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Giving back

September 17, 2014 The inmates at Fort Dodge Correctional Facility had a chance to give back to the community Tuesday at the sixth annual Insiders Relay for Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. more »»

 
 
 
Study shows area is ideal for bioenergy

September 17, 2014 A nearly yearlong analysis of the regional economy shows that the Webster County area is one of the best places in the United States for bioenergy industries, according to the Greater Fort Dodge... more »»

Landfill to seek bids on waste facility

September 17, 2014 The regional landfill south of Fort Dodge will be taking bids from companies to design and build a new Household Hazardous Materials site, after a vote by the North Central Iowa Regional Solid Waste... more »»

Land sale issue resolved

September 17, 2014 An issue with land sold by the regional landfill south of Fort Dodge has been resolved, officials say. more »»

Strengthening Families is set

September 17, 2014 The Strengthening Families Program is designed to help parents better understand their adolescent children. more »»

Supervisors approve fund transfer

September 17, 2014 The Webster County Board of Supervisors deposited $1,465 into the Conversation Trust Fund at the request of the Webster County Conservation board. more »»

Local Vietnam War memorial progressing

September 16, 2014 A Vietnam War memorial planned at the Fort Museum will be completed sooner than expected after the two veterans heading the project said their fundraising goal was reached. more »»

Humboldt sups reject confinement

September 16, 2014 HUMBOLDT — Citing concerns about potential water contamination, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors rejected a proposed hog confinement facility Monday morning. more »»

Sups discuss day care, deputies

September 16, 2014 HUMBOLDT — Humboldt County has a great need for more day care in order to retain and attract new residents, the Humboldt County Development Association told the Board of Supervisors Monday. more »»

New trial date set for Graesch

September 16, 2014 WEBSTER?CITY — A new trial date has been set for Corbin Graesch, 27, of Webster City, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his father, Steven Graesch, Graesch will go to trial on... more »»

Eagles Club Chili Fest raises funds

September 15, 2014 Members of the Fort Dodge Eagles Club put their chili recipes to the test Sunday as part of a fundraiser to help repair the club’s building. more »»

Boys in Badger want to build BMX track

September 15, 2014 BADGER — Kids often say there’s nothing to do, but a group of kids in Badger is trying to fix that. Fourteen kids in Badger are working to build a dirt BMX track so that they have more to do in town. more »»

A second chance for unloved pets

September 15, 2014 Chris Ball cares for animals who are unloved, and have been abandoned and often badly injured. As shelter manager for Almost Home Humane Society of North Central Iowa, her duties are many. more »»

Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs speculation for 2016 run

September 15, 2014 INDIANOLA — Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over “the... more »»

In remembrance

September 14, 2014 The annual Fort Dodge Fire Department’s 9/11 commemoration and ringing of the bells ceremony at Market on Central was interrupted briefly Saturday mornin. more »»

Gift from India aids W.C. shop

September 14, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — The efforts of a Fort Dodge businessman are helping one new business get started and off to what the owner hopes is a successful career. more »»

Car fanciers gather in Humboldt

September 14, 2014 HUMBOLDT — Richard Sorenson, of Renwick, has an extra horn in his 1931 Model A Ford in addition to the factory “A ooga” horn. more »»

King Band to play for circus fans

September 14, 2014 Fort Dodge native son Karl King’s connection to the circus will be revisited Wednesday in a unique concert in Dubuque. The Karl L. more »»

‘Whirled of Peace’

September 13, 2014 Members of the Fort Dodge community are expected to come together next weekend for conversations and acts about peace. The first Community Peace Rally will be held at Cana, 18 S. Third St., on Sept. more »»

Teen talk

September 12, 2014 What does a school resource officer do, and what are some of the issues teenage students face today? More than 30 people visited Fort Dodge Middle School Thursday to find out. more »»

Gypsum City OHV Park tour postponed

September 12, 2014 The Gypsum City OHV Park Ribbon Cutting and Phase 2 tours scheduled for today have been postponed until Sept. 19 from 11 am - 2 pm. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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