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Property taxes are due, says treasurer

May 26, 2016 The Webster County treasurer is reminding county residents that property taxes must be paid before May 31. Taxes which are not paid will be published in the newspaper on June 4. more »»

Storytime to begin at the Fort Dodge Public Library

May 25, 2016 Registration for summer storytime will start Thursday. Children who are from 2 to 6 years old are the intended audience, but children of all ages may attend with appropriate adult supervision. more »»

Eggs and Issues set for this evening

May 25, 2016 The final Eggs and Issues forum for the 2016 Iowa legislative session will be held this evening in Fort Dodge. The forum will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Triton Cafe at Iowa Central Community College. more »»

Stratford preparing for Freedom Rock

May 25, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Rachel Cahill, Stratford city manager, and Mike Nepereny, Stratford mayor, presented an update on the Freedom Rock project in their community Tuesday to the Hamilton County Board of... more »»

Hamilton Co. to have cemetery walk

May 25, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Jackie Frederick, with the Hamilton County Cemetery Preservation Society, presented its annual report to the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. more »»

Controlled burn removes Duck Island structure that was built illegally

May 24, 2016 A structure that officials said was illegally built on Duck Island in the Des Moines River was destroyed Monday in a fire that was set and controlled by Fort Dodge authorities. more »»

FDPD, UP host rail enforcement

May 24, 2016 Local law enforcement teamed up with Union Pacific Railroad Thursday to hold a railroad crossing enforcement project. more »»

Sinkhole repair ongoing in FD

May 24, 2016 South 22nd Street south of 15th Avenue South will be opened to one-lane traffic through the work area this morning, as crews repair a sinkhole that opened up last week. more »»

FD man charged with kicking in door

May 23, 2016 A Fort Dodge man was arrested Saturday afternoon after he reportedly broke into a house and assaulted a woman, police reported. Fort Dodge police identified the suspect as Mandell Clark, 4. more »»

Eggs and Issues set for Wednesday

May 22, 2016 The final Eggs and Issues forum for the 2016 Iowa legislative session will held Wednesday evening. The forum will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Triton Cafe at Iowa Central Community College. more »»

FD intersection to be closed

May 22, 2016 The intersection of Eighth Avenue North and 16th Street will be closed Monday, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. City crews will be replacing a water valve there. more »»

South Seventh Street remains closed

May 22, 2016 A portion of South Seventh Street in Fort Dodge will remain closed until June 1, according to the city engineering staff. more »»

Oakland Cemetery Walk is June 11-12

May 22, 2016 The 14th annual Oakland Cemetery walk is June 11 at Oakland Cemetery from 1 to 3 p.m. The tours begin every 10 minutes. A shuttle bus departs from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1436 21st Ave. N. more »»

Spelling Bee is set for June 4

May 22, 2016 Come to the annual Frontier Days Spelling Bee at the Fort Museum Schoolhouse on June 4. Show off your skills at spelling the unique words that will be read off spelling lists. more »»

Truck hits ballfield fence at Fort Dodge Senior High

May 21, 2016 A Fort Dodge man apparently suffered minor injuries when his truck went off the road and crashed into the fence surrounding a baseball diamond at Fort Dodge Senior High Friday afternoon. Police Lt. more »»

Buena Vista University holds commencement today

May 21, 2016 STORM LAKE — Buena Vista University will hold commencement ceremonies today, with 710 graduates scheduled to receive their degrees. more »»

Cost share available for water quality practices

May 20, 2016 The 2016 sign-up period is open for cost share funds to help farmers install nutrient reduction practices. more »»

Social Security Administration sending out letters

May 20, 2016 Beginning this week, more than 28,000 Iowa Medicare beneficiaries will receive a letter from the Social Security Administration telling them that they may be eligible for help with their... more »»

Candidate Susan Bangert to be at Grounded

May 20, 2016 CLARION — The Wright County Democrats will host their Senate 4 candidate, Susan Bangert from Algona, from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at Grounded. The Democrats will also meet at 6 p.m. more »»

Early, absentee voting opens for primary

May 17, 2016 Absentee ballots for the June 7 primary election are now available in the Webster County auditor’s office. Voting is also open at the auditor’s office, Webster County Courthouse, 701 Central Ave. more »»



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