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Public safety picnic to be held today

August 18, 2016 A second public safety picnic will be held this afternoon at the Hydro Electric Park. more »»

Macke event to raise money for SCC school

August 18, 2016 LAKE CITY — Macke Motors will be host a Buick test drive event from 3 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 26 that will raise money for South Central Calhoun School. more »»

10-year-old died in gun range accident

August 18, 2016 GARNER (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 10-year-old boy at a gun range in northern Iowa. more »»

FD girl a Sprout semi-finalist

August 17, 2016 DES MOINES — A Fort Dodge 9-year-old is one of six Sprout division acts that have advanced to the semi-final round in Bill Riley’s 57th annual Iowa State Fair Talent Search. more »»

Sac City to honor first responders

August 16, 2016 SAC CITY — An appreciation event for area first responders is set to be held in Sac City next month. First Responder Appreciation Day, hosted by the Sac City Hometown Pride Committee, will be Sept. more »»

Brushy Elk chapter to hold fundraiser

August 16, 2016 The Brushy Creek Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will hold its annual fundraiser banquet on Saturday at the Webster Conty Fairgrounds. Doors will open at 5 p.. more »»

CJ to host Korean cultural event

August 12, 2016 Local Rotary members are invited to attend a Korean cultural event hosted by CJ Bio America Inc. Saturday at Prairie Meadows Casino in Altoona. The event is free of charge. more »»

FD Fine Arts hosts ‘Third Thursday’

August 12, 2016 Fort Dodge Fine Arts presents a new monthly event, “Third Thursday,” that will be held at various locations in the Fort Dodge region. The first “Third Thursday” will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Aug. more »»

Downed tree takes down Otho power line

August 11, 2016 OTHO — A large tree downed a power line in Otho Wednesday night causing a power outage in the town, according to Debora Blume, a spokeswoman with MidAmerican Energy. more »»

Open paddling canceled

August 11, 2016 Due to the weather not cooperating, Webster County Conservation is cancelling our open paddle for tonight. more »»

Otho under a boil order

August 11, 2016 OTHO - The town of Otho is under a boil advisory until further notice. Scott Forbes, Webster County Emergency Management coordinator, said the order is because of maintenance on the water towe. more »»

Callender and Claire boil orders lifted

August 11, 2016 Boil advisories for Callender and Clare have been lifted. Clare's boil order was announced Tuesday because of ongoing maintenance and cleaning. more »»

Clare under boil advisory

August 9, 2016 CLARE — The town of Clare is under a boil advisory until further notice. Scott Forbes, Webster County Emergency Management coordinator, said the order is because of ongoing maintenance and cleaning. more »»

FD intersection closed for work

August 9, 2016 The intersection of First Avenue North and North 21st Street is closed to traffic. The city utilities department will be replacing a water valve. Detours will be posted. more »»

FDCSD announces key back-to-school dates

August 9, 2016 Classes for the new Fort Dodge public school year begin Aug. 24. more »»

Pork industry, Extension training offered

August 9, 2016 The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide necessary training for producers. PQA PLUS Aug. more »»

Kolacia graduates from Grinnell College

August 8, 2016 GRINNELL — Nathan Kolacia graduated from Grinnell College on May 23 as one of 378 members of the Class of 2016. Kolacia earned a bachelor of arts degree with honors in biological chemistry. more »»

O’Connor named to Canisius Dean’s List

August 8, 2016 Brighid O’Connor, of Fort Dodge, was named to the Canisius College Dean’s List. O’Connor is a senior psychology major. more »»

ILCC awards Dual Credit Scholarships

August 8, 2016 Iowa Lakes Community College has released the names of recipients of the 2016-17 High School Dual Credit Scholarships. more »»

Host families needed for exchange students

August 8, 2016 AFS Intercultural Programs is looking for host families for high school exchange students coming in September. More information is available at more »»



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