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January 20, 2016 The demolition of a Fort Dodge tire warehouse began Tuesday evening, a day after it was gutted in a blaze that sent a huge cloud of black smoke over the city. An excavator from Rasch Construction Inc. more »»

Sanders visits FD, calls for political revolution

January 20, 2016 U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders thanked nearly 200 supporters Tuesday for joining him at the Fort Museum and Frontier Village Opera House on “a beautiful Vermont morning. more »»

School helps students cope with tragedy

January 20, 2016 BOXHOLM — Following a fire that killed a woman and her three children, officials with Southeast Webster-Grand Community School District are helping their students cope with the losses. more »»

Sheriff: Use education to fight underage drinking

January 20, 2016 Education is probably the most important tool in the fight against underage drinking, Sheriff Jim Stubbs said Tuesday. more »»

Humboldt council gets update on proposed day care facility

January 20, 2016 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council received an update on the proposed child day care facility from Alissa O’Connor, Humboldt county economic development director, at Monday’s meeting. more »»

Humboldt supervisors receive money requests for 2016-17 budget

January 20, 2016 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors received two funding requests for the 2016-2017 fiscal year when it met Monday. The Humboldt County Housing Development Corp. requested $7,500. more »»

Gilmore City, Humboldt County differ on paving bill

January 20, 2016 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors met with Gilmore City Mayor Dennis Miller about a bill the city received for a street repair at Monday’s meeting. more »»

New furnace installed at Webster County Fairgrounds

January 20, 2016 The Webster County Fairgrounds may have an updated campground and renovated kitchen this year, the board of supervisors heard Tuesday. more »»

Black smoke boils over downtown

January 19, 2016 A massive blaze engulfed a warehouse in Fort Dodge Monday afternoon, causing significant damage to the structure. That portion of the building is considered a total loss. more »»

New rec jobs sought in FD budget

January 19, 2016 Two new city employees — one to help with recreation activities and the other to oversee landscaping along streets — are being proposed for Fort Dodge in the 2016-2017 fiscal year. more »»

Fudge allegedly tossed simulated explosive

January 19, 2016 A Fort Dodge man is facing charges after he allegedly threw a suspicious item into a woman’s apartment Sunday night. more »»

Remembering a dreamer

January 19, 2016 Iowa Central Community College held a Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Bioscience and Health Sciences building Monday. The college’s vocal jazz choir performed. more »»

FDCSD continues meetings with community on Feb. 2 bond issue

January 19, 2016 Fort Dodge Community School District administrators and board members are meeting with various community organizations leading up to a special referendum on Feb. 2. more »»

FD project to remember Floyd of Rosedale

January 19, 2016 When the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Minnesota Golden Gophers square off on the gridiron, a trophy in the form of a hog named Floyd of Rosedale is at stak. more »»

Fund for fire victims tops $36K

January 19, 2016 BOXHOLM — A gofundme page neared its $40,000 goal Monday evening, one day after it was set up in honor of a mother and her three children who died in a fire early Sunday morning. more »»

House fire claims four

January 18, 2016 BOXHOLM — A house fire in Boxholm claimed the lives of a mother and her three children on Sunday morning. The fire was reported at the 300 block of Beech Street at 12:45 a.m. more »»

Major fire reported in FD

January 18, 2016 Major fire reported in FD Fort Dodge firefighters are on the scene of a blaze just north of Central Avenue. Heavy smoke was reported in the area and several streets are closed. more »»

Major fire still burning

January 18, 2016 A major fire continues to burn at 17th Street and Central Avenue in Fort Dodge. The fire is in a warehouse building next to Iowa Realty of Fort Dodge, 3 N. 15th St. more »»

Local and area schools delay start times

January 18, 2016 As of press time, Fort Dodge Public and Parochial schools will have a 2-hour delayed start due to extreme temperatures. more »»

Campaigning, despite cold

January 17, 2016 It’s time for someone else named Clinton to occupy the Oval Office, former President Bill Clinton told a Fort Dodge audience Saturday. more »»



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