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Council OKs intersection job

August 18, 2015 A busy Fort Dodge intersection will be rebuilt by the end of next year under a contract awarded Monday by the Fort Dodge City Council. Wicks Construction, of Decorah, will be paid $3,313,34. more »»

Victim in Sunday shooting in FD identified

August 18, 2015 As a Fort Dodge teen recovers in Des Moines after being shot, police are continuing to investigate the Sunday night incident during which he was wounded. The shooting was reported at 8:13 p.. more »»

Residents discuss what they want for the river

August 18, 2015 Webster County residents had a chance to help planning consultants with the development of the Webster County and Fort Dodge Riverfront Master Plan Monday. more »»

NFL player now a supervisor

August 18, 2015 DAKOTA CITY — Former NFL player Bruce Reimers was sworn in as the newest Humboldt County supervisor at Monday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors. He won a special election held Au. more »»

Man hurt in another FD shooting

August 18, 2015 A man received non-life-threatening injuries Monday after being shot by someone he knew, according to Fort Dodge police. The shooting was reported around 10:30 a.m. at 2401 9 1/2 Ave. S. more »»

Humboldt council tables project bids

August 18, 2015 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council tabled action on bids for Phase II of the Eagle Ridge Addition in western Humboldt at Monday’s meeting. more »»

Police investigate shooting

August 17, 2015 Police are investigating reports that a man with a shotgun was shooting toward a crowd at the 1400 block of Fourth Avenue South at about 8:08 p.m. Sunday, according to scanner traffic and witnesses. more »»

One recovering after being shot

August 17, 2015 A Fort Dodge man is recovering in Des Moines after being shot Sunday night. Darien Green, 18, of Fort Dodge, was shot shortly after 8 p.m. in the 1400 block of Fourth Ave. S. Sunday. more »»

UPDATE: Monday shooting is 'isolated incident'

August 17, 2015 A Monday morning shooting appears to be an "isolated incident," according to Assistant Police Chief Roger Porte. more »»

Chase ends in cornfield

August 17, 2015 Police were led on a pursuit Sunday evening west of Fort Dodge. An officer attempted to pull over a driver who had a barred license, but the driver failed to stop, according to Lt. Joe Bates. more »»

Truck found in Brushy Creek Lake

August 17, 2015 BRUSHY?CREEK — Divers in Brushy Creek State Recreational Area got a surprise Sunday afternoon when they discovered a truck on the bottom of the lake. more »»

‘Community cafe’ holds Q & A

August 17, 2015 A questions and answers meeting has been set for a new ‘community cafe’ that will offer meals for anyone, regardless of if they can pay. The meeting is 6 p.. more »»

Abandoned house destroyed in fire

August 17, 2015 BRUSHY?CREEK — An abandoned house was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning. Duncombe and Lehigh Fire Departments were called out at about 6:30 a.m. more »»

Treasures and oddities

August 17, 2015 What does a medicine exercise ball — not quite inflated to optimum pressure, and a caulking gun, slightly used with the remains of some long ago applied sealant stuck to it in a few spots — have in... more »»

She coordinates Alzheimer’s Association

August 17, 2015 Shawna Schuler has been Fort Dodge Alzheimer’s Association program and event coordinator for nearly two years. more »»

Otho man, 49, died in trench collapse

August 16, 2015 The man killed in a Friday afternoon trench collapse has been identified by authorities. William “Butch” Paterson, 49, of Otho, died in the accident, Dr. more »»

Police investigate shooting

August 16, 2015 UPDATE: 10:17 p.m. Police are investigating reports that a man with a shotgun was shooting toward a crowd at the 1400 block of Fourth Avenue South at about 8:08 p.m. more »»

The human cost

August 16, 2015 Ruth Buckels has seen the toll of human trafficking. It hit her in her own home. Her foster, and then adopted, daughter, Brittny, was a victim. more »»

Iconic FD sight is in a museum

August 16, 2015 For decades, an over-sized, dripping faucet marked the location of Gadbury Plumbing, Heating & Sheet Metal Inc. in Fort Dodge. No water was leaking, however. more »»

La’James lawsuit trial rescheduled for 2016

August 16, 2015 A civil trial against La’James International College has been pushed back following an order from a judge. The bench trial is now scheduled for Jan. 19, 2016. more »»



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