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No inmate labor for Sparboe Farms

October 9, 2015 Sparboe Farms will not be using inmate workers at a local egg laying facility after all. A company spokeswoman and a state official both said Sparboe Farms will not put inmates to work. more »»

Man dead of apparent gunshot wound

October 8, 2015 A Fort Dodge man is dead after investigators found him unconscious in a car with what appeared to be a gunshot wound Wednesday morning, according to police. more »»

Quality Dodger Time

October 8, 2015 Dodger Olympics pitted all of Fort Dodge Senior High’s Dodger Time classes against each other Wednesday in a series of events. The day wasn’t about winning, though. more »»

School officials elaborate on plans

October 8, 2015 More details about the Fort Dodge school district’s long-range facilities efforts were revealed Wednesday at a second informational meeting held at Fort Dodge Middle School. more »»

Santorum touts anti-abortion stance

October 8, 2015 Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum stressed his anti-abortion stance during a Fort Dodge visit Wednesda. more »»

On to election

October 7, 2015 Fort Dodge Councilman Dean Hill and political newcomer David McGaughy prevailed in the Ward 2 primary election Tuesday, and will square off again in November. more »»

UPDATE: Gunshot victim dies at Trinity

October 7, 2015 A man who was shot Wednesday morning has died after being taken to Trinity Regional Medical Center. The victim was identified as Wendell Clark, 30, of Fort Dodge. At 6:51 a.m. more »»

Former W.C. coach pleads guilty

October 7, 2015 NEVADA — A former Webster City wrestling coach pleaded guilty Monday to two charges stemming from a 2014 Story County incident in which he broke into a home. more »»

Sparboe Farms to hire prison labor

October 7, 2015 A new Iowa Prison Industries program in Webster County will soon send workers to Sparboe Farms. more »»

FD sixth-graders learn advanced math, science

October 7, 2015 Fort Dodge Middle School sixth-graders are staying after school Mondays and Fridays to learn science and math. more »»

Humboldt moves on bond issues

October 7, 2015 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council acted on two bond issues at Monday’s meeting. more »»

Firefighter’s home burns

October 6, 2015 LEHIGH — A Lehigh firefighter lost everything in his home after it caught fire Monday afternoon. The fire, which was just north of 2889 310th St. in Lehigh, was reported around 3:30 p.m. more »»

Architects: Build new school

October 6, 2015 Replacing Duncombe Elementary has been named as the Fort Dodge Community School District’s top priority. more »»

Ward 2 primary election is today

October 6, 2015 A primary election will be held today to pare down the number of candidates seeking to represent Ward 2 on the Fort Dodge City Council. more »»

IUB rejects call for impact report for pipeline

October 6, 2015 The Iowa Utilities Board will not require an independent Environmental Impact Report before deciding whether or not to permit a proposed oil pipeline across Iowa. more »»

Hearing set on pipeline eminent domain question

October 6, 2015 A pipeline company’s request to use eminent domain to acquire land will be at the root of a court hearing set for Thursday. more »»

After concert, Estes to host assembly

October 6, 2015 After internationally renowned opera singer Simon Estes performs tonight, he will greet audience members in the Fort Dodge Middle School auditorium. more »»

Humboldt Co. to get new snowplow

October 6, 2015 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of a new truck for the Secondary Roads Department at Monday’s meeting. more »»

Spookly takes a stand

October 5, 2015 For its 31st year, Community Orchard’s Apple Fest is bringing together families for three weeks of fun. “It’s a lot of years. It feels good, though,” Bev Baedke, orchard co-owner, said. more »»

Algona Band Day Results for Area Schools

October 5, 2015 FIELD SHOW RECAP 1A First place: Bishop Garrigan H.S. 3A First place: Algona H.S. Fourth place: Humboldt H.S. Ninth place: Webster City H.S. more »»



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