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 • Hamilton County Board of Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning.

 The next meeting of the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors will be Tuesday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors board room of the county courthouse.A number of personnel items will be reviewed and approved including the sheriff, public health, Veterans Affairs Department plus the salary certifications for the 2017 fiscal year. Agreements include approving the employment of the social services director and county engineer. Contracts with IP Pathways, Simplex DHS Monitoring and Inspection, Library Services, Youth and Shelter Services and a liquor license will be considered. A public hearing in regards to the Master Matrix for KMC Farms for a livestock confinement facility near Randall will be held plus other matters.                                                                                             

 • Webster City man charged with robbery of Dayton's Casey store.

 Webster County authorities have charged a Webster City man with the robbery of the Casey's General Story in Dayton on April 27. 68 year old James Risetter is facing a charge of second degree robbery. Authorities reported that Risetter allegedly walked into the Casey's store wearing a hooded sweatshirt that partially covered his face. Authorities reported Risetter allegedly demanded money from the cashier while his hand was in his pocket making it appear he had a weapon with him. No weapon was ever shown. The clerk on duty gave $241 to the man before he left the store. Investigators began looking at Risetter as a potential suspect after he allegedly committed a similar incident at the Jewell Casey's store this spring. Risetter is facing a second degree robbery charge in the same incident. Risetter had been released from the Hamilton County Jail in Webster City with supervision to the Iowa Department of Corrections according to the Iowa Courts Online website. Arraingment for Risetter is scheduled for today. Risetter made an initial appearance Saturday in Webster County Magistrate Court on the second degree robbery charge from the Casey's store in Dayton. Bond was set at $10,000 cash only. A preliminary hearing and bond review is set for this Friday,July 1. 

 • Webster City Fire Department called to vehicle fire Friday afternoon.
 • Goldfield motorist killed in a one vehicle accident Saturday night.



Rest Of Today...Sunny. High in the mid 80s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tonight...Mostly clear. Low in the mid 50s. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph through midnight.
Tuesday...Sunny. High in the upper 70s. North wind near 10 mph.

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