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A connection with Kosovo

September 5, 2015 Fort Dodge could be participating in the Iowa Sister States program. Iowa and Kosovo have been sister states since 2013. more »»

Rodeo competitors enjoy atmosphere, competition

September 5, 2015 DAYTON — The 78th Dayton Rodeo began with a celebration Friday that included an introduction of all the riders and a performance by the Dayton Wranglers Saddle Club. more »»

Sheriff: be cautious on rural intersections

September 5, 2015 As corn gets closer to being harvested, Sheriff Jim Stubbs is asking drivers on rural roads to be observant of tall corn that may be blocking intersections. more »»

New warden named at FDCF

September 5, 2015 A woman with about 33 years of experience working in the Iowa prison system was named the warden of the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility Friday. more »»

The rodeo way

September 4, 2015 DAYTON — Area school children got a chance to get up close and personal to performers, horse and arena as they toured the Dayton Rodeo grounds Thursday morning. more »»

Neighborhood Watch interest rockets

September 4, 2015 Interest in the Neighborhood Watch program has soared after the Take Back Our Community meeting last month. more »»

Officials seek return of FD flights

September 4, 2015 Airport and airline officials said Thursday that they’re hoping flights between Fort Dodge and Chicago will resume shortly. more »»

Operation Christmas needs a home

September 4, 2015 Operation Christmas needs a home. “Parking is the big thing,” said co-chairman Gwen Anderson Thursday. “And ground floor, because we have to have handicap accessibility. more »»

Seward stays in Ward 2 race

September 4, 2015 There will be a three-way race to replace retiring Fort Dodge Councilman Don Wilson after all. more »»

Leadership Fort Dodge kicks off

September 4, 2015 The 11th Leadership Fort Dodge class was introduced to the program Thursday at Willow Ridge and got a peak of what they will learn over the next nine months. more »»

After the flood

September 3, 2015 DAYTON — Shelley Garland stood in her basement Tuesday night, her bare feet made footprints in the slimy layer of mud coating the floor that was left behind after nearby Skillet Creek flooded the... more »»

Forces of nature damage road

September 3, 2015 DAYTON — When flash flooding Friday caused by a reported 9 inches of rain sent Skillet Creek over its banks, turned fields into ponds and sent torrents of water running across rural Webster County... more »»

Reward offered in golf course damage

September 3, 2015 Webster County Crime Stoppers is offering $500 for information leading to the people who vandalized the Fort Dodge Country Club golf course last weekend. more »»

Mosley case sent to District Court

September 3, 2015 Lakendrick Mosley, who is accused of shooting a man in the back last month, will be arraigned on Sept. 14. Mosley, 24, of Fort Dodge, had his case sent to Webster County District Court Wednesday. more »»

New capabilities

September 3, 2015 DAYTON — A newly purchased used pumper truck will be giving the Dayton Fire Department some additional capabilities when it goes into service in a few weeks. more »»

Despite flooding, Dayton Rodeo still on

September 3, 2015 DAYTON — After Friday rains filled the Dayton Rodeo arena with a reported 9 inches of water, the show will go on as planned. more »»

Growth Alliance holds annual photo contest

September 3, 2015 The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance is once again hosting its annual Fort Dodge Area Photo Contest. more »»

Ready for Polka Fest

September 3, 2015 Ready for Polka Fest... more »»

Business Watch

September 2, 2015 A newly launched program looks to help curb shoplifting at local Fort Dodge businesses. more »»

Fort Dodge public schools dismiss early Wednesday

September 2, 2015 All Fort Dodge public schools will dismiss at 1:10 p.m. today due to heat and humidity. There will be no Middle School activities. more »»

$500 reward for Country Club vandalism info

September 2, 2015 Webster County Crime Stoppers is offering $500 for information leading to the people who vandalized the Fort Dodge Country Club golf course last weekend. more »»


Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market September 5, 2015

Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »

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