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FD Coffee Conversation is Thursday

January 24, 2014 Fort Dodge Community School District Superintendent Doug Van Zyl and Assistant Superintendent Robert Hughes will hold a Coffee Conversation from 7 to 8 a.m. Thursday at the Hy-Vee deli. more »»

Puppy kindergarten begins Feb. 3

January 24, 2014 The Fort Dodge Kennel Club will be offering puppy kindergarten and basic obedience classes starting Feb. 3. Puppy kindergarten is for puppies 3 to 6 months old who have received their vaccinations. more »»

Local Democrats to caucus Tuesday

January 19, 2014 Webster County Democrats will hold their caucus on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Lions Den, 731 Exposition Drive. Anyone who will be 18 by Nov. 4, 2014, is welcome to attend. more »»

Webster County GOP caucus is Tuesday

January 19, 2014 The Webster County Republican Party will hold its caucus at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Building 3 at the Iowa Central Community College East Campus at 2031 Quail Ave. more »»

Great bales afire: Load burns near Emmetsburg

January 18, 2014 EMMETSBURG — A flaming load of cornstalk bales closed a road east of Emmetsburg for about three and a half hours Friday morning. more »»

Open house set for new garbage trucks

January 17, 2014 The trucks that are key to a new solid waste collection system in Fort Dodge will be demonstrated during a public open house Saturday. The open house will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Head of economic development hired

January 17, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — A new economic development director for Webster City has been hired, according to city officials. City Manager Ed Sadler said Bill Demuth has been hired for the position. more »»

Van Diest Medical names interim CEO

January 17, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — Lori Rathbun will serve as interim chief executive officer of Van Diest Medical Center in Webster City effective immediately The announcement was made Thursday. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

January 12, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will hold its first meeting of 2014 at 6 p.m. Monday at the Central Administration Building, 104 S. 17th St. more »»

Helen Miller to lead national group

January 11, 2014 State Rep. Helen Miller, D-Fort Dodge, was elected chairwoman of a national nonpartisan group of female legislators. She was chosen to be the 2014 chairwoman of Women In Government, a Washington, D.C. more »»

16 FDSH students to play Saturday

January 10, 2014 Sixteen Fort Dodge Senior High band students were selected for the North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association Honor Band. more »»

Fort Dodge schools delay Tuesday

January 7, 2014 Fort Dodge public and parochial schools will be on a 2 hour delay Tuesday. more »»

FD council to hold budget session

January 5, 2014 The Fort Dodge City Council will continue to work on the 2014-2015 proposed budget on Monday. The council will meet at 5 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 819 First Ave. S. more »»

Webster County Dems set caucus

January 5, 2014 The Webster County Democrats will hold their off-year caucus at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Lions Den, 731 Exposition Drive. For more information, call Julie Geopfert, 570-5017. more »»

Webster County Health to hold flu clinic

January 3, 2014 The Webster County Health Department will hold a walk-in flu clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at its office, 723 First Ave. S. No appointments are needed. more »»

Pocahontas buys new fire truck

December 28, 2013 POCAHONTAS — The volunteer Fire Department in Pocahontas will have a new pumper by the end of next year. The City Council recently approved the purchase of the truck from Toyne Inc. more »»

Webster City will pick up trees

December 28, 2013 WEBSTER CITY — The Webster City Street Department will be picking up Christmas trees beginning Thursday, weather permitting. Trees should be placed at the nearest street corner prior to 7 a.m. more »»

FDCSD?holds final meeting of 2013

December 22, 2013 The Fort Dodge Community School District board held its final meeting of the year Friday at the district’s Central Administration Building, 104 S. 17th St. more »»

Elderbridge seeks funding proposals

December 21, 2013 Elderbridge Agency on Aging is requesting funding proposals from service providers in Planning and Service Area 1 that wish to provide and/or expand home and community-based services to the elderly. more »»

FD school board to hear updates

December 8, 2013 The Fort Dodge Community School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the district’s Central Administration Building, 104 S. 17th S. more »»



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