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Fall harvest work on October 12 near Duncombe.

 • Northeast Hamilton Community School Board to meet Thursday evening.

 The October meeting of the Northeast Hamilton Community School Board will be Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. at the elementary media center in Blairsburg. The board agenda includes a discussion on teacher leadership and compensation grant update, review the membership in the school improvement advisory committee, approve special education contracts, and plans for next month's meeting of the Iowa Association of School Boards. Other agenda items include the certified enrollment for the school district, approve 28-E agreements, acceptance of contract recommendations,and look at professional development issues. There will also be an update on the regional career academy in Eagle Grove. Superintendent Mike Sherwood and associate superintendent Mike Kruger will have reports on what is happening at Northeast Hamilton over the last month.

 • Van Diest Medical Center Board to meet Tuesday night.

 The Van Diest Medical Center Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday evening at 7:00 in the hospital conference room. The board will receive the 2013-14 Audit, review hospital bylaws, appoint a nominating committee, make appointments and reappointments to the medical staff, approve an additional privilege request and capital requests. The board will also discuss the zoning and planning for the old hospital property on Ohio Street. Van Diest Medical Center Administrator Lori Rathbun will have a report on current activities at the hospital plus other matters.

 • Fort Dodge Police apprehend 15 year old in Saturday morning incident at Snell Crawford Park

 Fort Dodge Police arrested a 15 year old male juvenile Saturday morning after an incident at Snell Crawford Park. A woman was stabbed while running on the trail in the park. Officers made contact with the victim on the trail about a mile east of the park. The victim received non life threatening injuries to her neck and arm. She was transported to Unity Point Medical Center for treatment. The youth matching the description given by the victim and other witnesses at the scene was identified and apprehended nearby. Information obtained during the investigation has led officers to believe the incident was related to an abduction attempt on the Snell Crawford Trail last August. The juvenile has been charged with Attempted Murder and Going Armed with Intent in relation to Saturday's incident. The juvenile has also been charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon in relation to the incident last August 4 at Snell Crawford Trail. He is being held in a juvenile detention center to wait for his initial court appearance. The identity of the youth is not being released due to his age.

 • Hamilton County Conservation Board to meet next Thursday.
 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.



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Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Breezy. High in the lower 60s. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.
Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms overnight. Warmer. Low around 50. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

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