Remembering 9/11

Local News

National Guardsmen and Army Reservists from the Fort Dodge region were among the first called into action as the nation responded to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The Iowa Air National Guard unit in Fort Dodge went to work improving the nation’s radar system to help prevent ...

Fort Dodge bridge to be closed

News Brief

The Highland Park Bridge in Fort Dodge will be closed during daylight hours beginning Monday, according to the city engineering staff. The bridge will be closed from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for about one week. Traffic will be detoured to Ninth Avenue South.

A different kind of display

Local Business

When students at Fort Dodge Middle School returned for class on Aug. 24 , they received a welcome they probably didn’t expect. The welcome came in the form of a decorative yard sign that displayed the words ‘welcome back FDMS.’ It was provided by Tailored Yard Signs, a sign rental ...

Cokeley returns to Iowa Central

Business Briefs

Former wrestler Ryne Cokeley has returned to Iowa Central, joining the wrestling program and student development office. Cokeley, a graduate of Iowa Central, will be an assistant under Luke Moffitt after serving as a volunteer coach at Fort Hays State University. He will also be a student ...

News of Record: Sept. 11, 2021

News of record

Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Friday Possession of methamphetamine — Kevin Crouse, no age given, 1912 S. 15th St., preliminary hearing Sept. 30; Nathan Miller, no age given, Dows, preliminary hearing waived; Michael Petersen, no age given, 212 S. 16th St., preliminary hearing ...