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Ground breaking for the new location of WCF Financial Bank on April 16.

 • Hughes resigns as Webster City Police Chief.


For the past four years Brian Hughes has been serving as the police chief of Webster City. On Tuesday Hughes announced his resignation to accept the position of police chief in the North Strabane Township Police Department in suburban Pittsburgh of where he is originally from. Hughes will continue to serve as police chief for the next 30 days. The Webster City City Council will begin the work on finding a new police chief in the wake of Tuesday's announcement by Hughes.


 • Wright County Supervisors look at ambulance transfer issues.

 On Monday the Wright County Board of Supervisors continued their discussion with officials of county emergency medical staff members on the future of ambulance transfers. There was no final decision reached by the parties as they each figured out how to help out with the country transfers with Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. Discussion on this issue will be revisited in a few weeks.

The supervisors went on to approve a joint drainage district assessment with Hamilton County. In one other matter,the Wright County board of supervisors voted to have another hearing at a date to be set on the work for drainage district 131 located near Clarion. The consensus was to televise the whole line.

 • Death investigation in Cambridge.

 The Huxley Police Department Monday evening responded to 117 Race Street in Cambridge in response to a welfare check. Upon checking the residence, the officers located a deceased female in an upstairs bedroom with multiple gunshot wounds. A weapon matching the caliber of spent casings found near the body was located inside the residence. The body was transported to the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office in Ankeny where an autopsy is to be performed today. On Tuesday morning, the suspect 44 year old Jeremy Michael Cory was arrested and charged with Murder in the First Degree. Cory was arrested by members of the Huxley Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation. He was then transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada. The incident is still being investigated.

 • Webster City Middle School to raise money to reopen Webster Theater.
 • Drug Drop Off Day set for April 26.



Rest Of Tonight...Cloudy...Breezy. Low around 30. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Thursday...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Cooler. High in the lower 50s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 30s. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Iowa State News



    Autopsy results, victim’s name released in Story County homicide case
    An autopsy has confirmed a woman found dead in her Story County home on Monday had been shot multiple times. The victim is identified as 49-year-old Vallerie Vee Cory and investigators say she may have been killed up to four days prior to the discovery of her body. Her husband is in custody. Police were sent to […]
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    State may have to repay feds for co-mingled cash in confidential settlements
    An official from the state agency under fire for confidential settlements that included “hush money” for laid off workers says the agency’s new system for managing state government construction projects has saved nearly 10-million dollars over the past 32 months. Lon Anderson, the chief deputy director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services, makes that […]
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    Man convicted in 1974 Waterloo homicide to be released from prison
    A man who was sentenced to life in prison for killing a neighbor over a gambling debt 40 years ago will soon be released on parole. The Iowa Board of Parole issued the decision today for Rasberry Williams, who’s now 68. Once released, he’ll be placed in an assisted living facility. The parole board’s discussion […]
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    Davenport riverfront likely to see flooding by Monday
    As some areas of the country face a third year of drought, parts of eastern Iowa are preparing for flooding. The Mississippi River is creeping upward and the hydrologist at the National Weather Service office in the Quad Cities says the crest will likely reach Davenport on Monday. Meteorologist Maren Stoflet says last weekend’s heavy […]
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    Multiple businesses damaged in Iowa City fire
    A massive fire damaged several businesses in Iowa City on Tuesday. The blaze was reported shortly after 3:30 p.m. in a large warehouse on the city’s southeast side. Iowa City Fire Battalion Chief Greg Tinnes said all available off-duty firefighters were called in for assistance, along with volunteer firefighters from Hills, Solon and Coralville. “A […]
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Webster City School Superintendent Mike Sherwood and Webster City

Police Sgt. Ed Wardell are guests explaining the crisis response plan for the local school district.





Dave "The Shef" inspired the audience at
Wednesday night's Webster City Chamber
Dinner and Annual Meeting.

Kim Park helps Mike Weiman select his
ducks for door prizes at the annual Chamber