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News Brief

Car seat check is July 27

Ensure that your children are safe in their car seats by attending a free drive-in car seat check hosted by Webster County Health Department. The safety check will be held from 5 to 7 p.m.July 27 in the WCHD parking lot, Second Avenue South and Eighth Street. Trained staff from WCHD ...

RAGBRAI town hall is Wednesday

Have questions or concerns about RAGBRAI’s overnight stop in Fort Dodge on July 26? Want to know more about the entertainment set-up downtown or about the non-profit donations being made locally by RAGBRAI? A town hall meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Community Room of ...

Gully sentenced to five years

T’Vyon S. Gully, 19, of Fort Dodge, has been sentenced to two concurrent sentences of five years in prison by a Webster County District Court judge after pleading guilty to willful injury and weapons charges. Gully pleaded guilty earlier this week to one charge of willful injury causing ...

RAGBRAI volunteers needed

RAGBRAI is just 10 days away and the executive committee is still in need of volunteers to help at ticket booths and at the campgrounds. Volunteers at the campgrounds will help riders to get to their designated camping spot and to answer any questions that might come up. Volunteers at the ...

RAGBRAI T-shirt Day is Saturday

RAGBRAI T-shirt Day is Saturday. Show off your community pride by wearing your RAGBRAI Fort Dodge 2021 T-shirt. If you haven’t purchased one yet, T-shirts are available at Mary Kay’s Gifts and Home Decor and will also be available at Hy-Vee on Saturday from 10-1 p.m.

Annual sock drive has begun

The 11th Annual Socks for the Sole sock drive has begun. The community’s help is being sought to help local kids step into the school year in new socks. The Community Health Center of Fort Dodge and Shimkat Motor Co. have once again teamed up to collect new socks to give to kids before the ...