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 • Reward being offered for vandalism along the Boone River Recreational Trail

 The City of Webster City is offering a $250.00 reward for information concerning vandalism that has recently occurred to benches on the Boone River Recreational Trail Bridge overlooking the Boone River.  In addition, vandalism also occurred along the fence and a trail sign near Briggs Woods Park.  Please call the Webster City Police Department at (515) 832-9166 if you have any information.  All persons contacting the Police Department will remain anonymous.

 • Wright County Supervisor highlights.

 An update on road and maintenance projects was presented during Monday's meeting of the Wright County Board of Supervisors.County engineer Adam Clemeons said the 150th Street bridge eight miles west of County Road K will be closed for two and a half weeks due to repair work. The Baxter Bridge southeast of Eagle Grove will be open to traffic on Wednesday after a repair project that started a few weeks ago. Clemons said that a county gravel road north of Rowan will be closed for culvert work. It is hoped that the road will reopen in the next two to three weeks.

Wright County Conservation Director Bruce Lindner and ranger Eric Rector met with the supervisors on a restroom/shower facility to be constructed at Lake Cornelia Park northeast of Clarion. The  proposed facility would be located at the east area of the campgrounds. The total project amounted to  $305,000 however the total project cost $473,000. The conservation department plans to search for grant money for the project with more information to be presented at next week's meeting.

A public hearing was set for November 17 for the classification report for Drainage Districts, 176,130 and 31 at 10:00 a.m.

 • Webster City Community Theater annual meeting and dinner this Sunday evening.

 Webster City Community Theater members and friends will gather Sunday, September 28 at the Community Theater at 6:00 p.m. for the annual meeting and recognition dinner. They will celebrate the past season by recognizing the 125 volunteers who were involved in "House Guests Can Be Murder", "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever", "The Dixie Swim Club", "Moonlight and Magnolias" and "Guys and Dolls". Each volunteer will receive a token of appreciation from the organization. Those attending are to bring either a main dish, side dish or dessert to share for the potluck dinner. Table service, coffee and lemonade will be provided. Family and Individual annual memberships will be renewable at the event for only $10. Following the meal, President Al Yungclas will present a summary of the season and announce winners of the Willing Worker, Friend of W.C.C.T. and President's Award. Directors for the 2014-15 season's shows will introduce their productions: "Alone Together" by Bill Greenley and Angela Rottering; "Almost, Maine" by Dr. Mark Andrew; "Relatively Speaking" by Mike Kroona for the AACT (American Association of Community Theaters) Fest and "Monty Python's Spamalot" by Wil Groves. Anyone interested in learning more about the Webster City Community Theater is invited to attend this Sunday.

 • Iowa State Patrol investigate two vehicle crash on I-35 in Hamilton County.
 • Duncombe motorist injured in two vehicle crash Monday afternoon.
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