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Audit of Fort Dodge city government released

Cornwell, Frideres, Maher & Associates PLC has released an audit report on the Fort Dodge city government. According to that report, the city’s revenues totaled $65,682,500 for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021. That is an 8.5 percent increase from the prior year. The increase ...

Part of Central Avenue to be closed

Traffic restrictions will be in place in the 1300 block of Central Avenue this week due to concrete street repairs, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. It will be completely closed in the mornings, but one lane of traffic will be opened in the afternoons. The block is ...

Aquatic center, sports complex parking lots to be closed

The parking lots at the Rosedale Rapids Aquatics Center and Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex will each be closed for one day this week so that markings on the pavement can be repainted. The aquatics center parking lot will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday. People who want to use ...

Senior Farmers Market vouchers available June 1

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers will be available from the Elderbridge Agency on Aging beginning on June 1. The vouchers are for people age 60 and older who live in the 29 counties served by Elderbridge and meet income requirements The vouchers are accepted at the Fort ...

Supervisors name May ‘Mental Health Month’

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, so the Webster County Board of Supervisors signed a proclamation on Tuesday designating May as Mental Health Month. “As the Webster County Chairperson, I also call upon the citizens, government agencies, public and ...

Part of Central Avenue to be closed

Central Avenue between 17th and 19th streets will be closed beginning today, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department.. City crews will be doing concrete repairs. The street will be closed until the work is done. Detours will be set up around the work area.