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Staying safe

July 1, 2015 With less than a month before RAGBRAI comes through Fort Dodge, local organizers are finalizing plans to make sure everybody stays safe. Iowa State Patrol Lt. more »»

Rockwell City boil advisory lifted

July 1, 2015 ROCKWELL CITY — The city of Rockwell City has announced residents no longer need to boil water before use. Work has been completed and tests for bacteria have come back satisfactory. more »»

Hillary Tyler will get a new trial

July 1, 2015 Hillary Tyler, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the September 2011 drowning death of her newborn baby boy, has been granted a new trial by the Iowa Supreme Cour. more »»

Supervisors approve FY 2016 budget

July 1, 2015 A proposed oil pipeline will have to fulfill requirements set out in a resolution Monday before it can be built through any drainage districts in Webster County. more »»

Traffic count units deployed around FD

July 1, 2015 Black cables have been stretched across numerous roads in and around Fort Dodge this week as part of an effort to record how many vehicles are moving through the area. more »»

Drainage district compromise sought

July 1, 2015 A compromise may be coming for an independent drainage district seeking to establish a more defined space to work during cleanouts. more »»

DARE works to prevent drug abuse among kids

June 30, 2015 As children grow up, they may encounter situations where drugs or alcohol are present. more »»

Rockwell City issues boil order

June 30, 2015 ROCKWELL CITY — Rockwell City is currently under a boil order. The city’s water supply lost pressure due to a valve replacement Tuesday mornin. more »»

Service personnel talk substance abuse

June 30, 2015 Family service workers from across North Central Iowa spent nearly the entire day Monday learning about how mothers with substance abuse issues can impact their children. The program, held at St. more »»

Zoning rules could be eased in Webster Co.

June 30, 2015 Rebuilding a house on a smaller acreage will become easier in Webster County, if the Webster County Supervisors approve changes proposed by the Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night. more »»

Audit report: Moorland lost more than $58K

June 30, 2015 MOORLAND — A special investigation done by the state auditor’s office alleges that Moorland lost more than $58,000 due to actions from the former city clerk who died in August 2014. more »»

Humboldt sups discuss storm aid

June 30, 2015 DAKOTA CITY — Financial assistance is available for Humboldt County residents who suffered storm damage last week, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors were told at Monday’s board meeting. more »»

McCollum wins FD RAGBRAI art contest

June 30, 2015 Britta McCollum, a fourth-grade student at Duncombe Elementary, won the Fort Dodge RAGBRAI Kids Art Contest. Her sculpture featured a bike rim and spokes with a drawing of the Fort Dodge RAGBRAI logo. more »»

Learning to paddle

June 29, 2015 Several kids had the chance to learn how to paddle a dragon boat across Badger Lake on Sunday. more »»

Voices from the past

June 29, 2015 LAURENS — The annual Laurens Cemetery Tours took area residents on a trip through time Sunda. more »»

Fort Dodge woman wins Miss Nationwide

June 29, 2015 Katie Cole won the Miss Nationwide title in Houston, Texas, earlier this month and plans to use the title to raise awareness about domestic and sexual assault. more »»

Lake City pool to open Friday

June 29, 2015 LAKE CITY — After six years of planning, the newly-renovated Lake City Pool is set to reopen on Frida. more »»

Celebrating the crater

June 28, 2015 MANSON — Gary Schultz, of Redding, California, comes back to Manson every year during the annual Manson Greater Crater Days celebration to see old friends and reconnect with the town he grew up in. more »»

Letting in the light

June 28, 2015 OTHO — For John and Linda Hallgren, of Fort Dodge, coming out to help clear trees at the Webster County Conservation Camp WaNoKi Education Center grounds on Saturday was something of a homecoming. more »»

Pocahontas marks town heritage

June 28, 2015 POCAHONTAS — Courtney Orwig, 12, of Pocahontas was one of dozens of children who got cooled off, and drenched, Saturday afternoon as they played in a sprinkler-like water wall set up by the... more »»

Sheriff’s office receives body cam grant

June 27, 2015 The Webster County Sheriff’s Department will be purchasing a body camera thanks to a federal grant. more »»



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