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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 »»

Pleasant Valley clean up is Saturday

August 7, 2016 Pleasant Valley Community Clean Up Day will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. on Aug. 13. The event is organized by Ward 1 Councilman Terry Moehnke on behalf of the Pleasant Valley Awareness Committe. more »»

Nature Day Camp to be at Dolliver Park

August 5, 2016 LEHIGH — A three-day Nature Day Camp will be held at Dolliver Memorial State Park for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. The camp will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. more »»

Rep. King will hold meeting

August 4, 2016 U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, will hold a town hall meeting today in Fort Dodge. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Tompkins Celebration Center at Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road. more »»

Bikers Building Hope Ride

August 4, 2016 Twin Rivers Habitat for Humanity is hosting a Bikers Building Hope Ride Aug. 6. First bike out is 9:30 a.m. Last bike in is 5 p.m. Registration and start will be at Restore, located at118 N 12th S. more »»

Fifth Ave. South work canceled

August 4, 2016 A lane closure on Fifth Avenue South in Fort Dodge will not begin today as planned, the city engineering staff reported. more »»

Burnt food causes fire alarm at Heartland Senior Apartments

August 3, 2016 Kent Hulett, Fort Dodge fire chief, said firefighters responded to Heartland Senior Apartments, 610 Central Ave. more »»

Lu Verne under boil advisory during water tower work

August 3, 2016 LU VERNE — A boil advisory is in effect for the city of Lu Verne, according Kevin Baskins, a spokesman with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. more »»

Traffic restriction set on Williams Drive

August 3, 2016 Williams Drive between 11th and 13th avenues north will be closed to southbound traffic beginning this morning, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. more »»

One lane of Fifth Avenue South to close for street project

August 3, 2016 Westbound traffic on Fifth Avenue South between 25th Street and the entrance to Nestle Purina PetCare will be reduced to one lane beginning Thursday morning, according to the Fort Dodge city... more »»

City of FD to clear storm damage

August 2, 2016 Due to the recent storms the mayor and city manager of Fort Dodge previously declared a citywide disaster and established the following emergency cleanup for trees and debris located on the city... more »»

Kennedy campground to be closed

August 2, 2016 The John F. Kennedy Memorial Park campground will be closed for road construction beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 15, through 8 a.m. Aug. 19. more »»

Fort Dodge native selected as USDA-World Food Prize fellow

August 1, 2016 Taylor Hintch, a Fort Dodge native, has been selected as a Wallace-Carver fellow this summer with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. more »»

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 »»



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