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‘The privilege to serve’

August 22, 2014 Fort Dodge Police Chief Tim Carmody said had he been able to find time to write a farewell letter to the community he has served for four years, he would have titled it “the privilege to serve. more »»

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McElroy trial

August 14, 2014 Three witnesses testified Wednesday that Brandyn Preston may have been shot and subsequently died as part of an ongoing feud between two gangs in Fort Dodge. more »»

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FD fighter faces felonies

August 21, 2014 A Fort Dodge cage fighter is facing felony charges after he allegedly fractured a manás skull and stole his wallet. Kyle M. more »»

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Jury selection underway in McElroy trial

August 12, 2014 Jury selection in the first-degree murder trial of Derrick McElroy will resume at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday. more »»

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BETTY JANE (PHILLIPS) LUNN

August 22, 2014 Betty Jane (Phillips) Lunn, age 96 of Rockwall, TX, passed away Aug­ust 17, 2014. She was born October 29, 1917 in Webster County, IA. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 Police Log FORT DODGE Sunday Riley Armstrong reported a theft. Amanda Mapes reported criminal mischief. Brian Newell and Robert Sankey each reported a burglary. A person reported an assault. more »»

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From Our Files: Aug. 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 Aug 19, 2004 NEWS: Palo Alto County switched to computerized voting machines. SPORTS: Dick Laurent, of Fort Dodge, shot a hole-in-one at Lakeside Golf Course. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 20, 2014

August 20, 2014 Police Log FORT DODGE Monday A person reported an assault. Mallory Nelson reported vehicle damage and items stolen. Jethro’s Ice Cream and Grub reported a burglary. Shane Rolling reported a theft. more »»

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From our Files, Aug. 20, 2014

August 20, 2014 Aug. 20, 2004 NEWS: Corn Belt Power Cooperative received a $74 million loan from the USDA that was to be used to build a power plant in Council Bluffs. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 21, 2014

August 21, 2014 Magistrate WEBSTER COUNTY Wednesday Driving under suspension — Samantha Eggers, no age or address provided, $397.50, 30-day suspended jail sentence; Robert. W. more »»

Obituaries

DEAN E. OBER

August 21, 2014 DAYTON— Dean E. Ober, 87, of Dayton, Iowa, passed away on Monday, August 11, 2014, at the Boone County Hospital. Dean’s wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 22, 2014

August 22, 2014 Arrivals TRINITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER MARCOCIG — Angela, Badger, a boy, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. UBBEN — Jessica and Matt, Humboldt, a boy, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. more »»

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CLIVE SIMPSON

August 22, 2014 SAC CITY — Funeral service for Clive Simpson, age 99, of Sac City, is 1:30 p.m. Monday at Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. more »»

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From Our Files: Aug. 22, 2014

August 22, 2014 Aug. 22, 2004 NEWS: Mallard residents were refurbishing the 14-foot-long duck that sits by the sign welcoming people into town. SPORTS: The Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 8-1. Aug. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 14, 2014

August 14, 2014 Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Wednesday Failure to stop within an assured clear distance — Denise M. Berns, 37, no address provided, $195. City public intoxication — Charles E. more »»

 
 

Lunch on the Plaza August 22, 2014

The Lions Club will hold Lunch on the Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Lunch includes hot dogs, brats, hamburgers, chicken breast or steak sandwiches. Chips and sodas are available. Profits go to the Lions Club Eye Project. more »

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July 11, 2014 How do you know when you’ve made the right decision? Really, how do you know? I’ve never been one of those people blessed with the intuition of knowing that they are going down the “right path”. more »

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