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Railroad work

August 7, 2016 For local train buffs who keep an eye on the comings and goings of the many train cars that make their way through Fort Dodge’s rail facilities — a pair of unusual cars have made their appearance... more »»

Preventing gas leaks

August 6, 2016 Throughout the summer, a number of gas leaks have been reported in Fort Dodge. more »»

Accident injures 3 on U.S. 20

August 6, 2016 Three people were injured, at least one seriously, Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle accident west of Baxter Avenue on U.S. Highway 20 near the Calhoun County border. Webster County Sheriff’s Sgt. more »»

FD arts partnership receives state award

August 6, 2016 A partnership that’s been credited with expanding the Fort Dodge Fine Arts Association was recognized with the presentation of a statewide award Friday. more »»

In formation

August 6, 2016 more »»

Calves, piglets

August 5, 2016 ALGONA — Brynlie Erpelding, 5, of Algona, was having a little trouble getting her bucket calf, Willie, to follow her on his lead like he was supposed to Thursday afternoon at the Kossuth County Fai. more »»

Congressman blames ‘the left’ for controversy

August 5, 2016 U.S. Rep. Steve King defended the display of a small Confederate battle flag in his Washington, D.C., office Thursday, saying it is not a racist or pro-slavery symbol. more »»

King decries payment to Iran

August 5, 2016 U.S. Rep. Steve King said Thursday that he’s “flabbergasted” that President Barack Obama’s administration made what he calls a $400 million ransom payment to Iran. more »»

Rockwell City Sweet Corn Days returns

August 5, 2016 ROCKWELL CITY — Rockwell City’s big yearly festival will bring a number of new activities this year — including a corn-themed cookoff. more »»

Tax free weekend

August 4, 2016 Shoppers on the hunt for some new clothes will get a break at the cash register on Friday and Saturday, courtesy of a state law. more »»

Teen’s contest entry means town has opportunity to play games

August 4, 2016 POCAHONTAS — Pocahontas-area residents will have the opportunity to play newly released and upcoming video games in a few weeks, and it’s all thanks to a local teen. more »»

Colleagues recall longtime EG Fire Chief Lalor

August 4, 2016 EAGLE GROVE — Gary Lalor, who passed away Saturday, will be remembered for his loyalty, dedication and calming presence as a longtime fire chief in Eagle Grove. more »»

Teen gets prison for robbery

August 4, 2016 A Fort Dodge teen has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to robbing the owner of a local restaurant. more »»

Stratford woman involved in fatal crash

August 4, 2016 WEST DES MOINES — A Stratford woman was involved in a Wednesday afternoon crash in Dallas County in which a West Des Moines police officer was kille. more »»

Fog contributes to three-vehicle accident near Moorland

August 4, 2016 MOORLAND — Dense fog contributed to a three-vehicle accident near Moorland Wednesday morning, according to Trooper Paul Gardner, of the Iowa State Patrol. more »»

Crash rolls car

August 4, 2016 more »»

National Night Out

August 3, 2016 Judging by the large crowd of people at the Crossroads Mall, the 11th annual National Night Out and Back to School Bash was a success, according to organizers. more »»

First responders stage drill at Koch

August 3, 2016 DUNCOMBE — Area firefighters, emergency medical technicians and even the regional hazardous materials response team out of Fort Dodge had the opportunity to hone their skills during a full-scale... more »»

Fletcher: Medicaid payments going smoothly

August 3, 2016 In spite of some negative coverage in the news, two local organizations are being paid smoothly during a transition to privatized Medicaid, Webster County Supervisor Clark Fletcher said Tuesday. more »»



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