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Much to show and tell

September 29, 2016 Fort Dodge has become an impressive example of growth for other areas around the state of Iowa to model, according to Maureen Elbert, executive director of the Kossuth and Palo Alto County Economic... more »»

District 5 candidates talk hogs, growth

September 29, 2016 Candidates for Webster County Supervisor weighed in on hog confinements, water quality lawsuits, and economic development at a forum Wednesday nigh. more »»

Five arrested in drug, gang bust

September 29, 2016 By JOE SUTTER Five Fort Dodge men were arrested early Wednesday morning after a months-long drug and gang investigation by state and federal agencies. more »»

Judge calls for federal effort on prescription prices

September 29, 2016 The buying power of the federal government should be used to drive down prescription drug costs for all Americans, according to U.S. Senate candidate Patty Judge. more »»

Commission recommends approval of changes needed for new shopping center

September 28, 2016 A proposed new shopping center to be built where the vacant Sears store at Crossroads Mall now stands received a key endorsement Tuesday. more »»

Supervisors want public input

September 28, 2016 By JOE SUTTER jsutter@messengernews. more »»

Air Choice One releases flight schedule

September 28, 2016 Air Choice One has released a new flight schedule following an announcement that the Fort Dodge Regional Airport will once again be linked with the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. more »»

Supervisors thank Stark for service

September 28, 2016 A new member, or probably two, are needed to serve on the Webster County Board of Adjustment. more »»

Three hurt in Newell crash

September 28, 2016 By PETER KASPARI NEWELL — Three people were hurt in a head-on collision Saturday night near Newell. The accident happened at 10:18 p.m. more »»

Trucker Buddy program comes to Rockwell City

September 27, 2016 ROCKWELL CITY — By virtually following a professional driver, fourth-graders at South Central Calhoun will get a hands-on way to learn about geography. more »»

In FD, method of addressing burning ban altered

September 27, 2016 By BILL SHEA Future decisions on lifting the ban on the open burning of yard waste will be made by the city manager and not the City Council under a measure approved Monday. more »»

Risetter gets probation in extortion case ruling

September 27, 2016 A Jewell man who threatened a convenience store clerk in Dayton avoided prison Monday when a Webster County judge sentenced him to probation. more »»

Council ponders underground power lines on 15th Street

September 27, 2016 By BILL SHEA Overhead electrical lines along 15th Street in Fort Dodge may eventually be placed underground. more »»

City lot sold to Josephson Manufacturing

September 27, 2016 A vacant city-owned lot in downtown Fort Dodge was sold to a local business by the City Council on Monday. more »»

City winds down inspections of house

September 27, 2016 By BILL SHEA City inspections of an occupied Fort Dodge house that was once filled with debris will be scaled back. more »»

Duncombe construction on schedule, Filloon says

September 27, 2016 By CHAD THOMPSON Construction on the new Duncombe Elementary School is on schedule, according to Travis Filloon, director of building and grounds. more »»

Riding the waves

September 26, 2016 For parents of murder victims, the pain never goes away. But living with the tragedies does get easier, according to Anita Michael. more »»

Connecting families around the globe

September 26, 2016 In the spring of 1988, Daniel Schuman, who was 3 years old at the time, was without a permanent home. more »»



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