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Today’s grandparents stay active

September 8, 2016 When one thinks back on their childhood, it’s likely that the people responsible for some of their fondest memories are their grandparents. more »»

why not Heed the call to help?

September 8, 2016 With the first couple of weeks of school behind us, the students are now settling into a routine. more »»

Learning together

September 7, 2016 Elementary students from around the Fort Dodge Community School District came together at Butler Elementary School Tuesday to enhance their learning through Dodger Academy — an after-school program... more »»

Kossuth County issues local disaster declaration

September 7, 2016 WESLEY - Heavy rainfall in the southern portion of Kossuth County has caused local officials to issue a local disaster declaration, according to David Penton, Kossuth County emergency management... more »»

Plans for 5,000-head hog facility resubmitted

September 7, 2016 Citizens from Clare are once again trying to stop a large hog confinement from being built a mile and a half outside their town. more »»

Economic development trip will get county help

September 7, 2016 The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance is headed to Scotland. more »»


September 7, 2016 BOONE — From opposite corners of the grounds of Central Iowa Expo Case IH and New Holland unveiled their versions of autonomous — or driverless — tractors, attracting attention from farmers the... more »»

Parade fun

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Otho under boil advisory

September 6, 2016 A boil advisory has been issued for Otho. Scott Forbes, Webster County Emergency Management coordinator, said the order will stand until further notice. more »»

Event shows off NEW Coop facility at Roelyn

September 6, 2016 ROELYN — Like proud parents, the managers and staff of NEW Cooperative’s facility in Roelyn showed off their new fertilizer loadout facility during a recent open house. more »»

Cop on a Rooftop

September 6, 2016 As drivers and pedestrians go past Dunkin’ Donuts Friday, they may notice a unique sight — law enforcement officers standing on the roof of the building. more »»

Leadership Fort Dodge classes resume

September 6, 2016 A group of 28 people will begin a nine-month program this week to learn more about the Fort Dodge community. more »»

First responders to be honored

September 6, 2016 SAC CITY — Law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel from the Sac City area will be honored this Saturday at the inaugural First Responders Appreciation Day. more »»

Dance with me

September 5, 2016 HUMBOLDT — Duane Reinsch and Carol Vodraska made a connection through their love of dancing one year ago at the Midwest Polka Fest in Humboldt. more »»

Getting to know the students at SE Valley

September 5, 2016 GOWRIE — Over these first two weeks of school, Brian Johnson can often be found first thing in the morning, meeting kids as he works bus duty. more »»

Two juveniles charged with robbery in FD

September 5, 2016 Two juveniles have been charged with robbery after allegedly threatening a man with an airsoft pistol and taking his phone, according to Fort Dodge Polic. more »»

Car fire considered arson

September 5, 2016 A fire that fully engulfed an abandoned car and spread to a nearby garage has been ruled arson, according to Capt. Steve Hergenreter, of the Fort Dodge Fire Department. more »»

Community Orchard accepting scarecrow entries

September 5, 2016 Businesses and nonprofits from the area are again welcome to join in this year for the Community Orchard Scarecrow Contest. more »»

A life of mercy

September 4, 2016 For many of those who have spent time with Sister Trudy during her 14 years as a chaplain at Trinity Regional Medical Center, she was light in the darkness during some of their worst moments, and,... more »»



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