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Dawson named to ISU Dean’s List

Education Briefs

AMES — Daryn Dawson has been named to the Iowa State University’s Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester. Dawson was a 2016 graduate of Manson Northwest Webster. Students must earn a term grade-point average of 3.50 or better while carrying a course load of 12 or more credits to make ...

Bioreactors showing success

Local Business

BOONE — Bioreactors are gaining popularity as an edge-of-field conservation drainage practice and have proven to help reduce the amount of nitrates in drainage tile water before it is released to surface waters. In order to help bring more awareness to edge-of-field conservation ...

Goats, art, a rodeo

Local News

SAC CITY — Nicole Foote, of Sac City, was prepping her English bulldog, Spike, for a dog show at the Sac County Fair Friday afternoon. “He’s a puppy,” she said. “He doesn’t know too much, yet.” In the show, the dogs are asked to sit, heel, lie down, and stay, according to ...

From our files: July 28, 2018

From Our Files

10 Years ago: July 28, 2008 NEWS: Boy Scout Matthew Bentz, 15, of Humboldt, organized the “Dealing Out Good Turns” project in honor of Aaron Eilerts, of Eagle Grove, who died when a tornado hit the Little Sioux Scout Ranch. SPORTS: Dean Underberg won the Lakeside Senior Amateur men’s ...

Rolling Hills church to hold Vacation Bible School

Religion Briefs

Getting ready for the big game will be the theme of the upcoming Vacation Bible School at Rolling Hills Community Church in Fort Dodge. As kids get ready for the big game, they will learn that God has already equipped them with everything they need, according to organizers of the Vacation ...

Gibbs sentenced

Local News

Levi Gibbs III received a mandatory 50-year prison sentence in Webster County District Court Friday, a little more than three weeks after he was convicted of second-degree murder. Gibbs, 28, of Fort Dodge, was convicted of shooting and killing Shane Wessels, 32, also of Fort Dodge, in the ...

Ammonia leak sends one to Webster City hospital

Local News

EAGLE GROVE — One person was taken to a hospital following a major ammonia leak at an egg-processing facility in Wright County Friday morning. About 4,000 pounds of ammonia were released after a pipe in a refrigeration system was broken by a skid loader at Daybreak Foods, according to Fort ...

News of Record: July 28, 2018

News of record

Police Log FORT DODGE Thursday An assault was reported in the 800 block of Kenyon Road. Harassment was reported in the 1700 block of Third Avenue South. A theft was reported in the 3000 block of First Avenue South. Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Friday Disorderly conduct — ...

A hungry governor tours the Hamilton County Fair

Local News

WEBSTER CITY — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds arrived hungry at the Hamilton County Fair Thursday afternoon, her busy schedule having left no time for a proper meal. “I skipped lunch,” she said. “We’re going to have to eat something.” The fair offered a lot of options. “I’m ...

From our Files — July 27, 2018

From Our Files

10 Years ago: July 27, 2008 NEWS: Ansell Ltd., of Australia, purchased Hawkeye Glove Manufacturing Co, of Fort Dodge, for $10.8 million. SPORTS: North Sentral Kossuth won the Class 1A state baseball tournament. 25 Years ago: July 27, 1993 NEWS: The 1993 RAGBRAI held an overnight stop ...

News of Record — July 27, 2018

News of record

Police Log FORT DODGE Wednesday An assault was reported in the 700 block of South 17th Street. A theft was reported in the 1500 block of Third Avenue North. Criminal mischief was reported in the 100 block of North 25th Street. Criminal mischief was reported in the 700 block of North ...

Head over heels for goats in Humboldt County

Local News

HUMBOLDT — The sound of goats could be heard all across the Humboldt County Fairgrounds Thursday as 4-H and FFA members competed in the goat shows during the late morning and early afternoon. The dairy goat show was held at 10:30 a.m. while the meat goat show was held at 11 a.m. Amy ...

Elanco IPO won’t impact FD site, firm says

Local News

Plans to spin off Elanco U.S. Inc. from parent firm Eli Lilly and Co. will have “really no impact” on Elanco’s animal health plant in Fort Dodge, according to a company spokesman. “There’s no impacted jobs or plans for the facility there in Fort Dodge,” company spokesman Scott ...

In Iowa, Trump says EU trade talks will help farmers

Local News

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press PEOSTA — President Donald Trump on Thursday trumpeted his trade deal with European allies, hailing it as a benefit to Iowa farmers who have been hurt by the fallout from his protectionist trade measures. Trump said during a roundtable discussion at ...