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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 »»

Callender is under a boil advisory

July 27, 2016 CALLENDER — A boil advisory is in effect in Callender while the city paints the water tower, according to Mayor Randy Hanson. The advisory is expected to last for at least two weeks, he said. more »»

Smoke scare at Best Western

July 27, 2016 Fort Dodge firefighters investigated a report of smoke filtering throughout the ballroom at the Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites, located at 1518 Third Ave. N.W., Tuesday night. more »»

Fort Dodge tornado siren shut off for repairs

July 20, 2016 One of the tornado sirens in Fort Dodge has been shut off for repairs. The siren is located at 11th Avenue South and South 22nd Street. more »»

Part of Floral Avenue to close

July 17, 2016 Floral Avenue between McNamara Avenue and North 22nd Street will be closed beginning Monday, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. It will be closed until further notic. more »»

Water main flushing begins Monday

July 17, 2016 Beginning Monday through July 30 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. more »»

Sac Extension to host land leasing workshop

July 17, 2016 SAC CITY — The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Sac City will be hosting a land leasing and valuation workshop. The workshop will be held Aug. 8 at 9:30 a.m. more »»

Branstad names two to state boards

July 13, 2016 Two area women have been appointed by Gov. Terry Branstad to serve on state boards. DeAnn Cooper-Sindergarden, of Rolfe, was named to the Council on Agricultural Education. more »»



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