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Students evacuated after bomb threat

January 15, 2015 HARLAN (AP) — Authorities said they are looking into a bomb threat at a western Iowa high school that prompted the evacuation of student. more »»

Dubuque may allow dogs in city parks

January 15, 2015 DUBUQUE (AP) — Officials have voted to revoke a dog ban in most Dubuque parks. more »»

Northey to hold meetings in Calhoun, Sac and Buena Vista counties

January 15, 2015 Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will visit the three northwest Iowa counties that are the subject of a potential lawsuit by Des Moines Water Works on Tuesday and Wednesday. more »»

Callender vocal clinic is Saturday

January 15, 2015 CALLENDER — Andrea Minikis will lead a vocal clinic at 4 p.m. Saturday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Callender. more »»

Webster County blood drive is Tuesday

January 15, 2015 The Webster County Wellness Committee is sponsoring a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Webster County Courthouse, 701 Central Ave., in the conference room. more »»

Iowa to get federal conservation grants

January 15, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa is slated to receive federal money to support conservation projects in the state. The U.S. government announced Wednesday that Iowa will receive $3. more »»

Ernst to kick off 99 county tour

January 15, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst said she’ll start her 2015 tour of all 99 Iowa counties this weekend. more »»

Branstad: Close mental institutions

January 15, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has proposed the closure of two of the state’s four mental health institutions. more »»

Man hurt at Iowa meatpacking plant

January 15, 2015 OAKLAND (AP) — A man has been seriously injured while working at a meat processing plant in western Iowa. more »»

FD council plans budget workshops

January 11, 2015 The Fort Dodge City Council will review multiple elements of the proposed budget for 2015-2016 when it meets Monday. The council session will begin at 4 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 819 First Av. more »»

FDCSD board to meet Monday

January 11, 2015 The Fort Dodge Community School District board will have a meeting Monday at the Central Administration office, 104 S. 17th St. more »»

Penney to close three Iowa stores

January 9, 2015 J.C. Penney plans to close approximately 40 stores in 2015, about 4 percent of the chain’s total stores, the retailer told The Huffington Post Thursday. more »»

SFP accepting students, parents

January 9, 2015 Strengthening Families Program is currently registering Fort Dodge sixth-graders and their parents for the communication-based prevention program Jan. 26 and Jan. 29. more »»

FD water main repair to close street

January 8, 2015 Beginning tomorrow at 7 a.m. until is work complete, Second Avenue North from 15th Street to 17th Street will be closed to through traffic. Water main repair work will be performed. more »»

18 FDSH musicians in NCIBA Honor Band

January 8, 2015 Eighteen Fort Dodge Senior High band students were selected for the North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association Honor Band. more »»

Iowan pleads not guilty in fatal car crash

January 8, 2015 SAC CITY (AP) — An Iowa man has pleaded not guilty to providing alcohol to a teenager before a fatal car crash in August. more »»

Pro-pot group’s suit against ISU to procee

January 8, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — A judge is refusing to dismiss a lawsuit that claims Iowa State University has improperly barred a pro-marijuana student group from using its logos on t-shirts. U.S. more »»

Retirement workshop registration extended

January 8, 2015 CALLENDER — Registration for Tuesday’s retirement workshop in Callender, sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has been extended until Monday. more »»

Powerful Tools for Caregivers offered

January 8, 2015 Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide tools you need to take care of yoursel. more »»

Winter Storytime registration set

January 8, 2015 Registration for Winter Preschool Storytime at the Fort Dodge Public Library begins today. Children who are 3, 4, 5 or 6 years of age and not in kindergarten are eligible for registration. more »»



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