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

 • Second suspect in Links Golf Course burglary and theft incident.

 Webster City Police Wednesday arrested a 30 year old Webster City man who was wanted in connection with the September 14 burglary and damage at the Webster City Links Golf Course. Christopher William Hawken was arrested without incident by officers Wednesday afternoon. Hawken is charged with Theft in the Second Degree, Burglary in the Third Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. Hawken was the second suspect wanted by officers in regards to the incident at the golf course. Another individual was apprehended last Thursday. Avery Scott Jackson was charged with Burglary in the Third Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree as a result of the burglary. There were numerous items reported missing and damaged. Each of the three charges filed against Hawken are Class D Felonies. It carries a confinement of up to five years and a fine of at least $750 and no more than $7500.

 • W.C.C.T. celebrates the 2013-14 season.

 Last Sunday, the Webster City Community Theater held its annual recognition night to honor the cast and crew of the shows of last season. A token of appreciation was presented to the cast of "House Guests Can Be Murder", The Best Christmas Pageant Ever", "The Dixie Swim Club", "Moonlight and Magnolias" and "Guys and Dolls".  The Willing Worker Awards were presented to the Nilles Family and Sue Heerema. The Friend of Webster City Community Theater award was presented to Yvonne McCormick of Farmhouse Kitchen and Gardens for the treats served up during intermission time of each performance. This season the Webster City Community Theater will begin with "Alone Together Again" on November 14 for six performances.The cast features Cathy Olson as Helena, Paul Wagner as George, Al Yungclas at Pop, Sally Evans as Grace and Virginia Continelli as Ruth. Other shows this season will be Almost,Maine in Februrary, "Once Upon a Crime:The Trial of Goldilocks" in April and "Monty Python's Spamalot" next July.

 • Webster City Police keeping close eye on students after reported abduction attempts in Boone,Webster and Greene Counties.

 Webster City Police continue to monitor the reports from three central Iowa counties after attempted child abductions were reported on Sunday and Monday. Officers will keep a close eye on school grounds in the city in the coming weeks. Last Sunday the Webster County Sheriff's Department reported two different girls were targeted in separated incidents. The first abduction was reported in Gowrie at 2:50 Sunday afternoon and later that same day in Dayton at 5:09 p.m. Webster County Sheriff James Stubbs said a 13 year old girl reported a man wearing a ski mask came from behind some bushes and approached her at Brockett Park in Gowrie. The girl ran north to the business area on Market Street. In Dayton a five year old girl was riding her bicycle near Third Street Northeast and Fifth Avenue Northeast. The girl told sheriff's deputies that a white van pulled over near her and a man wearing a ski mask followed her on foot. She reported the man was talking to someone in the van. Both children are okay. Anyone with information on these incidents should contact Webster County Crimestoppers at 515-573-1444. A similar incident occured in Grand Junction on Monday and in Boone on Monday evening. Webster City Police Chief Shiloh Mork said officers will continue to keep a close eye on these reports in preventing a similar incident in Webster City.

 • September weather in review.
 • No school Monday in Webster City.



Today...Cloudy. Widespread dense fog through mid morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms before noon. Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. High in the mid 60s. North wind near 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. Colder. Thunderstorms likely in the evening...Then showers likely before midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Low in the mid 40s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Friday...Mostly sunny. Breezy...Cooler. High around 50. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

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