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 • Webster City Police investigate two motor vehicle accidents in the community Monday.

 Webster City Police investigated two motor vehicle accidents in the community on Monday....

The intersection of Broadway and Second Street was the scene of a two car accident shortly after 7:30 a.m. Reportedly a southbound 2005 Pontiac G6 operated by Cade M. Hilpipre of Webster City  was stopped at the intersection when he then entered the intersection colliding with an eastbound 1999 Olds Alero driven by Kelly Trask also of Webster City. Both drivers were treated for possible injuries at the scene by the Van Diest Medical Center EMS staff. Investigating Sgt. Ed Wardell reported both the Hilpipre and Trask cars were totaled. There were no charges filed.

A one vehicle accident happened at 2:31 p.m. Monday afternoon on Superior Street. Webster City Police reported a 1997 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Trevor L. Wright of Webster City was making a right turn onto Superior Street from the Farm Service Agency parking lot. Wright reportedly was distracted by items inside his SUV when his vehicle went off the right side of the street striking a city owned utility pole. Wright escaped injury in the accident. Investigating officer Brandon Pritchard reported an estimated $2500 in damage to the Wright SUV and $3000 in estimated damage to the light pole.

 • Hancock County Fatality

 The Iowa State Patrol investigated a two vehicle accident in Hancock County Sunday morning that claimed the life of one of the drivers. The victim is identified as 67 year old Floyd Charbonneaux of Britt. Reportedly a 1998 Buick driven by Charbonneaux was heading eastbound on Highway 18 west of Britt when his car crossed the center line and collided head on with a westbound 2007 Dodge Caravan driven by Michael Kerker of Cedar Falls.Both drivers were transported to the Hancock County Memorial Hosptial. Charbonneaux was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. The Hancock County Sheriff's Department assisted the patrol at the accident scene. 

 • Clemons to be shared engineer with both Wright and Hancock Counties.

 At their meeting Monday morning, the Wright County Board of Supervisors approved a sharing arrangement with Hancock County for Adam Clemons as county engineer. Clemons will continue his engineering duties with Wright County along with Hancock County for an eight month period. Hancock County engineer J. Willard Waddingham submitted his resignation last month after 40 years of service. Clemons served as an interim engineer for Hamilton County. The savings with the arrangement will be $52,000 a year for Wright County and $40,000 for Hancock County. Both counties will look at the arrangement again next May.  Jeremy Abbas was appointed to serve on the Wright County Planning and Zoning Commission.

 • Dayton man's death considered a homicide.
 • Wright County Supervisors to meet Monday morning.



Today...Mostly cloudy until late afternoon then becoming mostly sunny. High in the lower 70s. Southwest wind near 5 mph.
Tonight...Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 50s. Southwest wind around 5 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight.
Wednesday...Mostly sunny. High in the lower 70s. East wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.

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Hy-Vee made a HUGE donation
of food and non-perishables to
UDMO from the ISU/Iowa
Food Drive Contest. Hy-Vee thanks
everyone for their support to make
this happen. They estimated over
$1,000 worth of food/non-perishables
were donated to UDMO.


HERO Board Members Brian Miller,
Zack Chizek, & Kay Ross interviewed
for HERO Foundation. Other board
members include (not pictured): Jeff
Pingel, Holly Stroner, Jerry Kloberdanz
& Jake Pulis.

Our friends at our local Webster
City Hy-Vee getting ready for the
Hamilton County Fair Parade!