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Dan and Veronica Hurt were one of the 14 families that adopted three new members at Adoption Saturday held November 22.

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 • Unemployment down slightly for October in Hamilton County.

 The Iowa Workforce Development office reported today that Hamilton County's unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent for October.The rate is down from the September rate of 4.7 percent. There were 6,610 people employed in the county with 300 people unemployed during last month. Iowa's unemployment rate for October was at 4.5 percent. The unemployment rates for surrounding counties showed Boone at 3.0 percent, Franklin at 3.7 percent, Hardin at 3.6 percent, Story at 2.9 percent, Webster at 4.6 percent and Wright at 3.5 percent.

 • Wacky Wednesday coming to Webster City this week.

 Webster City retailers are set for another Wacky Wednesday on November 26 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Local merchants will offer special deals as a way to begin the holiday shopping season. Participating stores include Osweilers, Heart 'n Home, Relax the Bath, SOS Vintage, R Company, Stony Creek Landscapes, Classic Carpet and Interiors, Critter Nation, Phairytales Salon, Webster City Tru Value, Lamperts and the Webster Theater. A few of the deals include $59 lighted blossom tres for use indoors or outside at Classic Carpet and Interiors, movie passes for $5 each at the Webster Theater. You can also buy 10  passes and get two free at the Webster Theater. A concession certificate for $5 each also at the Webster Theater. R Company in downtown Webster City will offer a deal of buying one get one free,75 percent off and 50 percent off on select merchandise.

 • Hamilton County Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning.
 • Contract presentation by AFSCME set for Wednesday at Webster City City Hall.

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Rest Of Tonight...Periods of light snow. Not as cold. New snow accumulation around 1 inch. Low in the mid 20s. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
Wednesday...Breezy. Periods of light snow in the morning...Then light snow likely early in the afternoon. A chance of light snow late in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Total snow accumulation 2 to 3 inches. High in the lower 30s. East wind 10 to 15 mph shifting to the north 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy. Breezy. Much colder. Low zero to 5 above. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

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Christine Hassebrock from Hamilton County
Public Health joins Woody on the morning
show.

 
Rachel, Tammy and Jay talking about all
the great deals at Fred Hoibergs
Clarion Auto Center.

 
 
4th grade P.E. Class in Alden, wanted to be
FAMOUS, by being on KQWC's website!
So here you go kids...Enjoy your summer!



Michelle from Building Families had a little 
help recording at the KQWC studio.
(We like to start them off young)