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Waste audit finds no new issues

June 27, 2014 A state audit of the regional waste agency that was released this week supports old findings and uncovers no new problems or questionable practices. more »»

Frontier: Strain on cable caused service woes

June 27, 2014 Frontier Communications crews are continuing to work on a damaged cable that has caused telephone and Internet service outages for some Fort Dodge customers that began last week. more »»

Retired sheriff heads EMA

June 27, 2014 POCAHONTAS — A retired sheriff who spent 29 years in law enforcement has returned to public service in a new capacity. more »»

Safe on the farm

June 26, 2014 DAYTON — Some of the young audience members at the Summer Reading Program farm safety presentation held at the Dayton Community Center Wednesday had some ideas of their own about how to stay safe... more »»

FD votes to go with Air Choice One

June 26, 2014 An airline offering service to St. Louis is the right one to restart flights to and from Fort Dodge Regional Airport, leaders of the facility decided Wednesday. more »»

Region votes to revise figures

June 26, 2014 The mental health and disability region that includes Webster County has voted to calculate a key financial measure by region, instead of by individual county, in a move which may or may not be... more »»

Guido trial date changed

June 26, 2014 GOLDFIELD — A woman accused of sexually abusing a young girl has had her trial moved back after prosecutors filed a motion to continue. more »»

Court backs PERB ruling

June 26, 2014 The Iowa Court of Appeals upheld a ruling that severance pay is a mandatory topic of collective bargaining for public employees Wednesday. more »»

State Patrol is looking for some new troopers

June 26, 2014 The Iowa State Patrol is looking for a few new troopers. Specifically, the state is in the middle of a hiring process that’s expected to bring 30 new state troopers to the roads across Iowa. more »»

Frontier cable hangs up on FD customers

June 26, 2014 Some Fort Dodge residents have been without telephone or internet service for about a week, apparently as a result of a problem with a Frontier Communications cable. more »»

Humboldt County gets disaster declaration following storms

June 26, 2014 HUMBOLDT — Humboldt County received a proclamation of disaster emergency Wednesday from Gov. Terry Branstad as a result of storms last week. more »»

Celebrating CJ, Cargill

June 25, 2014 Standing in the shadow of the Cargill and CJ Bio America plants Tuesday afternoon, white-gloved dignitaries snipped a red ribbon to formally mark the debut of the facilities that promise jobs,... more »»

Airport leaders pick Air Choice One, St. Louis

June 25, 2014 An airline offering service to St. Louis is the right one to restart flights to and from Fort Dodge Regional Airport, leaders of the facility decided Wednesday. more »»

Car sought in arson probe

June 25, 2014 A vehicle is being sought by Fort Dodge Police in connection with an arson at a former church Saturday afternoon. more »»

Court: Districts must bargain over severance cuts

June 25, 2014 IOWA CITY (AP) — An appeals court says Iowa school districts cannot unilaterally cut employees’ severance pay and must instead bargain any changes with unions. more »»

Plea hearing set for Ekstrom

June 25, 2014 A woman accused of killing a Fort Dodge man last summer is scheduled to plead guilty and be sentenced early next month. more »»

Governor Branstad makes a high-tech visit

June 25, 2014 MANSON — One of the first things that caught Gov. Terry Branstad’s eye Tuesday morning during a visit to Labre Crop Consulting was a wall-sized map of the state of Iowa. more »»

Webster Co. supervisors receive annual audit

June 25, 2014 The Webster County Board of Supervisors received the county’s annual audit during its regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

New life for Warden?

June 24, 2014 An Illinois developer is proposing to remodel the vacant Warden Plaza building in downtown Fort Dodge to create apartments, stores and offices. Richard S. Sova, the president of Landover Corp. more »»

Police seek car in arson investigation

June 24, 2014 A yellow and green Toyota Scion is being sought by Fort Dodge police in connection with an arson investigation from Saturday afternoon. more »»



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