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Webster City and area servicemen honored at the Webster City High Veterans Day service on November 11.

 • Youth and Family Center hosts Friends Campaign Kickoff on December 1.

 The Youth and Family Center of Hamilton County invites everyone to the Building Brighter Futures for Youth and Families Appreciation and 2016 Friends Campaign Kickoff on Tuesday, December 1 in the Sampson Room of the Fuller Hall Recreation Center.The event will be from 5:00 until 6:30 p.m. with the program beginning at 5:30 p.m. There will be holiday treats, hot cider and coffee. There will be a presentation by the new CEO of the Youth and Shelter Services Andrew Allen. The ceremony will feature a Philanthropy Award to Dean and Adele Bowden, Staff Service Award to Cyndi O'Hara and Volunteer Service Awards to both Ron Birkestrand and Ginny Krieger.

 • No change in the Hamilton County unemployment rate.

 Officials with the Iowa Workforce Development Office announced Tuesday there has been no change in the Hamilton County unemployment rate for October. The rate last month was 3.8 percent which was the same figure in September. There were 7,060 people employed across Hamilton County in October while 280 people were without work. Iowa's unemployment rate for October was at 3.5 percent down from the September rate of 3.6 percent. The unemployment rates for surrounding counties for October were Boone County at 2.5 percent, Franklin at 2.8 percent, Hardin County at 3.5 percent, Story County at 2.1 percent, Webster County at 3.7 percent and Wright County at 3.3 percent.

 • Webster City Police news.

 Two Webster City residents are facing charges after an incident at 1515 Wall Street on November 15 with details released Tuesday morning. 26 year old Megan Farwell and 43 year old Bobby Joe Worthen were both charged with Disorderly Conduct by Webster City Police.

Webster City Police charged a 17 year old male juvenile with Fifth Degree Theft,Possession of Marijuana Second Offense and a Juvenile Pickup Order on November 16 after an incident at 1515 Wall Street.

 • Webster City Police Department begins B.L.U.E. program
 • Webster City Police release details of an accident Monday evening and one on Friday.



Early This Morning...Light rain likely. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Today...Rain until late afternoon...Then light snow...Freezing rain and rain late in the afternoon. Breezy...Colder. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Ice accumulation up to one tenth of an inch. High in the mid 30s. North wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Tonight...Breezy...Colder. Light snow through midnight...Then a chance of light snow after midnight. A slight chance of light freezing rain early in the morning. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Total snow accumulation up to 2 inches. A light glazing expected. Low in the lower 20s. North wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Iowa State News



    Iowa fans can expect lines, extra security at Nebraska game
    Hawkeye football fans who are headed to Nebraska for Friday’s final game of the regular season need to plan to leave early — due to the weather, the crowds and increased security measures. Forecasters says icy roads could make travel a challenge, and once in Lincoln, up to 90,000 fans are expected to pack into […]
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    SW IA farmer carves half-an-acre long replacement ‘yard sign’ in field
    A southwest Iowa farmer has carved the first name of his favorite presidential candidate into the landscape. “I had a couple of yard signs stolen and I was out on my tractor there that day and it just kind of hit me. I though: ‘Geez. I’ve got a perfect place for this.’ It’s soybean stubble […]
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    Des Moines woman charged in accident that killed two people
    Des Moines Police Sergeant Paul Parizek says investigators have confirmed their suspicions about a traffic crash this month that killed two people. “The evidence at the scene, some things put us on the path to believe that excessive speed and possible impairment might have been significant contributing factors to this accident,” Parizek said. The crash […]
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    Appeals Court upholds Cambridge man’s murder conviction
    The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a Cambridge man who was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his wife. A jury found Jeremy Cory guilty shooting his wife Vallerie to death in their home in 2014. The evidence showed Cory remained at home with his wife’s decomposing body […]
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    Cedar Rapids taking donations to clear parking meter fines
    Cedar Rapids is forgiving downtown parking violation fines during the next month, exchanging those parking tickets for gifts to agencies serving homeless and needy families. Doug Neumann, the city’s downtown parking board director, says gift cards or items like coats and gloves will forgive the fines. Neumann says, “Any charges that you have, either overdue […]
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Sip and Stroll // 12/11/2015
St. Thomas Religious Ed
classes 7th & 8th graders
enjoyed playing Bingo with
residents of Southfield.
KQWC's Sales Manager,
Natalie Stark's dog,
celebrating Veteran's Day.
 Double Rainbow spotted
at KQWC on Veteran's Day!