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Webster City Middle School principal Becky Hacker Kluver and assistant principal Kelli Reis participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 28!

 • Trott trial scheduled to begin Tuesday in Wright County.

 Jury selection is expected to begin Tuesday morning  in the trial of 33 year old Corey Trott of Rockwell City in Wright County District Court in Clarion. Trott is accused of first degree murder in the death of Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting nearly a year ago on September 13,2013.Officer Buenting was shot by Trott after a standoff in his residence. The trial was moved to Wright County from Calhoun County due to pretrial publicity. Trott is in the Webster County Jail on the murder charge filed against him.

 • August weather in review

August was a month of above normal precipitation and near normal temperatures. Weather records at the KQWC Radio Hill weather reporting station showed the average high for the month at 79 degrees and the average low at 61 degrees. Normal high for August is 75 degrees. The highest temperature for the month was 88 degrees set on the afternoons of August 22 and 24. Interestingly enough,88 has been the highest recorded temperature for this summer. The temperature was also set on July 6.The lowest temperature was 49 degrees set on August 13. Rainfall in Webster City for August was 5.66 inches. Normal rainfall for August is 4.10 inches.

The National Weather Service forecast for September in Iowa is predicting near normal temperatures and above normal precipitation. Last September the average high in Webster City was 80 degrees and the average low was 52 degrees. We measured 1.97 inches of rain in September,2013. KQWC Radio is the official observer for the National Weather Service in Webster City.

 • Webster City City Council to meet Tuesday afternoon.

 The Webster City City Council will meet Tuesday afternoon at 5:15 in the city council chambers. The council will officially appoint Shiloh Mork as the new police chief with the oath of office to follow.There will be an update and report from Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Deb Brown on current activities  with the chamber office.A request from Bill McCormick on the sump pump late fee on a utility bill will be considered. In other matters the Webster City City Council will approve a resolution on the official financial report for city streets, a change order from the Tile Pros for the completion of the contract involving the water distribution system project. A lease agreement with FMO Real Estate, L.L.C.,a subsidary of Fairway Outdoor Advertising in connection with their use of a sign located on city property will  be considered by the council. A motion on a request to obtain bids for a brush chipper for the line department will  be looked at. Following the council meeting there will be a work session with officials of Fletcher Reinhardt Company on Smart Meters.

 • La James Institute facing fraud lawsuit from the state.
 • Mork to become Webster City Police Chief.



Late This Afternoon...Mostly sunny. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tonight...Partly cloudy until early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning. Low in the upper 50s. West wind near 5 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Tuesday...Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms through mid morning. High in the upper 70s. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.

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