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Iowa 175 meeting is today

August 7, 2014 LOHRVILLE — Calhoun County drivers will likely see a detour for a few weeks next year. more »»

Rainy night still draws crowd

August 6, 2014 The late-afternoon rain didn’t dampen the excitement of the children and families who filled the Corpus Christi campus Wednesday for the ninth annual National Night Out and Back to School Bash. more »»

Police investigate attack on trail

August 6, 2014 While a 34-year-old Fort Dodge woman was running on the Snell Crawford Trail on Tuesday morning, about a mile east of Snell Crawford Park, a man came up behind her and attempted to put his hand over... more »»

Braley pushes for wage hike

August 6, 2014 U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley renewed his call for increasing the federal minimum wage and defended his work on behalf of Iowa veterans during a Tuesday visit to Fort Dodge. more »»

Des Moines River flood monitoring expanded

August 6, 2014 Collective bargaining agreements will soon be discussed for three of the county’s departments, the Webster County Board of Supervisors heard Tuesday. more »»

Gene Giraffe holds movie

August 6, 2014 A despicable movie will help one of the newer charities in town raise money for families facing deadly genetic diseases. The Gene Giraffe project will show “Despicable Me 2” at 8:30 p.m. more »»

FD Board of Adjustment considers church plans

August 6, 2014 Harvest Baptist Church won approval Tuesday for its plan to add an auditorium onto the former Federal Building to house its worship services. St. more »»

Lehman is new FDCSD literacy coordinator

August 6, 2014 Maria Lehman is the new Fort Dodge Community School District literacy coordinator. Lehman previously served as a teacher at Cooper Elementary. “I am very excited,” Lehman said. more »»

Freedom Rock project continues in FD

August 5, 2014 By BILL SHEA Every day, hundreds of vehicles pass by a boulder that marks one of the western gateways to Fort Dodge. more »»

Humboldt city council reprimands mayor

August 5, 2014 HUMBOLDT — Humboldt City Council members scolded Mayor Walter Jensen on Monday for his recent brush with the law, and said they would continue to keep tabs on his legal situation. more »»

Special summer reading

August 5, 2014 Fort Dodge Middle School students completed their summer reading program by making and publishing their own books. “We spent four days in June working on reading skills and strategies. more »»

New landfill cell nearly done

August 4, 2014 A new landfill cell nearing completion at the regional waste agency south of Fort Dodge will provide needed space as the current cells reach capacity. more »»

Seventh Citizen’s Academy seeks applicants

August 4, 2014 The Fort Dodge Police Department is accepting applications for the seventh Fort Dodge/Webster County Citizen’s Academy. The class, which is held twice a year, will go from Sept. 8 through Oc. more »»

Pomeroy man dies in rollover

August 4, 2014 MANSON — A Pomeroy man died Saturday night in a rollover accident in Calhoun County. Steven D. Hutchinson, 28, of Pomeroy, was pronounced dead at the scene. more »»

Siebken keeps records for council, public

August 4, 2014 Dawn Siebken knows what’s on every Fort Dodge City Council agenda days before the elected officials meet. Preparing that agenda is one of her duties as deputy city cler. more »»

‘Breaking the Code’ tells all

August 3, 2014 Pat Matter’s story could be considered that of a hometown boy who made good — by being very bad. more »»

Fun and food in Harcourt

August 3, 2014 HARCOURT — Lisa Bintz, of Las Vegas, may have easily set the record for the furthest distance traveled to attend the annual Harcourt Appreciate Days. more »»

Local 4-H’ers will exhibit at state fair

August 3, 2014 Webster County 4-H’ers will be participating in the Iowa State Fair with livestock entries, communication entries, and static exhibits that were selected at the Webster County Fair. more »»

6,000 and counting

August 2, 2014 This is likely the first year Shellabration has brought in more than 6,000 people for a night of rock ‘n’ roll. more »»

St. Ed makes Mitchell overall principal

August 2, 2014 Administrative changes are taking place at St. Edmond Catholic School ahead of its 2014-15 year. “We’ve restructured the personnel we have had here into new duties as assigned,” Mary Gibb, S. more »»



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