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 • South Hamilton Community School Board to meet Monday evening in Jewell.

 A meeting of the South Hamilton Community School Board will be this Monday,February 8 at 6:00 p.m. at the middle school high school board room in Jewell. The board will present a Hawk Friend of Education Award to Gene Greenfield at Monday's meeting. A discussion and approval of the 2016-17 school calendar will be on the agenda. Other items for discussion will include a look at the 2016-17 Modified Supplemental Amount Application for Dropout Prevention program, consider a fundraising request from Gaige Pickering, appoint two directors to serve on the Bargaining Ad Hoc Committee, and consider procedures of operation for district policies and procedures.The South Hamilton school board will receive update from principals Paul Hemphill and Scott Dryer and from superintended Ken Howard.

 • Wright County Board of Supervisors to meet Monday morning.

 The next meeting of the Wright County Board of Supervisors will be Monday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors' office in the Wright County Courthouse in Clarion. The board will be hearing reports from county engineer Adam Clemons, appoint a new Veterans Administration commissioner and weed commissioner. There will be a review of courthouse security renovation plans and funding sources. The Wright County Supervisors will set March 7,2016 as the date for the county budget hearing plus other matters.

 • Kendall Young Library Board to meet Tuesday evening.

 The Kendall Young Library board of trustees will meet Tuesday evening at 6:30 in the downstairs meeting room of the library. The board will review the library's by-laws and personnel policy. There will be a look at goals and objectives for 2016. Kendall Young Library director Angie Martin Schwarze will present her report on library events. Richard Carlson of Farmer's National Company will present his report on the library farm plus other matters.

 • One person dead in Nevada fire this morning.
 • Webster City Hot Lotto winner files lawsuit.



Late This Afternoon...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light snow. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight...Cloudy. A 40 percent chance of light snow in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Areas of fog early in the morning. Not as cold. Low around 20. South wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.
Saturday...Partly sunny. Areas of fog through mid morning. High in the lower 30s. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

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    State Auditor finds thousands of dollars of improper unemployment benefits
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    Eaton Corporation laying off 250 in Shenandoah
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    Fire damages cabinet business in Menlo
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