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A summer day along the Boone River at Bells Mill Park near Stratford.

 • Fort Dodge Police investigate early Saturday shooting incident.

 Police in Fort Dodge early Saturday morning investigated a report of the possible gun shots being fired in the area of the 300 block of North Eighth or North Ninth Streets. Upon arriving in the area officers spoke with several witnesses who heard between eight to nine shots in the area. Officers checked the area but were unable to find any evidence. At approximately 1:47 Saturday morning, a 17 year old male juvenile was taken to Unity Point Trinity Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the forearm. The victim state that he had been outside of his home in the 800 block of Fourth Avenue North when a dark colored 4 door car drove by and fired multiple shots at him. The victim was treated and released from the emergency room. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Webster County Crimestoppers at 515-573-1444.

 • Wright County Board of Supervisors to meet Monday morning.

 The next Wright County Board of Supervisors meeting will be Monday at 9:00 in the supervisors office in Clarion. The board will approve the certification of appointment of Deputy Sheriff Barry Huedepohl and of Matthey Valentine as a Civil Process Server. A contract with Hogan Hanson to do the audit ending June 30,2014 will be approved. The board will look at Cyber Security Insurance. A discussion of hiring an information technology person for Wright County will be looked at. In other matters the Wright County Supervisors will review the guarantee agreement with the Clarion Foundation for Community Improvement followed by a discussion on drainage assessments for the Federal Government plus other matters.

 • Special Hamilton County Supervisors meeting set for Tuesday evening.

 A special meeting of the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors will  be Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the supervisors board room. There will be a presentation by Engineering Consultants on the Beaver Bridge project. The board will take action on selecting the preferred alignment for the work.

 • Thursday LWV Straw Poll results.
 • New manager announced for Webster Theater



Rest Of Tonight...Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 50s. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers in the afternoon. High in the mid 70s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Monday Night...Mostly clear. Low in the mid 50s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Iowa State News


    Pheasant count underway across Iowa
    Iowa’s annual roadside survey of small game animals, from pheasants to quail to rabbits, is now underway. DNR wildlife biologist Todd Bogenschutz says specially-trained crews will cover 210 routes across Iowa totaling about 5,000 miles during the coming two-week period. “It gives us a real good indication of what our small game populations are doing […]
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    Tyson plant in Cherokee will close September 27
    The Tyson plant in Cherokee will close in three months. In a prepared statement released today, a Tyson Foods executive said the plant in Cherokee, along with one in New York and another in New Mexico “have been struggling financially” and “it no longer makes business sense to keep them open.” The plant in Cherokee […]
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    Harkin hosts forum with focus on finding jobs for Americans with disabilities
    Senator Tom Harkin hosted a forum at Drake University late this afternoon to mark the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Governor Terry Branstad, who was among the panelists, said he tells business owners they will make their business better by making accommodations and hiring […]
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    Mother of slain Evansdale girl sentenced to prison
    The mother of one of two girls who were kidnapped in Evansdale in 2012 and later found dead is going to prison on drug charges. Misty Cook-Morrissey pled guilty this week to two counts of delivery of methamphetamine in Fayette County District Court. She was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies […]
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    Iowa Supreme Court clears way for closure of Sioux City riverboat casino
    The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a temporary stay that has allowed the Argosy Casino riverboat in Sioux City to stay open. The ruling by a three-judge panel ends the stay on Wednesday of next week. Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission administrator, Brian Ohorilko. “The commission’s closure order will go into affect on the 30th […]
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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)