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Lydia, Catching some sun at Little Wall lake

 • July weather in review...

 The month of July ended as one of above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall in Webster City. The average high for the month was 81 degrees with the average low at 60 degrees.Normal high is 74 degrees. The highest temperature for the month was 91 degrees set twice on July 11 and 12 The lowest temperature was 49 degrees on the morning of July 3. July brought 3.85 inches of rainfall to Webster City. Normal rainfall is 4.15. There were no severe storms reported in the Webster City area for all of July.

The National Weather Service outlook for August in Iowa predicts below normal temperatures and normal to above normal precipitation. Last August in Webster City,the average high was 79 degrees and the average low was 61 degrees. As for rainfall we ended up with  4.46 inches. KQWC Radio is the official Webster City observer for the National Weather Service.

 • Three Hamilton County School Districts announcing their candidates for school board.

 Three of the four Hamilton County school districts have released the names of the candidates who will be running for school board on September 8. At Northeast Hamilton,there will be no opposition for the three seats. Eric Patterson will be unopposed for District One Director, Thea Wibholm will be running for the Director 2 seat being vacated by Mike Rapp and Sarah Zorn will be the at large board member as she will succeed Roxanne Anderson. In Stratford Christina Bauer will run for re-election for her seat. April Carlson will not seek another term on the Stratford school board. There will be a write in candidate for Carlson's seat in the September election. There will be a new member of the Webster City school board this September. Beth Van Diest and Juli Jaycox will seek re-election for their two seats on the board while Paul Stenger will become a new member of the board. Stenger will take over the seat held by Dan Ryherd who decided not to seek another term on the Webster City board. 

As of late Friday morning,the South Hamilton school board has yet to present the nomination papers for the three seats on the board.Voters at South Hamilton will decide on a bond issue for building improvement projects.

 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.

 A brief agenda awaits the Webster City City Council at their next meeting Monday afternoon at 5:15 at City Hall. The council will be introduced to new public works director Alan Griffiths. A request from Wayne Johnson to terminate a Farm Lease on two parcels of city owned property. The date of August 17 at 5:30 p.m. will be set for the date and time for a public hearing on the city of Webster City's interest in property  by releasing a portion of an easement located in Alexander's Fifth Addition in Webster City. The council will discuss information received from RAGBRAI on a Town Information Update form and brochure. Monday's council meeting will be telecast on cable channel 12 at 5:15 with repeat telecasts on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings at 7:00 p.m.

 • Swon sworn in as new VDMC board member
 • Hamilton County Conservation Board looks at installing solar array panels at Little Wall Lake.



Today...Sunny. A 50 percent chance of thunderstorms through mid morning. Breezy. High in the upper 80s. West wind 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight...Mostly clear. Low in the upper 50s. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday...Sunny. Not as warm. High in the upper 70s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Iowa State News



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    Interim president takes over at the University of Iowa
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    Rand Paul touts ‘one page’ federal income tax return
    Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is campaigning in eastern Iowa today, touting his proposal to get rid of the complicated federal income tax code and replace it with a simple “flat” tax. “We have a 70,000 page tax code and I think it’s chasing American jobs and chasing American companies overseas,” Paul said. Paul proposes […]
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HERO Board Members Brian Miller,
Zack Chizek, & Kay Ross interviewed
for HERO Foundation. Other board
members include (not pictured): Jeff
Pingel, Holly Stroner, Jerry Kloberdanz
& Jake Pulis.

Our friends at our local Webster
City Hy-Vee getting ready for the
Hamilton County Fair Parade!

Brian Imbus hypnotized people 
during the Hamilton County Fair!


Woody had fun with the Ragbri
riders on the Morning Show while
Natalie was his helper.