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St. Paul Lutheran enrolling students for 2016-17 year

August 1, 2016 St. Paul Lutheran School is now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year for all classes kindergarten through eighth grade. Contact the school office at 955-7208 for enrollment information. more »»

St. Paul Lutheran preschool still accepting 3-year-olds

August 1, 2016 St. Paul Lutheran School is still accepting applications for the 3-year-old afternoon preschool program. Children who will be 3 by Sept. more »»

Rolfe student receives Goodrum Memorial Scholarship

August 1, 2016 Rolfe student receives Goodrum Memorial Scholarship EMMETSBURG — Following the passing of Allen Goodrum in May 2014, his family and friends established the Allen Goodrum Memorial Scholarship in his... more »»

Water main flushing to begin Monday in FD

July 31, 2016 The Fort Dodge city warehouse department will be flushing the water mains from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning Monday through Aug. more »»

Fired crime lab analyst’s work to be reviewed

July 31, 2016 DES MOINES (AP) — The work of a crime laboratory analyst who was fired after posting online about her fear of black people will be independently reviewed by another analyst, state officials said. more »»

This week in review

July 31, 2016 Fort Dodge police give back For some drivers in Fort Dodge Wednesday morning, the initial sight of an officer approaching their stopped vehicle may have made them nervou. more »»

Callender is under a boil advisory

July 27, 2016 CALLENDER — A boil advisory is in effect in Callender while the city paints the water tower, according to Mayor Randy Hanson. The advisory is expected to last for at least two weeks, he said. more »»

Smoke scare at Best Western

July 27, 2016 Fort Dodge firefighters investigated a report of smoke filtering throughout the ballroom at the Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites, located at 1518 Third Ave. N.W., Tuesday night. more »»

Fort Dodge tornado siren shut off for repairs

July 20, 2016 One of the tornado sirens in Fort Dodge has been shut off for repairs. The siren is located at 11th Avenue South and South 22nd Street. more »»

Part of Floral Avenue to close

July 17, 2016 Floral Avenue between McNamara Avenue and North 22nd Street will be closed beginning Monday, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. It will be closed until further notic. more »»

Water main flushing begins Monday

July 17, 2016 Beginning Monday through July 30 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. more »»

Sac Extension to host land leasing workshop

July 17, 2016 SAC CITY — The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Sac City will be hosting a land leasing and valuation workshop. The workshop will be held Aug. 8 at 9:30 a.m. more »»

Branstad names two to state boards

July 13, 2016 Two area women have been appointed by Gov. Terry Branstad to serve on state boards. DeAnn Cooper-Sindergarden, of Rolfe, was named to the Council on Agricultural Education. more »»

Preschool Tuition Assistance available

July 13, 2016 Linking Families and Communities announces Preschool Tuition Assistance Program to support parents is available for the 2016-17 school year. more »»

DOT to close Gowrie garage

July 13, 2016 DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Department of Transportation says it is closing two driver’s license stations and seven maintenance garages because of reduced budget funding from the Iowa Legislatur. more »»

FD yard waste fire caused smoke

July 12, 2016 A small cloud of smoke visible from Fifth Avenue South Monday evening was caused by an illegal controlled burn rather than a building fire. more »»

FD council to return to public library

July 10, 2016 The new meeting room in the Municipal Building isn’t quite ready yet, so the City Council will meet in the Fort Dodge Public Library again on Monday. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. more »»

School work to cause road closure

July 10, 2016 Seventh Avenue North between 16th and 18th streets will be closed beginning Monday and will remain closed for about seven days, according to the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. more »»

FD yard waste site extends hours

July 10, 2016 The yard waste disposal site at the city’s central garage, 3001 Eighth Ave. S. more »»



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