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Salvation Army seeks donations

April 16, 2014 The Salvation Army is seeking donations to keep their doors open and help locals who are in need. Capt. more »»

Keeping a look out

April 15, 2014 As Doug Smith and a group of his fellow motorcycle riders gathered at his home before a short ride recently, one of the hazards they frequently encounter made an appearance a few homes up the stree. more »»

Case against landfill moved to federal court

April 15, 2014 A lawsuit against the regional landfill will be held in federal court. more »»

FD Police contract OK’d by city council

April 15, 2014 A new contract with unionized police officers in Fort Dodge was approved by the City Council on Monday. more »»

Husske promoted to sergeant

April 15, 2014 The Fort Dodge City Council approved the promotion of Cory Husske to police sergeant at Monday night’s meeting. more »»

Municipal Building could get new look in Fort Dodge

April 15, 2014 The site of Fort Dodge City Council meetings could have a whole new look in the future. more »»

Council eyes code updates

April 15, 2014 Fort Dodge officials are thinking about including homeowners among those who have to comply with the rules known as the International Property Maintenance Code. more »»

Council OK’s bond issue

April 15, 2014 The Fort Dodge City Council moved Monday to borrow $4.43 million to pay for a variety of projects and purchases. more »»

East Sac high school will have 1:1 laptops for 2014-2015 year

April 15, 2014 SAC CITY — New laptop computers are in the budget for East Sac County Schools next year. more »»

Youth prairie is set

April 14, 2014 When pheasant season comes around, Webster County can offer young hunters their own bit of hunting land. more »»

Thompson gets people around town

April 14, 2014 Erin Thompson says she loves to help people and she knows just about every street in Fort Dodge. That’s why she’s found her ideal job behind the wheel of a Dodger Area Rapid Transit bus. more »»

Quilt of Valor is awarded

April 14, 2014 When a veteran returns from serving overseas, he sometimes carries wounds that can’t be see. more »»

Pool planning

April 14, 2014 LAKE CITY — After more than five years of fundraising and preparing, a rebuild of the Lake City pool could begin as early as this summer. more »»

Whittemore man killed in cycle crash

April 14, 2014 SWEA CITY — A Whittemore motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision Saturday afternoon. more »»

EMS appreciation

April 12, 2014 It’s a miracle that Emma Keifer, 17, of Lehigh, is able to stand in front of the audience attending an EMS Appreciation Day at Trinity Regional Medical Center and talk about the ordinary things in... more »»

Council to look at bond issue

April 12, 2014 A new police contract, a major bond issue and the expected emerald ash borer invasion will receive the attention of the Fort Dodge City Council when it meets Monday. more »»

Money Smart points out pitfalls

April 12, 2014 Money may not bring happiness. Failing to understand how financial decisions influence life’s options can nonetheless lead to substantial regrets. more »»

Trinity scores high on safety

April 12, 2014 By TERRENCE DWYER tdwyer@messengernews.net The May issue of Consumer Reports has a pleasant surprise for residents of Fort Dodge and north central Iowa. more »»

Humboldt painters create egg artworks

April 12, 2014 HUMBOLDT —Each of the porcelain eggs nestled into green, yellow and pink padding on tables at the annual Humboldt China Painters Spring Egg Show at Faith United Methodist Church is a one-of-a-kind... more »»

With dry spring, fires begin

April 11, 2014 A pair of brush fires kept local firefighters busy Friday afternoon, during a time when the National Weather Service reported that dry conditions would increase the danger of such blazes. more »»

 
 

 

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