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News Brief

City updates its outdoor recreation restrictions

The city of Fort Dodge has released a list of areas and opportunities that will be open and those that will remain closed, effective June 1. The following areas remain closed: basketball courts, Fort Dodge Soccer Association soccer fields, reservations for cabins rentals, drinking fountains, ...

Free fishing this weekend

Iowa residents can try fishing without buying a license on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. All other regulations remain in place. For free fishing weekend, Webster County Conservation has put together some take kids fishing kits. Inside these kits, there will be a make your own pop can ...

Two FD streets to be closed

Parts of two Fort Dodge streets will be closed beginning Monday. North First Street between the Canadian National Railway bridge and Hawkeye Avenue will be closed for about two weeks for street repairs. Sixth Avenue North between 18th and 19th streets will be closed for a week to replace a ...

Kossuth County to test frontline workers

ALGONA — Kossuth County frontline responders in the battle against COVID-19 will be tested for the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. Testing is only eligible for frontline workers and will not be made available to the public. Those eligible for testing include personnel employed by the ...

Crash on Mill Road under investigation

A sport utility vehicle crashed into a ditch south of Fort Dodge late Sunday night. The crash happened just before midnight in the 2300 mile of Mill Road, according to the Webster County Sheriff’s Department. A 2002 Dodge Durango was the single vehicle involved in the crash. The incident ...

Second Baptist Church event is canceled

Second Baptist Church, 1827 Fourth Ave. S., drive-thru barbecue dinner scheduled for today has been canceled due to weather. A future date has not been set.