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Heritage winner announced

July 13, 2014 ALGONA — The winner of the Algona Founders’ Day Heritage Award was the Rev. Cecil Friedman. more »»

Registration has begun for FD schools

July 12, 2014 Registration for the 2014-15 school year is currently taking place at the Fort Dodge Community Schools. more »»

FDSH car raffle drawing is Tuesday

July 11, 2014 The raffle drawing for the 2014 Ford Mustang GT to support the Fort Dodge Senior High Athletics and Activities Department will take place Tuesday. The winning ticket will be drawn at 5:30 p.. more »»

MidAmerican begins wire theft effort

July 11, 2014 DES MOINES — Mid-American Energy Co. said it has launched a program designed to combat copper wire theft in the Fort Dodge area. more »»

Woman’s death called suspicious

July 10, 2014 WALKER (AP) — Authorities in eastern Iowa said the death of a woman found in the middle of a road is suspicious. more »»

Decorah eagle dies after electrocution

July 10, 2014 DECORAH (AP) — Researchers monitoring a young eagle in Decorah said the bird died after being electrocuted by a power line. more »»

‘Field of Dreams’ sculpture in butter

July 10, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa State Fair will feature a “Field of Dreams” butter sculpture this year along with its iconic butter cow. more »»

Burke hosts ‘Coffee with the Candidate’

July 10, 2014 Webster County recorder candidate Shari Burke will host a “Coffee with the Candidate” meeting at 9 a.m. today at Central Perk, 14 S. 14th S. more »»

Street closings announced in FD

July 10, 2014 Parts of two Fort Dodge streets will be closed today and Friday for repaving, according to the city engineering staff. Those streets are: • South 19th Street between 12th Avenue South and 21st Street. more »»

Officials set schedules for harvesting hay

July 10, 2014 AMES (AP) — Iowa transportation officials have set two schedules for harvesting hay within state-maintained highway. more »»

chool district worker accused of stealing

July 10, 2014 WELLMAN (AP) — A former business manager for an Iowa school district has been accused of stealing about $8,000 through an employee credit card. more »»

Hail hits Fort Dodge

June 30, 2014 Large hail has hit Fort Dodge from a Monday morning thunderstorm, some considerably larger than a quarter. more »»

Marian Home fireworks postponed

June 27, 2014 The fireworks at the Marian Home have been postponed until July 7. They will begin at dusk. more »»

Boil order in Moorland

June 23, 2014 MOORLAND — A boil order has been issued for Moorland. According to Emergency Management Coordinator Tony Jorgensen, some contractors were working in Moorland when they struck a 6-inch pipe. more »»

10th Avenue North to close Tuesday

June 22, 2014 Weather permitting, Fort Dodge Asphalt will be closing 10th Avenue North from North 32nd Street to the city limits to through traffic. more »»

UPDATE: Fire was arson, officials say

June 22, 2014 Saturday afternoon’s fire was deliberately set, officials say. more »»

Elmhurst to close on Monday

June 22, 2014 Weather permitting, Fort Dodge Asphalt will be closing Elmhurst Avenue to through traffic from North 25th Street to Cooper Drive on Monday. The intersections will be open to through traffic. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

June 22, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will have its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Central Administration Building, 104 S. 17th St. more »»

Veterans Appreciation Concert is June 28

June 21, 2014 HUMBOLDT – Country singer Ricky Lynn Gregg will perform at a free June 28 concert in Humboldt to benefit veterans. The Veterans Appreciation Concert will be held at Joe Sheldon Park. more »»

Breakfast to feature RAGBRAI speakers

June 19, 2014 The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance will hold a RAGBRAI rally and breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Friday at Willow Ridge Golf Course. more »»



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