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August 1, 2014 The temporary traffic lights that dangled from wires near Menards on Fifth Avenue South in Fort Dodge for nearly a decade have come dow. more »»

 
 
 
Tax-free

August 1, 2014 Stores in the Fort Dodge area may be filled today with shoppers ready to expand their wardrobes without giving the state and local governments any more money. more »»

GOP votes to back public defender

August 1, 2014 Joseph McCarville became the Republican candidate for Webster County attorney Thursday evening. more »»

Shimkat to take talent to state level

August 1, 2014 Lisa Shimkat is set to become the statewide director of the Iowa Small Business Development Center later this month, a position in which she will take on new responsibilities to help small businesse... more »»

Tech specialists added in FD schools

August 1, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District has added two technology integration specialists to its staff. more »»

Road to recovery

July 31, 2014 LEHIGH — Nine months ago, Emma Kiefer was at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines after being seriously injured in a car accident just outside Callender. more »»

McCarville selected as GOP Webster County Attorney Candidate

July 31, 2014 Joseph McCarville is the Republican candidate for Webster County attorney. Webster County Republican delegates nominated McCarville in a 13-6 vote Thursday night. more »»

Man in FD standoff faces six charges

July 31, 2014 The man facing several charges for Tuesday’s standoff with police made his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Wednesday. Kristopher L. more »»

Jim Mowrer criticizes King on immigration

July 31, 2014 The actions and inaccurate statements of U.S. Rep. more »»

Pocahontas hears proposal for artistic plan

July 31, 2014 POCAHONTAS — The future of public art in both the city of Pocahontas and the county at large will center on the public spaces around Lizard Lake, according to a conceptual plan presented Wednesday. more »»

At FD schools, Balanced Leadership training benefits teachers, students

July 31, 2014 Fort Dodge Community School District faculty and administrators have spent the past year undergoing Balanced Leadership training. more »»

Your tax dollars at work

July 31, 2014 This is a summary of major bills approved for payment by the Fort Dodge City Council on Monda. more »»

Appeals court upholds Clark sentence

July 31, 2014 A Fort Dodge man who admitted assaulting a woman had the appeal of his sentence denied Wednesday. more »»

FD man accused of taking lawn mower

July 31, 2014 Benjamin L. Foster, 32, 1409 Third Ave. S., made his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Wednesday on a charge of second degree-theft, a class C felony. more »»

Man allegedly takes laptop from home

July 31, 2014 William E. Whytus Jr., 34, 309.5 N. Eighth St., is charged with second-degree burglary and first-degree theft, both class C felonies in an incident involving a computer. more »»

L-M, PAC discuss sharing athletics and activities

July 31, 2014 LAURENS — An agreement between two schools on athletics and activities sharing is expected to be reached by August. more »»

FDMS athletic physicals required

July 31, 2014 All seventh- and eighth-grade students planning to participate in school athletics this year must have a current physical on file at Fort Dodge Middle School prior to the beginning of practice. more »»

Elderbridge will host Medicare class

July 31, 2014 Elderbridge Agency on Aging will be holding a class on Medicare basics from 1 to 2 p.m. Aug. 19 at its office, 308 Central Ave. For more information, call Linsey Albright, 955-5244. more »»

Standoff ends peacefully

July 30, 2014 A man who barricaded himself inside a Fort Dodge home was safely taken into police custody after a nearly four-hour standoff Tuesday morning. Kristopher L. more »»

Fye makes initial appearance

July 30, 2014 The man facing several charges for Tuesday's standoff with police made his initial appearance in court Wednesday. Kristopher L. Fye, 29, is set for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 8. more »»

Bond case still in talks

July 30, 2014 Fort Dodge law enforcement officials have not yet determined whether charges will be filed against a woman who allegedly took in nearly 60 dogs and cats. more »»

 
 

Kossuth County Fair August 1, 2014

"Daycare Day at the Fair"9:00am 4-H/FFA/Kid's Open Poultry Show (Poultry Barn)9:00am 4-H/FFA Breeding Beef Show, Prospect Calf Show & Market Beef Show (Show Barn)12:00-8:00pm Floral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Open12:00-8:00pm Outdoor Flea Market Open (Outside of... more »

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