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 • St. Thomas Aquinas School Ball another big success!


Another successful Friends of St. Thomas Aquinas School Ball was held Saturday night at the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Center in Webster City. A grand total of $184,000 was raised for the operation of the school thanks to ticket sales, live and silent auction merchandise, food and donations. The entertainment again this year was the Deuces Wild Piano Duo from the Twin Cities sponsored by Tim and Kathy Finucan. The winner of the $10,000 raffle ticket was Kevin Rubash of Webster City.The $2000 cash winner was Jim Kumm. Winner of the $1000 in SCRIP Gift Cards was Jason Griffin. A big thanks to everyone for supporting this year's ball!

 • Hamilton County Fatality.

 A 52 year old Burnsville,Minnesota woman was killed Friday night in an accident south of Blairsburg at the junctions of Highways 20 and 69. The Iowa State Patrol identified the victim as Denise Lorine McMahon.Reportedly McMahon was a passenger in another vehicle when she got out and was struck by an eastbound semi driven by John Dully of Clarksville, Tennessee. McMahon was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department assisted the patrol at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.

 • Fort Dodge Police investigating early morning shooting.

 Police in Fort Dodge were called to the emergency room of Unity Point Trinity Regional Medical Center at 12:30 Friday morning where a male was being treated for a gunshot wound to the leg. 29 year old Alex Colby Clayton of Omaha was treated for non life threatening injuries. Officers attempted to speak with Clayton and a group of witnessses in trying to track down leads into the case.  The investigation is continuing. Anyonew with information is urged to contact the Fort Dodge Police Department or Webster County Crimestoppers at 515-573-1444.

 • Avian flu prompts Wright County to declare emergency.
 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.
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