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Law enforcement seeks burglary suspects

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The Hamilton County Sheriff's office is seeking the public's help in identifying a man who was captured on surveillance video in connection with a burglary at The Boondocks Truck Stop. The business was burglarized between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. on June 19. The male suspect was accompanied by an ...

Police Report

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A two vehicle accident occurred on June 28. Reece D. Taylor, Webster City, was traveling southbound on Superior Street. Patricia G. Juon, Stanhope, was traveling westbound on Bank Street. Witnesses reportedly stated Taylor ran a red light at the intersection of Superior Street and Bank Street ...

Summer safety

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Recent high temperatures are reinforcing that summertime is here. Summer has much to offer, like trips to the pool, outdoor recreation, and family vacations. To help ensure a happy and safe summer, Shelby Kroona, Hamilton County Public Health Administrator, has provided some helpful tips for ...

Salaries OK’d for FY 2017

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The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors, in its last meeting of Fiscal Year 2016 Tuesday morning, approved the salary certification for county workers for the coming fiscal year."By in large, these salaries represent a 2.75 percent increase," said Board Chairman Doug Bailey. "Although it's not ...

Law enforcement to step up patrols on holiday weekend

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The Fourth of July is best known for celebrations with family and friends, enjoying the summer weather with food and drinks. Those celebrations often include drinking alcohol which can lead to impaired driving.According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 164 people were ...

Help sought

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The Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce is still looking for security volunteers to sit on the perimeter of the high school ball park area to watch that people do not come over the fence during the fireworks on Saturday, July 2 from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.Volunteers will be inside the fence ...

Iowa Specialty Hospitals welcomes new OB/GYN

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CLARION?- Iowa Specialty Hospitals and Clinics have welcomed Carlos Rodriguez, MD. Rodriguez specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology including high risk obstetrics, laparoscopic surgery, and the treatment of diseases affecting women.He is board certified with the American Board of Obstetrics ...

Celebration set for Little Wall Lake

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JEWELL?- The Hamilton County Conservation Board will be hosting the 11th annual Fireworks over the Lake on Sunday at Little Wall Lake Park.Events get underway beginning at 4 p.m. There will be rendition drawings for a new lodge at the park on display and Sweet Treats Ice Cream on hand to sell ...

Annual July 4 race returns

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The Firecracker 5K, a Webster City July 4 tradition, will be held Monday morning at West Twin Parks.The organizer for this year's event is Jeremiah Feine.Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the race to begin at 8 a.m. Cost to register is $20. Kids can take part in the fun run for $10.Runners ...

Special election planned

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A special city election has been petitioned to fill the vacant Williams City Council seat previously held by Shanna Turner. The election will be held Aug. 2 for the residents of Williams.Individuals interested in being on the ballot need to be aware of the following: Nomination papers may be ...

H/M grant finalists make presentations

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The Hotel/Motel Tax Board met Monday night at City Hall to hear presentations from four H/M Tax grant finalists.Loween Getter presented on behalf of the Webster City Community Theatre."We are requesting money to help us promote our 2016-2017 productions," said Getter.Getter requested $7,821 for ...

Police Reports

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A two vehicle accident occurred on June 24 at the intersection of Des Moines Street and Division Street. Linda C. Flett, Webster City, was traveling east. After coming to a stop at the stop sign, Flett entered the intersection without seeing Mason R. Lee, Webster City, coming from the south. ...

Four-wheel fanatics

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KAMRAR--Classic cars from near and far were on display Sunday afternoon at the 11th Annual Kamrar Free Car Show.Car enthusiasts from across the state came out to show their vehicles and compete for prizes.An assortment of makes and model including a 1944 Ford Fire Truck, 1955 Chevy 210, 1965 ...

Suspect arrested in Dayton robbery

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A Webster City man has been charged two months after he allegedly robbed the Dayton Casey's General Store.James Risetter, 68, of Webster City, is charged with one count of second-degree robbery.He is accused of robbing the convenience store on April 27, 2016.At about 10:35 p.m. that night, ...

Events set for Williams celebration July 4

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WILLIAMS - What better way to celebrate America's birthday than to attend the Williams Lions Club 65th annual Fourth of July celebration on Monday, July 4in downtown Williams.While most of the holiday events are scheduled for Monday, two communitycelebrations are scheduled for earlier in the ...

H/M Tax Board meets tonight

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The Webster City Hotel/Motel Tax Board will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. to hear presentations from past and present grant finalists.Presentations from five applicants who received H/M grant funding last year will be observed.The five groups presenting will be All Cultures Equal, Arts R Alive ...

School board meets tonight

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The Webster City School Board will meet tonight at 6 p.m. at the School Administration Office Board room.A number of contracts and personnel items are on the agenda.Items up for possible approval include the P-Card Rebate, Debt Service Payment Authorization, Food Service Loan Repayment, ...

‘Open Mic Night’ a hit

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The First American Bank Plaza was filled with music and over 300 people Thursday night during the Music in the Park Open Mic Event. The event was sponsored by the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce.The Lions Club sold pork burgers to go towards the Lions-Stafford Park."Proceeds from the ...

Fireworks to mark occasion

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The Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce has accepted the request from Bob Van Diest to organize fireworks on July 2 to recognize Van Diest Supply Company's 60 years in business.Chamber Director Deb Brown said, "It is Mr. Van Deist's wish that the fireworks be hosted in a location where the ...