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A firefighter’s last call

June 26, 2016 One of the traditions followed during the course of a firefighter’s funeral is the Last Call. Colin Murphy’s was written by Dayton Police Chief Nicholas Dunba. more »»

 
 
 
Another step forward

June 26, 2016 A new planning document has the potential to impact everyone who lives and works in Fort Dodge. more »»

Suspect arrested in Casey’s robbery

June 26, 2016 A Webster City man has been charged two months after he allegedly robbed the Dayton Casey’s General Store. James Risetter, 68, of Webster City, is charged with one count of second-degree robbery. more »»

Hometown Pride

June 26, 2016 Since moving to Fort Dodge in 1981, Dr. Mark Marner has prided himself on his ability to connect with patients at UnityPoint Health—Trinity Regional Medical Center. more »»

Now you're cooking

June 25, 2016 Colton Austin, a 2016 Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, has been selected to appear on the Food Network competition series “Cutthroat Kitchen.” “Honest to God, it’s overwhelming,” Austin said. more »»

Suspect arrested in Dayton Casey's robbery

June 25, 2016 A Webster City man has been arrested and charged with robbery two months after the Dayton Casey's General Store was robbed. more »»

Another sTEP aims to ensure safety

June 25, 2016 As people make their final preparations for the Fourth of July weekend, local law enforcement agencies are preparing for stepped-up traffic enforcement during the holida. more »»

FD woman charged for leaving kids at Casey’s

June 25, 2016 JEFFERSON — A Fort Dodge woman has been charged with leaving two children at a Casey’s in Jefferson Thursday after pumping gas and driving off without paying. more »»

UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine — Pocahontas earns national recognition

June 25, 2016 POCAHONTAS — UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine — Pocahontas has been awarded the highest level of recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home 2014... more »»

Moving ministry

June 24, 2016 The local leaders of The Salvation Army are preparing to hand over the reins when they retire from their positions. Capts. Ron and Carol Cook’s last day at The Salvation Army will be Sunday. more »»

Second Chance Pell

June 24, 2016 Iowa Central Community College is one of 67 schools in the nation selected for a new federal program to provide education to prison inmates, officials have announced. more »»

Footballers accused of CGD hazing take plea deals

June 24, 2016 CLARION — Former Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School football players who were facing third-degree sexual abuse charges have agreed to plea to lesser counts. more »»

FDCSD staffing vacancies nearly filled

June 24, 2016 Fort Dodge Community School District has nearly filled all of its open staff positions for the 2016-2017 year. more »»

For art and Love

June 24, 2016 The Dr. Laurie Angela Sears Love Scholarship Foundation is helping kids to afford art classes at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum. more »»

Laid to rest

June 23, 2016 A flag-draped casket was carried across the green grass of Memorial Park Cemetery Wednesday afternoon by silent, solemn Marines as a bagpiper played the ‘‘The Marine’s Hymn. more »»

Moorland home destroyed in fire

June 23, 2016 MOORLAND — A Moorland home was destroyed by a fire Wednesday morning. Three fire departments responded to the blaze, which was reported around 10:30 a.m. more »»

Contractor hits gas line again, third one in the area

June 23, 2016 A contractor hit a gas line for the third time while doing sewer construction work in the roadway in the area of Eighth Avenue South and 18th Street Wednesday. more »»

Vincent EMS gives mutual aid in FD

June 23, 2016 UnityPoint Health—Trinity Regional Medical Center and the Fort Dodge Fire Department normally provide ambulance coverage throughout the city. But once in a while they need a han. more »»

Plenty of fun to be had at Manson Crater Days

June 23, 2016 MANSON — Live music, truck pulls and water games will be just part of the Manson Crater Days celebration this year, which will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunda. more »»

Eating skills will be put to the test

June 23, 2016 POCAHONTAS — New events and returning favorites will highlight this year’s Heritage Days in Pocahontas. more »»

Body of Dayton man recovered

June 22, 2016 LEHIGH — The body of a Dayton man was recovered in the Des Moines River by search teams Tuesday morning, according to Webster County Sheriff Jim Stubbs. Colin James Murphy, 23, was found at 9:58 a.m. more »»

 
 

Manson Crater Days June 26, 2016

MANSON — The 2016 Manson Crater Days is today, Saturday and Sunday in Manson. Today’s events include truck pullers and music in the beer tent. On Saturday, the parade begins at 11 a.. more »

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