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Tires and bottles

August 27, 2016 OTHO — A group of Koch Nitrogen employees who went on a river cleanup Friday afternoon didn’t have to paddle very far before they hit paydirt — or more accurately — a tire filled with dirt. more »»

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Dodger Stadium attendance expectations

August 25, 2016 The Fort Dodge Community School District issued the following reminders for attendance at Dodger Stadium: • All kindergarten through sixth-graders must be accompanied by an adult. more »»

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‘Too big to stay’

August 26, 2016 Iowa regulators rejected a request by 15 Iowa landowners to order a temporary halt to construction of an oil pipeline on their land. more »»

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Gene Giraffe Project movie night at Dariette canceled

August 26, 2016 The Gene Giraffe Project outdoor movie night, scheduled for 8:30 p.m. today at the Dairette, has been canceled due to the high chance of inclement weather. more »»

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Otho boil advisory lifted

August 26, 2016 A boil advisory issued for Otho on Aug. 10 has been lifted. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said water samples have indicated the water is safe to drink. more »»

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JEAN BETTIS

August 26, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Jean Bettis, 85, of Webster City, died Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Windsor Manor. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 Arrivals TRINITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER BORMANN — Jenna and Steve, Humboldt, a girl, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2015. more »»

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From our files: Aug. 18, 2016

August 18, 2016 Aug. 18, 2006 NEWS: St. Olaf Lutheran Church writers used poetry to create a CD. SPORTS: Iowa Central tied 1-1 in men’s soccer against Grand View College. Aug. 18, 1991 NEWS: Capt. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 19, 2016

August 19, 2016 Arrivals VAN DIEST MEDICAL CENTER PHIPPS — Leah and Brian, Ellsworth, a boy, Harrison Brian, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. more »»

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From our files: Aug. 20, 2016

August 20, 2016 Aug. 20, 2006 NEWS: Kurt B. Olson joined the law firm of Johnson, Erb, Bice, Kramer, Good, Mulholland and Cochrane PLC as an associate attorney. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 21, 2016

August 21, 2016 Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Saturday Violation of pretrial release — Glen Summers, 34, Glidden, preliminary hearing scheduled for Friday. more »»

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From our files: Aug. 22, 2016

August 22, 2016 Aug. 22, 2006 NEWS: Hillcrest Elementary School marked the beginning of the school year with a bike parade. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys golf squad placed seventh in the Mason City Invitational. Aug. more »»

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News of REcord: Aug. 22, 2016

August 22, 2016 Arrival IOWA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL PURVIS — Cody and Jeremy, of Kanawha, a boy, Jordy William, born Aug. 19, 201. more »»

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From Our Files: Aug. 23, 2016

August 23, 2016 Aug. 23, 2006 NEWS: A manure runoff from a hog operation killed approximately 5,000 fish in a four-mile stretch of stream northwest of Rockwell City. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 23, 2016

August 23, 2016 Arrivals TRINITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ALTMAN — Nashanda, Fort Dodge, a boy, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. THOMPSON — Stephanie, Fort Dodge, a boy, Aug. 19, 2016. more »»

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From Our Files: Aug. 24, 2016

August 24, 2016 Aug. 24, 2006 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Fire Department received a new ladder truck — called Ladder 1 — that had a 105-foot ladder. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 24, 2016

August 24, 2016 Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Tuesday Driving under suspension — Emmett T. Butts, 56, no address provided, $397.50; Wilfred M. Onchieku, 26, no address provided, trial set for Sept. 21. more »»

Obituaries

KENNETH SORENSON

August 25, 2016 BRITT — Service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Crystal Lake United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday at Ewing Funeral Chapel in Britt. www.ewingfh. more »»

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From our files: Aug. 25, 2016

August 25, 2016 Aug. 25, 2006 NEWS: Creative Concepts presented its annual summer production, called “A Decade of Drama,” at Hawkeye Community Theatr. more »»

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News of record: Aug. 25, 2016

August 25, 2016 Arrivals TRINITY REGION MEDICAL CENTER HAGER — Nicole and Jordan, Fort Dodge, a boy, Hayes Maxwell, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. more »»

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From Our Files: Aug. 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 Aug. 26, 2006 NEWS: Bob Roby, of Rockwell City, and his daughter, Jamie Ridgely, talked about the family business of showing Belgian draft horses. more »»

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TOM CHRISTOPER

August 26, 2016 EAGLE GROVE — Memorial service is 1:30 p.m. Monday at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. www.foustfh. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 Police Log FORT DODGE Wednesday Felisha Lindquist, Advance Auto Parts, Rees Truck and Trailer, and James Baker each reported a theft. A person reported an assault. more »»

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From Our Files: Aug. 27, 2016

August 27, 2016 Aug. 27, 2006 NEWS: Stratford residents celebrated “From Sweden to Swede Bend” Day of Remembrance. SPORTS: The Iowa Central volleyball team finished 3-0 in the North Platte Tournament. Au. more »»

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News of Record: Aug. 27, 2016

August 27, 2016 Arrivals STEWART MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HINER — Symanntha and Curtis, Rockwell City, a girl, Frankie Lauryn, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Grandparents are Terry and Laura Ross, Moorland. more »»

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Homer Threshing Bee August 27, 2016

HOMER — West Central Region Cockshutt and Co-op Club is holding a Threshing Bee starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Homer. Admission is $5 good for both days. There will be oat threshing, corn shelling, antique sawmill and antique display. more »

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Watching dancing horses

August 9, 2016 I have no attention span. None. The tracks for my train of through are so rickety and misaligned it’s a wonder I can keep the cars rolling along long enough to make basic daily dec. more »

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