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Witnesses to the rescue

October 27, 2016 MOORLAND — Witnesses to a rollover accident prevented the situation from becoming worse by helping to stop a train Wednesday morning. The accident happened shortly after 8:30 a.m. more »»

Tours of abandoned FD hotel will be a fundraiser

October 27, 2016 By PETER KASPARI What may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the abandoned Warden Plaza will happen this weekend. more »»

MNW Building Trades program ends

October 27, 2016 MANSON — For decades there have been a lot of houses built in Manson by the high school building trades students. more »»


October 26, 2016 ROCKWELL CITY — Late October is normally not the time of year most people go camping. It’s chilly. It can easily freeze at night. It’s windy. And if it rains, it’s a deluge of cold water. more »»

Greve fights to return to fire duty

October 26, 2016 Pat Greve was consistently described as a “fireman’s fireman” during an appeal of his termination from the Fort Dodge Fire Department Tuesda. more »»

Animal feeding operations to get new attention

October 26, 2016 Confined animal feeding operations will be a main topic of discussion at a Webster County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting Nov. 3. The meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Webster County Courthouse. more »»

Steel leaves

October 26, 2016 The inspiration for the newly installed stainless steel sculpture called “Cyclus” by Cedar Falls artist Tom Stancliffe surrounds it at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum. more »»

13 Days of Halloween

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Dream come true

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Pence will be in Fort Dodge Thursday

October 26, 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence will visit Fort Dodge Thursday. Pence, who is the governor of Indiana, will speak at a campaign rally to begin at 1:30 p.m. more »»

Webster County OKs cut through 340th Street for pipeline

October 26, 2016 By JOE SUTTER The Webster County Board of Supervisors OK’d a road crossing for the Dakota Access Pipeline Tuesday. more »»

Return harvest

October 25, 2016 SOMERS — A three-day stay in Webster County last week was, for two Swedish farmers, a bit of a homecomin. more »»

Full steam ahead

October 25, 2016 A plan to build a new shopping center in Fort Dodge advanced significantly Monday when the City Council gave final approval to two measures deemed essential to the project. more »»

WDM firm hired to oversee Duncombe systems

October 25, 2016 An outside company will be brought in by the Fort Dodge Community School District to ensure ventilation, electrical and other mechanical systems at the new Duncombe Elementary School are installed... more »»

13 Days of Halloween

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Gas leak

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Badger teen crashes car off Volberding Hill in Humboldt County

October 25, 2016 HUMBOLDT — A teenager was injured after attempting to go around a curve up Volberding Hill in Dakota City Saturday afternoon, according to Humboldt County Sheriff Dean Kruger. more »»

FD council OKs money move, property purchase

October 25, 2016 Money left over when a project at Fort Dodge Regional Airport turned out to be less expensive than planned will be spent on the Municipal Building as a result of City Council action Monda. more »»

Controlled burn

October 24, 2016 CALLENDER — When an old grain elevator stands abandoned for many years, one option is to burn it to the ground and use it as a training exercise for area fire departments. more »»


Brown Bag Briefings: “It’s All About The Music” October 27, 2016

Brown Bag Briefings will be held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the large meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. The programs are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library. Bring a sack lunch to this free public program. Coffee will be provided. more »

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