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 • Community Christmas Dinner planning meeting is set for Thursday evening at Asbury.

 A planning meeting for the annual Webster City Community Christmas Dinner is set for this Thursday evening at 6:30 at Asbury United Methodist Church at Bank and Des Moines Streets. This is meeting is to open to ALL wishing to volunteer as cooks, drivers, waiters and waitresses, greeters, coat check and cleanup. Your help would be greatly appreciated for those wanting to volunteer at this Christmas night event that has been held for nearly 40 years. One of the main organizers of this dinner for many years,Myra Maxon,died earlier this year. This year's dinner will be in memory of her and her years of voluntary service in the community.

 • Fort Dodge Police investigating fire damage to a mobile speedcar.

 Police in Fort Dodge late Saturday night investigated a report of a city owned mobile speedcar on fire. The car was parked in the 3400 block of Fifth Avenue South. It is used to monitor the speeds of cars and trucks passing by the vehicle. The Fort Dodge Fire Department arrived on the scene to extinguish the fire. The cause of the fire Saturday night is unknown at this point however it is deemed suspicious after subsequent investigation into the incident. The speedcar was completely destroyed  and considered a total loss. Based on the location and time of this incident it is possible that persons may have been in the area moments before, during or after the fire started.Anyone who may have been in the area or who may have information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Fort Dodge Police Department at 515-573-1426.

 • Wright County Supervisors to meet Monday morning

 The next meeting of the Wright County Board of Supervisors will be Monday morning at 9:00 in the superviosrs office at the Wright County Courthouse in Clarion. The board will meet with Wright County Engineer Adam Clemons on a Federal Aid agreement for a bridge project on 250th Street in section 21 of Dayton Township. There will also be a review and action to be taken on the interdepartmental transfer of an employee to secondary roads and a payroll increase for an employee. Wright County Assessor Shari Plagge will present the Family Farm applications for approval. The board will have a public hearing on the road vacating for Buchanan Avenue at 10:00 a.m. Building and Grounds Maintenance Department director  Andy Yackle will discuss the courtroom restoration project including the budget and funding for it.  The Wright County Supervisors will meet in a closed session at 1:00 p.m. to discuss strategy in possible legal action.

 • Youth and Family Center hosts Friends Campaign Kickoff on December 1.
 • No change in the Hamilton County unemployment rate.
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