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Register for ‘love and limits’ program

September 13, 2014 The Strengthening Families Program is registering Fort Dodge sixth-graders and their parents for the communication-based prevention program scheduled to begin on Oct. . more »»

Miller gets conservation award

September 11, 2014 State Rep. Helen Miller, D-Fort Dodge, has received an award for her work on soil and water conservation. more »»

University of Iowa to offer 3-year degree

September 11, 2014 AMES (AP) — The University of Iowa announced Wednesday plans to create a program that would allow some students to earn their undergraduate degree in three years. more »»

Regents approve $523M funding request

September 11, 2014 AMES (AP) — The Iowa Board of Regents voted Wednesday to ask the Iowa Legislature for nearly $523 million in funding next year for the state’s three public universities. The amount includes $12. more »»

Crews rescue man from grain bin

September 11, 2014 NEWTON (AP) — Crews rescued a man who became trapped in a grain bin south of Newton, fire officials said. more »»

Intersection in FD to close for a week

September 7, 2014 Weather permitting, beginning Wednesday for approximately one week, the intersection of North 16th Street and 10th Avenue North will be closed to through traffic. more »»

FDCSD board to elect new president

September 7, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will have a meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Central Administration Office, 104 S. 17th St. more »»

Woman dies in crash south of Webster City

September 6, 2014 RANDALL — Joy Niklasen, of Alleman and formerly of Webster City, was killed as a result of a two-vehicle accident around 8:30 p.m. Thursday on Iowa Highway 69 west of Randall. more »»

Webster City water valve maintenance

September 6, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — Beginning Monday, water valves will be operated for maintenance purposes at several locations throughout the city between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.. more »»

Veterans Bridge to close Tuesday

August 31, 2014 Veterans Bridge on First Avenue South in Fort Dodge will be closed Tuesday and will remain closed for about four weeks. more »»

Plowden artist talk today at Blanden

August 30, 2014 The David Plowden Artist Talk will begin at 3:30 p.m. today at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S. A reception will begin at 3 p.m. The event is fre. more »»

Firefighters start campaign for MDA

August 28, 2014 Fort Dodge firefighters will collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association over the Labor Day weekend during the annual Fill the Boot campaign. more »»

Street closures set in Fort Dodge

August 28, 2014 One eastbound lane in the 2800 block of Fifth Avenue South will be closed to traffic today and Friday, according to the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. more »»

Dog swim party will raise money

August 28, 2014 EAGLE GROVE — The Wright County Humane Society will be holding a fundraising dog swim party between 6 and 8 p.m. Monday at the Eagle Grove pool. more »»

Teens in car hurt when it rams school bus

August 28, 2014 INWOOD (AP) — Two teenage boys have been hospitalized after the car they were in rammed the rear of a school bus in northwest Iowa. The accident occurred a little after 7:45 a.m. Tuesday in Inwood. more »»

Student sex offender placement OK’d

August 28, 2014 IOWA CITY (AP) — The Iowa City Community School Board has approved the school placement of a student who is required to register as a sex offender. more »»

Man threatened school children

August 28, 2014 CHARLES CITY (AP) — A man in northern Iowa has been arrested after authorities say he made threatening statements against school children. more »»

County copes with loss of four teens

August 28, 2014 FARLEY (AP) — Members of an Iowa community have banded together to support one another after the death of four local teenager. more »»

Deer slams into restaurant window

August 28, 2014 SIOUX CITY (AP) — Officials said no one was hurt when a deer slammed into the window of a restaurant in Sioux City. more »»

Man pauses trip down Mississippi

August 28, 2014 BURLINGTON (AP) — An Indiana man said he paused his trip down the Mississippi River after his kayak was tampered with this week in Iowa. more »»



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