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Congratulations to WCF Financial Bank President and CEO Stephen Mourlam on the opening of the new bank location at 401 Fairmeadow Drive!

 • Roland Story School Board to meet Monday evening.

 The next meeting of the Roland Story School Board will be Monday evening at 6:30 at the high school board room. The agenda will include a discussion of technology issues, building and grounds update, transportation matters, and acceptance of the 2013-14 District Audit Report. Board members will approve the list of seniors for graduation, consider a district developed special education service delivery plan, review the board policy for school event restrictions for Sunday and Wednesday evenings, approve open enrollment requests,personnel matters and a report from the superintendent.

 • Rief named as new Clarion City Administrator.

 The Clarion City Council Monday afternoon approved the employment agreement for Dustin Rief as the new city administrator. Rief will succeed Rochelle Pohlman who will be retiring June 30 after serving 30 and a half years. Rief will begin his duties on July 1. Rief's base salary will be $70,000 and a onetime two percent increase on January 1, 2016 and upon completion of a Master's Degree in Public Finance will receive a onetime pay increase of $4000. A personal car allowance, cell phone reimbursement, moving and temporary housing assistance and additional benefits covered under the city of Clarion personnel policy was approved for Rief. He comes to Clarion from Omaha where he was a Public Works Specialist for the city.

 • Wright County officials update the avian flu situation.

 Wright County officials continue to monitor the widespread outbreak of avian flu throughout the state and continues their proactive approach. On Monday Wright County officials learned of one facility that has had a presumptive positive report,but they have yet to receive official confirmation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Iowa Department of Agriculture. Wright County Engineer Adam Clemons said his request to the Iowa Department of Transportation for dust control on the shoulders of state highways near the facilities in Wright County was completed Tuesday afternoon. Clemons said he appreciates the cooperation and quick response of the Iowa Department of Transportation for dust control work. It is important to note that avian influenza does not pose a threat to human health. Poultry products are also safe for the public to continue. The poultry industry is significant to the economy of Wright County since many of the residents work in industries or organizations that are directly or indirectly affiliated with poultry production.Wright County has taken a proactive approach in an effort to help prevent the spread of the disease.

 • No injuries in robbery at Webster City Casey's General Store on Sunday.
 • St. Thomas Aquinas School Ball another big success!



Today...Mostly cloudy. Breezy. Areas of dense fog through mid morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Scattered showers before noon...Then thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. High in the upper 70s. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph shifting to the south 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms before midnight and early morning...Then a chance of thunderstorms early in the morning. Low in the lower 60s. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 40 percent.
Thursday...Thunderstorms likely. Breezy. High in the mid 70s. South wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.

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Time for a playing in the snow selfie with
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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