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Congratulations to WCF Financial Bank President and CEO Stephen Mourlam on the opening of the new bank location at 401 Fairmeadow Drive!

 • Wright County Fatality

The Iowa State Patrol investigated a one vehicle accident Sunday evening near Woolstock in southern Wright County that claimed the life of the driver. The victim is identified as 56 year old Mark S.Jacobson of Woolstock. Reportedly a 1999 Ford F-150 pickup driven by Jacobson was heading south on Wright County Road R-27 approaching a left hand curve. Upon negotiating the curve the vehicle left the right side of the roadway. Jacobson over-corrected the pickup crossing the center line causing the vehicle to rotate in a clockwise direction. The truck then rolled one time ejecting Jacobson coming to rest in the southwest ditch. Jacobson was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation

 • Passport to Safety set for this Saturday,May 2

First through sixth grade students and their parents are welcome to be part of a program this Saturday morning,May 2 in the community. "Passport to Safety" is a way to teach students to learn about things they need to know about when it comes to safety in their home, school and community. The event will begin at Webster City High School. Participants will travel to eight different safety locations in Webster City. The locations are Webster City High School, Webster City Fire Station, Fuller Hall, Hamilton County Public Health, Hamilton County Emergency Management, Webster City Police Department, Van Diest Medical Center and Kendall Young Library. Each location will feature three safety activity stations. The participants will get their Passport to Safety stamped and travel to the next location. Parents and Adults must accompany children on this tour. If you have any questions you may contact the Webster City Fire Department at 832-9131.

 • Hamilton County Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning

 The next Hamilton County Board of Supervisors meeting will be Tuesday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors board room. The board will receive the annual audit from the Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center. Personnel matters involving the sheriff and emergency management departments will be discussed. An agreement with River City Communications will be presented for a review. In other matters,the Hamilton County Supervisors will set the date and time for a Master Matrix hearing and the extension of contracts for drainage plus other matters.

 • Hamilton County accident.
 • Northeast Hamilton School Board sets August 24 as the starting date for the 2015-16 school year.

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Rest Of Today...Mostly sunny. High in the lower 70s. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight...Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 40s. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph through midnight.
Wednesday...Sunny. High around 70. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Iowa State News
 

  

    Webb joins Democrats questioning Obama trade plans (AUDIO)
    A former senator who is likely to challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination is questioning President Obama’s plans on key trade issues. Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb today said congress has a right to see the details of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership that would impact U.S. trade with a dozen countries before the House and Senate […]
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    Iowa Nepalese Association members face tough wait after earthquake
    Nepalese families living in Iowa are intently following the developments in their homeland. A spokesman for the Iowa Nepalese Association, Bikram Shrestha, says it’s been painful to watch the devastation happening 7,500 miles away. “We have our families and friends back at home who are struggling…some of them have their basic needs gone,” Shrestha says. […]
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    Ag Secretary comments on new Iowa poultry flocks likely struck by bird flu
    State Ag Secretary Bill Northey appeared before a legislative committee this afternoon to answer questions about the strain of bird flu that has struck in Iowa.  When Northey testified at 2 p.m., officials had announced four more poultry operations in northwest Iowa had been placed under quarantine because the birds likely have avian influenza — and more […]
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    Woolstock man identified as crash victim in Wright County
    The Iowa State Patrol released the name of the man who was killed in a one-vehicle crash last night in Wright County. The victim is identified as 56-year-old Mark S. Jacobson of Woolstock. Reportedly, a 1999 Ford F-150 pickup driven by Jacobson was heading south on Wright County Road R-27 and approaching a left hand […]
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    Four more possible cases of bird flu found in three counties
    The Iowa Department of Agriculture says it is investigating four probable new cases of the avian flu in commercial poultry farms in Osceola, O’Brien and Sioux Counties in Northwest Iowa. These four new cases involve more than 2 million birds and would join three confirmed cases of the disease in Iowa. State officials plan to […]
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Time for a playing in the snow selfie with
Natalie, Rhonda, Mary and Myra. 



Chuck Long former IA Hawkeye quarterback
made a visit to KQWC...We had to get a 
picture with him and signed autographs! 
 



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