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The marquee to the Webster Theater in downtown Webster City is lit for the first time on Monday,September 8!

 • North Central Correctional Facility investigation

 The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Narcotics Enforcement and Division of Criminal Investigation are investigating approximately 300-400 unknown capsules discovered at the North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City, Iowa.

The capsules were found during searches at the correctional facility.

The capsules will be sent to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation’s Criminalistics Laboratory in Ankeny for processing and analysis.  Test results will take several weeks to complete. 

 • Webster City Community School Board to meet Monday evening.

 Another meeting of the Webster City Community School Board will be Monday evening at 6:00 at the school administration building. There will be the election of a board president and vice president for the 2014-15 school year follow by the administration of the oath of office. Presentations will be made by the school principals. The Webster City school board will review the membership in the School Improvement Advisory Committee, consider the Fort Dodge Pride Contract and 28-E agreements, approve a Fixed Asset Disposal and District Developed Service Delivery Plan and a Modified Allowable Growth Request.A contract recommendation will be approved plus other matters. 

 • Hamilton County Conservation Board to discuss Gordon's Marsh Tuesday.

 A discussion on Gordon's Marsh will be one of the items for discussion when the Hamilton County Conservation Board meets Tuesday morning. There will be an update on the cabin energy audit and plans for the use of rural water at Briggs Woods Park. Concrete plans for the Briggs Woods Golf Course will be presented.The board will have a work session regarding a five year strategic plan for the park and recreation areas. Conservation director Brian Lammers will present his monthly report to the board. The meeting begins at 9:30 at the Briggs Woods Park conservation office south of Webster City.

 • Drug policy listening sessions coming to Hamilton County.
 • Angel Tree tag program has been cancelled by UDMO.



Early This Morning...Partly cloudy. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Today...Partly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms before noon. Breezy. High in the upper 70s. South wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Tonight...Partly cloudy through midnight...Then mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Breezy... Warmer. Low in the mid 60s. Southwest wind 5 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph through midnight.

Iowa State News


    Large amount of possible drugs found at Rockwell City prison
    The discovery of a large of amount of possible drugs at the North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City is under investigation. Alex Murphy, spokesperson for the Iowa Department of Public Safety, says 300 to 400 “unknown capsules” were found in the prison earlier this month.  “It was discovered by the warden and his staff […]
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    Manure spill at Dubuque County dairy farm
    A dairy farm in northeast Iowa faces penalties after a manure spill was discovered in the Little Maquoketa River. The spill happened last weekend, but officials didn’t find out about it until Wednesay when someone reported seeing dead fish in the river. According to state officials, the spill was traced to the Lawler Dairy Farm […]
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    Majority of community college graduates stick around Iowa
    A new report from the Iowa Department of Education tracks the history of graduates of the state’s 15 community college and where they end up in the job market. Education consultant, Paula Nissen, compiled the report in conjunction with Iowa Workforce Development. Nissen says more than 86 percent of the students stay in Iowa after […]
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    Des Moines police shoot man carrying a knife
    Des Moines Police have released more information about Wednesday night’s officer-involved shooting. The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. as officers responded to a call about a domestic dispute in an apartment on Des Moines’ southeast side. Police say they were confronted by 41-year-old Brian Beeler, who had two knives in his waistband. Beeler allegedly pulled […]
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    Hatch says Branstad’s new ‘center’ not an original idea (AUDIO)
    Jack Hatch, the Democratic candidate for governor, says Republican Governor Terry Branstad’s latest policy proposal is nothing more than following through on a new federal law. This is Branstad’s pitch on the plan, from a speech the governor made Tuesday. “This is the third item that we have brought up as a new proposal in […]
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