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News Brief

Farm to Fork postponed

Main Street Fort Dodge has decided to postpone their Farm to Fork event which was to be held tomorrow, Saturday August 28. According to a post of the Main Street Fort Dodge Facebook page, “Due to rising health concerns for public gatherings, our Board of Directors and Sponsor decided to ...

FD public schools to dismiss early

Fort Dodge public schools will dismiss two hours early today and Friday due to the anticipated heat and humidity. Fort Dodge Senior High will dismiss at 1 p.m. Fort Dodge Middle School will dismiss at 1:05 p.m. Early Childhood Center will dismiss at 1:10 p.m. Elementary schools will ...

Fireside Chat is Thursday at Camp WaNoKi

Webster County Conservation is holding a Fireside Chat from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Camp WaNoKi, 2400 WaNoKi Camp Road. A history lesson on primitive weapons from the past will start the evening. Participants will be have the chance to use a variety of weapons from the past into the present, ...

Webster County COVID numbers reported

According to the Iowa Department of Public Health’s website, over the last seven days, Webster County has reported 82 positive COVID-19 cases. Of the tests performed in Webster County in that time, 5 percent have been positive. The largest percentage of cases by age is 36 percent being ...

Water main work will cause road closure and detour

Beginning Monday morning, traffic on Fifth Avenue North and Hawkeye Avenue between North Third Street and Seventh Avenue North will be closed for water main valve replacements and valve box additions. Traffic will be detoured along Seventh Avenue North and Sixth Avenue North, between Hawkeye ...

Free essentials offered at North Ninth Unity Park

Fort Dodge residents needing hygiene or household essentials can stop by the North Ninth Street “Unity Park” on Saturday and Sunday. Items such as shampoo, body wash, combs, all purpose cleaner, toilet paper and nonperishable food will be offered there for free, no questions asked. ...