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Hamilton County's Special Olympic athletes and law enforcement in the Torch Run parade held Thursday,May 21.

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 • Webster City Police investigating early morning robbery at Kum and Go.

 

At 2:03 Friday morning,May 22 the Webster City Police Department received a report of a silent panic alarm being sent from the Kum and Go Store located at 1102 Second Street. Officers were in the area and arrived on scene within one minute of being notified of the alarm.

Officers arrived and found that the subject had fled on foot from the store. A subsequent interview of the clerk revealed that a sub...ject had entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The clerk complied with the demand and the subject fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The subject was described as between 5’8” to 5’11” tall, with a slender build. The subject was wearing dark colored pants, a University of Cincinnati Bearcats hoodie, black face mask and red sneakers. The picture of the subject is below.,

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Webster City Police Department at (515) 832-9166 or Hamilton County Crime Stoppers using the following anonymous methods:
● Call the tip line at 800-873-TIPS (8477). These phone lines have no recording device.
● Text your tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) then type keyword “IA40” before you type your message.
● Call the local tip line at 515-832-8473. These phone lines have no recording device.
The Webster City Police Department was assisted by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit.  

 

 • Webster City Community School Board to meet Tuesday evening.

 The Webster City Community School Board will meet Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. at the school administration building at 825 Beach Street. The agenda will include a student presentation, a review of legislative priorities, approve a special education contract, updating the school calendar for 2015-16 and set the June and July board meeting dates. There will also be a look at personnel matters including resignations, a voluntary transfer request and contract recommendations. The Webster City school board will meet in closed session for the annual evaluation of the superintendent.

 • Stratford School Board preparing for summer projects.
 • South Hamilton Community School Board to meet Friday for a special session.

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Today...Sunny. High in the mid 70s. West wind around 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Low in the mid 50s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south after midnight.
Saturday...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Breezy. High in the lower 70s. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph shifting to the south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

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Chuck Long former IA Hawkeye quarterback
made a visit to KQWC...We had to get a 
picture with him and signed autographs! 
 



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