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Prison officials investigate drugs

September 18, 2014 ROCKWELL CITY — Officials at North Central Correctional Facility are investigating to see how illegal drugs ended up inside the priso. more »»

New 4-H judges training offered

September 18, 2014 A new 4-H judges training will be held from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Polk County Extension office in Altoona or Oct. 18 at the Iowa Central Community College East Campus. more »»

Webster County 4-H open house is Sept. 28

September 18, 2014 An open house to showcase 4-H will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Webster County Extension office. Anyone interested in joining 4-H is welcome to attend to see what 4-H is about. more »»

Court talks about Iowa Constitution

September 18, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Wednesday offered a short video to high school students about the state constitutio. more »»

Attorneys argue over evidence

September 18, 2014 WAVERLY (AP) — An attorney for a man accused of killing a 5-year-old northern Iowa girl argued Tuesday that his client’s history of collecting child pornography should not be presented in his... more »»

FD Nature Trail will be closed

September 15, 2014 The Fort Dodge Nature Trail between Williams Drive and The Woodlands neighborhood will be closed on Tuesday for weed control spraying, according to an announcement from the city’s Parks, Recreation... more »»

OHV park event is rescheduled

September 13, 2014 Wet weather forced the postponement of Friday’s ribbon-cutting and open house event at the Gypsum City Off-Highway Vehicle Park south of Fort Dodge. The event has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p. more »»

Motorcycle crash hurts Humboldt man

September 13, 2014 HUMBOLDT — A man was injured in a motorcycle crash in Humboldt County Thursday afternoon. The Iowa State Patrol identified him as James W. Behrens, 34, of Humboldt. more »»

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 »»



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