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Waters rule attracts critics

August 21, 2014 A controversial environmental rule would harm farmers and require permits for many regular farm practices, according to speakers at a meeting sponsored by the Iowa Drainage District Association and... more »»

Reynolds Park to get new playground feature

August 21, 2014 Children may be scrambling around on a rope structure in Reynolds Park next summer provided through the efforts of a Fort Dodge chiropractic office and a bottled water distributor. more »»

Gilmore City prepares for weekend of fun

August 21, 2014 GILMORE CITY — Gilmore City is preparing for its 31st annual Fun Days, which take place Friday through Sunday. more »»

McElroy found guilty

August 20, 2014 Derrick McElroy was convicted of first-degree murder in Webster County District Court Tuesday afternoon. more »»

New sewer line to be built

August 20, 2014 The regional landfill south of Fort Dodge will move forward on constructing a new liquid waste line to bypass the Coleman District sewers, where residents say the liquid causes bad odors. more »»

Southeast Valley schools mark first day

August 20, 2014 GOWRIE — Southeast Valley middle and high schools celebrated their first day of classes Tuesda. more »»

Webster County engineer’s office gets vehicle monitoring

August 20, 2014 New vehicle monitoring equipment should help the Webster County engineer’s office reduce costs and improve safety, the Board of Supervisors heard Tuesday. more »»

Potential Hazmat site discussed

August 20, 2014 A proposal to build a Household Hazardous Materials site next to the recycling center was tabled, to give the board more time to consider it, at the monthly meeting of the North Central Iowa Regiona... more »»

Workforce sends benefits after glitch

August 20, 2014 GILMORE CITY — Gilmore City is preparing for its 31st annual Fun Days, which take place Friday through Sunday. more »»

Prosecution rests

August 19, 2014 Prosecution rested in the first-degree murder trial of Derrick McElroy in Webster County District Court Monday morning. The defense will begin its case today at 9 a.m. more »»

UPDATE: Jurors begin deliberations in McElroy trial

August 19, 2014 A Webster County jury has started deliberating in the first-degree murder trial of Derrick McElroy. McElroy, 28, is accused of shooting Brandyn Preston in the neck at a bonfire party on May 8, 2011. more »»

McElroy guilty of first-degree murder

August 19, 2014 Derrick McElroy has been found guilty of first-degree murder. McElroy was convicted of shooting Brandyn Preston, 19, of Fort Dodge, at a bonfire party on May 8, 201. more »»

FD Police search for drive-by suspect

August 19, 2014 A bullet was shot through the living room of a Fort Dodge home at about 2:10 p.m. Monday in an apparent drive-by shooting. more »»

‘Proclaim His name’

August 19, 2014 St. Paul Lutheran School began its 2014-2015 classes Monday, and announced its theme for the year: “Proclaim His name. more »»

Sears building work creates another downtown detour

August 19, 2014 The effort to turn a vacant building into apartments has created another detour for people driving in downtown Fort Dodg. more »»

Medical problem leads to accident

August 19, 2014 A Sioux City woman escaped injury after a medical condition sent her car across multiple lanes of traffic on U.S. Highway 20 Monday morning. more »»

London takes care of Badger

August 18, 2014 BADGER — Dave London starts his workdays early by driving around Badger, looking for things that need to be fixe. more »»

Prosecution rests in McElroy case

August 18, 2014 Prosecutors in the first-degree murder trial of Derrick McElroy have rested their case. The defense will begin calling witnesses at 9 a.m. Tuesday mornin. more »»

Shots fired reported in Fort Dodge

August 18, 2014 Police are investigating a report of shots fired at 1603 3rd Ave N. They are looking for a black four-door car, according to scanner traffic. more »»

Police search for drive-by shooter

August 18, 2014 Police may have found the car driven during a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon, Fort Dodge Police Lt. Dennis Mernka said. Witnesses reported to police at about 2:10 p.. more »»



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