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 • South Hamilton Community School Board to meet Monday evening in Jewell.

 A meeting of the South Hamilton Community School Board will be this Monday,February 8 at 6:00 p.m. at the middle school high school board room in Jewell. The board will present a Hawk Friend of Education Award to Gene Greenfield at Monday's meeting. A discussion and approval of the 2016-17 school calendar will be on the agenda. Other items for discussion will include a look at the 2016-17 Modified Supplemental Amount Application for Dropout Prevention program, consider a fundraising request from Gaige Pickering, appoint two directors to serve on the Bargaining Ad Hoc Committee, and consider procedures of operation for district policies and procedures.The South Hamilton school board will receive update from principals Paul Hemphill and Scott Dryer and from superintendent Ken Howard.

 • Wright County Board of Supervisors to meet Monday morning.

 The next meeting of the Wright County Board of Supervisors will be Monday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors' office in the Wright County Courthouse in Clarion. The board will be hearing reports from county engineer Adam Clemons, appoint a new Veterans Administration commissioner and weed commissioner. There will be a review of courthouse security renovation plans and funding sources. The Wright County Supervisors will set March 7,2016 as the date for the county budget hearing plus other matters.

 • Kendall Young Library Board to meet Tuesday evening.

 The Kendall Young Library board of trustees will meet Tuesday evening at 6:30 in the downstairs meeting room of the library. The board will review the library's by-laws and personnel policy. There will be a look at goals and objectives for 2016. Kendall Young Library director Angie Martin Schwarze will present her report on library events. Richard Carlson of Farmer's National Company will present his report on the library farm plus other matters.

 • One person dead in Nevada fire this morning.
 • Webster City Hot Lotto winner files lawsuit.



Tonight...Mostly cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. Breezy. Low in the upper 20s. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Sunday...Mostly sunny in the morning...Then a slight chance of light snow early in the afternoon. Cloudy with a chance of light snow late in the afternoon. Patchy blowing snow late in the afternoon. Windy. High in the mid 30s. West wind 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Sunday Night...Light snow likely. Patchy blowing snow in the evening. Areas of blowing snow before midnight...Then blowing snow after midnight. Windy...Colder. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Low 15 to 20. Northwest wind 25 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

Iowa State News



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    Survey finds many Iowans don’t use their vacation time
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    Legislators to get ‘silencer’ tutorials on Monday
    The “Sportsman’s Caucus” in the Iowa legislature is hosting a field trip to an indoor shooting range Monday. Representative Scott Ourth, a Democrat from Ackworth, says the exercise is for legislators — not the public — and lawmakers will be able to use a device that’s actually illegal to own in Iowa. “The purpose of this […]
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    U-I doctor tells pregnant women to stay away from countries with Zika
    A University of Iowa doctor is among those urging pregnant women not to travel to about two-dozen countries in Central and South America where the Zika virus has been confirmed. The mosquito-borne virus has been linked to dozens of infants in Brazil born with a birth defect known as microcephaly. Doctor Andrea Greiner is a […]
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    Iowa Travel Guide now available
    The 2016 edition of the Iowa Travel Guide is now out with 174 pages of tourism tidbits for those planning a trip this year across the land between two rivers. Jessica O’Riley, spokeswoman for the Iowa Tourism Office, says it’s a wonderful resource for Iowans and non-Iowans alike. “We’ve got lists of hotels and motels […]
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