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Celebrating 4-H

November 30, 2015 It was a celebration of 4-H Sunday night as Webster County 4-H held its annual volunteer recognition and award banquet. more »»

Snow parking prohibition likely Monday

November 30, 2015 Due to the impending snow storm, the city of Fort Dodge is reminding residents that a parking prohibition will automatically go into effect on all Residential Emergency Snow Routes when there has... more »»

Speed vehicle destroyed in ‘suspicious’ fire

November 30, 2015 A speed enforcement vehicle was completely destroyed Saturday night by a fire that has been deemed suspicious. more »»

Holiday on Central postponed

November 30, 2015 Holiday on Central has been postponed until Wednesday. The free event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. more »»

Spears is ready to respond

November 30, 2015 Meghan Spears made history the first time she reported for duty with the Fort Dodge Fire Department. more »»

4-H awards given Sunday

November 30, 2015 The following awards were given at the 4-H Awards Banquet Sunday. — Badger Builders: Jr. more »»

A walk with the season

November 29, 2015 POCAHONTAS — The sidewalks in downtown Pocahontas Saturday looked a lot like what you might have expected to see in a small Iowa community on a Saturday decades ago. more »»

Fort Dodge schools closed Monday

November 29, 2015 All Fort Dodge public and parochial schools will be canceled on Monday due to the weather. more »»

Mosley remains at large after shooting

November 29, 2015 Damal Clayton, the 25-year-old Fort Dodge man who was shot multiple times early Friday morning in Fort Dodge, was still hospitalized in Des Moines Saturday. more »»

Donor will match $25K for Gateway

November 29, 2015 Donors considering a financial gift to the Gateway to Discovery program can see their dollars multiplied because an anonymous donor has come forward to help increase the value. more »»

Santa Cops will return

November 29, 2015 Local law enforcement officers from multiple agencies are getting ready for an annual event during which children will have the opportunity to go shopping with them. more »»

Braving the cold for deals

November 28, 2015 Black Friday shoppers in Fort Dodge got an early start as stores were open late on Thanksgiving and early Friday morning. At Menards, shoppers were lining up bright and early for the store’s 6 a.m. more »»

Police seek shooting suspect

November 28, 2015 Fort Dodge police are seeking a suspect in connection with a shooting near Sneakers around 2 a.m. Friday that sent one man to the hospital. more »»

Preparation helps make holiday season safer

November 28, 2015 As the holiday season nears, fire officials are reminding the public to be aware of potential dangers that could cause fires in homes. more »»


November 27, 2015 Joe Brown, of Pomeroy, was among the many volunteers who came to the Salvation Army Temple in Fort Dodge Thursday to help prepare and serve a Thanksgiving dinner for hundreds. more »»

Police seek suspect in shooting

November 27, 2015 Fort Dodge police are seeking a suspect in connection with a 2 a.m. shooting near Sneakers Friday morning that sent one man to the hospital. more »»

How do you cook a turkey?

November 26, 2015 There are several common ways to cook a Thanksgiving turkey: They can be roasted whole filled with stuffing, cut up and pan-fried, boiled in oil in a propane-fired outdoor turkey fryer or prepared... more »»

Local retailers get into swing early

November 26, 2015 Locally owned businesses kicked off the holiday season with Black Wednesday, a local version of Black Friday. more »»

It’s a relaxed trip for travelers to, through FD

November 26, 2015 On the busiest travel day of the year, some airports will be full with long lines and extra security. Things were much more relaxed for travelers heading out from Fort Dodge Regional Airport. more »»

Feeding hundreds

November 25, 2015 Cooking a Thanksgiving meal for a family usually involves a lot of work. After all, most who undertake the task are preparing dinner for more than the usual number of diners. more »»


Noon Rotary November 30, 2015

Noon Rotary meets every Monday at noon at the Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites, intersection of Iowa Highway 7 and U.S. Highway 169. more »

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