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August 1, 2015 The picnic held at Reynolds Park Friday afternoon wasn’t just about food and enjoying the weather. more »»

FD man shot

August 1, 2015 A Fort Dodge man was seriously injured after being shot multiple times early Saturday morning. more »»

Lives lost: 2015 echoes 2014

August 1, 2015 With the year more than halfway over, public safety officials are reporting that the number of fatal vehicular accidents this year is about the same as it was this time last year. Lt. more »»

Detonator found in Soldier Creek

August 1, 2015 An old explosive device was found in Fort Dodge Thursday night and investigators are trying to figure out where it came from. more »»

Remodeling continues on gym

August 1, 2015 Fort Dodge Senior High’s gymnasium is being remodeled. more »»

Hopping to it

July 31, 2015 SAC CITY — The 4-H’ers competing in the rabbit show at the Sac County Fair Thursday may have been few in number, but they were excited to participate. more »»

Planned Parenthood targeted

July 31, 2015 U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley said Thursday that he will vote to take federal funding away from Planned Parenthood. more »»

Levin bid for appeal denied

July 31, 2015 SAC CITY — A man serving a life sentence for killing his mother in 2013 has been denied further review of his case by the Iowa Supreme Court. more »»

Four file for open ed board positions

July 31, 2015 Four seats on the Fort Dodge Community School District board are on the ballot this fall, and four candidates filed paperwork before Thursday’s deadline. more »»


July 31, 2015 When someone calls 911, the emergency dispatcher needs to gather information as quickly as possible, so that responders can react to the problem. more »»

Five and Fourteen

July 31, 2015 ROCKWELL CITY — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Thursday evening that he would invoke two constitutional amendments to end abortion in the country if he is elected president. more »»

Farmers file a lawsuit over pipeline

July 30, 2015 CHEROKEE — Three landowners filed a lawsuit against the Iowa Utilities Board this week questioning its authority to grant eminent domain for the planned 1,134-mile Dakota Access pipeline. more »»

Credit union merges

July 30, 2015 WEBSTER?CITY?— Officials with Peoples Credit Union in Webster City today announced the acquisition of the Lehigh Valley Credit Union in Lehigh. “This will be our first branch. more »»

The River

July 30, 2015 More trails and better access to the water would be welcome additions to the Des Moines River corridor through Fort Dodge, attendees at a river planning session generally agreed Wednesday evening. more »»

FDCSD tech efforts continue through summer

July 30, 2015 The Fort Dodge Community School District is continuing to enhance its wireless technology infrastructure through the summer months. more »»

Riverfront problems, solutions

July 30, 2015 DOLLIVER PARK — A workshop held Thursday evening to seek public input for the Webster County/Fort Dodge Riverfront Master Plan in the South Lodge at Dolliver Memorial State Park sought answers to a... more »»

TRMC honors volunteers

July 29, 2015 As volunteers arrived to the dinner honoring them for 261,844 hours of service at Trinity Regional Medical Center, it was obvious the theme of the night was shoes. more »»

2-acre rule to be relaxed

July 29, 2015 Changes to county zoning rules to make it easier to rebuild on small acreages have been approved. more »»

FDCSD changes professional development

July 29, 2015 Professional development is changing in Fort Dodge public schools this year. more »»

Commission advances FD dental office plan

July 29, 2015 A planned new dental office in Fort Dodge would be eligible for financial assistance from the city thanks to a recommendation approved Tuesday by the Plan and Zoning Commission. more »»

Blight to beauty

July 28, 2015 HUMBOLDT — For many decades, starting in 1899 when it was built, the Parley Finch building on Sumner Avenue in downtown Humboldt was an attractive part of the downtown business distric. more »»


Truck and Tractor Pull August 1, 2015

Gowrie Fire Department will hold a Truck and Tractor Pull at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Admission is $15 at the gate. more »

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