‘He’s a little superhero’

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Not all superheros wear capes. Sometimes they have a head full of blond curls, an infectious laugh and are gone far too soon. For two Iowa families, 1-year-old Kinnick Bishop is their superhero. Kinnick, the son of Tiffany Groat and T.J. Bishop, of Fort Dodge, died suddenly late last ...

News of Record: July 29, 2021

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Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Tuesday Violation of probation — Zachariah Moses Nuzum, 25, 456 N. 27th St., hearing Aug. 30; Kathryn Goodner, 36, 1865 Eighth Ave. N., hearing Aug. 30; Jason Harold Ferguson, 45, 439 N. 26th Place, hearing Aug. 23. Driving under suspension — Javion ...

School board OKs remote teacher contracts

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Students may be back in the classroom this fall, but for some classes students won’t see their teacher in person. That’s because those teachers will be providing instruction remotely through video conferencing. The Fort Dodge Community School District Board of Education on Wednesday ...

Strawberry field forever

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EAGLE GROVE — The strawberries at Backyard Berries in Eagle Grove aren’t planted on the ground like one might expect. These strawberries are planted in bags and are suspended 4 feet into the air. “They are easier to work with,” said Jake Wilde, a 2014 Eagle Grove High School ...

No injuries reported in house fire

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The Fort Dodge Fire Department responded to a house fire Wednesday morning at 212 S. 16th St. According to a press release from the department, home owner Roger Peterson noticed smoke coming from a second-floor bedroom and called 911 at about 9:41 a.m. Fire crews arrived on scene and ...