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Some of the nearly 200 runners reaching the finish line at the July 4 Firecracker 5K in Webster City!

 • Fort Dodge Police investigating Saturday afternoon stabbing.

 Police in Fort Dodge are investigating a reported stabbing Saturday afternoon at the Village Green Trailer Court. When officers arrived  they found the victim, 34 year old Andy Trusty of Fort Dodge inside his trailer home with a stab wound to his torso. Trusty was transported to the Emergency Room at Unity Point Trinity Regional Medical Center by ambulance for treatment of non life threatening injuries. The investigating officers have identified a suspect in this case and are continuing to follow up leads and speaking with potential witnesses. Anyone with information are encouraged to call the Fort Dodge Police Department at 515-573-1426.

 • Franklin County Fatality.

 A 56 year old Parkersburg motorcyclist was killed Friday afternoon in an accident on Highway Three in Franklin County.The Iowa State Patrol reported an eastbound 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by Jose Salinas of Hampton crossed the centerline striking a westbound motorcycle driven by 56 year old Nicholas Hursh of Parkersburg. Hursh died of his injuries at the accident scene.The accident remains under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol along with the Franklin and Wright County Sheriff Departments.

 • Webster City City Council will meet this Monday afternoon at 5:15 p.m.

 The Webster City City Council will meet Monday afternoon at 5:15 in the city council chambers. Agenda matters will include the recommendations from the Webster City Hotel Motel Tax Board for funding certain projects. A request from the Webster City Chamber of Commerce to close the 600 block of Second to the First State Bank parking lot, Willson Avenue from alley to alley across Second Street on July 18 from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for Crazy Day and Car Show.Another request ...to be considered will be from the Webster City Arts R Alive Committee to close Seneca Street from Bank to Dubuque Streets on Friday,July 31 and Saturday,August 1, 2015 for street painting which is a part of the Sculpture Event in West Twin Park.Other agenda items will include approving a request from the Hamilton County Fair Board for sponsorship during the 2015 Fair. A request to extend a contract with Hydro-Kleen of Des Moines for the Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Televising Services for an additional six month period through December 31, 2015. There will be a motion on a request to obtain bids for the inspection and repair of the masonry exterior at City Hall. Other issues before the Webster City City Council will include accepting and approving the Minor Subdivision Plat of Nelson's Third Addition to Hamilton County and set the date and time of Monday,July 20 at 5:30 for a public hearing on the proposed lease of city owned property adjacent to the White Fox Road. Monday's council meeting will be telecast on Webster City Cable Channel 12 at 5:15 with repeat telecasts at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening.

 • Stratford School Board to meet July 15
 • Van Diest Medical Center preparing for the ground breaking of new family clinic.



Today...Sunny. Patchy smoke in the morning. High around 70. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight...Mostly clear. Low in the lower 50s. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday...Mostly sunny. High in the lower 70s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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Genealogy 101 // 07/21/2015

Yup... That would be our "Woody"
interviewing a sheep at our local
Webster City Hy-Vee!

Look closely! Picture taken on
Memorial Day, May 25th, 2015
during a Severe Thunderstorm
right outside of Webster City.
No worries... this is not a tornado.
This is just a peculiar rain coming
 down in one spot.

Boys from T&T Line-X did a
great job recording!