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County to test tornado sirens

July 7, 2016 At 2:30 p.m. today, Webster County Emergency Management will test the tornado sirens county-wide. more »»

Four houses targeted in FD drug investigation

July 7, 2016 A series of coordinated drug raids in Fort Dodge early Wednesday led to the arrests of two people on multiple charges. more »»

DNR would like to eradicate carp in Elm Lake

July 7, 2016 CLARION — Officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are calling for the elimination of common carp in Elm Lake, located five miles northeast of Clarion, with the hope of improving the... more »»

Wright welcomes Prestage

July 6, 2016 CLARION — Prestage Foods of Iowa LLC has plans to construct a new multi-million dollar pork processing facility in Wright County, bringing 900 new full-time jobs to the area, the Wright County Board... more »»

Oil pipeline gets easements

July 6, 2016 Further paving the way for a crude oil pipeline to be built, the Webster County Board of Supervisors approved a drainage crossing easement with Dakota Access LLC Tuesday. more »»

Fourth Duncombe bid OK’d

July 6, 2016 A fourth bid package has been approved for the ongoing Duncombe Elementary construction projec. more »»

Algona ready for 17th Founders’ Day Celebration

July 6, 2016 ALGONA — Starting Thursday, Algona will honor 162 years of history with its 17th annual Founders’ Day Celebration. more »»


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Woman treated for back injury in aquatic center incident

July 6, 2016 A woman who complained of back pain after coming down a slide at the Rosedale Rapids aquatic center in Fort Dodge Tuesday afternoon was taken to Trinity Regional Medical Center in an ambulance. more »»

Independence Day

July 5, 2016 GOWRIE — Gifted performers from across the state graced the stage at the Betty Nyght Hamilton Bandshell during a Bill Riley Talent Search show Monday that was just part of Gowrie’s Independence Day... more »»

Prestage pork processing coming to Wright County

July 5, 2016 Prestage Foods of Iowa will develop a new, state-of-the-art pork processing plant in Wright County, the county board of supervisors announced this morning. more »»

‘Gotch’ ya

July 4, 2016 HUMBOLDT — An old style of wrestling that emphasizes pins and submissions was brought back to the home of Frank Gotch on Sunday. more »»

Helgevold’s career coming to a close

July 4, 2016 After 23 years with the Fort Dodge Fire Department, Loren Helgevold is retiring this November. It won’t necessarily be easy for him. “Living with these guys for 23 years, it’s kind of hard to leave. more »»

Barn again

July 3, 2016 LEHIGH — Inside a storage building near his shop, Andrew Peterson, owner of Creations of the Heartland, has several stacks of some very old lumber that he salvaged from barns. more »»

Happy early Fourth

July 3, 2016 Fort Dodge fans of Head East headed east to Fort Frenzy Saturday night to hear the classic 1970s band perform in a free concert leading up to the fireworks show. more »»

Saving TaTas, one ride at a time

July 3, 2016 For their 10th year, the Angel Ride organizers are hoping to make it easier than ever to come along for the fun. They’ve added a party bus. more »»

Leave explosives to experts

July 2, 2016 Fireworks have been used to celebrate the independence of the United States for more than 200 years, but they are a high risk way to mark the country’s birth. more »»

Local air service provider expands its fleet

July 2, 2016 Air Choice One, which serves Fort Dodge Regional Airport, is expanding its fleet with the addition of a new aircraft, the company has announce. more »»

St. Edmond Summer Academy offers opportunities to catch up or advance

July 2, 2016 Even though it’s summer break, learning continues at St. Edmond Catholic School. St. more »»

Keep on a rockin’

July 1, 2016 It’s possible that the two people most excited to see the Steve Miller Band perform at Shellabration Thursday night were also named Steve Miller. more »»



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