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Road to recovery

July 31, 2014 LEHIGH — Nine months ago, Emma Kiefer was at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines after being seriously injured in a car accident just outside Callender. more »»

Man in FD standoff faces six charges

July 31, 2014 The man facing several charges for Tuesday’s standoff with police made his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Wednesday. Kristopher L. more »»

Jim Mowrer criticizes King on immigration

July 31, 2014 The actions and inaccurate statements of U.S. Rep. more »»

Pocahontas hears proposal for artistic plan

July 31, 2014 POCAHONTAS — The future of public art in both the city of Pocahontas and the county at large will center on the public spaces around Lizard Lake, according to a conceptual plan presented Wednesday. more »»

At FD schools, Balanced Leadership training benefits teachers, students

July 31, 2014 Fort Dodge Community School District faculty and administrators have spent the past year undergoing Balanced Leadership training. more »»

Your tax dollars at work

July 31, 2014 This is a summary of major bills approved for payment by the Fort Dodge City Council on Monda. more »»

Appeals court upholds Clark sentence

July 31, 2014 A Fort Dodge man who admitted assaulting a woman had the appeal of his sentence denied Wednesday. more »»

FD man accused of taking lawn mower

July 31, 2014 Benjamin L. Foster, 32, 1409 Third Ave. S., made his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Wednesday on a charge of second degree-theft, a class C felony. more »»

Man allegedly takes laptop from home

July 31, 2014 William E. Whytus Jr., 34, 309.5 N. Eighth St., is charged with second-degree burglary and first-degree theft, both class C felonies in an incident involving a computer. more »»

L-M, PAC discuss sharing athletics and activities

July 31, 2014 LAURENS — An agreement between two schools on athletics and activities sharing is expected to be reached by August. more »»

FDMS athletic physicals required

July 31, 2014 All seventh- and eighth-grade students planning to participate in school athletics this year must have a current physical on file at Fort Dodge Middle School prior to the beginning of practice. more »»

Elderbridge will host Medicare class

July 31, 2014 Elderbridge Agency on Aging will be holding a class on Medicare basics from 1 to 2 p.m. Aug. 19 at its office, 308 Central Ave. For more information, call Linsey Albright, 955-5244. more »»

Standoff ends peacefully

July 30, 2014 A man who barricaded himself inside a Fort Dodge home was safely taken into police custody after a nearly four-hour standoff Tuesday morning. Kristopher L. more »»

Fye makes initial appearance

July 30, 2014 The man facing several charges for Tuesday's standoff with police made his initial appearance in court Wednesday. Kristopher L. Fye, 29, is set for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 8. more »»

Bond case still in talks

July 30, 2014 Fort Dodge law enforcement officials have not yet determined whether charges will be filed against a woman who allegedly took in nearly 60 dogs and cats. more »»

More post office cutbacks looming for area towns

July 30, 2014 TITONKA — Residents of the Kossuth County community of Titonka learned Tuesday evening that the customer service window at their local post office will be open four hours a day on weekdays, starting... more »»

Sups prepare for Enduro

July 30, 2014 Enduro riders on dirt bikes will be able to use portions of the county roads for the annual Dayton Enduro Aug. 10. more »»

FD police chief to leave post

July 29, 2014 Fort Dodge Police Chief Tim Carmody will become the police chief in Council Bluffs next month, City Manager David Fierke said Monday night. Fierke said Carmody’s last day on the job will be Aug. 22. more »»

UPDATE: Man in standoff with Fort Dodge police

July 29, 2014 A man who barricaded himself inside a Fort Dodge home was safely taken into police custody hours after he refused to come out. Kristopher . more »»

Housing incentives considered again

July 29, 2014 Fort Dodge officials are once again thinking about incentives the city could offer to jumpstart the construction of new house. more »»

Smaller garbage, recycling cans ordered

July 29, 2014 Fort Dodge City Council members responded to complaints about the size of the new solid waste containers by ordering a batch of smaller ones Monday night. more »»


Kossuth County Fair July 31, 2014

8:00am 4-H/FFA Horse Show (Halter & Performance Classes) (Horse Arena)10:00am 4-H/FFA/Open Kid's Boer Goat Show (Show Barn)12:00-8:00pm Floral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Open12:00-8:00pm Outdoor Flea Market Open (Outside of Floral Hall)12:00-8:00pm Kossuth County... more »

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