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Grant to pay for body camera

June 17, 2015 The Webster County Board of Supervisors approved updated contracts and employee roles at its regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Riding in any weather

June 16, 2015 Richard Simpson may have wished for a drier day for the 14th annual KGLO tractor ride. The rainy weather took some of the shine away from his rather unusual tracto. more »»

Corwith-Wesley MS/HS to be demolished

June 16, 2015 The Corwith-Wesley School Board voted Tuesday to demolish the district's middle and high school building. The board unanimously agreed to demolish the building after an emotional public hearing. more »»

Safe at Home meeting held Monday

June 16, 2015 Webster County officials, victim advocates and Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate discussed Monday how the Safe at Home act would be implemented in January 201. more »»

Gowrie hires clerk, plans for audit

June 16, 2015 GOWRIE — Impassable sidewalks and a lack of sidewalk ramps are making it hard for at least one Gowrie resident to get around. more »»

Humboldt School Board discusses budget shortfall

June 16, 2015 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt Community School Board discussed a looming budget shortfall at Monday’s board meeting. With an estimated 1.2 percent allowable growth by the state and a 3. more »»

South Central Calhoun repairs continue

June 16, 2015 LAKE CITY — As the repairs to South Central Calhoun High School continue, board members approved 12 additional bids for construction work at their regular board meeting Monda. more »»

Multi-vehicle accident causes minor injuries

June 16, 2015 One person received minor injuries after a four-vehicle accident Monday morning near the edge of Fort Dodge. The accident at Fifth Avenue South and Quail Avenue was reported around 9:30 a.m. more »»

Survivors speak out

June 15, 2015 Doctors were confident the lump Joan Ascherl found was nothing to worry about. more »»

Cub scouts explore STEM

June 15, 2015 Twin Lakes Cub Scouts finished nearly a week of fun while learning about science, technology, engineering and mathematics on Sunday. Each day the five-day day camp explored a different subject. more »»

A slow ride

June 15, 2015 About 100 people will ride their tractors along the countryside and through the towns surrounding Fort Dodge today, Tuesday and Wednesda. more »»

Davis leads bird flu response

June 15, 2015 CLARION — As newly appointed Wright County Economic Development Director, Bryce Davis is at the forefront of the ongoing bird flu crisis. more »»

Clarion celebrates 150

June 14, 2015 CLARION — Clarion celebrated a big birthday on Friday and Saturday. As the town turned 150 years old, residents flocked to Gazebo Park for a parade, music, food, crafts and games. more »»

Market on Central is back

June 14, 2015 There was no lack of fresh produce, artisan-produced crafts, work by local artists and things to eat along Central Avenue Saturday for the first Market On Central of the 2015. more »»

Past lives relived

June 14, 2015 Things were a little different in 1878 for Cheryl Sherry’s Oakland Cemetery Walk character, Elizabeth Riddle, who lived from 1836 to 1916. She opened the first millinery shop in Fort Dodge. more »»

Brewers bring their best to beer festival

June 14, 2015 ALGONA — More than 20 Iowa breweries and distributors brought out their best brews to share with beer enthusiasts at the third annual Algona Craft Beer Festival. more »»

Visible thinking

June 13, 2015 The Fort Dodge Community School District has set its academic goals for the 2015-16 year. more »»

Scenes from Saturday

June 13, 2015 Scenes from Saturday... more »»

Exploring the shapes and sides of art

June 13, 2015 The many shapes, shades and sides of artistic expression were on display Saturday on the grounds of the Blanden Memorial Art Museum during the annual Summer Arts Festival. more »»

Meth suspects headed to district court

June 13, 2015 Two suspects who allegedly produced methamphetamine have had their cases sent to Webster County District Court. John J. Wilson, 38, and Brandy L. more »»



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