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Growth in Iowa bird flu cases appears to be slowing

June 8, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa officials are optimistic after the growth of bird flu cases in the state slowed last week. more »»

Flower show winners announced

June 8, 2015 “Holiday’s Memories” was the theme for this year’s Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club flower show, which was held Saturday and Sunday at the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Storms knock down trees, cause damage

June 8, 2015 AMES (AP) — Central Iowa residents are picking up fallen tree limbs and dealing with other minor damage from overnight storms. more »»

Council to consider Oleson Park Zoo site

June 7, 2015 Future plans for the Oleson Park Zoo site will be discussed by the Fort Dodge City Council on Monday. more »»

Carson to speak at Iowa Central

June 7, 2015 Dr. Ben Carson, a Republican presidential candidate, is speaking Thursday at Iowa Central Community College. The event is at 7:30 a.. more »»

Savage water advisory rescinded

June 5, 2015 The Fort Dodge Water Department has rescinded the precautionary drinking water advisory that was in place for the Savage Addition only. more »»

FD flower show is Saturday and Sunday

June 4, 2015 The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club Holidays & Memories flower show will be from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Goodwill drive heading to Farnhamville

June 4, 2015 FARNHAMVILLE — The Goodwill trailer will be in Farnhamville June 18 through June 25 at the United Methodist Church for a donation drive. more »»

Kiosks renew, replace driver’s licenses

June 4, 2015 CASCADE (AP) — The Iowa Department of Transportation is installing 24 kiosks across the state in locations like grocery stores and library branches as a convenient way for people to renew or replace... more »»

Prosecutor: Officers fired shots at vehicle

June 4, 2015 FAIRFIELD (AP) — Iowa police officers opened fire on a vehicle carrying two teenagers when the driver sped toward them following a high-speed pursuit, a prosecutor said Wednesday. more »»

More bird flu likely in Hamilton and Sac

June 4, 2015 DES MOINES — Two more turkey farms in Hamilton and Sac counties may be infected with bird flu, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship reported Wednesday. more »»

More Second Avenue North to be closed

May 31, 2015 Another section of Second Avenue North will close on Monday as the reconstruction of part of that street continues, the Fort Dodge city engineering staff reported. more »»

Memorial Day service to move indoors

May 25, 2015 Memorial Day ceremonies in Fort Dodge will be held indoors because of expected bad weather today, according to the Fort Dodge Veterans Council. more »»

Council to consider incentive for AML

May 17, 2015 The Fort Dodge City Council will consider financial assistance to the company planning to buy the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. Riverside plant when it meets Monday. more »»

Comprehensive plan meeting set

May 17, 2015 A public meeting on the process of writing a comprehensive plan for the city of Fort Dodge will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Fort Dodge Public Library by the City Squar. more »»

41 FDMS eighth-graders to receive awards

May 16, 2015 Forty-one Fort Dodge Middle School eighth-graders will receive the Presidential Academic Excellence Award. The awards program is Monday at 7 p.m. in the FDMS auditorium. A reception will follow. more »»

Moorland alumni banquet is June 13

May 14, 2015 MOORLAND — The Moorland annual alumni banquet will be June 13 at the Moorland Community Center in Moorland. Anyone who attended Moorland school is welcome to attend. Social time begins at 5 p.. more »»

Taxidermist admits trafficking rhino horns

May 14, 2015 CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — A taxidermist has pleaded guilty to purchasing and transporting black rhinoceros horns from Oregon to Iowa. The U.S. more »»

Postmaster gets probation in mail theft

May 14, 2015 SIOUX CITY (AP) — A former northern Iowa postmaster has been sentenced to probation and community service after pleading guilty to stealing narcotics from the mail. more »»



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