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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!

 • No injuries in robbery at Webster City Casey's General Store on Sunday.

 Webster City Police late Sunday night received a report of a distress alarm from the Casey's General Store at 1300 Second Street. In addition, a 911 call was received regarding an armed robbery at the same location. Officers arrived on scene with the clerk who reported a subject had entered the store, displayed a firearm and demanded money. The clerk complied with the subject's demands. The subject fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. Webster City Police Chief Shiloh Mork said the subject was described as a white male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a slender build. He was described as wearing a black hoodie,ski mask,gloves and dark colored pants. The subject fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Webster City Police Department at 515-832-9166. In addition,information can be submitted to Hamilton County Crime Stoppers, anonymously, using the tip line at 800-873-TIPS (8477). These phone lines have no recording device. Text your tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), then type the keyword "IA40" before your message. Call the local tip line at 515-832-8473 if you have any information. You can visit www.hcstopcrime.com and submit an electronic tip.

 • St. Thomas Aquinas School Ball another big success!


Another successful Friends of St. Thomas Aquinas School Ball was held Saturday night at the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Center in Webster City. A grand total of $184,000 was raised for the operation of the school thanks to ticket sales, live and silent auction merchandise, food and donations. The entertainment again this year was the Deuces Wild Piano Duo from the Twin Cities sponsored by Tim and Kathy Finucan. The winner of the $10,000 raffle ticket was Kevin Rubash of Webster City.The $2000 cash winner was Jim Kumm. Winner of the $1000 in SCRIP Gift Cards was Jason Griffin. A big thanks to everyone for supporting this year's ball!

 • Hamilton County Fatality.

 A 52 year old Burnsville,Minnesota woman was killed Friday night in an accident south of Blairsburg at the junctions of Highways 20 and 69. The Iowa State Patrol identified the victim as Denise Lorine McMahon.Reportedly McMahon was a passenger in another vehicle when she got out and was struck by an eastbound semi driven by John Dully of Clarksville, Tennessee. McMahon was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department assisted the patrol at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.

 • Fort Dodge Police investigating early morning shooting.
 • Avian flu prompts Wright County to declare emergency.



Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms before noon. Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Breezy. High in the mid 70s. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to south 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening...Then a slight chance of thunderstorms before midnight and early morning. A chance of thunderstorms early in the morning. Low in the lower 60s. South wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 50 percent.

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    New cases of HIV drop to lowest level since 2003
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    Iowa Lottery introduces ticket to celebrate 30th anniversary
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    Quad Cities continues preparations for RAGBRAI
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    Carson, Huckabee and Fiorina events in Iowa this week after they officially enter 2016 race
    The latest GOP candidate to formally enter the 2016 presidential race has canceled appearances in Iowa today so he can fly to Texas to visit his ailing mother. Dr. Ben Carson held an event in Michigan this morning┬áto officially kick off his campaign and Dr. Christi Taylor — Carson’s Iowa campaign co-chair — says Carson […]
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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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