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A bridge delayed

January 31, 2015 HUMBOLDT — The project to replace the Sumner Avenue Bridge, which crossed the Des Moines River on the west end of downtown Humboldt, has suffered delays in construction that have moved the expected... more »»

 
 
 
Robbery charge against Altman dropped

January 31, 2015 A robbery charge against a Fort Dodge man has been dismissed after new evidence was discovered. more »»

Carjack suspect arrested

January 31, 2015 SAC CITY — A carjacking suspect from Alta was caught in Sac City after leading deputies on a pursuit through town. James J. more »»

Kerns on leadership, Coach Thomas

January 31, 2015 Al Kerns, a former teacher and coach at Aplington-Parkersburg High School, spoke with Fort Dodge Middle School students Friday about leadership, emotional control and his friendship with Coach Ed... more »»

State of the City

January 30, 2015 Teamwork and planning have made Fort Dodge a growing community that’s poised for future developments, Mayor Matt Bemrich said Thursday morning during his annual State of the City Address. more »»

Robbery charge against Altman dismissed

January 30, 2015 A robbery charge against a Fort Dodge man has been dismissed after new evidence was discovered. more »»

Mayor speaks at major can maker

January 30, 2015 Fort Dodge Mayor Matt Bemrich gave his annual State of the City Address Thursday morning at a plant that produces many of the food cans found in local stores and kitchens. more »»

Altman charged in bar robbery

January 30, 2015 A suspect in the robbery of a bar owner at his business has been arrested by Fort Dodge police. Daquan L. more »»

Supervisors wrap up budget talks

January 30, 2015 A potential new road maintenance building, more money for veterans’ funerals, and a year of fewer large capital projects were among the many topics at the final budget meeting held by the Webster... more »»

Ernst, Grassley support pipeline

January 30, 2015 Both of Iowa’s United States senators, Republicans Joni Ernst and Charles Grassley, voted in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline bill. more »»

Cleaning teeth

January 29, 2015 jmajor@messengernews.net Students in the Iowa Central Community College Dental Hygiene program are always looking for patients. more »»

Altman charged with Grand Daddy's robbery

January 29, 2015 Daquan Altman has been arrested and charged with first-degree robbery following an incident at Grand Daddy's, 1104 Central Ave., early Wednesday morning. more »»

Pair rob bar owner in FD

January 29, 2015 An early morning robbery in a Fort Dodge bar has police looking for two suspects. The robbery was reported at 12:17 a.m. Wednesday. Daniel Habhab, owner of Grand Daddy’s, 1104 Central Ave. more »»

Conservation holds steady, increases duties

January 29, 2015 Webster County Conservation’s budget hasn’t changed much from the current year to proposed fiscal year 2016. Its overall expenses went from about $1.27 million in the current year to $1. more »»

Growth efforts saluted in Pocahontas

January 29, 2015 POCAHONTAS — Efforts to make Pocahontas County a better place by growing businesses and sprucing up communities were celebrated Wednesday. more »»

Lawmakers hope to introduce fuel tax bill next week

January 29, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — A bill to increase Iowa’s fuel tax to pay for road improvements could be introduced as early as next week, lawmakers said Wednesday. Sen. more »»

Groups sue EPA

January 29, 2015 DES MOINES — A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups filed two lawsuits Wednesday alleging the U.S. more »»

Landfill plans for the future

January 28, 2015 The regional landfill has come a long way in the past year, officials said at the annual meeting Tuesday of the North Central Iowa Regional Solid Waste Agency’s full board. more »»

FD police investigate robbery at Grand Daddy’s

January 28, 2015 Investigators are seeking information after a robbery at a Fort Dodge bar early Wednesday morning. According to Chief Kevin Doty, after Grand Daddy’s, 1104 Central Av. more »»

Coleman board confusion remains

January 28, 2015 A group of citizens in conflict with the board of trustees who run their sewer lines may have just gotten some good news. more »»

 
 

Frostbite Olympics January 31, 2015

ALGONA — Algona Chamber of Commerce is holding its Fifth Annual Frostbite Olympics today and Saturday. On Friday a chili cook off will be held at 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1501 E. Walnut St. Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the doo. more »

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