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Planting for wildlife

April 25, 2015 The weather is warmer and grass is greening. In between the April showers, people are getting outside to plant. more »»

POW story to highlight fundraiser

April 25, 2015 Former naval aviator Larry Spencer was flying over North Vietnam on a winter day in 1966 when he was blasted out of the sky and soon found himself in the notorious prison called the Hanoi Hilton. more »»

Career academy prepares for year two

April 25, 2015 EAGLE GROVE — As the first year of the North Central Career Academy nears its end, administrators with Iowa Central Community College are making preparations for next year. more »»

With $110K, Algona readies another trail phase

April 25, 2015 ALGONA — Funding for phase three of Algona’s trails project has been approved by the North Iowa Area Council of Government. more »»

Another option

April 25, 2015 When someone is convicted of a crime, a common assumption might be that that person will go to prison. Instead, it’s possible the defendant will be granted probation. more »»

Summer projects

April 24, 2015 People who live on Avenue E and C Street will have to deal with construction projects in front of their homes this summer. more »»

RAGBRAI route through FD set

April 24, 2015 Business owners had a chance to ask questions while previewing the RAGBRAI route through Fort Dodge Thursday afternoon at the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance. more »»

Sister’s CEO honored for her business

April 24, 2015 HUMBOLDT — Deb Davis wanted to turn her love of cooking into something that would enable her to earn some money and keep busy in retirement. more »»

Winning pictures

April 24, 2015 The winners of the spring Iowa Central Community College Professional Photography Program show were announced Thursday evening during a presentation and reception in the Triton Gallery inside the... more »»

In with the new

April 23, 2015 Fort Dodge Family Credit Union broke ground Wednesday on the future site of its new building, located next to Zakeer’s Restaurant on Second Avenue South. more »»

In water lawsuit, insurers draw a line

April 23, 2015 The three counties being sued by the Des Moines Water Works are looking for ways to pay attorneys fees after they learned their insurance companies will not cover them. more »»

Trinity CEO takes on new duties

April 23, 2015 Sue Thompson, chief executive officer of UnityPoint — Fort Dodge has been selected to help UnityPoint Health systemwide strengthen its efforts to upgrade clinical quality of care and enhance patient... more »»

Drainage lawsuit will be heard Wednesday

April 23, 2015 MOORLAND — A dispute over how much land can be included in a tax-exempt drainage right of way will be heard in Iowa District Court at 9 a.m. Wednesday. more »»

Holocaust lessons

April 23, 2015 Fort Dodge Middle School’s eighth-grade students concluded their lessons about the Holocaust by creating art and exhibits to display in the school. “We had a large variety of exhibits. more »»

Cake auction raises $54K

April 23, 2015 Donations are continuing to come in more than a week after the Domestic/Sexual Assault Outreach Center held its annual cake auction. more »»

Spring Cleanup Days begin

April 23, 2015 Spring Cleanup Days are the last two Wednesdays of April and the first two Wednesdays of May, according to the following schedule: Wednesday: North of Second Avenue North and east of 15th Street,... more »»

ReStore salvages from 1881 home

April 22, 2015 Today may be Earth Day, but Twin Rivers ReStore relies year-round on being Earth-friendly. more »»

Crosstown connector construction gears up

April 22, 2015 Another section of First Avenue South in downtown Fort Dodge closed to traffic Tuesday as work continues on the crosstown connector project. more »»

Watson Lentsch lawsuit settled

April 22, 2015 A former director’s lawsuit against the North Central Iowa Regional Solid Waste Agency appears to be settled, though the details of the settlement were not yet made available. more »»

Jensen back to being mayor

April 22, 2015 HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Mayor Walter Jensen returned to office Monday afternoon after taking a two-month leave of absence. “I had too much stuff going on,” Jensen said Tuesday. more »»

Waste Agency investigates ongoing liquid waste issues

April 22, 2015 The North Central Iowa Regional Solid Waste Agency continues to investigate the mystery of excess solids in its liquid wast. more »»


Respect Life Rummage Sale April 25, 2015

St. Edmond annual Respect Life Rummage Sale is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Corpus Christi Center, 405 N. Eighth St. more »

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