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 • Testimony continues Wednesday in Casey Fredericksen trial.

 Today will mark another day of testimony in the trial of Casey Frederiksen in Hamilton County District Court. Jurors spent yesterday hearing the testimony from the father of Evelyn Miller, Andy Christie. Christie told the jury  he knew Frederiksen since high school and were best friends for a long time. He said he planned to pick up Miller the night of her death on July 1,2005 but found out she was missing. Christie also talked about the demeanor of Frederiksen during the search for Miller when he was frustrated with police. Others testifying before the jury included Tanya Martinez who was a next door neighbor of Noel Miller, the mother of Evelyn Miller. The final witness Tuesday afternoon was Scott Katcher who was kayaking the Floyd River when he discovered the body of Evelyn Miller in early July,2005. A jury of five women and seven men along with two alternates are hearing testimony in this trial in Hamilton County District Court. Casey Fredericksen is charged with first degree murder and first degree sexual assault in the death of five year old Evelyn Miller. Frederiksen was watching Miller for her mother when allegedly sexually abused the girl and stabbed her to death. The trial is being heard in Hamilton County on a change of venue from Floyd County.

 • Two people arrested after chase in a four county area.

 A high speed chase in Webster County ended Tuesday afternoon with the arrest of two individuals. The Webster County Sheriff's Department and Fort Dodge Police arrested Jesse Carlson and Cori Benson after a chase with speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. The incident started at about 2:15 when a Fort Dodge Police officer attempted to make a routine traffic stop on a Mitsubishi Lancer traveling through downtown Fort Dodge. The car reached 60 miles per hour as it traveled through several streets in Fort Dodge.The Webster County Sheriff's Department and Iowa State Patrol joined Fort Dodge Police in the pursuit of the speeding car. The chase made its way through Webster County as the chase ended up with speeds over 100 miles per hour. It was reported that the vehicle was traveling through Vincent at speeds over 80 miles per hour.  The chase ended when the driver lost control of the car at Bach Grove Avenue and 160th Street northwest of Webster City. Both Carlson and Benson were transported to the Webster County Jail  facing numerous charges. There were arrest warrants issued for the two.

 • Roland Story School Board to meet Monday evening

 The Roland Story Community School Board will meet Monday evening at 6:30 at the high school board room in Story City.Discussion at the meeting will focus on the 2015-16 Budget Amendment for Construction Projects and Estimated for next year.There will be the setting of fees for student registration for the 2015-16 school year. The Roland Story board will discuss the district calendar for 2015-16, consider a request for a foreign exchange student and consider a 28 E cooperative sharing agreement with the Ames Community School District for swimming and diving for next season.There will also be a report from superintendent Matt Patton and a look at personnel matters.

 • Jury selected in Frederiksen trial in Hamilton County District Court.
 • DARE Graduation set for Monday afternoon.

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Early This Morning...Mostly cloudy. Very cold. Breezy. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Today...Mostly sunny. Very cold. Scattered flurries in the afternoon. High around 15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight...Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming clear. Bitterly cold. Low 5 to 10 below. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph Decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight. Wind chill readings 15 to 20 below.

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