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Last-minute bombshell

October 31, 2014 Democratic lawmakers are calling for Webster County supervisor candidate Rod Halvorson to withdraw from the race after a document bearing Halvorson’s name and attacking his opponent, Republican... more »»

 
 
 
McElroy gets life sentence

October 31, 2014 Derrick McElroy has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted in the death of Brandyn Preston. McElroy, 28, of Fort Dodge, was convicted of first-degree murder on Aug. more »»

Apartment fire intentionally set

October 31, 2014 A Thursday night fire at a Fort Dodge apartment house was intentionally set, according to Fort Dodge Police Chief Kevin Doty. more »»

Mother of murdered teen tells of her own abuse

October 31, 2014 The mother of a young woman killed by domestic violence spoke publicly for the first time about her own experience with abuse at a vigil for those affected by violence. more »»

Open burning period set for FD

October 31, 2014 Burning leaves is generally prohibited in Fort Dodge, but starting Saturday residents will have nine days in which they can legally use fire to get rid of yard waste. more »»

A warm welcome home

October 31, 2014 Marshalls, the national off-price retailer, opened for business in Fort Dodge Thursday morning to warm words from a company official and a crowd of shoppers lined up outside the doors. more »»

Small fire sends one to hospital

October 31, 2014 A man was taken to Trinity Regional Medical Center Thursday night following a small fire in a Fort Dodge apartment house. The fire at 303 N. Eighth St. more »»

Halloween

October 30, 2014 SAC CITY — Scott Feldhans and his sister, Bobbie Wells, had to invest in a new accessory for their Halloween display this year — a mechanical clicker to count the number of visitors who go through... more »»

Webster County Democrats move against Halvorson

October 30, 2014 The Webster County Democratic Central Committee acted Thursday night to break its ties with Rod Halvorson during a session described as an emergency meeting. more »»

ICCC dental mulls FDCF work

October 30, 2014 Iowa Central Community College’s dental hygiene program, now in its eighth year, is pursuing being able to provide services to Fort Dodge Correctional Facility inmates. more »»

City HR leader leaving FD

October 30, 2014 The man credited with establishing professional human resources services within the Fort Dodge city government is resigning to take a job in Minnesot. more »»

Despite poll, Hatch is hopeful

October 30, 2014 State Sen. Jack Hatch knows he faces long odds in his race to be governor. The Democratic candidate trails Iowa Gov. more »»

One week away

October 29, 2014 Webster County Supervisor Merrill Leffler and his opponent, former state Se. more »»

Iowa Home Care under investigation

October 29, 2014 Federal and state agents entered Iowa Home Care offices in Fort Dodge, West Des Moines and Clive Tuesday. more »»

MidAmerican pays $1.1M for road work

October 29, 2014 A concentrated effort to finish repairs on county roads affected by the Lundgren Wind Project is slated to begin today, as Webster County directly takes over management of the repair work from... more »»

Braley: ‘Momentum moving in our favor’

October 29, 2014 Senate hopeful Bruce Braley asked his supporters for just seven more days of hard work to get out the vote at a campaign stop Tuesday. more »»

Bringing the heat to the Farmers Market

October 29, 2014 By DAWN BLISS dbliss@messengernews.net With chilly winter weather looming, a bit of pepper heat can warm the body from the inside out. more »»

Planners move on Triton Plaza, Josephson projects

October 29, 2014 A planned expansion of a manufacturing facility in downtown Fort Dodge received a boost from the city’s Plan and Zoning Commission Tuesday. more »»

Your tax dollars at work

October 29, 2014 To: Wicks Construction, Decorah For: Work completed on the First Avenue South project. Amount: $3,938 To: Nels Pederson Co. Inc., Badger For: Work completed on the Nature Trail relocation project. more »»

Paving progress

October 28, 2014 Another section of First Avenue South in downtown Fort Dodge will open to two-way traffic today while paving continues on a piece of that same road. more »»

Federal, state agencies investigate Iowa Home Care

October 28, 2014 Federal and state agents entered Iowa Home Care offices in Fort Dodge, West Des Moines and Clive Tuesday. more »»

 
 

KYL Fall Book Sale October 31, 2014

WEBSTER CITY — Friends of the Kendall Young Library Fall Book Sale is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the library, 1201 Willson Ave., Webster City. more »

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