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Parking prohibition to go into effect

March 24, 2016 Current weather forecasts indicate that snow accumulations are expected to start Wednesday during the overnight hours, and continue into the early morning hours toda. more »»

New plan, zoning administrator begins

March 24, 2016 Webster County’s new Planning and Zoning Administrator is moving into his new office. Lonnie Nichols, formerly of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, started Monday at the Webster County Courthouse. more »»

Spring Cleanup Days to begin soon

March 24, 2016 Spring Clean-up Days will be held the last two Wednesdays of April and the first two Wednesdays of May 2016 according to the following schedule: Wednesday, April 20, for the area north of Second... more »»

Weather spotter training to be held

March 23, 2016 The National Weather Service and Webster County Emergency Management will be hosting weather spotter training tonight in Fort Dodge. The training will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. more »»

New Butler principal announced

March 22, 2016 Stephanie Anderson has been named principal at Butler Elementary School, the Fort Dodge Community School District announced Monday nigh. more »»

Statewide tornado drill postponed

March 22, 2016 The statewide tornado drill has been postponed until Thursday. According to a statement from the National Weather Service in Des Moines, the drill was originally scheduled for Wednesday at 10 a.m. more »»

Kenyon Road Bridge lane to be closed

March 22, 2016 One lane of the Kenyon Road Bridge will be closed today so that a bridge inspection can be done, according to an announcement from the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. more »»

Iowa Central offers motorcycle class

March 21, 2016 Two final sessions of the Motorcycle Rider Education class are being offered at Iowa Central Community College’s Transportation Technology Center, located at 1106 S. 32nd S. more »»

FD Kindergarten Roundup registration taking place

March 21, 2016 Registration is taking place now at the Fort Dodge Community School District for Kindergarten Roundup. Kindergarten Roundup will take place March 29 to April 1, varying by building. more »»

FDSH Speech Team earns high ratings at All-State

March 21, 2016 Fort Dodge Senior High’s speech team had a successful showing at the Individual State Speech Contest, qualifying two performances for the All-State Speech Festival at the University of Northern Iowa... more »»

Porter on president’s honor roll at Iowa Western

March 21, 2016 Fort Dodge resident Jacob Porter, business administration, was named to the Iowa Western Community College president’s honor roll. more »»

Road closure begins Monday

March 20, 2016 Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday until the work is complete, North 15th Street between First and Second avenues north will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each directio. more »»

Fort Dodge holds workshop on planning

March 20, 2016 Fort Dodge residents will have a chance to tell city leaders what public money ought to be spent on in the future during a Monday evening community workshop. The session will begin at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Eggs and Issues set for Saturday in FD

March 18, 2016 Local legislators will answer questions from the public during an Eggs and Issues forum Saturday in Fort Dodge. The forum will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Triton Cafe at Iowa Central Community Colleg. more »»

Fort Dodge yard waste site opens

March 17, 2016 The Central Maintenance Facility, located at 3001 Eighth Ave. S., is now open for the disposal of yard waste. The hours are 8 a.m. to noon on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; Saturday from 8 a. more »»

Hometown Pride grant writing set

March 17, 2016 SAC CITY — A grant-writing workshop is scheduled to be presented in Sac City on March 31 for representatives of Hometown Pride Committees, nonprofits, local governments and school. more »»

FD Rides serves up Top 10 burger

March 16, 2016 Fort Dodge’s Rides Bar & Grill serves one of the best burgers in Iowa this year, according to the results of the 2016 Iowa’s Best Burge. more »»

Police testing process set in FD

March 16, 2016 A testing process that will produce a list of people eligible to be hired as Fort Dodge police officers will take place this sprin. more »»

FD intersection to be closed Monday

March 13, 2016 The intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and 2 1/2 Avenue North will be closed Monday while city crews work on a sewer line, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. more »»

Man pleads not guilty to attempted murder

March 13, 2016 SAC CITY (AP) — An Ida Grove man accused of intentionally hitting another man with his car has pleaded not guilty to charges in the case. more »»



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