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Van driver airlifted after crash

November 6, 2014 HIGHVIEW — A minivan driver was airlifted to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines after being involved in a head-on collision with a semitrailer Wednesday mornin. more »»

St. Ed, Holy Trinity get $280K

November 6, 2014 St. Edmond Catholic School and Holy Trinity Parish have each received a gift of $285,912 from the estate of Laura B. Fulton. Fulton, who passed away No. more »»

A home for Pocahontas

November 6, 2014 POCAHONTAS — A teepee once again stands near the statue of Pocahontas that marks the eastern gateway to the city named after the Indian princess. more »»

Four injured in U.S. 169 crash

November 6, 2014 -Messenger photo by Hans Madsen Emergency personnel prepare to remove an injured person from a wrecked car Wednesday afternoon following a collision at U.S. Highway 169 and Old Highway 169. more »»

Benson elected Webster County Attorney

November 5, 2014 Jennifer Benson was elected to Webster County Attorney with 7,276 votes and 56.34 percent of the total votes. She defeated Joe McCarville, the republican candidate who had 5,627 votes and 43. more »»

Boeckman elected Webster County Recorder

November 5, 2014 Democrat Lindsay Boeckman was elected Webster County Recorder with 6,483 of the votes or 50.96 percent of the votes. Republican Shari Burke had 6,228, or 48.95 percent of the votes. more »»

Kraayenbrink elected to Senate

November 5, 2014 Republican Tim Kraayenbrink, of Fort Dodge, defeated state Sen. Daryl Beall, D-Fort Dodge, to win the Senate District 5 seat. more »»

Kraayenbrink tops Beall

November 5, 2014 Republican Tim Kraayenbrink easily defeated state Sen. Daryl Beall, D-Fort Dodge, in Tuesday’s general election. more »»

Driver injured in head-on semi collision

November 5, 2014 HIGHVIEW - A minivan driver was airlifted to a Des Moines hospital after being involved in a head-on collision with a sem. more »»

4 injured in accident

November 5, 2014 Rescue workers help the driver and passengers of a car involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon at U.S. Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 south of Fort Dodge. more »»

Benson is new Webster Co. attorney

November 5, 2014 The next Webster County attorney will be Jennifer Benson. Benson, currently first assistant county attorney, won the election 7,279 to 5,627 votes against public defender Joe McCarville, or 56. more »»

Boeckman elected Webster Co. Recorder

November 5, 2014 Lindsay Boeckman secured a narrow victory in the race for Webster County recorder Tuesday. more »»

Merrill Leffler: Vote is ‘good for the county’

November 5, 2014 After some last-minute controversy, Webster County Supervisor Merrill Leffler has won re-election to his second term by a huge margin. more »»

Mike Sexton to return to Iowa Legislature

November 5, 2014 Republican Mike Sexton is heading back to the Iowa Legislature following Tuesday’s general election, according to unofficial election results. more »»

Miller, Bacon win unopposed

November 5, 2014 State Rep. Helen Miller, a Democrat from Fort Dodge, won her seventh term in office with no opposition in Tuesday’s general electio. more »»

King reelected as GOP captures 2 open seats

November 5, 2014 U.S. Rep. Steve King won in Webster County as he secured another term in office Tuesday. King won 7,404 votes, or 57.24 percent. Democrat Jim Mowrer won 5,518 votes or 42.66 percen. more »»

Branstad, Ernst make history

November 5, 2014 Gov. Terry Branstad always won Webster County in his previous elections and that streak continued Tuesday. The Republican incumbnet carried Webster County by a margin of 60.25 percent. more »»

First Iowa woman elected to Congress

November 5, 2014 State Sen. Joni Ernst won Webster County Tuesday as she became the first woman elected to Congress from Iowa. She won 53.72 percent to 41.26 percent for Democratic U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley. more »»

Former hotel manager sought for theft

November 5, 2014 A nationwide search is underway for a man who is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his former employer. Arvind M. more »»

Final LEC remodeling to move forward

November 5, 2014 Remodeling work on the Law Enforcement Center courtrooms should begin by late December after a vote by the Webster County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. more »»



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