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News Brief

One hurt in shooting, investigation continues

Fort Dodge police continue to investigate a shooting that injured a man late Wednesday afternoon. Police and firefighters were dispatched to 106 N. 10th St just before 4 p.m. for a report of a man who had been shot in the chest. The man was treated at the scene and transported by ambulance ...

Fort Dodge sanitation schedule for Memorial Day week

Due to the Memorial Day holiday Monday, garbage, and recycling collection routes for the City of Fort Dodge will be as follows: • Garbage normally collected on Monday will be collected on Tuesday. • Garbage normally collected on Tuesday will be collected on Thursday, May 30. • ...

Flood warning issued for Webster County

A flood warning is in effect for much of the Des Moines River corridor in Webster County. The warning issued by the National Weather Service is for the area along the river between Fort Dodge and Lehigh. It went into effect Wednesday afternoon and will continue through Saturday ...

New member added to FD Fire Department

Keaton Hepperle has joined the ranks of the Fort Dodge Fire Department as a firefighter. He was introduced to the City Council Monday. He is a graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High School who completed auto body repair training at Iowa Central Community College. He is currently enrolled in the ...

FDPL storytime registration to begin

Registration for summer storytime at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave., begins Thursday. Children who are 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 years of age are eligible for registration. Storytime will be held: Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11 a.m. and Thursdays from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Summer ...

UDMO to close temporarily

Upper Des Moines Opportunity outreach offices will be closed May 20 through 27. The offices will reopen on May 28. In case of emergency, call the central office at 712-859-3885.