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Rachel’s Challenge celebrated May 19

May 16, 2014 Rachel’s Challenge will take center stage Monday as nearly 4,000 students from all Fort Dodge community schools and St. Edmond Catholic School gather at Dodger Stadium from 9 to 10:15 a.. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

May 11, 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 »»

Part of Central Avenue to close

May 11, 2014 Weather permitting, beginning, Monday at 8 a.m. until work is completed, both lanes of Central Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Seventh and Eighth street. more »»

Buenting one of officers honored in D.M.

May 10, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and other state officials marked National Police Week by honoring four law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. more »»

Elderbridge celebrating 40th anniversary

May 10, 2014 Elderbridge Agency on Aging is observing its 40th anniversary with a week of special events that begin Monday. The schedule of events in the Fort Dodge office is as follows: Monday: 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. more »»

King votes for Benghazi panel

May 9, 2014 U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, voted in favor of establishing a committee to investigate the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012. more »»

Frontier plans maintenance activity

April 28, 2014 Beginning at midnight through 6 a.m. Tuesday, Frontier Communications fiber maintenance activity is scheduled to occur. more »»

Car hits gas meter in Fort Dodge

April 26, 2014 A natural gas leak occurred in Fort Dodge Friday afternoon when a car knocked a gas meter off a house. No one was injured and no evacuations were necessary. The incident at 1520 Fifth Ave. N. more »»

Eggs and Issues schedule changed

April 20, 2014 The schedule for the remaining Eggs and Issues legislative forums in Fort Dodge has been changed. The forums scheduled for April 26 and May 10 have been cancele. more »»

Road work will affect FD traffic

April 18, 2014 Weather permitting, beginning at 7 a.m. Monday until the work is completed, the eastbound lanes of Fifth Avenue South will be reduced to one lane of traffic at South 25th Stree. more »»

Holiday closings

April 18, 2014 What’s closed or open for Good Friday and Easter? Financial Citizens — Closed Easter Sunday. CS Bank — Normal business hours. First American — Normal business hours. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

April 13, 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 »»

Webster County Museum to open

April 12, 2014 OTHO — The Webster County Museum will open on April 26, according to Phyllis Stewart, museum curator. Previously, an opening date of April 24 was announced. more »»

Birds, bees, butterflies workshop Tuesday

April 10, 2014 “Attracting Birds, Bees and Butterflies to the Garden” is the topic of a workshop to be held at the Webster County ISU Extension office at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. more »»

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 »»



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