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Standoff ends peacefully

July 30, 2014 A man who barricaded himself inside a Fort Dodge home was safely taken into police custody after a nearly four-hour standoff Tuesday morning. Kristopher L. more »»

Fye makes initial appearance

July 30, 2014 The man facing several charges for Tuesday's standoff with police made his initial appearance in court Wednesday. Kristopher L. Fye, 29, is set for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 8. more »»

Bond case still in talks

July 30, 2014 Fort Dodge law enforcement officials have not yet determined whether charges will be filed against a woman who allegedly took in nearly 60 dogs and cats. more »»

More post office cutbacks looming for area towns

July 30, 2014 TITONKA — Residents of the Kossuth County community of Titonka learned Tuesday evening that the customer service window at their local post office will be open four hours a day on weekdays, starting... more »»

Sups prepare for Enduro

July 30, 2014 Enduro riders on dirt bikes will be able to use portions of the county roads for the annual Dayton Enduro Aug. 10. more »»

FD police chief to leave post

July 29, 2014 Fort Dodge Police Chief Tim Carmody will become the police chief in Council Bluffs next month, City Manager David Fierke said Monday night. Fierke said Carmody’s last day on the job will be Aug. 22. more »»

UPDATE: Man in standoff with Fort Dodge police

July 29, 2014 A man who barricaded himself inside a Fort Dodge home was safely taken into police custody hours after he refused to come out. Kristopher . more »»

Housing incentives considered again

July 29, 2014 Fort Dodge officials are once again thinking about incentives the city could offer to jumpstart the construction of new house. more »»

Smaller garbage, recycling cans ordered

July 29, 2014 Fort Dodge City Council members responded to complaints about the size of the new solid waste containers by ordering a batch of smaller ones Monday night. more »»

Officers find nearly 60 animals after neglect call

July 29, 2014 Fort Dodge Police recovered approximately 60 animals from 310 and 312 G St. after learning of alleged animal neglect Saturday. more »»

Landfill likely will build new sewer line

July 29, 2014 A new sewer line may be built by the regional landfill south of Fort Dodge, bypassing a neighborhood where some residents say the landfill’s wastewater discharge causes a foul odor. more »»

Former securities agent faces theft charges

July 29, 2014 HUMBOLDT — A former Iowa securities agent has been extradited from Texas to face charges of stealing investment money. more »»

Council moves to get money for plan

July 29, 2014 The cost of getting a building permit in Fort Dodge will go up temporarily to help pay for a comprehensive plan estimated to cost $200,00. more »»

House fire ruled unintentional

July 29, 2014 Fort Dodge firefighters responded to a burning house at 1808 Second Ave S. on Monday. Black smoke could be seen coming out the windows a little after 11 a.m. more »»

FDCSD board rejects all bids for new storage building project

July 29, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District board Monday rejected all bids for a new storage building at Fort Dodge Middle Schoo. more »»

Carmody leaving Fort Dodge

July 28, 2014 Fort Dodge Police Chief Tim Carmody has accepted the job of police chief in Council Bluffs, City Manager David Fierke confirmed Monday night. Carmody’s last day on the job will be Aug. 22. more »»

Long-time 4-H’ers to be inducted into Hall of Fame

July 28, 2014 VINCENT — A Vincent couple who have dedicated much of their lives to 4-H will be recognized during the State Fair as they are inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. more »»

Vaccinations part of school prep

July 28, 2014 With less than a month to go before the start of the new school year, many parents are preparing to pack their children’s book bags with pencils, folders and notebooks. more »»

Firefighters respond to Poet Biorefining in Gowrie

July 28, 2014 Firefighters from Callender and Gowrie responded to reports of a fire POET Biorefining. The call came at about 9:30 a.m. Monday. Fire crews had left the scene by about 10:30 a.m. more »»

Fort Dodge firefighters respond to burning house

July 28, 2014 Fort Dodge firefighters are on scene at a burning house at 1808 2nd Ave S. Black smoke could be seen coming out the windows as of 11:40 a.m. Monday. more »»



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