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This year's sculptures on display for the Arts R Alive event at West Twin Park in Webster City

 • Preparations continue for RVTV in Webster City September 8.

 Preparations continue for the return of RV TV on Monday,September 8 in downtown Webster City. After a highly successful appearance last year, the crew from WHO Television of Keith Murphy and Ed Wilson will be appearing together in preparation for the Iowa Iowa State football game on September 13. Volunteers are needed to help with this community event. If you are willing to help out please call the Webster City chamber officer at 515-832-2564. The highlights include a chili contest at 6:00 p.m. There will be tailgaiting during the late afternoon and evening. A tug of war  contest, human foosball, and nickel scramble will also be a part of the festivities. Teams for these events are being organized by calling the chamber or on the evening of RVTV. Last year, a huge crowd was on hand in the downtown area of Webster City to kick off the big football game. More information on this event can be found at the www.visitwebstercityiowa.com website.

 • Webster City Middle School beginning its magazine sale.

 Students at Webster City Middle School will again be selling magazine subscriptions,music and other items through next Tuesday,September 2. Both new and renewal  subscriptions may be ordered through the middle school students. Each student has the opportunity to earn individual prizes while contributing to the overall sales campaign. Additionally, a percentage of each sale stays with Webster City Middle School. Monies are earned for a variety of education activities including field trips, assembly presentations and student celebrations. If you have any questions or want a middle school student to stop by your house, you may call the Webster City Middle School at 515-832-9220.

 • Northeast Hamilton School Board to meet Thursday evening.

 A meeting of the Northeast Hamilton Community School Board will be held Thursday evening at 7:00 at the elementary media center. The board will be updated on work to the bus garage, set work sessions and meeting dates. There will be the appointment of a board secretary, desginate financial depositories and legal counsel, consider  a proposal for well abandonment and technology, get a professional development update and other matters.

 • Emerald Ash Borer discovered in Story County
 • Wright County GOP event draws a good crowd Friday evening.



Late This Afternoon...Mostly cloudy. East wind near 5 mph.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms before midnight. Scattered thunderstorms after midnight...Then widespread thunderstorms early in the morning. Some thunderstorms May produce heavy rainfall after midnight. Low in the mid 60s. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 90 percent.
Thursday...Showers through mid morning. Thunderstorms in the morning...Then thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms May produce heavy rainfall until late afternoon. High in the mid 70s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

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