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Seth Crouthamel and Harleigh McKee crowned Webster City High School Homecoming Queen and King on September 25!

 • Retail Job Fair comes to Fort Dodge.

The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance will sponsor a Retail Job Fair on Tuesday,October 7 from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. Visitors will learn about over 100 job opportunities in the area with new and existing businesses. The event will be held at Iowa Central Community College's Bioscience and Health Sciences Building at 1 Triton Circle in Fort Dodge. Area retailers such as Menards, Wal-Mart and the new Sassy Strawberry frozen yogurt will be present at the Retail Job Fair with applications and information regarding employment. To learn more and to view a running list of employers that will be attending the Retail Job Fair, you may contact Emily Mason at 515-955-5500 or by e-mailing at Emily@greaterfortdodge.com. The event is sponsored by the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance's Workforce Committee,Iowa Works and the Iowa Central Community College.

 • Second suspect caught in Links Golf Course burglary and theft incident.

 Webster City Police Wednesday arrested a 30 year old Webster City man who was wanted in connection with the September 14 burglary and damage at the Webster City Links Golf Course. Christopher William Hawken was arrested without incident by officers Wednesday afternoon. Hawken is charged with Theft in the Second Degree, Burglary in the Third Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. Hawken was the second suspect wanted by officers in regards to the incident at the golf course. Another individual was apprehended last Thursday. Avery Scott Jackson was charged with Burglary in the Third Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree as a result of the burglary. There were numerous items reported missing and damaged. Each of the three charges filed against Hawken are Class D Felonies. It carries a confinement of up to five years and a fine of at least $750 and no more than $7500.

 • W.C.C.T. celebrates the 2013-14 season.

 Last Sunday, the Webster City Community Theater held its annual recognition night to honor the cast and crew of the shows of last season. A token of appreciation was presented to the cast of "House Guests Can Be Murder", The Best Christmas Pageant Ever", "The Dixie Swim Club", "Moonlight and Magnolias" and "Guys and Dolls".  The Willing Worker Awards were presented to the Nilles Family and Sue Heerema. The Friend of Webster City Community Theater award was presented to Yvonne McCormick of Farmhouse Kitchen and Gardens for the treats served up during intermission time of each performance. This season the Webster City Community Theater will begin with "Alone Together Again" on November 14 for six performances.The cast features Cathy Olson as Helena, Paul Wagner as George, Al Yungclas at Pop, Sally Evans as Grace and Virginia Continelli as Ruth. Other shows this season will be Almost,Maine in Februrary, "Once Upon a Crime:The Trial of Goldilocks" in April and "Monty Python's Spamalot" next July.

 • Webster City Police keeping close eye on students after reported abduction attempts in Boone,Webster and Greene Counties.
 • September weather in review.



Rest Of Today...Isolated thunderstorms before noon...Then thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. High in the mid 60s. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. Colder. Thunderstorms likely in the evening...Then showers likely before midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Low in the mid 40s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Friday...Mostly sunny. Breezy...Cooler. High around 50. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Iowa State News


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    Charges filed against semi driver in accident on I-35
    Charges have been filed against the motorist who forced the closure of an interstate in central Iowa Tuesday. The four-vehicle crash shut down Interstate 35 near West Des Moines for nearly 9 hours. Police say they’ve charged the semi driver from California who caused the accident with failure to maintain control. The semi crashed through […]
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    Lawyer for Brandon Ellingson’s family finds testimony at Missouri hearing ‘insulting’
    A Missouri House Committee held its first hearing Wednesday to examine the merger of the state’s Water Patrol with its Highway Patrol. The superintendent of the Missouri Highway Patrol told the committee with the potential for civil lawsuits, he would not answer questions about the drowning of a Clive,Iowa man while in Water Patrol custody. […]
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    Iowa officials say contracting Ebola ‘extremely unlikely’ here
    Officials in the Iowa Department of Public Health say it’s “understandable” that Iowans may find the recent news about an Ebola patient in Texas “scary,” but Dr. Ann Garvey, the assistant medical director for the agency, says the U.S. has health care systems in place to handle such cases. “Ebola is only spread if an […]
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    Upper Iowa football teams heads into homecoming at 4-0
    Off to their best start in 50 years the Upper Iowa football team prepares for this week’s homecoming contest against Augustana of South Dakota. The Peacocks are 4-0 after last week’s 37-31 win at St. Cloud State and while happy with the start coach Tom Shea says he is focused on what lies ahead. “We’ve […]
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