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Dan and Veronica Hurt were one of the 14 families that adopted three new members at Adoption Saturday held November 22.

 • Wright County Supervisors will meet Monday morning.

 The Wright County Supervisors will meet Monday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors board room in Clarion. The board will meet with county engineer Adam Clemons on road updates. Mental Health/Developmental Disabled  Coordinator Jen Sheehan will give an update on Case Management and possibly request to make an offer to hire an office manager in the Professional Building. A hearing will be held at 10 a.m. on the the agreement for Drainage District 39.

 • Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot in Webster City is cancelled.

 The annual Turkey Trot 5K fun run and walk scheduled for Thanksgiving morning in Webster City sponsored by the local parks and recreation department has been cancelled due to the cold and snowy conditions.

 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.

 The next Webster City City Council meeting will be Monday afternoon at 5:15 in the city council chambers. Agenda items will include a report by Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Deb Brown on chamber activities in the community. A resolution approving the executed warranty deed conveying the remaining portion of Lot 3 in the Wall Creek First Addition to Lynn and Debbie Jaycox will be considered. The purchase of a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe for the Webster City Police Department will be presented for review. The council will set Monday,January 5 at 5:30 for a public hearing on the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost for the 2015 Street Improvement Project. There will be a public hearing on the submittal of a Community Development Block Grant application to the Iowa Department of Economic Development will be held at 5:30. Monday's council meeting will be telecast live on cable channel 12 with repeat telecasts at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday evenings.

 • Webster City Police Dept. Employee Association and the city begin new contract negotiations.
 • Clarion City Council to meet Monday afternoon.



Early This Morning...Mostly cloudy. Breezy. Not as cold. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Today...Partly sunny. Much warmer. High in the mid 30s. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Not as cold. Patchy fog in the evening... Then areas of fog before midnight and early morning. Widespread fog early in the morning. Low in the mid 20s. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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