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Lehigh River Days begins Friday

June 8, 2013 LEHIGH — The 32nd annual Lehigh River Days will be held Friday through June 16. The show and shine car show will be held Friday. more »»

Eagle Grove woman to be on NPR

June 7, 2013 EAGLE GROVE — Pam Widick, of Eagle Grove, will appear on National Public Radio’s “Science Friday” at about 1:30 p.. more »»

FD?Middle School principal resigns

June 1, 2013 Joe Libby, Fort Dodge Middle School principal, has resigned his position effective at the end of the school year. more »»

Flood threat eased as river level drops

June 1, 2013 The water level in the Des Moines River in Fort Dodge continued to drop Friday and the threat of serious flooding eased. more »»

Van Zyl not selected for Cedar Falls

May 29, 2013 Fort Dodge Community Schools Superintendent Doug Van Zyl was notified late Wednesday afternoon that he was not selected for the Cedar Falls superintendent position. more »»

FD Kennel Club to host CGC testing

May 29, 2013 The Fort Dodge Kennel Club will hold Canine Good Citizen testing at 1:30 p.m. June 9 at the Kennel Club Training Center, 210 10th St. N.W. Testing is open to any dog at least 1 year old. more »»

Help Is Out There Seminar is reset

May 26, 2013 Six local human service agencies have partnered to present information on services available to adults and children with disabilities. A panel discussion will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. more »»

Grassley coming to Fort Dodge

May 26, 2013 U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, a Republican, will hold a town hall meeting in Fort Dodge Wednesday. The meeting will begin at 11:15 a.m. in the Fort Dodge Public Library by the City Square. more »»

FD group is Powerball near miss

May 25, 2013 A Fort Dodge group that buys tickets together was just one number away from having a share of Saturday’s record Powerball jackpot and ended up winning a $10,000 prize. more »»

FD Civitan gets HOPE Award

May 23, 2013 The Fort Dodge Civitan Club has received word from Civitan International that the local organization will receive the HOPE award for the past Civitan year. more »»

Search continues for missing girl

May 21, 2013 DAYTON - Officials have identified the man suspected of kidnapping two Dayton girls yesterday and confirmed that Michael Klunder, 42, was found dead in his vehicle. more »»

Man injured in elevator flash fire

May 20, 2013 OTHO -- A construction worker was injured in a flash fire at New Co-op in Otho. more »»

City of Otho to flush hydrants this week

May 13, 2013 OTHO — The city of Otho will flush water hydrants Tuesday and Wednesday. Hydrants on South Highway Street and anything west of North Highway Street will be flushed Tuesday. more »»

FD schools notify parents of incident

May 11, 2013 The Fort Dodge Community School District notified parents Friday afternoon about an incident that occurred at Butler Elementary School. more »»

Libby a finalist for Minnesota job

May 11, 2013 Joe Libby, principal at Phillips Middle School, has been named a finalist for the superintendent’s position at Medford, Minn. Libby previously worked in education in Brighton, Colo. more »»

Pole fire cuts electricity to nearly 300

May 9, 2013 VINCENT — Nearly 300 MidAmerican Energy customers lost power for about an hour Wednesday afternoon after a utility pole caught fire in northern Webster Count. more »»

Hydrant flushing to affect neighborhoods

May 9, 2013 Beginning today, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., McClure Engineering Co. will be testing fire hydrants in the Coleman District and Pleasant Valley areas. more »»

FD temporarily suspends yard waste fee

May 9, 2013 The City Council has temporarily suspended the fee for yard waste collection due to the recent snowstorm. more »»

FDCSD to hold special meeting

May 5, 2013 The Fort Dodge Community School District board of education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Central Administration Building. more »»

Weather, planting update meeting set

May 5, 2013 Iowa State University Extension in Webster County is hosting a meeting from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday to address recent weather conditions and its effects on planting dates. more »»



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