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Rubio heats up in FD

July 18, 2015 U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., visited Fort Dodge Friday, his campaign stopping at Decker Truck Line. more »»

Getting there

July 17, 2015 The new gym building being constructed for Athletics For Education and Success is a busy place. In one room, a crew is taping drywall. more »»

Senate may lower age for interstate truckers

July 17, 2015 Drivers as young as 18 could be operating big trucks on journeys across state lines under a proposal before the United States Senate. more »»

Two sups rebuke drainage claims

July 17, 2015 Webster County Supervisors Mark Campbell and Keith Dencklau Thursday disputed the claims made by Tom Laufersweiler, Drainage District 96 trustee, at Tuesday’s supervisors meeting. more »»

Going before the judges

July 17, 2015 POCAHONTAS — Marilee Kleespies, of Rolfe, who was helping judge entries Thursday morning at the Pocahontas County Fair, knows a thing or two about pie. more »»

Algae at Twin Lakes prompts swimming advisory

July 17, 2015 TWIN LAKES — Word as to whether swimming will again be advisable at a beach at Twin Lakes in Calhoun County is expected today from the Iowa Department of Natural Resource. more »»

Xenia issues boil advisory

July 17, 2015 STRATFORD — A boil advisory was issued to about 850 customers of Xenia Rural Water District following a water main break Wednesday night north of Stratford. more »»

FD Monuments Men

July 16, 2015 People in Fort Dodge pass by the men’s images every day — and have for years. more »»

Xenia Rural Water District announces boil order

July 16, 2015 STRATFORD — Xenia Rural Water District is advising residents of Xenia's eastern portion of the North Water Service Area to boil water before consumption following a water main break north of the cit... more »»

Grant money starts school effort

July 16, 2015 Fort Dodge Middle School is readying for the first year of its School Climate Transformation Grant. more »»

Learning an early life lesson about service

July 16, 2015 Paisley Liska, 5, learned a couple of life lessons Wednesday during a Friends of Webster County Conservation volunteer work day at Cooper Elementary School. more »»

Your tax dollars at work

July 16, 2015 This is a summary of major bills approved for payment by the Fort Dodge City Council on Monday. more »»

CCS remodels under new administrator

July 15, 2015 Community Christian School is remodeling through the summer. more »»

Prairie Lakes impacted by Branstad veto

July 15, 2015 POCAHONTAS — Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency will lose $131,000 in its 2015-16 budget due to Gov. Terry Branstad’s veto of $55.7 million in supplemental education funds. more »»

Drainage District 96 compromise is rejected

July 15, 2015 Drainage District 96 has rejected a compromise proposed by the Webster County Supervisors over an agreement to better define construction easements. more »»

Grassley, Ernst skeptical of Iran deal

July 15, 2015 Iowa’s United States senators — Republicans Joni Ernst and Charles Grassley — are voicing concerns about the nuclear deal with Iran. more »»

Flying off into the sunset

July 14, 2015 Nearly two decades of volunteer service to the Fort Dodge Regional Airport concluded Monday evening for Dr. Richard Jacobson. more »»

City moving to prevent ash borer onslaught

July 14, 2015 The tree-killing pest called the emerald ash borer hasn’t been found in Fort Dodge, but city crews are busy working to remove those trees most likely to be destroyed by it. more »»

FD council signs off on house cleanup

July 14, 2015 The owner of a once trash-filled Fort Dodge home that was deemed a health hazard has been allowed to move back in after a major cleanup job. more »»

Northwest neighborhood plan started by council

July 14, 2015 A plan to inject new life into the northwest side of Fort Dodge will be developed this year, and grants rather than tax dollars will cover the $65,000 cost. more »»



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