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Lydia, Catching some sun at Little Wall lake

 • Fort Dodge Police apprehend burglary suspect.

 Fort Dodge Police arrested 18 year old Sean Robert Robell early Monday morning after a burglary at the Tom Thumb Deli. Officer Zach Stanley said he heard an audible alarm sounding. Other officers responded to the Tom Thumb Deli. When they arrived they found a broken window on the north side of the building. The officers searched the buildong and found no one inside. While the officers were conducting their investigation at the scene,a citizen approached them and told the officers he had information about the burglary. The information the citizen provided lead the officers to a residence where Robell was located. Robell was charged with Third Degree Burglary and Third Degree Criminal Mischief. 

 • Arts R Alive Sculpture Show this week.

 The annual Arts R Alive Sculpture contest returns this week to Webster City. The event will be held August 5 and 6 in West Twin Park at Bank and Superior Streets.Music will begin both evenings at 5:00 p.m. Voting for the sculpture contest will be Wednesday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The musical entertainment on Wednesday will be the Sister Act Quartet from Jewell with the sculptors explaining their works at 6:00 p.m. On Thursday, the Jive for Five from Fort Dodge will provide the music while Kerry Dixon from Ames Fine Arts will speak on the importance of art and the role it plays in the communities. The Peoples Choice Award winner will be announced on Thursday. There will be complimentary wine, cheese and lemonade served both evenings.

 • July weather in review...

 The month of July ended as one of above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall in Webster City. The average high for the month was 81 degrees with the average low at 60 degrees.Normal high is 74 degrees. The highest temperature for the month was 91 degrees set twice on July 11 and 12 The lowest temperature was 49 degrees on the morning of July 3. July brought 3.85 inches of rainfall to Webster City. Normal rainfall is 4.15. There were no severe storms reported in the Webster City area for all of July.

The National Weather Service outlook for August in Iowa predicts below normal temperatures and normal to above normal precipitation. Last August in Webster City,the average high was 79 degrees and the average low was 61 degrees. As for rainfall we ended up with  4.46 inches. KQWC Radio is the official Webster City observer for the National Weather Service.

 • All of the Hamilton County School Districts announcing their candidates for school board.
 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.



Tonight...Mostly clear. Low in the upper 50s. Northwest wind near 5 mph through midnight becoming light.
Tuesday...Mostly sunny. High around 80. Southeast wind near 5 mph.
Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the lower 60s. East wind near 5 mph.

Iowa State News



    After lengthy delay, inmates are now inside state’s new maximum security prison
    More than 500 prisoners were transferred out of the state’s maximum security prison in Fort Madison Saturday and taken to the new state prison two miles away. “We started this process in April of 2010 when we broke ground for the new facility and here we are, five years later, finally getting to be able […]
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    Focus in GOP race this week on first debate of season
    Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says the campaign dynamic in Iowa has changed since the Iowa GOP’s “Straw Poll” that had been scheduled for this month was cancelled. “Instead of focused on Iowa, which is what four years ago was like, it’s more focused on national polls,” Santorum said this weekend. “I think that’s a […]
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    Waterloo may join growing list of Iowa cities with whitewater park
    Another eastern Iowa city is looking at constructing a whitewater park with a kayak course. Plans for the project in downtown Waterloo were unveiled this week and Waterloo Mayor Buck Clark told KCRG-TV he likes the economic potential of the Cedar River. “Those communities that have done this are experiencing tremendous economic return,” Clark said. The […]
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    Interim president takes over at the University of Iowa
    Sally Mason steps into retirement and the vice president for medical affairs, Jean Robillard takes over today as the interim president at the University of Iowa. Robillard talked with reporters about the position. “I’m quite honored really to be the interim — and I hope it will be short — but what is important is […]
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    Iowa Lottery sees another big year in sales
    The Iowa Lottery has released numbers that confirm earlier projections that sales for the fiscal year that ended in June were going to be among the organization’s best. Iowa Lottery spokesperson Mary Neubauer  says sales ended up in the top 4 at $325 million. “This is the fourth year in a row that lottery sales […]
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HERO Board Members Brian Miller,
Zack Chizek, & Kay Ross interviewed
for HERO Foundation. Other board
members include (not pictured): Jeff
Pingel, Holly Stroner, Jerry Kloberdanz
& Jake Pulis.

Our friends at our local Webster
City Hy-Vee getting ready for the
Hamilton County Fair Parade!

Brian Imbus hypnotized people 
during the Hamilton County Fair!


Woody had fun with the Ragbri
riders on the Morning Show while
Natalie was his helper.