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

 • New SHIIP Counselor Offering Medicare Information in Webster City.

 Van Diest Medical Center in Webster City announced Tuesday Dalene Schlitter as the newest volunteer counselor with the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) with which the hospital serves as a sponsor site. Schlitter is a long time resident and very active  community member of Webster City, recently completed the extensive training program  conducted by the State of Iowa Insurance Division. SHIIP was created in 1990 in response to the statewide need for senior health insurance information. The program provides free information materials as well as one to one assistance with questions and problems related to Medicare benefits, Medicare supplement insurance, Medicare and insurance claims and other related issues. SHIIP does not recommend insurance companies, plans or agents. The volunteers answer questions and provide impartial information to help Iowans on Medicare make well informed decisions. People with questions regarding Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare Advantage plans, whether mammograms are covered by Medicare Part B or simply to better understand Medicare are encouraged to schedule an appointment with Schlitter by calling 832-7769.

 • Webster City man charged with damage to the Links Golf Course.

 A 19 year old Webster City man has been arrested and charged with damage done to the Links Golf Course on September 14. Avery Scott Jackson has been charged with Burglary in the Third Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.Webster City Police were dispatched to the golf course on the north end of the city to investigate the damage done to the property. When they arrived the police observed damage to the putting green near the club house. On further investigation, officers discovered that entry had been made to several of the sheds on the property. Inside the shed numerous items were reported missing and damaged. Over the course of several days, the investigation into the incident led officers to locate some of the stolen items and develop suspects. Jackson was apprehended by local police on September 19. Burglary in the Third Degree is a Class D Felony punishable by up to five years and a fine of at least $750 and no more than $7500. Criminal mischief in the second degree is also a Class D felony punishable by a confinement of up to five years and a fine of at least $750 and no more than $7500. Webster City Police Chief Shiloh Mork said the investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are expected. Webster City Police were assisted in the case by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and Hamilton County Attorney's Office.

 • A night of Homecoming royalty in Hamilton County!

 Two Hamilton County high schools held their coronation ceremonies Thursday night for Homecoming. Seth Crouthamel and Harleigh McKee were crowned as the 2014 Homecoming king and queen in the Webster City ceremony. The other contestants for queen at Webster City High School were Grace Bryan, Kenady Highland, Hannah Meyers and Olivia Tasler. The king candidates were Kyle Anderson, Cody Blair, Rylee Lawson and Cal Zahn.

The South Hamilton High School Homecoming queen and king are Carly Swenson and Jacob Heeren. The other contestants for queen were Sidney Alsager, Melinda Johnson, Amanda Teig and Sarah Rueger. This year's king candidates were Andy Cook, Caleb Olson,J.D. Rader and Sam Waid.

Pep rallies will be a  part of Homecoming activities on Friday at both high school buildings. The annual Webster City High School Homecoming Parade begins at 2:30 in downtown Webster City. The parade will feature floats, bands, fire trucks and more. The parade begins at West Twin Park heading north on Seneca then west on Second and turning south on Des Moines Street where it will end at the Middle School.

Webster City will face Greene County in the football game set for 7:30 Friday night with the coverage on KQWC AM 1570. The South Hamilton Hawks will take on Ogden at 7:00 p.m. You can hear the game on KQWC FM 95.7. Both games will be heard on the internet at kqradio.com.

The Homecoming dance at South Hamilton will be held Friday night at the school gym from 10 until 12 midnight. Webster City's Homecoming dance will be Saturday night from 8:00 until 11:00 p.m.

 • Fort Dodge man charged with illegal tattooing.
 • Fort Dodge motorist injured in a one vehicle accident in Hardin County Thursday afternoon.



Rest Of Tonight...A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms after midnight...Then periods of thunderstorms early in the morning. Some thunderstorms May produce heavy rainfall. Low in the upper 50s. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Wednesday...Thunderstorms in the morning...Then thunderstorms likely early in the afternoon. A chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms May produce heavy rainfall until late afternoon. High in the lower 70s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 90 percent.
Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the upper 50s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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