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FD school board meets Monday

January 25, 2015 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will have a meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Duncombe Elementary, 615 N. 16th St. more »»

RAGBRAI route will pass through Fort Dodge

January 24, 2015 The 2015 route for RAGBRAI was announced Saturday evening. more »»

Wright supervisors to discuss security

January 23, 2015 CLARION — The Wright County Board of Supervisors will meet today with Judge Paul Ahlers to discuss courthouse security. more »»

Kickoff to Webster County Fair is Feb. 1

January 22, 2015 A fundraiser pancake breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 1 at the Webster County Fairgrounds. The breakfast will include pancakes, sausages, eggs and a drink for a freewill offerin. more »»

FDSH to host jazz band festival

January 22, 2015 Fort Dodge Senior High will host an Iowa High School Music Association State Jazz Band Festival Monday, beginning at 5 p.m. more »»

Pope removes priest accused of abuse

January 22, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — Pope Francis has permanently removed a veteran Iowa pastor from the priesthood after an investigation found he sexually abused a minor decades ago, the Diocese of Des Moines... more »»

Candidates invited to agricultural summit

January 22, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — A major Iowa agriculture entrepreneur is inviting presidential hopefuls to a summit that will focus on industry issues such as renewable fuels and modern farming techniques. more »»

Man sentenced after trading dog for gun

January 22, 2015 CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — Authorities said a Mason City man has been sentenced to 21 years in federal prison without parole after trading his dog for a gun he intended to use to shoot his so. more »»

House panel OKs school spending increase

January 22, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — Lawmakers in the Republican-majority Iowa House granted committee-level approval to a small funding increase for schools Wednesday, but leaders in the Democratic-controlled Senate... more »»

State sends school start date guidelines

January 22, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Department of Education said school districts seeking permission to start classes earlier in the summer must prove that academic achievement is at ris. more »»

Marshalltown homicide suspect arrested

January 22, 2015 MARSHALLTOWN (AP) — Authorities said they have arrested the man thought to be responsible for a fatal Marshalltown shooting following a four-day search. more »»

Man suspected of injuring 4-month-old

January 22, 2015 COLUMBUS JUNCTION (AP) — Officials have arrested a man in connection to the discovery of a severely injured 4-month-old girl in southeastern Iowa. more »»

Iowan gets life in prison for murder

January 22, 2015 COUNCIL BLUFFS (AP) — A western Iowa man has been sentenced to life in prison for first-degree murde. more »»

Trial delayed for ex-Iowa lawmaker

January 21, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — Trial has been delayed for a former Iowa lawmaker accused of sexually abusing his wife at a care center. Court records show the jury trial of former state Rep. more »»

FD woman wins $10,000 prize

January 18, 2015 A Fort Dodge woman used her lottery winnings from a scratch ticket to purchase another ticket, and ended up winning a $10,000 priz. more »»

Fort Dodge council to work on budget

January 18, 2015 Work on the proposed 2015-2016 budget will continue when the Fort Dodge City Council meets Monday. A council budget workshop will begin at 5 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 819 First Ave. S. more »»

Storytime registration is open

January 16, 2015 Registration is still open for the free Winter Preschool Storytime at the Fort Dodge Public Librar. more »»

Kennel Club dog obedience classes to start

January 16, 2015 Sign up deadline for the winter Fort Dodge Kennel Club dog basic obedience classes is Jan. 23. Class for puppies under 6 months old begins Feb. 2. more »»

Holiday closings

January 16, 2015 What’s closed or open on Martin Luther King Day? Financial Citizens — Closed CS Bank — Closed First American — Closed First State Bank — Open Great Western — Closed United Bank of Iowa — Closed Well... more »»

Former worker makes plea deal

January 15, 2015 GARNER (AP) — A former school worker in northern Iowa has agreed with prosecutors to plead guilty in a Medicaid fraud case. A plea change hearing is scheduled Feb. more »»



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