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News Brief

Water to be shut off on Ninth Avenue SW

Weather permitting, beginning on Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. and lasting until work is completed — city crews will be shutting off the water on Ninth Avenue Southwest between Mason Memorial Park Drive and the 11th Street Southwest intersection, so S.M. Hentgs Construction Company can remove an ...

Meriwether Drive to close Monday

Meriwether Drive between First Avenue South and South Seventh Street will be closed beginning Monday for concrete repairs, the Fort Dodge Public Works Department reported. Detours will be in place.

Culvert job to close county road

A section of 350th Street (D60) in southwestern Webster County will be closed for about nine weeks beginning Monday for a box culvert replacement project. The Webster County Engineer’s Office reported that the road will be closed between Baxter Avenue (P29) and Fairbanks Avenue ...

Daniel Pharmacy offering vaccines

Daniel Pharmacy has 500 COVID-19 vaccines available this week to anyone over the age of 18. Go to the link below to schedule an appointment. The link can also be found on the Daniel Pharmacy Facebook page. https://login.nowaitinside.com/#/booking/iGTfze1bQccxDXkkKG4y3WoC

Johnson & Johnson clinic expanded

Webster County Health Department is expanding Friday’s Johnson & Johnson one-dose clinic. Eighty spots have been added after 100 spots were quickly filled Wednesday afternoon. Appointments for Friday’s clinic will open today at 1 p.m. and will be taken online only. Log on to ...

Elderbridge sets Aging in Place fundraiser for April 19-25

Elderbridge Agency on Aging’s mission is to advocate for and empower older adults, caregivers and individuals with disabilities to pursue independent, healthy lives. To support the mission, they are holding a virtual fundraiser on April 22, with a live Zoom auction. A silent auction will be ...