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Deputies seek Dayton Casey's robber

April 28, 2016 DAYTON - Investigators with the Webster County Sheriff's Department and Dayton Police Department are seeking an unidentified man who robbed the Dayton Casey's General Store Wednesday night at 10:35 p. more »»

Another honor

April 28, 2016 The excitement is mounting for the 12th Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight. More than 400 people gathered at the Webster County Fairgrounds Wednesday night for a final informational meeting and dinner. more »»

Messenger phone lines down

April 28, 2016 Our phone lines are down at The Messenger, we apologize for any inconvenience. Please use our email listings (pictured) to contact us. more »»

UnityPoint to help students explore careers

April 28, 2016 A new program at UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center will allow students to explore careers in health care. more »»

Students ‘experience’ the world

April 28, 2016 EAGLE GROVE — Robert Blue Middle School students were treated to a Google virtual reality Wednesday that took them across the world — and even back in time. more »»

Workers build ramp for customer they missed

April 28, 2016 Every year, Bill Ahrens said he and his wife try to do something for another family for Christmas. more »»

Shea to moderate political forum

April 28, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — The Daily Freeman-Journal in Webster City will host a candidate forum on May 26, featuring the three Republican candidates running for Hamilton County sheriff. more »»

Volunteers needed

April 28, 2016 As Market on Central prepares for its sixth season, organizers are asking for volunteers to help make the expanding market a success. more »»

Careers on Wheels

April 27, 2016 A fleet of professional vehicles filled Fort Dodge Middle School’s parking lot Tuesday for Careers on Wheels. more »»

FD gets $25,000 consolation prize

April 27, 2016 Fort Dodge received $25,000 from the America's Best Communities competition Wednesday, but did not advance further in the contes. more »»

FD wants to pack the house

April 27, 2016 Local officials hope hundreds of people will pack Fort Frenzy today to give Fort Dodge a boost in its bid for up to $3 million to pay for revitalizing the Northwest River District. more »»

Best Communities watch party is 12:30 today

April 27, 2016 A watch party for the America's Best Communities Prize Competition will be at 12:30 p.m. today at Fort Frenzy. more »»

Pipeline company is ready to begin

April 27, 2016 It’s still not clear whether or not a Texas-based oil pipeline company can begin building its planned line across Iowa. more »»

Richardson prevails in Lehigh council vote

April 27, 2016 LEHIGH — Phil Richardson won the special election Tuesday to fill a seat on Lehigh’s City Council. The seat was left open by Councilman Victor Ruthart, who resigned due to health reasons. more »»

Invalid vote

April 27, 2016 By JOE SUTTER A 600-foot fork of road that was closed will be re-opened again, at least for a short time. more »»

Two Humboldt County towns sign law enforcement agreements

April 27, 2016 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors entered into law enforcement and emergency services agreements with Bradgate and Gilmore City at Monday’s board meeting. more »»


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Workplace violence to be addressed in FD

April 27, 2016 Small business owners and leaders will have the opportunity to learn about creating contingency plans in the event of an emergency at a violence in the workplace seminar next Wednesday. more »»

Fort Dodge man sentenced to prison on drug charges

April 27, 2016 A Fort Dodge man who pleaded guilty to two drug crimes was sentenced to prison Tuesday, according to Webster County Attorney Jennifer Benson. Tennessee A. more »»

Oleson Park pond work advances

April 26, 2016 An engineering firm will move ahead with plans for a scaled-down pond in Oleson Park over the objections of those who believe a master plan for the entire zoo site is actually what’s needed. more »»



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