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To cross or not

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Splashing through the low water crossings has been part of the experience for generations of people visiting Snell-Crawford Park in Fort Dodge. There’s a chance that going through those crossings of Soldier Creek won’t be an option in the future. City leaders are now considering two ...

From our files: June 18, 2019

From Our Files

10 Years ago: June 18, 2009 NEWS: Residents of Hamilton County learned a little local history at the Homer Cemetery Tour. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 9-1 and 9-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 18, 1994 NEWS: Mike Cassidy was installed as president of Eagles F.O.E. Aerie 3369 in Fort ...

News of record: June 18, 2019

News of record

Police Log FORT DODGE Friday A burglary was reported in the 300 block of Avenue C. Vandalism was reported in the 1600 block of First Avenue North. Harassment was reported in the 3100 block of North 15th Street. A theft was reported in the 1200 block of First Avenue South. A theft was ...

UnityPoint is big boost to local economy

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As one of the area’s largest employers, UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center continues to play a vital role in stimulating the local economy. According to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association, Trinity generates 742 jobs that add $73,683,056 to Webster ...

Stoebe: Police did not violate King’s rights

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A district court judge has ruled that the Fort Dodge Police Department did not violate the rights of a man accused of committing a double-homicide last fall. Tanner J. King, 28, of Fort Dodge, is facing two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting deaths of brothers Marion ...

FD man arrested in connection to Goldfield shooting

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GOLDFIELD — A Fort Dodge man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that took place at a Goldfield home on June 4, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety. Bobby Hernandez, 48, is charged with willful injury and possession of a firearm as a felon. On June 4, the Eagle ...

FD man charged with assault

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A Fort Dodge man is facing multiple charges after allegedly assaulting a female and later refusing to come outside of a Fort Dodge home for about four hours, according to the Fort Dodge Police Department. Police responded to a call at 410 N. 10th St. after a female reported a man was going to ...

Lake City man sentenced for gun theft conspiracy

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SIOUX CITY — A Lake City man is among four people who were sentenced to prison on a gun theft conspiracy. Daniel Powell, 25, was convicted of one count of conspiracy to possess and sell stolen firearms, one count of possession of a stolen firearm and one count of possession of a firearm by a ...

IDs released in Dayton accident

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DAYTON — The names of the people involved in a Sunday evening motorcycle and pickup truck accident in Dayton have been released. Dayton Police Chief Nick Dunbar said Jimmy Winge and Geri Winge, both of Coalville, were riding a motorcycle on Third Street Northwest in Dayton when it collided ...

Man arrested in Humboldt County after pursuit

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One man is in custody after he led officers on a vehicle pursuit that started Monday afternoon at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park in Fort Dodge and ended in Humboldt County, according to Lt. Mark Miller, of the Iowa State Patrol. The pursuit started when officers with the Iowa Department of ...

3 injured in Sunday rollover

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DAYTON — Three children suffered minor injuries after a single-vehicle rollover crash Sunday evening. The crash was reported at 5:13 p.m. near the 3000 mile of McGuire Bend Road. According to Webster County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Wood, the driver of the vehicle, Brittany Lindner, 28, ...

In memoriam

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In dedicating the Gold Star Monument at Webster County Veterans Memorial Park Sunday, Hershel “Woody” Williams explained the history of the Gold Star and why it’s so important to both veterans and their families. Williams, a 95-year-old World War II veteran from West Virginia who ...

Winona State University announces spring 2019 Dean’s List

Education Briefs

WINONA, Minn. — Two area students have been named to the Dean’s List at Winona State University in Minnesota. The honorees are Beth Murman, of Fort Dodge, and Sydney Ernst, of Sac City. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must be an undergraduate enrolled full-time (at least 12 ...

A dog’s day in the ring

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It was the day of the dogs Sunday at the Webster County Fairgrounds as the Fort Dodge Kennel Club hosted its annual dog show. Breeders from all across the country and dogs of all breeds were at the fairgrounds to compete in both rally and obedience trials. Debbie Kailer, from Wisconsin, ...

FD man charged with domestic assault

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A Fort Dodge man is facing multiple charges after allegedly assaulting a female and later refusing to come outside of a Fort Dodge home for about 4 hours, according to the Fort Dodge Police Department. Police responded to a call at 410 N. 10th St. after a female reported a man was going to ...

Two injured in accident in Dayton

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DAYTON — Two people were injured Sunday evening after a pickup truck and a motorcycle collided in Dayton. The accident happened just before 6 p.m. at the intersection of Third Street Northwest and Fourth Avenue Northwest. Dayton Police Chief Nick Dunbar said a pickup truck was pulling ...

FD man arrested in connection to Goldfield shooting

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GOLDFIELD - A Fort Dodge man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that took place at Goldfield home on June 4, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety. Bobby Hernandez, 48, is charged with willful injury and possession of a firearm as a felon. On June 4, the Eagle Grove ...

Relay of remembrance

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For most of those who made the trip around the City Square during the Webster County Relay For Life Survivor’s Walk Saturday morning, it was a time of celebration and way to raise money to support research, education and support services through the American Cancer Society. For others, ...