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FD fugitive is caught in Illinois

May 4, 2016 A man being sought by Fort Dodge police since 2014 is back in town after being arrested in Illinois. more »»

Pipeline company can’t start building

May 4, 2016 A company that will build a pipeline across Iowa did violate an official order regarding inspection of construction-related activities, but no civil penalties will be assessed, the Iowa Utilities... more »»

Kay Jewelers coming to FD

May 4, 2016 A vacant building on Fifth Avenue South in Fort Dodge that recently housed a UPS store will be remodeled to become a jewelry shop under a plan unveiled Tuesday. more »»

Webster County water quality sensors postponed

May 4, 2016 The Webster County Board of Supervisors put off allowing nitrate water sensors in the Des Moines River near Stratford, citing concerns about the ongoing lawsuit against counties in the area. more »»

Coleman still struggling

May 4, 2016 Efforts to change a controversial sewer district board are not going anywhere fast. more »»

Resolution fixes earlier improper vote

May 4, 2016 A county resolution which had closed a short section of road north of Fort Dodge has been formally nullified. more »»

Health center addition OK’d by city board

May 4, 2016 The Community Health Center of Fort Dodge is poised to grow. An addition to the facility at 126 N. 10th St. is planned, and the city’s Board of Adjustment granted its approval Tuesday. more »»

Bring on the Fireworks

May 3, 2016 A rock band from the 1970s will be headlining the annual fireworks celebration at Fort Frenzy this summer. more »»

Train derails near Goldfield

May 3, 2016 Seven cars in a Union Pacific Railroad train derailed just south of Goldfield early Tuesday morning leaving several hundred feet of track torn up, corn spilled onto the ground and several cars... more »»

Board requests bids for Duncombe work

May 3, 2016 At a special meeting Monday, the Fort Dodge Community School District board approved another request for bids for the new Duncombe Elementary. more »»

Book sale begins today

May 3, 2016 Fort Dodge Public Library’s annual book sale begins today. The library hosts a weeklong book sale every May and November to raise funds for its programs. “People bring in donations. more »»

Humboldt supervisors say no to new sanitarian post

May 3, 2016 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors decided not to hire a new sanitarian at Monday’s meetin. more »»

Humboldt city council provides $200,000 for housing

May 3, 2016 By ROBERT WOLF HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council on Monday approved the advance of $200,000 to Humboldt County Housing Development Corp. more »»

Water quality legislation fails

May 3, 2016 DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic lawmakers are blaming each other for failing to pass legislation on water quality initiatives. more »»

Branstad supports transparency bill

May 3, 2016 DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he supports new language in a budget bill requiring state agencies to be more transparent about using infrastructure money on employee salaries. more »»

Tool time

May 2, 2016 HUMBOLDT — Sam Rohrer, of Cedar Rapids, has been fascinated by the use of tools since he was a kid. Rohrer said he watched his father and grandfather in the workshop growing up. more »»

Menage comes home to be EMA coordinator

May 2, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Almost a year ago, Stefani Menage was hired to lead the Hamilton County Emergency Management Agency. Though she was new to the position, she wasn’t new to the tow. more »»

Official: Health Department needs signs

May 2, 2016 A recent audit of the Webster County Health Department turned up a rather unexpected problem, according to Director Kari Prescott. more »»



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