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An education from the ‘School of hard knocks’

September 12, 2016 Cyclists on a trail from Jewell to Ellsworth, and travelers enjoying the use of an 80-year-old bridge in Iowa Falls, will have something in common next yea. more »»

Otho boil advisory lifted

September 12, 2016 A boil advisory issued last week for Otho has been lifte. more »»

FD has new ‘schedule master’

September 12, 2016 Fort Dodge is seeing an increase in the amount of participants for youth and adult programming in the community. That increase has created a new position for Fort Dodge Parks, Recreation and Forestry. more »»

A new chapter

September 12, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Daniel Ortiz-Hernandez will be taking over as Webster City city manager Oct. 31. Ortiz-Hernandez was chosen for the position during the Aug. 16 council meeting. more »»

15 years of lessons learned

September 11, 2016 Among those most affected by the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were the first responders: firefighters, paramedics and police. And it wasn’t just the first responders in New York, Washington, D.C. more »»

September 11, 2001

September 11, 2016 Before 9/11, passengers flying out of the Fort Dodge Regional Airport were free from security checks and pat downs “People would get on the airplane in Fort Dodge, fly up to Minneapolis and then go... more »»

Honored at last

September 10, 2016 When Dr. more »»

Landfill agency touts successes, improvements

September 10, 2016 Four years ago, the landfill south of Fort Dodge was in big trouble. more »»

Risetter to stay in jail

September 10, 2016 A Jewell man has been ordered to stay in jail on felony charges for incidents at convenience stores in two counties. James L. more »»

Lightning strike, trash fire keep FD Fire Department busy

September 10, 2016 Fort Dodge firefighters handled a house hit by lightning and a garbage fire on opposite ends of town at the same time Friday afternoon. more »»

For the dogs

September 9, 2016 The Fort Dodge Police Department’s growing K9 program needs some financial assistance. The program, which was announced in June, aims to add three canine officers to the department. more »»

Risetter to remain in jail

September 9, 2016 James Risetter had his pre-trial release in two separate cases revoked Friday after he violated a no-contact order with a business he is accused of robbing. more »»

Celebrating 35 years

September 9, 2016 When Larry Jessen started out as general manager at the Crossroads Mall, the mall had only been enclosed for a few year. more »»

Governor declares Kossuth County a disaster

September 9, 2016 WESLEY — Following heavy rainfall that flooded dozens of basements in southern Kossuth County Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, Gov. more »»

Risetter arrested for violating release

September 9, 2016 JEWELL — A return visit to a convenience store that he has been accused of robbing resulted in a Jewell man being arrested, authorities reported. James L. more »»

Humboldt Council continues work on new animal rules

September 9, 2016 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council tabled the first reading of an ordinance amending city law on animal control at Tuesday’s meeting. more »»

‘Watchdogs’ question pipeline excavation in rain

September 8, 2016 Citizens opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline claim construction on the line has not followed the conditions set out by Iowa rulemakers, and they don’t know where to turn to have their complaints... more »»



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