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Fall harvest work on October 12 near Duncombe.

 • Van Diest Medical Center Board to meet Tuesday night.

 The Van Diest Medical Center Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday evening at 7:00 in the hospital conference room. The board will receive the 2013-14 Audit, review hospital bylaws, appoint a nominating committee, make appointments and reappointments to the medical staff, approve an additional privilege request and capital requests. The board will also discuss the zoning and planning for the old hospital property on Ohio Street. Van Diest Medical Center Administrator Lori Rathbun will have a report on current activities at the hospital plus other matters.

 • Fort Dodge Police apprehend 15 year old in Saturday morning incident at Snell Crawford Park

 Fort Dodge Police arrested a 15 year old male juvenile Saturday morning after an incident at Snell Crawford Park. A woman was stabbed while running on the trail in the park. Officers made contact with the victim on the trail about a mile east of the park. The victim received non life threatening injuries to her neck and arm. She was transported to Unity Point Medical Center for treatment. The youth matching the description given by the victim and other witnesses at the scene was identified and apprehended nearby. Information obtained during the investigation has led officers to believe the incident was related to an abduction attempt on the Snell Crawford Trail last August. The juvenile has been charged with Attempted Murder and Going Armed with Intent in relation to Saturday's incident. The juvenile has also been charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon in relation to the incident last August 4 at Snell Crawford Trail. He is being held in a juvenile detention center to wait for his initial court appearance. The identity of the youth is not being released due to his age.

 • Hamilton County Conservation Board to meet next Thursday.

 The next meeting of the Hamilton County Conservation Board will be Thursday,October 23 at 9:00 at the Briggs Woods Golf Course Clubhouse south of Webster City. The board will get an update on the JewEllsworth Trail project and the Little Wall Lake Aerator. There will be a look a farm contracts with Natural Resources and plans for a concrete trail at the Briggs Woods Golf Course. Conservation director Brian Lammers will share an update on current activities in the park and recreation areas of Hamilton County.

 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.
 • Webster City Hotel Motel Tax Grants applications will be available October 24.



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