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FD woman charged in robbery attempt

October 1, 2016 A Fort Dodge woman is facing robbery and terrorism charges after she allegedly tried to rob a credit union with a BB gun and a fake bomb Friday afternoon. more »»

 
 
 
Innovation is the key

October 1, 2016 Where there’s economic growth, there’s a need for new housing, especially in Iowa’s rural areas, according to Debi Durham, the director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority. more »»

High praise for Fort Dodge

September 30, 2016 The governor and lieutenant governor had praise for Fort Dodge Thursday during a lunchtime speech at the 2016 Fall Conference of the Professional Developers of Iowa. Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. more »»

One arrested after gun incident

September 30, 2016 A person has been taken into police custody after a report of a person with a gun at a Fort Dodge credit union. Nobody was hurt in the incident, according to Fort Dodge Police Capt. Bob Thode. more »»

Head-on collision leaves two seriously injured

September 30, 2016 BARNUM — Two men suffered serious injuries after a head-on collision between a car and truck along Iowa Highway 7 just east of Johnson Avenue Thursday afternoon, according to Trooper Paul Gardner, o... more »»

Officers to receive highest Iowa award

September 30, 2016 Three local law enforcement officers will receive the highest statewide award for peace officers for saving the life of an apparently suicidal man who jumped off a bridge last December. more »»

Man arrested after Thursday pursuit

September 30, 2016 A man who led Fort Dodge police officers on a high-speed chase in and out of city limits was arrested and charged with multiple offenses Thursday, according to police reports. more »»

Gully held on bond

September 30, 2016 A suspect wanted in connection with an 18-month drug and gang investigation made his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Thursday. more »»

Much to show and tell

September 29, 2016 Fort Dodge has become an impressive example of growth for other areas around the state of Iowa to model, according to Maureen Elbert, executive director of the Kossuth and Palo Alto County Economic... more »»

Man leads police on chase

September 29, 2016 A homeless man who led Fort Dodge police officers on a high speed chase in and out of city limits was arrested and charged with multiple offenses Thursday, according to police reports. more »»

Head-on collision injures two

September 29, 2016 Two people suffered serious injuries after a head-on collision between a car and truck along Iowa Highway 7 near Johnson Avenue Thursday afternoon, according to Trooper Paul Gardner, of the Iowa... more »»

District 5 candidates talk hogs, growth

September 29, 2016 Candidates for Webster County Supervisor weighed in on hog confinements, water quality lawsuits, and economic development at a forum Wednesday nigh. more »»

Five arrested in drug, gang bust

September 29, 2016 By JOE SUTTER jsutter@messengernews.net Five Fort Dodge men were arrested early Wednesday morning after a months-long drug and gang investigation by state and federal agencies. more »»

Judge calls for federal effort on prescription prices

September 29, 2016 The buying power of the federal government should be used to drive down prescription drug costs for all Americans, according to U.S. Senate candidate Patty Judge. more »»

Commission recommends approval of changes needed for new shopping center

September 28, 2016 A proposed new shopping center to be built where the vacant Sears store at Crossroads Mall now stands received a key endorsement Tuesday. more »»

Supervisors want public input

September 28, 2016 By JOE SUTTER jsutter@messengernews. more »»

Air Choice One releases flight schedule

September 28, 2016 Air Choice One has released a new flight schedule following an announcement that the Fort Dodge Regional Airport will once again be linked with the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. more »»

Supervisors thank Stark for service

September 28, 2016 A new member, or probably two, are needed to serve on the Webster County Board of Adjustment. more »»

Three hurt in Newell crash

September 28, 2016 By PETER KASPARI pkaspari@messengernews.net NEWELL — Three people were hurt in a head-on collision Saturday night near Newell. The accident happened at 10:18 p.m. more »»

 
 

35th Annual Tornado Alley 5K Run/Walk October 1, 2016

ALGONA — The Algona Recreation Department will host the 35th annual Tornado Alley 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, in conjunction with the Algona Band Day Festival. The 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will begin at 8 a.m. more »

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