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

 • New manager announced for Webster Theater

 Officials with the Help Entertain and Restore Organization (HERO) announced Thursday the hiring of a new manager for the Webster Theater. Keri Holmes Rojas will begin her managerial duties August 7. The HERO board said Rojas brings skills in marketing, design,systems processing, small business ownership and retail management. Rojas said that she is thrilled to be returning to the city she was born and being excited to help renew the downtown Webster City area.  Rojas is a native of Hampton where she was the manager of Cornerstone Cottage and president of the Franklin County Historical Society. Rojas graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Industrial Technology and Occupational Safety. She has worked as corporate director of safety for Avery Denison Corporation, owner and operator of Kaleidoscope and the general manager of AmercInn. The theater is expected to reopen in September after it was closed in March,2013.

 • Webster City School Board to meet Monday evening.

 Another meeting of the Webster City Community School Board will be Monday evening at 6:00 at the school administration building at 825 Beach Street. Items facing the board will include the acceptance of a paperless board meeting software contract. A resolution approving an interfund loan will be considered. The authorization to gain access to an account will be looked at by the school board. In other matters, there will be a review of the Iowa Association of School Board Fiscal Management Conference,look at work session topics for the school year and schedule presentations by staff and students for the 2014-15 school year.

 • Eagle Grove man facing charges following a Wednesday afternoon incident.


A 39 year old Eagle Grove man is facing charges following an incident Wednesday afternoon. Eric Jason Bell has been charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Willful Injury and Going Armed with Intent. Eagle Grove Police and the Wright County Sheriff's Department responded to a call of a female being shot in the 400 block of Northeast Third Street just before 4:00 p.m. 29 year old Deanna Arrendondo of Eagle Grove received injuries to her face and head as a result of being shot with a CO2 powered BB gun pistol. She was transported to Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion for treatment and was held for observation.  Bell allegedly shot  Arredondo with the pistol during an argument in front of Bell's residence. Bell was being held on a bond of $10,000 at the Wright County Jail in Clarion. The Algona Police Department K-9 and the Iowa Fire Marshall's Office also assisted in the investigation.

 • Computer scam in Webster City.
 • Hamilton County Conservation Board looks at water service for Briggs Woods Park.



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Today...Mostly cloudy. Breezy. Numerous thunderstorms through mid morning...Then scattered thunderstorms before noon. Isolated thunderstorms early in the afternoon. High in the mid 80s. South wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Tonight...Partly cloudy. Low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north after midnight.

Iowa State News


    State board questions principal about altered student test scores
    The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners has wrapped up a three-day hearing about suspiciously high test results from a Davenport elementary school. Former Madison Elementary School principal Sara Gott has been charged with misrepresenting or falsifying information along with one count of unethical practice, charges that could end her education career. Gott denies the charges. […]
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    Search underway for suspect after Coalville home invasion
    The search for a suspect is underway in north-central Iowa after a home invasion Wednesday in the town of Coalville. The incident happened shortly after 12 noon when a female reported a male inside her residence. The individual described was a bald white male with a stock build wearing a white tank top. He forcibly […]
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    Conference helps veterans find opportunities in farming
    A two-day conference this week in central Iowa aims to help veterans and active-duty members of the military overcome obstacles and find opportunities to start farming. The Midwest Conference for Farmer Veterans is planned for tomorrow  and Saturday in Des Moines. Ed Cox is one organizer of the gathering which helps take soldiers from the […]
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    U.S. Attorney seeks information from victims in DeCoster egg case
    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa is looking for people who may’ve been impacted in the Quality Egg case in Wright County. Spokesman Peter Deegan explains what they are seeking. “We’re looking to contact anyone who believes they were sickened from eggs that were distributed by Quality Egg, LLC from about […]
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    Investigators release cause of fire in Cedar Rapids saloon
    Investigators say dirty rags that got overheated caused the Wednesday morning fire at a Cedar Rapids bar. The Chrome Horse Saloon and Slop House in Cedar Rapids is heavily damaged by the fire. Investigators with the Cedar Rapids Fire Department say the fire started in a plastic bucket under a table in the kitchen. Towels and rags […]
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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)