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State grant for trail awarded to Laurens

October 12, 2014 LAURENS — A $74,440 state grant has been awarded to help pay for creating a new trail connection in Lauren. more »»

Palo Alto woman scammed

October 11, 2014 EMMETSBURG — A Palo Alto County resident got her money back after bein scammed by a caller claiming to be a grandson who needed help. more »»

LIHEAP offers local utility assistance

October 10, 2014 The 2014-2015 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter... more »»

Supervisors candidate forum will be held Thursday

October 6, 2014 Well-informed Webster People will host a public forum with the Webster County Supervisor candidates at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Light of the City Conference Center, 2175 180th St. more »»

FD intersection will close Monday

October 5, 2014 Beginning Monday and until further notice, the intersection of First Avenue South and South Ninth Street will be closed to through traffic. Local traffic will have access and detours will be in place. more »»

Legislative reception for Beall is Monday

October 4, 2014 The Iowa Association of Community Providers, in partnership with LifeWorks and Northwoods, is hosting a legislative reception for Sen. more »»

CDC urges flu shots for everyone

October 4, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control is urging everyone who is 6 months or older to get a flu shot this year and every year, according to Webster County Public Health. more »»

‘Aging Gracefully’ program offered

October 4, 2014 A free educational program “Aging Gracefully” will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tompkins Celebration Center, Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road. more »»

Lane closure will affect Central Avenue

October 3, 2014 Today, beginning at 9:30 a.m. until the work is completed, the westbound lanes of Central Avenue between 15th and 16th streets will be closed to through traffic. more »»

Corn Growers endorses Beall

October 3, 2014 JOHNSTON — State Sen. Daryl Beall, D-Fort Dodge, has been endorsed by the Iowa Corn Growers Association Political Action Committee. Beall is seeking re-election in District 5. more »»

Secrets offered for successful surgery

October 3, 2014 A free informational lunch and learn program for having a successful surgery will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 14 at Tompkins Celebration Center, Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road. more »»

Grell trial date rescheduled

October 2, 2014 A trial for the former landfill director accused of theft has been rescheduled for early December. Michael Grell’s jury trial will begin at 9 a.m. on Dec. 2. more »»

Water main bursts in downtown FD

October 2, 2014 A 10-inch diameter water main broke under Central Avenue in Fort Dodge Wednesday afternoon, causing discolored water to flow from faucets downtown. more »»

FD Kennel Club forms support group

October 2, 2014 The Fort Dodge Kennel Club has started a support group for grieving pet owners. It will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning Oct. 7 at the training center, 210 10th Ave. N.. more »»

Players file suit over seized money

October 2, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Two California poker players have filed a lawsuit against two Iowa State Patrol troopers and a special agent alleging that authorities illegally seized more than $100,000 that the... more »»

No charges for Iowa student in fatal fight

October 2, 2014 COUNCIL BLUFFS (AP) — A male student involved in a school fight that led to the death of a 17-year-old student will not be charged because he used legally justifiable force in responding to the... more »»

Iowan found not guilty of murder

October 2, 2014 MUSCATINE (AP) — A Muscatine man was found not guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his friend. more »»

1,739 lose power Sunday night

September 29, 2014 At about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, 1,739 MidAmerican Energy customers in Humboldt, Calhoun, Webster and Pocahontas counties lost power. Power was restored as of about 10 p.m. more »»

IRSPA to hold conference in FD

September 27, 2014 The Iowa Retired School Personnel Association will hold its annual meeting and conference in Fort Dodge Wednesday and Thursday. more »»

Part of Central Avenue to close today

September 26, 2014 The westbound lane of Central Avenue between 15th and 16th streets will be closed today, according to an announcement from the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. more »»



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