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Icing affected medical helicopter crash

August 14, 2014 MASON CITY (AP) — A helicopter that crashed in northern Iowa, killing three people, was not equipped to fly in the wintery weather conditions at the time of the accident, a federal report foun. more »»

Naked man pulled from river in D.M.

August 14, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Crews have rescued a man from the Des Moines River after he was found swimming near the Center Street dam in downtown Des Moines. more »»

Loaded gun found in bag at D.M. airport

August 14, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — A loaded gun and an extra magazine have been found by security officials at the Des Moines airport. more »»

Court asked to reconsider decision

August 13, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Lawyers representing black workers are asking the Iowa Supreme Court to reconsider the decision throwing out a class-action lawsuit challenging executive branch hiring practice. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

August 10, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will have a meeting Monday at the Central Administration Office, 104 S. 17th St. more »»

Fall FD Kennel Club classes offered

August 7, 2014 Fall FD Kennel Club classes offered Sign-up is underway for the fall Fort Dodge Kennel Club dog basic obedience classes. Class for puppies under 6 months old begins Sept. . more »»

Regents direct schools to save on supplies

August 7, 2014 IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa’s three public universities will be directed to negotiate new, master contracts for goods and services in the coming months under a consultant-led effort approved Wednesday to... more »»

Iowa council replaces demoted police chief

August 7, 2014 NASHUA (AP) — A city council in northern Iowa has promoted an officer to take over for the demoted police chie. more »»

Photos of Iowa veterans to be displayed

August 7, 2014 JANESVILLE (AP) — A Waterloo museum will soon welcome a permanent display of photos featuring Iowa veterans who were killed in the Vietnam War. more »»

Interrupting lawyer gets rare sanction

August 7, 2014 SIOUX CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Iowa meted out an unusual punishment to a lawyer for repeatedly raising objections and interrupting depositions: She must produce a training video showing why... more »»

FFA awards Iowa Farmer degrees

August 4, 2014 On April 29 at the 2014 Iowa FFA Leadership Conference, five area youths received the Iowa Farmer degree, the highest degree bestowed upon anyone from the Iowa FFA Association. more »»

Community Christian begins Aug. 20

August 3, 2014 There are still openings available in Community Christian Preschool for 3-year-olds, which is offered Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. more »»

Construction work will affect FD traffic

August 2, 2014 Construction will affect more streets in Fort Dodge beginning Monday. • The intersection of 10th Avenue North and North 16th Street will be closed Monday through Friday while Rasch Construction works. more »»

FD office to close during noon hour

August 2, 2014 Beginning Monday, the Business Affairs, Community Growth and Engineering Office in the Fort Dodge Municipal Building will be closed during the noon hour. The noon to 1 p.m. more »»

Pole fire leaves one without power

August 1, 2014 One MidAmerican Energy customer is without power after a pole caught fire and a line went down Thursday in Webster County, Abby Bottenfield, MidAmerican media relations representative, confirmed. more »»


July 31, 2014 For insurance, few acknowledge smoking DES MOINES (AP) — Surveys show about 20 percent of adults in Iowa smoke regularly, but a much smaller percentage acknowledged their habit when signing up for... more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

July 27, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will have a meeting Monday at the Central Administration Office, 104 S. 17th St. more »»

FD health center collecting socks

July 26, 2014 Community Health Center of Fort Dodge is collecting new socks for children in need to wear on their first day of school. Wells Fargo, 822 Central Ave., is a collection site for the socks. more »»

Donations sought for memorial

July 26, 2014 Donations are being accepted for the Gone, But Not Forgotten memorial that will be dedicated to those who fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 197. more »»

Health Department offering dental clinic

July 26, 2014 The Webster County Health Department is holding dental sealant clinics again this summer. The next ones will be held Tuesday and Aug. 5. Clinics are held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.. more »»



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