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Callender is under a boil advisory

July 27, 2016 CALLENDER — A boil advisory is in effect in Callender while the city paints the water tower, according to Mayor Randy Hanson. The advisory is expected to last for at least two weeks, he said. more »»

 
 
 
Smoke scare at Best Western

July 27, 2016 Fort Dodge firefighters investigated a report of smoke filtering throughout the ballroom at the Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites, located at 1518 Third Ave. N.W., Tuesday night. more »»

Fort Dodge tornado siren shut off for repairs

July 20, 2016 One of the tornado sirens in Fort Dodge has been shut off for repairs. The siren is located at 11th Avenue South and South 22nd Street. more »»

Part of Floral Avenue to close

July 17, 2016 Floral Avenue between McNamara Avenue and North 22nd Street will be closed beginning Monday, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. It will be closed until further notic. more »»

Water main flushing begins Monday

July 17, 2016 Beginning Monday through July 30 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. more »»

Sac Extension to host land leasing workshop

July 17, 2016 SAC CITY — The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Sac City will be hosting a land leasing and valuation workshop. The workshop will be held Aug. 8 at 9:30 a.m. more »»

Branstad names two to state boards

July 13, 2016 Two area women have been appointed by Gov. Terry Branstad to serve on state boards. DeAnn Cooper-Sindergarden, of Rolfe, was named to the Council on Agricultural Education. more »»

Preschool Tuition Assistance available

July 13, 2016 Linking Families and Communities announces Preschool Tuition Assistance Program to support parents is available for the 2016-17 school year. more »»

DOT to close Gowrie garage

July 13, 2016 DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Department of Transportation says it is closing two driver’s license stations and seven maintenance garages because of reduced budget funding from the Iowa Legislatur. more »»

FD yard waste fire caused smoke

July 12, 2016 A small cloud of smoke visible from Fifth Avenue South Monday evening was caused by an illegal controlled burn rather than a building fire. more »»

FD council to return to public library

July 10, 2016 The new meeting room in the Municipal Building isn’t quite ready yet, so the City Council will meet in the Fort Dodge Public Library again on Monday. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. more »»

School work to cause road closure

July 10, 2016 Seventh Avenue North between 16th and 18th streets will be closed beginning Monday and will remain closed for about seven days, according to the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. more »»

FD yard waste site extends hours

July 10, 2016 The yard waste disposal site at the city’s central garage, 3001 Eighth Ave. S. more »»

FD lbrary offers adult coloring

July 10, 2016 The Fort Dodge Public Library will host adult coloring sessions from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the library’s large meeting room. more »»

Annual LuVerne celebration is Saturday

July 6, 2016 LUVERNE — The annual LuVerne celebration will be held Saturday in the city park. more »»

Bill Riley Talent Search coming to the Webster County Fair

July 6, 2016 The Bill Riley Talent Search and statewide presenting sponsor, Hy-Vee, will bring a local show to Fort Dodge as part of the Webster County Fair at 7 p.m. on July 14. more »»

King Band to perform in Boone festival

July 6, 2016 BOONE — The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge will present a special concert at the Iowa Municipal Band Festival in Boone on Saturday. more »»

Blanden closed for July 4 holiday

July 3, 2016 The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will be closed on Tuesday in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday. The museum is normally open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

City workers will be flushing water mains

July 3, 2016 Beginning Tuesday and running through July 15th, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. more »»

Part of South 32nd Street to close

July 1, 2016 South 32nd Street between First and Fifth avenues south will be closed today and remain closed through Tuesday, according to an announcement from the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. more »»

 
 

Heartland Museum July 28, 2016

The Heartland Museum in Clarion is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday through Labor Day and other times by appointment. Call 515-602-600. more »

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