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The Webster City Christmas Tree on Seneca Street

 • Fort Dodge speed car fire was a case of arson.

 Fort Dodge authorities have now determined that the fire last Saturday night to a parked mobile speed car was arson. A reward of $1,000 is being offered by the Webster County Crimestoppers for information relating to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fire The fire investigation is continuing by both the Fort Dodge Fire and Police Departments. The mobile speed car was parked in the 3400 block of Fifth Avenue South in Fort Dodge. The fire started shortly after 11:30 Saturday night. The person or persons responsible may have been in the vicinity setting the car on fire. The vehicle was destroyed as a result. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Webster County Crimestoppers at 515-573-1444.

 • Hamilton County Compensation Board makes recommendations for salary increases.

At a meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Hamilton County Compensation Board presented the recommended salary increases for county officials. The board proposed a three and a half percent increase in the salaries for the county auditor, sherriff,supervisors and treasurer. A four percent salary increase was proposed for the county recorder. An increase of four and a half percent in the salary of the county attorney was also recommended by the board. The current salaries include the Auditor at $57,998;Sheriff at $75,139;all three county supervisors at $38,272;Treasurer at $56,790;Recorder at $55,869 and Attorney at $72,448.The recommendations will be presented to the Hamilton County Supervisors during their budget hearing next March.

 • November weather in review.

 Weather records for November in Webster City showed the past month was one of above normal temperatures and precipitation. The average high for the month was 50 degrees and the average low was 30. Normal high is 37 degrees. The warmest day for the month was on November 2 when the temperature hit 72 degrees and the lowest temperature was 3 degrees on November 22. As for precipitation, Webster City received 2.91 inches of rain or moisture content and six inches of snow recorded on November 20. Normal precipitation for November is 1.71 inches of rainfall and 2.5 inches of snow.

The National Weather Service outlook for December in Iowa indicates that we could be in for a month of above normal temperatures and equal chances for precipitation. Last December in Webster City,the average high was 32 degrees and the average low was at 20 degrees. There was two and a half inches of snow last December with 1.38 inches of it in the form of rain or melted precipitation. KQWC Radio is the official observer for the National Weather Service in Webster City.

 • All Cultures Equal and WCF Financial Bank teaming up for a money talk program Wednesday.
 • Community Christmas Dinner planning meeting is set for Thursday evening at Asbury.



Late This Afternoon...Light snow likely. Little or no new snow accumulation. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Tonight...Cloudy. Light snow likely in the evening...Then a chance of light snow before midnight and early morning. A slight chance of light snow early in the morning. Little or no snow accumulation. Low in the mid 20s. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Wednesday...Cloudy until late afternoon then becoming partly sunny. Scattered flurries. High in the mid 30s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

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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!