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Lynx Homecoming Rainbow on September 18,2015!

 • No open burning in Wright County until further notice.

 A proclamation was signed Monday by state fire marshal Jeffrey Quigle for the banning of open burning in Wright County.The proclamation was ordered due to the dry conditions of the past few weeks. Wright County Emergency Management Director Jim Lester is asking all residents to refrain from open burning until further notice.

 • Webster City city officials assess damage to the north side of City Hall.

 Webster City Police and city officials are assessing the damage to the north wall of the Municipal Building at 400 Second Street on Sunday night.The incident happened at 7:10 p.m. when a Chevrolet S 10 pickup truck driven by William Bisher of Webster City struck the North side of the building.A dispatcher on duty at the Webster City Police Department heard a loud boom when the accident occurred. The impact from the accident caused extensive damage to the north wall of the ...Council chambers. There was damage done to the landscaping and flag pole. Webster City City Manager Ed Sadler said it's too early for a dollar estimate to the damage to the municipal building.The Webster City Council Meetings will now be at the Fuller Hall Sampson Room until further notice.The council will likely discuss the damage and what the next step will be at a future council meeting. Tonight's Planning and Zoning Commission meeting will be at the Sampson Room of Fuller Hall at 7:00.Bisher was taken to Van Diest Medical Center for treatment.The accident remains under investigation.

 • Enhance Hamilton County Foundation issues food pantry challenge.

 The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation has once again issued a challenge to Hamilton County residents to raise money for local food pantries to help fill the shelves heading into the holidays. The challenge will run from October 15 – November 10, 2015, and funds received will be matched dollar for dollar up to $2,000 by the Enhance Hamilton County Foundation. 

To participate in the food pantry challenge, send your check or drop off your cash contributions to: Darcy Swon, Enhance Hamilton County Foundation, 501 Bank Street Suite 1, Webster City, Iowa 50595. Checks should be made out to: Enhance Hamilton County Foundation with the name of the food pantry to be supported listed in the memo line. If no food pantry is indicated, it will be assigned to one.

Hamilton County has five food pantries: Upper Des Moines Opportunity (Webster City) serves Hamilton County, has income eligibility and is open from 9 am – noon, Monday – Thursday; Trinity Lutheran Church Food Pantry (Webster City) serves the county with no eligibility and is open 2 pm to 3 pm, Monday, Tuesday and Friday; St. Paul Lutheran Church Food Pantry (Webster City); The Lord’s Cupboard Bethesda Lutheran Church (Jewell) serves the South Hamilton Area, is open Monday at 5:30 pm and has no eligibility; and the Stratford Food Pantry is open once a month on Monday night with no eligibility criteria. All four-food pantries serve an estimated 160 families each month.

The Food Pantry Challenge that was held this summer brought in $7,121 and was distributed to food pantries throughout Hamilton County by Enhance Hamilton County Board members. Checks distributed included: $3,018.88 to The Lord’s Cupboard Bethesda Lutheran Church (Jewell); $2,706.93 to Trinity Lutheran Church Food Pantry (Webster City); $695.27 to the Stratford Food Pantry (Stratford); $398.63 to Upper Des Moines Opportunity (Webster City); and $301.29 to St. Paul Lutheran Church Food Pantry (Webster City).

For information on the food pantry challenge or on Enhance Hamilton County Foundation, visit their website at enhancehamiltoncounty.org.

 • Health forum coming to Webster City on October 22.
 • Webster City Police investigate two vehicle accident on Saturday.



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Hy-Vee made a HUGE donation
of food and non-perishables to
UDMO from the ISU/Iowa
Food Drive Contest. Hy-Vee thanks
everyone for their support to make
this happen. They estimated over
$1,000 worth of food/non-perishables
were donated to UDMO.


HERO Board Members Brian Miller,
Zack Chizek, & Kay Ross interviewed
for HERO Foundation. Other board
members include (not pictured): Jeff
Pingel, Holly Stroner, Jerry Kloberdanz
& Jake Pulis.

Our friends at our local Webster
City Hy-Vee getting ready for the
Hamilton County Fair Parade!