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Plans for the new Adele and Dean Bowden Youth and Family Clinic presented June 16 at a ceremony in Webster City.

 • Webster City City Council will meet this Monday afternoon at 5:15 p.m.

 The Webster City City Council will meet Monday afternoon at 5:15 in the city council chambers. Agenda matters will include the recommendations from the Webster City Hotel Motel Tax Board for funding certain projects. A request from the Webster City Chamber of Commerce to close the 600 block of Second to the First State Bank parking lot, Willson Avenue from alley to alley across Second Street on July 18 from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for Crazy Day and Car Show.Another request ...to be considered will be from the Webster City Arts R Alive Committee to close Seneca Street from Bank to Dubuque Streets on Friday,July 31 and Saturday,August 1, 2015 for street painting which is a part of the Sculpture Event in West Twin Park.Other agenda items will include approving a request from the Hamilton County Fair Board for sponsorship during the 2015 Fair. A request to extend a contract with Hydro-Kleen of Des Moines for the Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Televising Services for an additional six month period through December 31, 2015. There will be a motion on a request to obtain bids for the inspection and repair of the masonry exterior at City Hall. Other issues before the Webster City City Council will include accepting and approving the Minor Subdivision Plat of Nelson's Third Addition to Hamilton County and set the date and time of Monday,July 20 at 5:30 for a public hearing on the proposed lease of city owned property adjacent to the White Fox Road. Monday's council meeting will be telecast on Webster City Cable Channel 12 at 5:15 with repeat telecasts at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening.

 • Stratford School Board to meet July 15

 The Stratford Community School Board will meet July 15 at 5:30 at the school library in Stratford. The board will face a brief agenda. There will be the approval of a milk bid,appointing US Bank and First State Bank for up to 5 million dollars each, and approve a resolution to pay bills when the board is not in session.

 • Van Diest Medical Center preparing for the ground breaking of new family clinic.


Van Diest Medical Center officials have announced plans to commemorate and break ground for the first construction phase of the new Van Diest Family Health Clinic.  Festivities will take place Wednesday, July 8, 2015 beginning at 11:30 a.m. on the northwest corner of the hospital campus with a brief program, followed by groundbreaking and a family-style BBQ lunch.The public is invited to come and learn more about the new facility and the ways the hospital is working to help support a Healthier Hamilton County.  

 • Independence Day closings announced.
 • Rescue call sends Webster City Fire Department into action Wednesday afternoon.



Rest Of Tonight...Mostly clear. Low in the mid 50s. Southwest wind near 5 mph.
Independence Day...Sunny. High in the lower 80s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night...Mostly clear. Low in the lower 60s. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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Genealogy 101 // 07/21/2015

Yup... That would be our "Woody"
interviewing a sheep at our local
Webster City Hy-Vee!

Look closely! Picture taken on
Memorial Day, May 25th, 2015
during a Severe Thunderstorm
right outside of Webster City.
No worries... this is not a tornado.
This is just a peculiar rain coming
 down in one spot.

Boys from T&T Line-X did a
great job recording!