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City Council to buy trash bins

July 27, 2014 The Fort Dodge City Council is expected to order some smaller garbage and recycling bins when it meets Monday. more »»

Water balloons fly at Fountain City Days

July 27, 2014 GOLDFIELD — Adam Lewis, of Goldfield, and his daughter Ava Lewis, 5, partnered up Saturday afternoon in the annual Water Balloon Toss at the Fountain City Days celebratio. more »»

Fishing and things

July 26, 2014 Fisher Novencido, 9, of Fort Dodge, a member of Cub Scout Pack 10, was having a little bit of trouble Friday afternoon at the 2014 Knights of the Roundtable Cub Scout Camp during a fishing session... more »»

Teen shot early Saturday

July 26, 2014 A 17-year-old has been released from Trinity Regional Medical Center after being shot in the forearm early Saturday morning, according to a press release. more »»

Blaze guts second floor of FD home

July 26, 2014 The second floor of a home at 1107 Ave. B was gutted after a bedroom caught fire around noon on Friday, Fort Dodge Fire Department Capt. Steve Hergenreter sai. more »»

American Legion seeks more female veterans

July 26, 2014 GOWRIE — American Legion Peterson Post 431 in Gowrie is seeking more local and area members, especially female veterans. “A lot of times people only think men are veterans and that’s not the truth. more »»

Home run for FD

July 25, 2014 Restaurants and stores in Fort Dodge have been filled for the past few days by people wearing the logos of high school teams from all across Iowa. more »»

House fire 'guts' second floor.

July 25, 2014 The second floor of a home at 1107 Ave. B is “gutted” after a bedroom caught fire at around noon, Fort Dodge Fire Department Capt. Steve Hergenreter said. more »»

Suit filed in drainage dispute

July 25, 2014 MOORLAND — A dispute over how much land can be included in a tax-exempt drainage right of way has led the Webster County Board of Supervisors to file a lawsuit in Iowa District Court against an... more »»

Humboldt mayor, victim agree on restitution

July 25, 2014 DES MOINES — A felony charge against Humboldt Mayor Walter Jensen is likely to be dismissed as a result of a Victim Offender Restitution Program session Thursday, according to Jensen and the man... more »»

Smith: He garnished, but not for the money

July 25, 2014 SAC CITY — The prosecutor in the case of a woman convicted of first-degree murder in the death of her neighbor is defending his decision to file a garnishment for her money. more »»

In Sac County, cows are clean and so is a judge

July 25, 2014 SAC CITY — For participants in the Sac County Fair, there’s a huge gap between the short time they’re allowed to perform in the show ring with their animals — no matter what animal — and the amount... more »»

Coalville home invasion is still being investigated

July 25, 2014 COALVILLE — Webster County sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate a home invasion in Coalville during which the homeowner scared off the intruder with her gun. more »»

Five area counties given presidential disaster status

July 25, 2014 Five area counties will receive federal money to pay for repairing damage that June storms inflicted on roads, drainage ditches and other public property as a result of a newly issued presidential... more »»

Almost Home is readying its new dog park

July 25, 2014 Fort Dodge will have its own dog park soon, courtesy of Almost Home Humane Society of North Central Iowa. According to Tanya Elliott, shelter director, the project began years ago with Marlys Smith. more »»

At summer school

July 24, 2014 Summer school began Monday at Butler Elementary School. For the next three weeks, Fort Dodge elementary students will work toward improving their skills. more »»

Woman uses gun to scare Coalville intruder

July 24, 2014 COALVILLE — A woman who was the victim of a Coalville home invasion Wednesday fired a gun, causing the intruder to flee. The unidentified suspect got away and is still at large. more »»

Grell faces theft charge over landfill

July 24, 2014 Former Webster County landfill Director Mike Grell was arrested Tuesday and charged with theft by misappropriation of landfill resources. more »»

Former county attorney returns to prosecution

July 24, 2014 More than a year after stepping down as Webster County attorney, Ricki Osborn Stubbs has returned to being a prosecutor on a part-time basi. more »»

Beating the heat

July 23, 2014 With temperatures around 90 degrees Tuesday, Rosedale Rapids Aquatic Center was full of people trying to beat the heat. “We’ve been close to capacity,” said Jerry Ellendson, pool supervisor. more »»



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