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 • Hamilton County Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning.

 The final meeting of 2014 for the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors will be Tuesday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors board room. The board will look at personnel issues for the county sheriff, EMS,safety and wellness departments. The awarding of a contract for the County Road R-33 resurfacing project will be presented to the board for approval. There will also be a resolution for bridge postings and a wellness program agreement plus other matters.

 • Webster City Community Theater announces cast for "Almost,Maine".

Webster City Community Theater has announced its cast for its upcoming production of "Almost,Maine". The production is a series of short stories featuring 19 actors in independent scenes. Each scene takes place at approximately the same time, on the same evening in the middle of winter, at the time of the Northern Lights, in a place called Almost,Maine. The residents of the town find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Cast members include Larry and Sharon Helm, Dale and Therese Arends, David Borer, Mary Sealine, Sarah Kopriva, Sam and Nichole Ose,Kyle Clum, Maggie Breitenkamp,Mikey Paisley, Peter Almstalden, Pete Neumeister, Angela Rottering, Al Yungclas, Susan Leman, Paul Wagner and LuAnn Jackson. Directors for "Almost,Maine" are Mark Andrew, Stephanie Hill, Doug and Loween Getter, Angela Rottering and Al Yungclas. Rehearsals will begin the first week of January. Production dates are February 6 to 8 and 13 to 15. Tickets will go on sale January 31st at $12.  Webster City Community Theater punch cards are available through December 31. They are good for 4 admissions to any of the shows this season at a cost of $45. You may contact Loween Getter to order your punch card at 515-297-0846 or online at www.wcctonline.org. Anyone interested in becoming involved with the production of "Almost, Maine" is encouraged to contact Executive Director Mark Andrew at 515-835-2101.


 • Wright County Board of Supervisors to meet Monday.

 The next meeting of the Wright County Board of Supervisors will be Monday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors board room. The agenda includes approving the final plans for a bridge project in section 16 of Eagle Grove Township and a railroad crossing in section 25 in Eagle Grove Township. The board will meet with C.S.S. coordinator Jen Sheehan to present information the 28E on Targeted Case Management. The engineer reports on Drainage Districts 35 and 93 will be presented for review. There will be a presentation by Goldfield Access Network General Manager Jared Johnson to discuss Rural Call Completion and the problems with long distance or wireless calling to rural areas landline telephones. The board will meet with the Wright County Secondary Road Union to exchange initial proposals for a new contract followed by a closed session to conduct collective bargaining negotiations.

 • Christmas closings.
 • Northeast Hamilton school board faces brief agenda for the final meeting of 2014.
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