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Reward offered for missing Wall Lake man

WALL LAKE — A month after he disappeared, there’s still almost no trace of a Wall Lake man who went missing while hauling hogs from Eagle Grove to Sac City on Nov. 21. David Schultz, 53, was reported missing after his wife, Sarah Schultz, was notified that her husband never arrived in Sac ...

Twin Lakes property dispute headed to court

ROCKWELL CITY — Calhoun County has taken multiple property owners in the Twin Lakes area to court, hoping to resolve a property dispute that has been simmering for about five years. At issue is land between the east edge of Twin Lakes Road and the high water line of North Twin Lake. The ...

Stanhope barn draws family home

STANHOPE — Jared and Janie Ostrem were looking for a place to raise their family when they came upon a farmstead south of Stanhope that Jared seemed to quickly know was “the one.” “I appreciate barns a lot, so when we bought this place it was a big draw for me,” Ostrem said. ...

FD Play and Learn Center expanding programs

The Fort Dodge Play and Learn Center is introducing two new programs after the new year for local parents and families. The PLC, located on the second floor of the Wells Fargo building, 822 Central Ave., opened last year as a space for families with younger children to connect and play. ...