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Workforce sends benefits after glitch

August 21, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa’s workforce agency provided unemployment benefits to some people that didn’t seek them earlier this year, and staff was urged to stay quiet about what had happened, according... more »»

Annual Meriwether dinner is Saturday

August 15, 2014 The annual H.C. Meriwether smoked chop and smoked turkey dinner will be held on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Coppin Chapel AME Church, 329 First Ave. S. Tickets are $10. more »»

Matter, Omodt to sign books in Badger

August 15, 2014 BADGER — Authors Pat Matter and Chris Omodt will hold a book signing from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at Knuckleheads in Badge. more »»

FD street repair to close A Street

August 14, 2014 FD street repair to close A Street Effective immediately until the work is completed, A Street will be closed to through traffic from Avenue D to Avenue E. more »»

Teen killed in collision in Sac County

August 14, 2014 EARLY (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol said a teenager from Sac County has been killed in a head-on car crash with a recreational vehicle. more »»

Icing affected medical helicopter crash

August 14, 2014 MASON CITY (AP) — A helicopter that crashed in northern Iowa, killing three people, was not equipped to fly in the wintery weather conditions at the time of the accident, a federal report foun. more »»

Naked man pulled from river in D.M.

August 14, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Crews have rescued a man from the Des Moines River after he was found swimming near the Center Street dam in downtown Des Moines. more »»

Loaded gun found in bag at D.M. airport

August 14, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — A loaded gun and an extra magazine have been found by security officials at the Des Moines airport. more »»

Court asked to reconsider decision

August 13, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Lawyers representing black workers are asking the Iowa Supreme Court to reconsider the decision throwing out a class-action lawsuit challenging executive branch hiring practice. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

August 10, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will have a meeting Monday at the Central Administration Office, 104 S. 17th St. more »»

Fall FD Kennel Club classes offered

August 7, 2014 Fall FD Kennel Club classes offered Sign-up is underway for the fall Fort Dodge Kennel Club dog basic obedience classes. Class for puppies under 6 months old begins Sept. . more »»

Regents direct schools to save on supplies

August 7, 2014 IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa’s three public universities will be directed to negotiate new, master contracts for goods and services in the coming months under a consultant-led effort approved Wednesday to... more »»

Iowa council replaces demoted police chief

August 7, 2014 NASHUA (AP) — A city council in northern Iowa has promoted an officer to take over for the demoted police chie. more »»

Photos of Iowa veterans to be displayed

August 7, 2014 JANESVILLE (AP) — A Waterloo museum will soon welcome a permanent display of photos featuring Iowa veterans who were killed in the Vietnam War. more »»

Interrupting lawyer gets rare sanction

August 7, 2014 SIOUX CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Iowa meted out an unusual punishment to a lawyer for repeatedly raising objections and interrupting depositions: She must produce a training video showing why... more »»

FFA awards Iowa Farmer degrees

August 4, 2014 On April 29 at the 2014 Iowa FFA Leadership Conference, five area youths received the Iowa Farmer degree, the highest degree bestowed upon anyone from the Iowa FFA Association. more »»

Community Christian begins Aug. 20

August 3, 2014 There are still openings available in Community Christian Preschool for 3-year-olds, which is offered Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. more »»

Construction work will affect FD traffic

August 2, 2014 Construction will affect more streets in Fort Dodge beginning Monday. • The intersection of 10th Avenue North and North 16th Street will be closed Monday through Friday while Rasch Construction works. more »»

FD office to close during noon hour

August 2, 2014 Beginning Monday, the Business Affairs, Community Growth and Engineering Office in the Fort Dodge Municipal Building will be closed during the noon hour. The noon to 1 p.m. more »»

Pole fire leaves one without power

August 1, 2014 One MidAmerican Energy customer is without power after a pole caught fire and a line went down Thursday in Webster County, Abby Bottenfield, MidAmerican media relations representative, confirmed. more »»



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