Proud to endorse Fleener

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Knowing Luke Fleener for his entire law enforcement career, I am proud to endorse him for Webster County sheriff. Luke has had numerous letters to the editor endorsing him, but two in particular are right on point. Humboldt County Chief Deputy Cory Lampe and former Webster ...

Vote in Tuesday’s FD school election


An important election will be held in Fort Dodge Tuesday. The upcoming school election is understandably overshadowed by the November general election in which voters all across the United States will pick a president. The school election, however, will help set the direction of the Fort ...

Bicycle ride supports Fort Dodge police, fire programs


More smoke detectors may be going into Fort Dodge homes and more crime prevention programs may be held as a result of a recent bicycle ride. That Aug. 8 ride was called the Prairie Rivers Trail Ride, and it was dedicated to the memory of the late Rev. Al Henderson, the senior pastor of St. ...

Supports Fleener for sheriff

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am writing this letter in support of Luke Fleener for Webster County Sheriff. I have known Luke for the past 30 years. During those years, Luke has been more than a coworker and friend. He has been a fellow sheriff’s deputy, detective, sergeant, and my immediate ...

There are still lots of dedicated public servants


Frustration with government is understandable. Sometimes, it blinds us to the good, dedicated public servants in the ranks who, like us, go to work every day and try hard to do their very best. Probably more often than we know, they go above and beyond the call of duty. Perhaps you missed ...