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 • Hamilton County Conservation Board approves a grant trail resolution

 At a meeting Thursday afternoon, the Hamilton County Conservation Board voted to submit a trail grant resolution to the Region Five Midas organization for alternative transportation money for the Jewellsworth Recreational Trail in southern Hamilton County. Conservation director Brian Lammers said this is likely to be the final funding request for the trail connecting both Jewell and Ellsworth after years of planning. No date has been set for the ground breaking ceremony.

The Hamilton County Conservation Board was updated on the projects during 2014 at Bells Mill, Briggs Woods and Little Wall Lake parks by staff members Jason Gilmore and Scott Grimm. They included the installation of new signs,improvement to the camp ground areas and more.

The board will receive the preliminary concept drawings for the Briggs Woods Clubhouse improvement project at next month's board meeting. A golf pro shop contract with Russ Appel to sell golf items at the Briggs Woods Clubhouse was renewed for 2015.

The Hamilton County Conservation Board approved its budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. There was a closed meeting of the board to discuss real estate matters.

 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.

 The Webster City City Council will meet Monday afternoon at 5:15 in the city hall council chambers. Monday's meeting will feature a report by Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Deb Brown on current activities. There will be the second reading on the proposed ordinance for the vacating of a portion of the East Street Right of Way,Jones and Smith Addition to Webster City. A resolution approving the two year work agreement between the City of Webster City and the Webster City Fire Department will be reviewed and approved. Another resolution to be discussed will be on the executded airport management agreement between the Webster City Airport Commission and Storm Flying Service,Incorporated. The council will set March 16 at 5:30 for a public hearing for the proposed vacating of a portion of the Third Street Right of Way. The council meeting will be telecast on Cable Channel 12 at 5:15 with repeat telecasts at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

 • "Diamonds and Bowties" is the theme for the 2015 St. Thomas Aquinas School Ball.

 "Diamonds and Bowties" will be this year's theme of the Friends of St. Thomas Aquinas School Ball. The event will be held Saturday,May 2 at the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Center. Last year's ball raised over $178,000  for the operation of the local parochial school that has been in existence for over 60 years. The ball will feature a live and silent auction, a raffle, plenty of food with the return of the "Deuces Wild" dueling pianos as the entertainment for the evening.  Cash,silent and live auction donations are being accepted. For the cash donations please contact Sharon Smith at 832-1346. For the silent or live auction donations please contact Heather Arnold at 835-2289. You can purchase and or sell raffle tickets with 1 ticket for $50 or 3 for $125 by contacting Heidi Tesdahl at 835-9359. The ball tickets for this year will be $60 each. Tickets will be limited.  

 • No injuries in Wednesday night house fire in Webster City.
 • Lt. Governor Reynolds to visit Webster City March 4.

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Natalie, Rhonda, Mary and Myra. 



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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