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Lost soldier laid to rest

October 21, 2014 BADGER — Staff Sgt. Maurice Fevold was treated to a hero’s welcome Monday as he returned to his home town of Badger, nearly 70 years after he was killed in action in World War II. more »»

 
 
 
Sullivan is sentenced for jail escape Monday

October 21, 2014 A Webster County Jail inmate who admitted to escaping from the facility in August was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday. Jason Sullivan, 43, of Fort Dodge, pleaded guilty on Sept. more »»

Stabbing suspect remains in detention

October 21, 2014 A teen accused of attacking two women on the trail at Snell-Crawford Park remains in a juvenile detention facility. more »»

Humboldt supervisors reject drainage district bids

October 21, 2014 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors rejected both bids received two weeks ago for a drainage project in Drainage District 125 Monday. more »»

Humboldt Council discusses downtown parking problems

October 21, 2014 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council discussed problems about downtown parking Monday. more »»

Republicans stump at annual FD chili bash

October 20, 2014 Hopeful of retaking the Iowa and U.S. Senate, Republican elected officials and candidates called for supporters to work hard and get out the vote at a dinner Sunday night. more »»

Naughton helps people with disabilities

October 20, 2014 Teresa Naughton uses the experience of having worked one on one with LifeWorks Community Services clients to inform decisions she makes as its executive director. more »»

Woman on trail stabbed Saturday

October 19, 2014 A teenager, charged with attempted murder after a woman was stabbed Saturday on the Snell-Crawford Park Trail, has also been charged in connection with an August attack in the same vicinity. more »»

Former DCI agent offers aid in apprehending suspect

October 19, 2014 A juvenile suspected of stabbing a female runner on the Fort Dodge Trails System near Snell-Crawford Park Saturday morning was caught near the scene by law enforcement officials as a result of publi... more »»

Reviving buildings’ pasts

October 19, 2014 ALGONA — Brian Buscher is helping to give Algona’s downtown buildings a facelift. more »»

Former home for orphans gets new life

October 19, 2014 The brick building at 230 Ninth Ave. N. has always been a home. more »»

Group sends lanterns over Kennedy Park to honor lost children

October 19, 2014 A local support group for mothers of stillborn and miscarried babies held a memorial service to honor their lost children Saturday. more »»

Woman charged in Rolfe explosives case

October 18, 2014 ROLFE — A 13-year-old boy was placed in a juvenile detention center and a woman has been arrested in connection with the discovery of explosive material in a Rolfe house, the Pocahontas County... more »»

UPDATE: Police, Sheriff's Department investigate Snell-Crawford

October 18, 2014 UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. A juvenile who allegedly stabbed a woman on the Fort Dodge Nature Trail early Saturday is charged with attempted murder. more »»

A civic duty

October 18, 2014 By PETER KASPARI pkaspari@messengernews.net When it’s time for a criminal case to go to trial, 12 jurors are selected to weigh the facts and determine the defendant’s guilt or innocence. more »»

New trial denied McElroy

October 18, 2014 Derrick McElroy will not be getting a new trial after a judge denied the motion Friday. McElroy, 28, had been seeking a new trial after being convicted of first-degree murder on Aug. 1. more »»

Sears may still have a future in FD

October 18, 2014 There may be a Sears store in Fort Dodge in the future after all. more »»

Scones and politics: Braley, Mowrer visit FD

October 18, 2014 Patrons of a Fort Dodge coffee shop experienced a double dose of Democratic candidates for Congress when U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley and Jim Mowrer visited Friday morning. more »»

Stewart visits Fort Dodge

October 18, 2014 By PETER KASPARI pkaspari@messengernews.net An independent candidate for the U.S. Senate stopped by Fort Dodge Friday afternoon to meet with voters on a statewide tou. more »»

Humboldt County is investigating report of man displaying a weapon

October 18, 2014 GILMORE CITY — A report about a man with a gun has Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies investigating what might have happened. The incident was reported Thursday afternoon. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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