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FD street work will interrupt traffic

April 10, 2014 The eastbound lanes of Fifth Avenue South between 30th and 31st streets will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. today. The westbound lanes will be converted to one lane of traffic in each direction. more »»

Repaving set on highways 20 and 17

April 6, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — Repaving on U.S. more »»

First Fort Dodge Spring Cleanup Day is April 23

April 6, 2014 Spring Cleanup Days will be held the last two Wednesdays of April and the first two Wednesdays of May, according to the following schedule: April 23 — North of Second Avenue North and east of 15th... more »»

Branstad signs civil containment bill

April 4, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — A bill meant to stop the release of sexually violent predators has been signed into law. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed the bill Thursday. more »»

Public art to be subject of forum

March 30, 2014 POCAHONTAS — A public art project in Pocahontas County will be the subject of a forum Thursday evening. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in the Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency, 500 N.E. Sixth St. more »»

Ekstrom trial date to be set

March 29, 2014 Holly Ekstrom, who is accused of killing Steven Fisher in July 2013, is expected to have her new trial date scheduled next wee. more »»

Local audit reports released

March 29, 2014 An audit report on Webster County Metropolitan Law Enforcement Telecommunications Board in Fort Dodge has been released by Schnurr & Company, LLP, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants. more »»

Spring Cleanup Days approaching

March 29, 2014 Spring Cleanup Days will be held the last two Wednesdays of April and the first two Wednesdays of May, according to the following schedule: April 23 — North of Second Avenue North and East of 15th... more »»

Accountants release FD audit report

March 28, 2014 An audit of the Fort Dodge city government for the 2012-2013 fiscal year has been completed by Cornwell, Frideres, Maher & Associates PLC, of Fort Dodge. more »»

May trial set for man in Iowa standoff

March 28, 2014 SAC CITY (AP) — A May trial has been scheduled for a 26-year-old man facing several charges linked to a standoff with officers in northwest Iowa. more »»

FD yard waste site opens March 31

March 23, 2014 The Fort Dodge Public Works yard waste site will open for the regular season March 31. Hours will be 8 a.m. to noon on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

March 23, 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 S. more »»

Register for library preschool Storytime

March 23, 2014 Registration for the Spring Preschool Storytime at the Fort Dodge Public Library begins Thursday. Children who are 3 through 6 years of age and not in kindergarten are eligible for registration. more »»

FD Housing to hold public hearing

March 21, 2014 The Fort Dodge Housing Agency has developed its annual plan for the fiscal year 2014. The public housing agency plan is available for review at the agency’s office, 700 S. 17th St., between 9 a.m. more »»

Police respond to walkers on train trestle

March 20, 2014 Police responded to a report of five people walking on the high train bridge over the Des Moines River. The five returned to the east bank of the bridge safely. more »»

Judy Cosgrove to retire

March 20, 2014 Webster County Recorder Judy Cosgrove has announced she will not seek re-election in 2014 and will retire at the end of her term on Dec. 31. more »»

Road closures planned for funeral

March 18, 2014 To accommodate the large attendance anticipated at the funeral services for Fort Dodge firefighter Tom Peart, the city of Fort Dodge Public Works Department is making the following temporary parkin... more »»

ISU Extension and Outreach Week set

March 18, 2014 In observance of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, which is March 23-29, the Webster County office will be holding an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. March 26 at 217 S. 25th St. more »»

Second Avenue South to close

March 16, 2014 Beginning Monday at 7 a.m. until work is completed, the westbound lanes of Second Avenue South will be closed between South Third Street and South Fourth Street. more »»

Plants, animals workshop set

March 16, 2014 A free “Plants and Animals” workshop will be held at the Webster County Iowa State University Extension office at 6:30 p.m. March 2. more »»



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