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 • Roland Story School Board to meet Monday evening

 The Roland Story Community School Board will meet Monday evening at 6:30 at the high school board room in Story City.Discussion at the meeting will focus on the 2015-16 Budget Amendment for Construction Projects and Estimated for next year.There will be the setting of fees for student registration for the 2015-16 school year. The Roland Story board will discuss the district calendar for 2015-16, consider a request for a foreign exchange student and consider a 28 E cooperative sharing agreement with the Ames Community School District for swimming and diving for next season.There will also be a report from superintendent Matt Patton and a look at personnel matters.

 • Jury selected in Frederiksen trial in Hamilton County District Court.

 A seven man five woman jury will be hearing testimony in the trial of Casey Frederiksen in Hamilton County District Court. Jury selection wrapped up Monday afternoon in the case that is expected to last up to two weeks. 120 potential jurors were interviewed by attorneys representing Frederiksen and the state asking them what they know about the case. Frederiksen is charged with first degree murder and first degree sexual abuse in the death of five year old Evelyn Miller, the daughter of his live in girlfriend Noel Miller in July,2005. Evelyn Miller was stabbed in the chest and neck. Her body was found a few days later in the Cedar River in Floyd County. Opening arguments will begin today by the attorneys for Frederiksen Aaron Hawbaker and Dustin Lee. The prosecutors are Douglas Hammerand and assistant Iowa attorneys general Scott Brown. Testimony by several witnesses will be held in the coming days. The trial will be presided by District Judge Gregg Rosenbladt. Frederiksen's trial was moved to Hamilton County from Floyd County on a change of venue.

 • DARE Graduation set for Monday afternoon.

 Fifth grade students at Webster City Middle School and St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary will receive their certificates for successfully completing the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program Monday afternoon. The ceremony will be held at the Middle School beginning at 2:00 p.m. with the public invited to attend. D.A.R.E. was taught by Sgt. Ed Wardell of the Webster City Police Department this year. D.A.R.E. teaches students how to say no to drugs,alcohol, tobacco and violence. For nearly 30 years the D.A.R.E. course has been taught in the Webster City and St. Thomas Aquinas schools by members of the Webster City Police Department.

 • Above normal precipitation and temperatures describe Webster City's February weather.
 • Rick Perry to visit Webster City Friday,March 6

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Tonight...Mostly cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. Very cold. Breezy. Low zero to 5 above. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Very cold. High around 15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Wednesday Night...Mostly clear. Bitterly cold. Low 5 to 10 below. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings 15 to 20 below.

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Natalie, Rhonda, Mary and Myra. 



Chuck Long former IA Hawkeye quarterback
made a visit to KQWC...We had to get a 
picture with him and signed autographs! 
 



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