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Finally paying off

June 29, 2016 Webster County’s spending to boost the economy is paying off. Tuesday the county Board of Supervisors noted the first transfer of funds from the county’s Tax Increment Financing area. more »»

Time for a Shellabration

June 29, 2016 With a day to go before the annual Shellabration concert, organizers are saying everything is on track to be another popular year. more »»

Jensen is low bidder on road department site

June 29, 2016 The county’s new roads department buildings will cost less than expected. Jensen Builders Ltd. more »»

Road project set at Kennedy Park

June 29, 2016 Some “long overdue” improvements will come to John F. Kennedy Memorial Park after the Webster County Board of Supervisors approved a full repaving project Tuesday. more »»

Not fit

June 28, 2016 Three more houses in Fort Dodge were declared unfit for people to live in by the City Council Monda. more »»

Bid request approved

June 28, 2016 The Fort Dodge Community School District board Monday approved a request for bids for school building security upgrade. more »»

Goldfield man dies after being ejected from car in crash

June 28, 2016 RENWICK — A Goldfield man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday night near Renwick. The man was identified as Wade Jones, 35, of Goldfield, by the Iowa State Patrol. Around 10:49 p.m. more »»

Contractor damages water main in Callender

June 28, 2016 CALLENDER — A boil advisory remains in effect in Callender after a water main was compromised on Monday, according to Kevin Baskins, a spokesman for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. more »»

Charges likely after chase

June 28, 2016 Charges are likely to be filed against a man who led officers on a chase through Fort Dodge early Saturday mornin. more »»

New comprehensive plan comes before FD City Council

June 28, 2016 A new comprehensive plan should be the “go-to reference” for Fort Dodge leaders, a consultant who helped to prepare it said Monday night. more »»

Council OKs riverfront engineering, design work

June 28, 2016 A pair of engineering contracts intended to help lay the groundwork for the future of the Des Moines River corridor in Fort Dodge was awarded by the City Council Monday. more »»

Cooling off

June 27, 2016 Portable fans, canned foods and bottles of water are needed at The Salvation Army in Fort Dodge, located at 126 N. Seventh St. more »»

Goldfield man dies in Humboldt Co. rollover

June 27, 2016 RENWICK - A Goldfield man is dead after a rollover accident near Renwick Saturday night. Wade Jones, 35, of Goldfield, was pronounced dead at the scene. more »»

Callender without water

June 27, 2016 CALLENDER - Citizens in Callender went without water for part of the day Monday after a contractor accidentally broke through a water main, according to Kevin Baskins, a spokesman for the Iowa... more »»

Making connections

June 27, 2016 As volunteer services coordinator for Foster Grandparents, Mary Solverson is the conduit that connects volunteers with local school districts. Her role takes her into the schools, as wel. more »»

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 »»



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