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Dakota City man accused in police chase

January 16, 2016 A Dakota City man is in the Webster County Jail after he allegedly tried fleeing from law enforcement. Levi A. Goodell, 20, of Dakota City, has been charged with eluding. more »»

FD Middle School starts 15 after-school clubs

January 16, 2016 Fort Dodge Middle School is starting 15 after-school clubs. The effort stems from the school’s culture and climate transformation gran. more »»

Improved response

January 15, 2016 CLARION — A new council in Wright County will focus on strengthening the area’s Emergency Medical Services. more »»

Broin: It’s farmers vs. big oil

January 15, 2016 Iowa’s farmers may not realize it, but they are at war with the oil industry, in the opinion of a renewable fuels executive. more »»

Algona Tietz center to train students

January 15, 2016 ALGONA — A new facility coming to Algona will help educate students who are interested in entrepreneurship. more »»

Condition of the Judiciary

January 14, 2016 DES MOINES — The head of the Iowa Supreme Court told lawmakers Wednesday the state is making progress in addressing racial disparity in its criminal justice system, crediting new staff training and... more »»

Webster County Assessor fired

January 14, 2016 By JOE SUTTER Webster County Assessor Jeanette Thanupakorn said she will sue after she was officially fired by a unanimous vote Wednesday evening. more »»

Fired assessor vows to sue

January 14, 2016 Webster County Assessor Jeanette Thanupakorn said she will sue after she was officially fired by a unanimous vote Wednesday evening. “I was wrongfully terminated,” she sai. more »»

FD moves forward in community competition

January 14, 2016 Fort Dodge is advancing in a nationwide competition, and could eventually win up to $3 million for improving the northwest side of the city. more »»

Board warns county financial woes could be coming

January 14, 2016 Raises of 2 percent across the board were recommended for county elected officials by the Webster County Compensation Board Wednesday. more »»

Oleson Park pond talks begin

January 14, 2016 The pond in Oleson Park has been drained and its future is being debate. more »»

New housing proposed in FD

January 13, 2016 Four new apartment buildings would be constructed just south of downtown Fort Dodge under a proposal introduced Tuesday. more »»

Fort Dodge advances in community competition

January 13, 2016 Fort Dodge has advanced to the semifinal round of the America's Best Communities competition and has a chance to win an additional $100,000. more »»

CFR seeks new site for all services

January 13, 2016 Community & Family Resources, a Fort Dodge-based agency that specializes in treating addiction and mental health problems, is proposing to build a new facility on the city’s west side. more »»

Former mayor Conlon served FD

January 13, 2016 Former Fort Dodge Mayor Herbert Conlon, who also served his city as public safety commissioner and as a member of the Civil Service Commission, died Monday in the Simpson Health Center at Friendship... more »»

Dillworth gets prison for assault

January 13, 2016 An inmate at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility has been sentenced to serve more prison time after pleading guilty to assaulting a correctional officer. more »»

Spreading the word

January 13, 2016 The need for a new elementary school building in Fort Dodge was explained at the Webster County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. more »»

Veal to remain in jail

January 13, 2016 A Fort Dodge man accused of committing sexual abuse on a teenager will remain in jail following a bond review Monday. more »»

Sheriff hopes for change in gun permit renewal process

January 13, 2016 Thanks to new laws passed five years ago, gun permit renewals are high this year. But the process can be confusing. more »»

Duncombe possibilities

January 12, 2016 Preliminary designs for a new Duncombe Elementary building were presented to the Fort Dodge Community School District board Monday. more »»



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