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Lydia, Catching some sun at Little Wall lake

 • Two accidents investigated by Hamilton County Sheriff's Department.

 The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department investigated two accidents late last week with details released Tuesday morning.

On Friday afternoon, an accident at Lockwood Avenue and 250th Street two miles north of Kamrar involving two pickup trucks. Reportedly a northbound 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Scott Tempel of Webster City accudentally struck the rear wheel of a westbound 2013 Chevrolet Silverado truck driven by Aaron Lesmeier of Fort Dodge. The impact sent the Lesmeier truck to spin around landing in the north ditch. A corn field near the intersection may have caused visibility issues for both drivers. There were no injuries. Both the Tempel and Lesmeier trucks were severely damaged as a result of the accident.

The intersection of Highway 17 and 330th Street north of Stanhope was the location of a two vehicle accident on Saturday afternoon. Reportedly a westbound 1998 Subaru Legacy station wagon driven by Shawn Georgesen of Stanhope apparently failed to stop at the stop sign striking a south bound 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup driven by Daniel Tague of Webster City. There were no injuries reported. Damage to the Georgesen vehicle was estimated at $1500 with $500 in damage to the Tague pickup. A charge of Failure to Obey a Stop Sign was filed against Shawn Georgesen. Both of the accidents was investigated by Hamilton County Deputy Dave Turpen.

 • Hamilton County Board of Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning.

 The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors board room. The agenda will include the semi-annual report and settlement of assets from Hamilton County Treasurer Joni Hilpipre. There will be personnel action with Hamilton County Public Health and Sheriff Departments. A Health Care Flexible Spending Account Amendment will be considered. The board will appoint a representative to the Stratford Library Board and an alternate to Central Iowa Community Services. The approval of the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Handbook will be on Tuesday's agenda plus other matters.

 • Swon to become new Van Diest Medical Center Board member.

 Darcy Swon will be sworn in Tuesday evening as the newest member of the Van Diest Medical Center Board of Trustees. Swon will take over the seat that was held by Myra Maxon who died last March.The other agenda matters include medical staff appointments and reappointments, a revision of medical staff rules and regulations, and capital requests for July. Van Diest Medical Center C.E.O. Lori Rathbun will have her update on current events at the hospital. There will be a closed session at the conclusion of Tuesday's meeting. The meeting will take place in the hospital conference room at 7:00 p.m.

 • Lindsey Graham coming to Webster City
 • Ackley man killed in Friday afternoon accident near Iowa Falls

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Rest Of Today...Cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 40 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms until early morning...Then mostly clear early in the morning. Low around 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 50 percent.
Wednesday...Sunny. High in the lower 80s. West wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

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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!