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‘Chasing Butterflies’ for support

June 25, 2015 The Chasing Butterflies Walk for Turner syndrome is Saturday at 11 a.m. at Loomis Park. more »»

Humboldt Council approves increases

June 25, 2015 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council approved increases in water, sanitary sewer and sanitation fees during a special meeting Wednesday. Sanitary sewer rates will be increased by 5 percen. more »»

Shoring up the banks

June 24, 2015 The steep bank on the south side of Snell-Crawford Park will see big changes later this year, as a city project moves Soldier Creek about 50 feet to the north. more »»

Power outage hits FD

June 24, 2015 About 2,000 MidAmerican Energy customers in Fort Dodge lost electrical service Wednesday afternoon. The power outage was weather-related, according to Ashton Newman, a spokeswoman for the utility. more »»

Enduro dates set for 2015

June 24, 2015 The Dayton Enduro will be held again this year Aug. 15 and 16 near Lehigh. The Webster County Board of Supervisors approved temporary closing of 8 miles of county roads for the even. more »»

Senior High principal headed to Burlington

June 24, 2015 Fort Dodge Senior High School Principal David Keane is poised to take a similiar job in Burlington. more »»

Goedken to lead CCS

June 24, 2015 A school administrator from Waterloo has been appointed to serve in that same role at Community Christian School. more »»

Joy of Reading set to unveil JoyMobile

June 24, 2015 Books will be getting into the hands of Fort Dodge children even easier with the Joy of Reading program’s new JoyMobile. Katie Averill, program founder, hopes to unveil the customized van this summer. more »»

Humboldt Council approves increases

June 24, 2015 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council approved increases in water, sanitary sewer and sanitation fees during a special meeting Wednesday. Sanitary sewer rates will be increased by 5 percen. more »»

Storm strikes region

June 23, 2015 CLARION — Heavy winds destroyed a home, damaged a hog confinement and chicken facilities south of Clarion, and left trees down across Wright County Monday morning. more »»

FD Council approves contract for city hall

June 23, 2015 Design plans for renovation work on the front steps of the Fort Dodge Municipal Building were approved by the Fort Dodge City Council Monday. more »»

A look at the statute of limitations

June 23, 2015 When a crime happens, prosecutors would ideally like to file charges against a suspect as soon as possible. However, that doesn’t always happen. more »»

FDCSD sees nearly 100 staff changes

June 23, 2015 Fort Dodge Community School District appointed Tabitha Acree as the new early childhood center director at Riverside Early Learning Center during its board meeting Monda. more »»

Humboldt sups told dam inspections needed

June 23, 2015 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors learned current dam inspections are needed Monday. more »»

Spiritual healing

June 22, 2015 ALGONA — Kossuth Regional Health Center can once again meet the spiritual needs of its patients and their families. more »»

Wright County to get Freedom Rock in July

June 22, 2015 DOWS — A boulder sitting in downtown Dows marks the site of what will soon be the Wright County Freedom Rock. more »»

Newman teaches hands-on science

June 22, 2015 John Newman teaches eighth-grade science at Fort Dodge Middle School. Newman has been an educator for nine years, all of them in Fort Dodge. Teaching science has always appealed to Newman. more »»

BBQ Battle at Badger Fest

June 21, 2015 By HANS MADSEN hmadsen@messengernews.net BADGER — Anthony Johnson, of Fort Dodge, spent a little more time than most at the annual Badger Fest. He got there Friday at noon. more »»

River Days returns

June 21, 2015 LEHIGH — Lehigh River Days continued Saturday with a parade across the Des Moines River and festivities throughout the small town. more »»

Masons’ Grand Lodge performs ceremony in FD

June 21, 2015 The contents of a century-old Masonic time capsule were on display Saturday as the Grand Lodge of Iowa symbolically unlaid the cornerstone of the former Masonic temple the capsule sat in for a... more »»

 
 
 

 

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