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Cub Scouts ‘Stuff the Bus’ is today

April 18, 2015 Local Cub Scout packs will be collecting nonperishable items for a “Stuff the Bus” event to help the Backpack Buddies program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Fareway. more »»

Fiorina to visit Fort Dodge next week

April 18, 2015 Potential Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina will visit Fort Dodge next Saturday. Fiorina will speak at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Clare Public Library to host RIPP group

April 18, 2015 CLARE — The Clare Public Library will host the Researchers in Paranormal Phenomenon beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday. The presentation will include personal experiences in paranormal investigation. more »»

Water to be shut off in FD neighborhood

April 16, 2015 Water service to the area around 15th Avenue North and Ninth Street will be shut off today while city crews replace a valve, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. more »»

Thursday Fit Night is tonight in FD

April 16, 2015 Third Thursday Fit Night, the monthly event for runners and walkers of all abilities and ages, kicks off its summer season today. There is no fee. Registration will start at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Stay-A-Breast fundraiser Tuesday

April 16, 2015 The second annual Stay-A-Breast fundraiser to support cancer patients and cancer research is set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fort Dodge Senior High swimming pool. more »»

FOD Walk to be held Tuesday

April 13, 2015 The annual Foreign Object Debris walk will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Volunteers for the cleanup will meet at the north corner of the Walmart parking lot. Wear gloves, old clothes and old shoes. more »»

Fort Dodge Council to mull open burning

April 12, 2015 The Fort Dodge City Council will consider giving residents a chance to burn yard waste for several days later this month. more »»

John Deere sets volunteer layoffs

April 12, 2015 PATON — A total of 60 employees at the John Deere plant in Paton voluntarily took seasonal layoffs and are expected to be recalled in mid-Augus. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

April 12, 2015 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will have a meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Central Administration office, 104 S. 17th St. more »»

Hy-Vee Half-Marathon and 5K Results

April 12, 2015 Hy-Vee Half-Marathon Results Overall winner, men. more »»

Applicants wanted for W.C. commissions

April 9, 2015 WEBSTER CITY — The city of Webster City is accepting applications for vacancies on the following boards and commissions: airport commission; airport zoning commission; city planning and zoning... more »»

Ex-Iowa lawmaker’s trial begins

April 9, 2015 GARNER (AP) — Jury selection is underway in the trial of a former state lawmaker accused of raping his wife in a nursing home. more »»

Lawsuit against Pella Corp. gets trial

April 9, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — A Tama designer and builder of equipment used in factories to make products will get a trial to determine whether window and door manufacturer Pella Corp. stole trade secrets. more »»

Senate confirms four new Regents

April 9, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Senate has confirmed four members to the board that oversee the state’s three public universities. more »»

University of Iowa to ban all tobacco on campus

April 9, 2015 IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa is set become the first of the state’s three public universities to ban tobacco on its campu. more »»

D.M. couple charged in wake of homicide

April 9, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — A Des Moines man has turned himself in to authorities after a 50-year-old man’s death in a weekend assault was ruled a homicide. more »»

Students walk out over non-hire

April 9, 2015 WEST DES MOINES (AP) — Students and alumni staged a walkout Wednesday in protest of a West Des Moines Catholic high school opting to not hire a substitute teacher full time after learning he was ga. more »»

Council postpones impound action

April 9, 2015 MASON CITY (AP) — Mason City’s council has postponed action on a proposed ordinance that would allow police to impound vehicles for any one of 10 violations, including certain misdemeanors. more »»

Alley closed for utility work

April 5, 2015 The alley between Central Avenue and First Avenue North, and between 10th and 11th streets, is closed for utility work by MidAmerican Energy. It will be closed until the work is completed. more »»



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