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 • Roland Story School Board to meet August 11.

 The next Roland Story Community School Board meeting will be Monday,August 11 at 6:30 at the high school board room in Story City. Items on the agenda will include renewing the property and liability insurance for 2014-15,consider the disposition of obsolete equipment, review the board policies for education program and an update on the 2013-14  adequate yearly process for the district. There will also be a personnel update and a report by superintendent Matt Patton.

 • Clarion City Council to meet Monday.

 The Clarion City Council will meet Monday at 5:00 p.m. in the council chambers. The council will consider approving a transportation contract between the city of Clarion and Wright County Transit System. The date of Tuesday,September 2 at 5:15 will be set for a pubic hearing on a contract for a private development project between the city of Clarion and Clarion Hotel Group LLC. A resolution will be approved allowing the mayor and city administrator to execute applications for funding from the Iowa Department of Transporation Traffic Safety Improvement Program for projects along Highway 3. The third and final reading on the ordinances for increasing the base rate and per thousand gallon rate of the sanitary and water utility service fees plus other matter.

 • July turning out to be a cool and dry month for Webster City.

 The July weather statistics for Webster City is proving to be a cool and dry one. Records at the KQWC weather reporting station showed the average high for the month at 78 degrees and the average low at 56. The warmest day for the month was July 6 with a temperature of 88 degrees and the lowest recorded temperature for July was 47 set twice on July 3 and 16. Normal high for July is 75 degrees. As for precipitation we ended the month at 2.88 inches of rain. Normal rainfall for July is 4.15 inches.

The National Weather Service outlook for August in Iowa indicates it will be a month of below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation. Last August in Webster City the average high was 84 degrees and the average low at 57. There was only 35 hundredths of an inch of rain in August of last year. KQWC Radio is the official observer for the National Weather Service in Webster City.

 • Webster City City Council to meet this Monday,August 4.
 • Final day today for Health Needs Assessment Survey at VDMC.



Rest Of Today...Sunny. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon. High in the lower 80s. Northwest wind near 5 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Tonight...Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 50s. Southeast wind near 5 mph through midnight becoming light.
Saturday...Sunny. High in the lower 80s. Southeast wind near 5 mph.

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Weekend in Woolstock // 08/01/2014

Christine Hassebrock from Hamilton County
Public Health joins Woody on the morning

Rachel, Tammy and Jay talking about all
the great deals at Fred Hoibergs
Clarion Auto Center.

4th grade P.E. Class in Alden, wanted to be
FAMOUS, by being on KQWC's website!
So here you go kids...Enjoy your summer!

Michelle from Building Families had a little 
help recording at the KQWC studio.
(We like to start them off young)