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 • July turning out to be a cool and dry month for Webster City.

 The July weather statistics for Webster City is proving to be a cool and dry one. Records at the KQWC weather reporting station showed the average high for the month at 78 degrees and the average low at 56. The warmest day for the month was July 6 with a temperature of 88 degrees and the lowest recorded temperature for July was 47 set twice on July 3 and 16. Normal high for July is 75 degrees. As for precipitation we ended the month at 2.88 inches of rain. Normal rainfall for July is 4.15 inches.

The National Weather Service outlook for August in Iowa indicates it will be a month of below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation. Last August in Webster City the average high was 84 degrees and the average low at 57. There was only 35 hundredths of an inch of rain in August of last year. KQWC Radio is the official observer for the National Weather Service in Webster City.

 • Webster City City Council to meet this Monday,August 4.

 Another meeting of the Webster City City Council will be Monday afternoon at 5:15 in the city hall council chambers. Agenda items will include considering the requests from the Webster City Chamber of Commerce to close the streets from Second to First for the August 15 Summer Night event and for the WHO TV RV TV event on September 8 from Seneca to Des Moines and from Second to First from 4:00 until 10:30 p.m. The third reading on the proposed ordinance for the zoning of detached garages will be read followed by passing and adopting the ordinance. A transfer of ownership and payment for the Brewer Creek Housing Project will be considered. There will be two public hearings at Monday's council session. The first one is for the proposed specifications,form of contract, and estimate of cost for the Water Plant Filter Replacement Project at 5:30. The second hearing will be on the proposed specification, form of contract and estimate of cost for the 2014 Water Main Replacement Project at 5:35 p.m. The council meeting will be televised on cable channel 12 this Monday evening.

 • Final day today for Health Needs Assessment Survey at VDMC.

Hamilton County residents are reminded that today July 31 is the final day to complete  the Community Health Needs Assessment Survey. The survey is intended to help the health community identify the health needs of the people living in the primary service area  of Van Diest Medical Center. The information provided will help to determine the most prominent needs of the communities and the priorities to address. You can complete the survey at the Van Diest Medical Center website which is www.vandiestmc.org. The survey focuses on the respondent's perception of health issues facing each community as well as their own personal health and conditions. Following analysis of the results, a report will be completed and released in early fall with survey findings. An implementation plan will be developed based upon the needs identified for Hamilton County.

 • Professional Advisor Continuing Education Seminar set for August 21.
 • Fort Dodge standoff ends.



Tonight...Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Low in the upper 50s. Northwest wind near 5 mph through midnight becoming light. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Friday...Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon. High in the lower 80s. Light wind becoming north up to 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Friday Night...Mostly clear. Low in the upper 50s. East wind near 5 mph.

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    Sioux City riverboat shuts down for last time
    After months of legal battles, the Argosy Riverboat Casino in Sioux City shut down operations Wednesday. A team of agents from the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission and the DCI boarded the boat and oversaw the shutdown of the gambling machines. Assistant City Attorney, Justin Vondrak, says the boat itself will leave Sioux City under […]
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Weekend in Woolstock // 08/01/2014

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)