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In the zone

June 20, 2016 Before he came to Fort Dodge, Lonnie Nichols spent years in Belize working on sustainable agriculture and did community development work for the city of Minneapolis. more »»

Hunter’s excellent adventure

June 20, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — A Webster City teen just returned from a very special trip, thanks to the folks at Make A Wish Foundation Iowa. more »»

Make the record stick

June 19, 2016 SAC CITY — When the 10,000-pound popcorn ball that was being formed by volunteers in Sac City Saturday is done, the final results should put them back in the record book and back on the map. more »»

Search underway for missing swimmer

June 19, 2016 Multiple agencies have converged on Lehigh for a report of a swimmer in the Des Moines River who has gone missing. more »»

Dayton man is missing in Des Moines River in Lehigh

June 19, 2016 LEHIGH - A Dayton man is missing after last being seen in the Des Moines River in Lehigh early Sunday morning, Chief Deputy Rod Strait, of the Webster County Sheriff's Department, reported Sunday... more »»

Coming home

June 19, 2016 Pvt. Palmer S. Haraldson of the United States Marine Corps will return to his childhood home of Webster County this week to be buried with full military honors. more »»

Girl, 11, horse, 10, are barrel racing buddies

June 19, 2016 For much of her life, Morgan Nelson has been barrel racing. more »»

Steps for hope

June 18, 2016 This year’s Relay For Life of Webster County might be making a bit of history. Usually, the honorary caregiver isn’t part of the evening’s entertainment. more »»

Gowrie man dies in rollover

June 18, 2016 A Gowrie man is dead after the pickup he was in flipped over onto railroad tracks in Fort Dodge. Adam Elsberry, 27, of Gowrie, was pronounced dead at the scene. Sgt. more »»

Tomlinson asks for more time to consult attorney

June 18, 2016 A young woman facing traffic charges in connection with the death of a child in a car accident on Christmas Day has asked for more time to talk to her attorney. more »»

Iowa Central receives 1.5 percent funding increase

June 18, 2016 Iowa Central Community College is receiving a funding increase of $170,662 for 2016-2017. more »»

Working dog goes missing

June 18, 2016 The Tibetan mastiff is, according to Kendra Wessels, a gentle giant. And Wessels’ four huge dogs are friendly to far more than just her family. They’re working dogs. more »»

Getting it done

June 17, 2016 EAGLE GROVE — When new playground equipment arrived at Greenwood Park in Eagle Grove in May, Bob Torkelson was one volunteer who could be counted on to help get it installe. more »»

One dead in single-vehicle accident

June 17, 2016 One man is dead after a single-vehicle accident Friday morning in Fort Dodge. Adam Elsberry, 27, of Gowrie, was pronounced dead at the scene. Sg. more »»

Ready to pop

June 17, 2016 SAC CITY — Sac City is looking to reclaim its title as the home of the world’s largest popcorn ball. more »»

Saying thank you

June 17, 2016 The William G. more »»

BLAST! program becomes Dodger Academy

June 17, 2016 Butler Elementary’s after school program BLAST! is now Dodger Academy. The new program will invite students from all Fort Dodge community schools. more »»

Clarion man, 25, faces child porn charge

June 17, 2016 CLARION — A Wright County man has been arrested for the production of child pornography, according to the Wright County sheriff’s office. more »»

Vincent school is coming down

June 16, 2016 VINCENT — From 1960 to 1983 the school building in Vincent collected countless childhood memories. But 33 years after the last class was held there, the building is falling apar. more »»



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