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Plowden artist talk today at Blanden

August 30, 2014 The David Plowden Artist Talk will begin at 3:30 p.m. today at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S. A reception will begin at 3 p.m. The event is fre. more »»

 
 
 
Firefighters start campaign for MDA

August 28, 2014 Fort Dodge firefighters will collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association over the Labor Day weekend during the annual Fill the Boot campaign. more »»

Street closures set in Fort Dodge

August 28, 2014 One eastbound lane in the 2800 block of Fifth Avenue South will be closed to traffic today and Friday, according to the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. more »»

Dog swim party will raise money

August 28, 2014 EAGLE GROVE — The Wright County Humane Society will be holding a fundraising dog swim party between 6 and 8 p.m. Monday at the Eagle Grove pool. more »»

Teens in car hurt when it rams school bus

August 28, 2014 INWOOD (AP) — Two teenage boys have been hospitalized after the car they were in rammed the rear of a school bus in northwest Iowa. The accident occurred a little after 7:45 a.m. Tuesday in Inwood. more »»

Student sex offender placement OK’d

August 28, 2014 IOWA CITY (AP) — The Iowa City Community School Board has approved the school placement of a student who is required to register as a sex offender. more »»

Man threatened school children

August 28, 2014 CHARLES CITY (AP) — A man in northern Iowa has been arrested after authorities say he made threatening statements against school children. more »»

County copes with loss of four teens

August 28, 2014 FARLEY (AP) — Members of an Iowa community have banded together to support one another after the death of four local teenager. more »»

Deer slams into restaurant window

August 28, 2014 SIOUX CITY (AP) — Officials said no one was hurt when a deer slammed into the window of a restaurant in Sioux City. more »»

Man pauses trip down Mississippi

August 28, 2014 BURLINGTON (AP) — An Indiana man said he paused his trip down the Mississippi River after his kayak was tampered with this week in Iowa. more »»

BI Vetmedica to open plant in St. Joseph

August 22, 2014 ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A company that handles animal medicines plans to open a massive new warehouse and packaging plant in St. Joseph next week. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. will open its $28. more »»

Girl, 12, pregnant, mother charged

August 21, 2014 NEWTON (AP) — Authorities say a central Iowa woman faces a child endangerment charge after it was discovered her 12-year-old daughter is pregnant. more »»

Workforce sends benefits after glitch

August 21, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa’s workforce agency provided unemployment benefits to some people that didn’t seek them earlier this year, and staff was urged to stay quiet about what had happened, according... more »»

Annual Meriwether dinner is Saturday

August 15, 2014 The annual H.C. Meriwether smoked chop and smoked turkey dinner will be held on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Coppin Chapel AME Church, 329 First Ave. S. Tickets are $10. more »»

Matter, Omodt to sign books in Badger

August 15, 2014 BADGER — Authors Pat Matter and Chris Omodt will hold a book signing from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at Knuckleheads in Badge. more »»

FD street repair to close A Street

August 14, 2014 FD street repair to close A Street Effective immediately until the work is completed, A Street will be closed to through traffic from Avenue D to Avenue E. more »»

Teen killed in collision in Sac County

August 14, 2014 EARLY (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol said a teenager from Sac County has been killed in a head-on car crash with a recreational vehicle. more »»

Icing affected medical helicopter crash

August 14, 2014 MASON CITY (AP) — A helicopter that crashed in northern Iowa, killing three people, was not equipped to fly in the wintery weather conditions at the time of the accident, a federal report foun. more »»

Naked man pulled from river in D.M.

August 14, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Crews have rescued a man from the Des Moines River after he was found swimming near the Center Street dam in downtown Des Moines. more »»

Loaded gun found in bag at D.M. airport

August 14, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — A loaded gun and an extra magazine have been found by security officials at the Des Moines airport. more »»

Court asked to reconsider decision

August 13, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Lawyers representing black workers are asking the Iowa Supreme Court to reconsider the decision throwing out a class-action lawsuit challenging executive branch hiring practice. more »»

 
 

Graettinger Labor Day celebration August 30, 2014

GRAETTINGER — Graettinger’s 118th annual Labor Day celebration will be held Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Saturday events begin at 8 a.m. with the men’s golf tournament and citywide garage sales. more »

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