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 • Authorities searching for the person who robbed the Dayton Casey's store.

 Webster County authorities are one the lookout for the individual who robbed the Dayton Casey's General Store late Wednesday night. The robbery happened at 10:35 p.m.at the store located at 307 Third Street,N.W. The man demanded money from the clerk on duty. An undetermined amount of money was taken from the cash register. The suspect left the store and fled north. The suspect is described as a white man, about 60 years of age and 6 feet tall. The individual was described as having a thin build,green eyes and clean shaven. At the time of the robbery, the man was wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt with a yellow Iowa Hawkeye emblem on the hood. He was also wearing tennis shoes. The suspect had the sweatshirt's hood up and used his hand to try and hide his identity. A reward of $500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the supect. If you have any information, please call the Webster County Sheriff's Department at 515-573-1410, Dayton Police at 515-547-2624 or Webster County Crime Stoppers at 515-573-1444. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

 • Dash for the Stash at Kendall Young Library is on until May 14.

 Kendall Young Library is participating in the Dash for the Stash contest as a part of Money Smart Week and Financial Literacy Month. Participants can enter the contest at the library through Saturday,May 14. The statewide winner for Iowa will be awarded $1,000 to open or add to an Individual Retirement Account thanks to the Investor Protection Institute and Iowa Insurance Division. The Dash for the Stash will play out an nearly 80 libraries and other locations across Iowa. The contest works much like a scavenger hunt.Instead of collecting objects, players gather information and leave answers to quiz questions. Participants wishing to participate will go to the reference desk at Kendall Young Library to find four posters. They will read each poster, access the quiz questions online and choose an answer. The posters will cover topics of importance to savers and investors­ such as understanding investment fees, finding financial advisors, avoiding fraud and learning about investment products. For more information,you may call the library at 515­832­9100

 • Farm to Fork program Monday evening at Hy-Vee
 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday evening.

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Rest Of Today...Showers likely. High in the lower 50s. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers in the evening. Patchy fog early in the morning. Low in the upper 30s. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday...Mostly sunny. Warmer. Patchy fog through mid morning. High in the lower 60s. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

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