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May trial set for man in Iowa standoff

March 28, 2014 SAC CITY (AP) — A May trial has been scheduled for a 26-year-old man facing several charges linked to a standoff with officers in northwest Iowa. more »»

FD yard waste site opens March 31

March 23, 2014 The Fort Dodge Public Works yard waste site will open for the regular season March 31. Hours will be 8 a.m. to noon on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

March 23, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will have its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Central Administration Building, 104 S. 17th S. more »»

Register for library preschool Storytime

March 23, 2014 Registration for the Spring Preschool Storytime at the Fort Dodge Public Library begins Thursday. Children who are 3 through 6 years of age and not in kindergarten are eligible for registration. more »»

FD Housing to hold public hearing

March 21, 2014 The Fort Dodge Housing Agency has developed its annual plan for the fiscal year 2014. The public housing agency plan is available for review at the agency’s office, 700 S. 17th St., between 9 a.m. more »»

Police respond to walkers on train trestle

March 20, 2014 Police responded to a report of five people walking on the high train bridge over the Des Moines River. The five returned to the east bank of the bridge safely. more »»

Judy Cosgrove to retire

March 20, 2014 Webster County Recorder Judy Cosgrove has announced she will not seek re-election in 2014 and will retire at the end of her term on Dec. 31. more »»

Road closures planned for funeral

March 18, 2014 To accommodate the large attendance anticipated at the funeral services for Fort Dodge firefighter Tom Peart, the city of Fort Dodge Public Works Department is making the following temporary parkin... more »»

ISU Extension and Outreach Week set

March 18, 2014 In observance of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, which is March 23-29, the Webster County office will be holding an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. March 26 at 217 S. 25th St. more »»

Second Avenue South to close

March 16, 2014 Beginning Monday at 7 a.m. until work is completed, the westbound lanes of Second Avenue South will be closed between South Third Street and South Fourth Street. more »»

Plants, animals workshop set

March 16, 2014 A free “Plants and Animals” workshop will be held at the Webster County Iowa State University Extension office at 6:30 p.m. March 2. more »»

Reward offered for info on spill in Boone River

March 15, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — Webster City officials are offering a reward for information about a petroleum spill that was found in the Boone River there Thursday afternoon. more »»

Darling addresses senators

March 15, 2014 The superintendent of the Humboldt and Twin Rivers school districts testified before the state Senate Education Committee Wednesday on the need for prompt approval of the allowable growth rate for... more »»

Scooter, cycle swap meet set in Humboldt

March 9, 2014 HUMBOLDT — The 23rd annual Iowa Classic Scooter and Cycle Swap Meet will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds Event Cente. more »»

FDFD: Change smoke detector batteries

March 8, 2014 While residents are resetting their clocks tonight for Daylight Savings Time, they should do one other chore that could potentially save their lives, according to Fort Dodge firefighters. more »»

Dayton water main repairs continue

March 8, 2014 DAYTON — Work on a water main break in downtown Dayton continued Friday, with crews expected to complete repairs by the end of the da. more »»

CCS enrollment day roundup is Monday

March 7, 2014 Community Christian School will have its enrollment roundup day on Monday. The CCS Come and Go Preschool Open House will be from 9 to 11 a.m. more »»

Fisher to succeed Schnurr at First American

March 5, 2014 The board of directors of First American Bank and Stark Bank Group Ltd. has named John A. Fisher to succeed Thomas G. Schnurr as chief executive officer and president. more »»

County nominations open Monday

February 28, 2014 Monday is the first day for Democratic and Republican candidates to file nomination petitions for Webster County offices. Petitions must be filed in the county auditor’s office by March 26. more »»



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