to  $305,000 however the total project cost $473,000. The conservation department plans to search for grant money for the project with more information to be presented at next week's meeting.

A public hearing was set for November 17 for the classification report for Drainage Districts, 176,130 and 31 at 10:00 a.m.

 • Webster City Community Theater annual meeting and dinner this Sunday evening.

 Webster City Community Theater members and friends will gather Sunday, September 28 at the Community Theater at 6:00 p.m. for the annual meeting and recognition dinner. They will celebrate the past season by recognizing the 125 volunteers who were involved in "House Guests Can Be Murder", "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever", "The Dixie Swim Club", "Moonlight and Magnolias" and "Guys and Dolls". Each volunteer will receive a token of appreciation from the organization. Those attending are to bring either a main dish, side dish or dessert to share for the potluck dinner. Table service, coffee and lemonade will be provided. Family and Individual annual memberships will be renewable at the event for only $10. Following the meal, President Al Yungclas will present a summary of the season and announce winners of the Willing Worker, Friend of W.C.C.T. and President's Award. Directors for the 2014-15 season's shows will introduce their productions: "Alone Together" by Bill Greenley and Angela Rottering; "Almost, Maine" by Dr. Mark Andrew; "Relatively Speaking" by Mike Kroona for the AACT (American Association of Community Theaters) Fest and "Monty Python's Spamalot" by Wil Groves. Anyone interested in learning more about the Webster City Community Theater is invited to attend this Sunday.

 • Iowa State Patrol investigate two vehicle crash on I-35 in Hamilton County.

 The Iowa State Patrol investigated a two vehicle accident at the southbound 135 mile marker of Interstate 35 northeast of Ellsworth Friday afternoon with details released Tuesday. Reportedly a southbound 1995 model station wagon driven by Angela Bridges of Iowa Falls was not able to slow down in time when she struck the rear side of a 2006 model station wagon driven by Mary Haugen of Dows. Haugen was slowing down due to the traffic in front of her in the construction zone of the highway. Both drivers escaped injury.Damage to the Bridges vehicle was estimated at 4000 dollars and an estimated 2000 dollars in damage to the Haugen vehicle. The accident was investigated by Trooper Mark Anderson.

 • Duncombe motorist injured in two vehicle crash Monday afternoon.
 • County wide flu shot clinics announced by Hamilton County Public Health.



Today...Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon. High in the upper 60s. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Low in the mid 50s. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light showers and isolated thunderstorms. High around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Iowa State News


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    Man shot by Des Moines police dies
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    Cedar Rapids school attempts to set Duck, Duck, Goose record
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    Cyclones will try to stay with Baylor’s high-scoring attack
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    Hatch would raise compulsory school attendance age to 18
    Jack Hatch, the Democratic candidate for governor, says it’s time to change state law and require 16, 17 and 18 year olds to stay in school. “Why would we give up on this age group?” Hatch says. “And what happens when they quit high school? They join an undistinguished pool of 40,000 unemployed Iowa adults […]
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