News Brief

Fort Dodge street closures updated

In a change from previously announced plans, Williams Drive between 13th and 17th avenues north remains open to traffic. That section of street is now expected to be closed on Monday and will remain closed for about three weeks. Fifth Avenue North/Hawkeye Avenue between North Third Street and ...

Part of Williams Drive to be closed

Williams Drive between 13th and 17th avenues north will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, according to the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. Detours will be in place. Local traffic will have access.

Vaccine clinic to be held at Calvary Memorial Church

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Memorial Church in Fort Dodge. Residents will have an opportunity to choose between receiving the Moderna vaccine or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. To register for an appointment, please call Webster ...

Mill Road to be closed

Mill Road between 210th Street and Quail Avenue will be closed beginning Monday and will remain closed for a week, according to the Webster County Road Department. The road will be closed so that the Canadian National Railway can rebuild its crossing there.

Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments available for Thursday

Appointments are still available for Webster County Health Department’s Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday evening. To register, log on to WebsterCountyIA.gov or call the health department during regular business hours at 515-573-4107.

Bicyclist hit by car on Thursday

A bicyclist sustained minor injuries Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car turning into the parking lot at Fort Dodge Middle School, 800 N. 32nd Street. According to the police report, Abigail Adams, 19, was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix and was turning right off of North 32nd Street ...