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Everybody’s got the fever

April 5, 2014 Betty Heideman, a resident of the Friendship Haven Townhomes, had a different sort of obstacle to deal with Saturday as she played through all 18 holes of golf at the annual Cabin Fever Classic... more »»

Dilley admits to killing Fisher

April 4, 2014 Ronald Dilley pleaded guilty Friday morning to murdering Steven Fisher by hitting him four times in the head with a hatchet. more »»

Dilley murdered Fisher

April 4, 2014 Ronald Dilley pleaded guilty Friday morning to murdering Steven Fisher by hitting him four times in the head with a hatchet. more »»

‘Unsung heroes’ keep 225th largest city running

April 4, 2014 A nod of appreciation to often-overlooked employees was made by Jim McKinney when the Iowa Board of Corrections met Friday morning at the Fort Dodge Residential Corrections Facility. more »»

Officer Ali

April 4, 2014 CLARION — A four-legged member of the Wright County sheriff’s department received top recognition for her work during an annual certification event late last Month. more »»

Humboldt CSD eager for ’14-15

April 4, 2014 HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Community School District is readying to apply its Iowa Teacher Leadership and Compensation System funds for the 2014-15 year. more »»

Hearing from Hoiberg

April 3, 2014 By his own admission, Iowa State University head basketball coach Fred Hoiberg would rather not have been in Fort Dodge Wednesday. more »»

Spreading the joy

April 3, 2014 The joy of reading continues to spread in Fort Dodge. Second-grade students from Cooper Elementary visited Riverside Early Learning Center to read to its preschoolers Thursday. more »»

Kennedy to have ‘playscape’

April 3, 2014 Plans for a natural playscape at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park are nearly complete, and construction may begin this fall, according to Webster County Naturalist Karen Hanse. more »»

Grassley wind credits OK’d by panel

April 3, 2014 Wind energy tax incentives championed by U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley were approved by the Senate Finance Committee Thursday. more »»

Bemrich weighs in on C.R. casino proposal

April 3, 2014 Fort Dodge Mayor Matt Bemrich was among those who spoke against the possibility of awarding a casino license to Cedar Rapids Thursday. more »»

Talking art

April 3, 2014 POCAHONTAS — Someday in the future a piece of art in a public place may become symbolic of Pocahontas and draw people to the community just to see it. more »»

‘Growing Saints for Christ’ dinner, auction is ‘for the kids’

April 3, 2014 St. Paul Lutheran School’s seventh annual Growing Saints for Christ dinner and auction Saturday is “for the kids,” according to Lee Dreyer, event committee member. more »»

Farm fire

April 2, 2014 By JOE SUTTER GALT — Thousands of chickens were killed when a barn was destroyed by fire Sunday afternoon at Centrum Valley Farms’ operation in Gal. more »»

Webster Theater could open in the fall

April 2, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — A community-driven effort aimed at reopening the Webster Theater is nearing a major fundraising goal as organizers hope for a possible reopening date of later this year. more »»

Green back in Iowa

April 2, 2014 SAC CITY — The return of a Georgia man suspected in a 2009 murder means closure for the family of victim Mark Koster, Sac County Attorney Ben Smith said Tuesday. John D. Green, 54, of Blairsburg, Ga. more »»

Panel: New firefighters must be EMTs

April 2, 2014 New Fort Dodge firefighters will have to be emergency medical technicians, according to a requirement approved by the city’s Civil Service Commission Tuesday. more »»

Wind farm moves ahead ward

April 2, 2014 Work is continuing on the Lundgren Wind Project. more »»

FD board nixes storage site plan

April 2, 2014 A plan to turn a Fort Dodge building into a storage facility was rejected by the city’s Board of Adjustment Tuesday evening. more »»

Criminal mischief report taken in response to Otho disturbance

April 2, 2014 OTHO — A disturbance early Sunday morning resulted in property damage, but little else despite rumors to the contrary. more »»



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