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Lydia, Catching some sun at Little Wall lake

 • Clarion City Council faces varied agenda.

 The Clarion City Council faced a varied agenda at their meeting Monday evening. The council approved the request for a donation of $500 to the Wright Medical Foundation on behalf of the Rief family for the use of an apartment from June 12 to July 31 for their transition to Clarion. An Economic Development and Housing sub-committee was established for the city. Clarion Police Chief Steve Terhark reported that the Clarion Police Department has received its new squad car and that Shayne Hennigar is currently working on updating the Police Department's Policy and Procedures Manual.There was an update by Public Works Director Jon DeVries on the progress being made on the Waste Water Treatment Facility and progress of the Slip Lining Project. Jeff Hamilton addressed the council regarding a written warning for a nuisance property. Hamilton stated he has been working on cleaning up the area this past week and he is working on submitting a building permit. Hamilton stated he hoped to have the property cleaned up by October. Clarion council member Dave Maxheimer requested Hamilton present a written timeline to which he would be accountable. Mayor Mike Nail informed Hamilton that the council will be in touch with him.

 • Roland Story school board to meet Monday evening.

 The August meeting of the Roland Story Community School Board will be Monday evening at 6:30 at the high school board room in Story City. The board will look at building and ground issues, review legislative priorities for the 2016 session next January, approve the property and liability insurance renewal for the school year and the employee benefit compliance program. The Roland Story board will consider open enrollment requests, personnel matters and other issues.

 • Hamilton County Sheriff's Department investigated two accidents over the past weekend.

 Two accidents were investigated last weekend by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department with details released Tuesday morning...

An accident on Fisher Avenue near Webster City happened Saturday afternoon. Reportedly a southbound 2003 Cadillac driven by Billy L. Thomas of Webster City went off the shoulder of the road,entered the west ditch,striking a field drive and became airborne. The Thomas car hit a city owned utility pole taking out two guide wires. The driver was treated for cuts to his head and arm by the Van Diest Medical Center EMS squad at the accident. The Thomas car was totaled as a result with the damage to the pole and wires estimated at $500. Deputy Dave Turpen investigated the accident.

The second accident happened at 9:56 Sunday night on Highway 17 near Stanhope. Reportedly a southbound 2006 Honda Accord driven by Joseph Doolittle of Ames struck a bed mattress in the middle of the highway causing ridge and front bumper damage to his car. The mattress reportedly fell off a southbound Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Alejandro Guiterrez Videl of Clarion. There was a report of other items that fell off of the same truck at the accident scene. Authorities stopped Videl in Boone County requesting him to return to the accident scene to retrieve his items. Damage to the Doolittle car was estimated at $3000 with no damage to the Videl pickup. The accident was investigated by Hamilton County Deputy Ryan Rupiper.

 • Fort Dodge Police apprehend burglary suspect.
 • Arts R Alive Sculpture Show this week.



Rest Of Tonight...Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Scattered thunderstorms early in the morning. Low around 60. East wind near 5 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 30 percent.
Wednesday...Partly sunny. A slight chance of thunderstorms through mid morning...Then a chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon. High around 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 30 percent.
Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the evening...Then mostly cloudy overnight. Low in the lower 60s. East wind near 5 mph.

Iowa State News



    Ernst’s bill to ‘defund’ Planned Parenthood fails to clear Senate hurdle
    Iowa Senator Joni Ernst’s bill to end federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed on procedural grounds Monday evening. Fifty-three senators voted to bring the bill up for consideration, but that was seven votes short of what was needed to overcome a filibuster by Democrats. Ernst said the undercover videos that sparked the effort are not […]
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    Independent film festivals gaining more of an audience in Iowa
    More than one dozen Iowa communities are now hosting annual independent film festivals and while they’re not yet at the level of Sundance, they’re growing in popularity — and dollars generated — every year. Liz Gilman, executive producer of Produce Iowa, the State Office of Media Production, says film festivals are drawing bigger audiences while […]
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    Adams County tornado labeled an EF-1
    A survey team from the National Weather Service has determined that the tornado that went through northeastern Adams County Sunday was an EF-1. The the worst damage happened about 8 miles north-northeast of Prescott. The tornado traveled south before turning northeast. Machinery and bins were hit hard, and some corn and soybeans were flattened by […]
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    The next phase for the old Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison
    Governor Terry Branstad says it’s unclear what may happen to the now-vacant Iowa State Penitentiary property in Fort Madison. “It’s kind of impressive or imposing,” Branstad says, “depending on how you look at it.” The prison was established in Fort Madison 176 years ago, before Iowa became a state, and on Saturday more than 500 […]
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    State baseball attendance down compared to last year
    Rainy weather may’ve impacted attendance at the state baseball tournament. The unofficial attendance was 26,311, about 8,000 below last year and the lowest total since 2007. The first three championship games Saturday were decided by 10 runs. Newman won its fifth state title, downing Pleasantville 10-0 in Class 1A. Clear Lake downed Columbus Catholic 11-1 […]
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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.