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Holiday closings

November 8, 2015 What’s closed or open Veterans Day? Financial Citizens – Closed CS Bank — Closed First American – Closed First State Bank – Closed Great Western — Closed United Bank of Iowa — Closed Wells Fargo —... more »»

BG students accepted for Opus Festival

November 8, 2015 Six Bishop Garrigan students have been selected for participation in the 30th annual OPUS Honor Choir Festival. more »»

Students in the Arts selections named

November 8, 2015 Students in the Arts has recognized instructors and students for the first term of 2015, from Fort Dodge’s public and private schools. ELEMENTARY S. more »»

Kossuth County gets new emergency management system

November 7, 2015 ALGONA — Kossuth County residents are being encouraged to sign up for Kossuth County Iowa Alerts, a new emergency management system. more »»

Iowa Central fall photography show opens

November 5, 2015 The Iowa Central Community College fall Photography Show is open through Nov. 24 in the lobby of Decker Auditorium. Weekdays it is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is open from 1 to 3 p.m. on weekend. more »»

Water service work to close street

November 3, 2015 Weather permitting, the 600 block of South 15th Street will be closed to through traffic today and tomorrow. Detours will be in place and local traffic will have acces. more »»

Hydrant flushing begins today in FD

November 3, 2015 Beginning today through Nov. 13, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. more »»

Vincent chili and oyster feed is Nov. 15

November 3, 2015 VINCENT — The Vincent Fire and Rescue will hold an all you can eat chili and oyster feed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Vincent Community Hall. more »»

St. Paul preschool accepting applications

November 2, 2015 St. Paul Lutheran preschool will be accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year starting today. more »»

Five FDSH students selected to All-State

November 2, 2015 Thirty students from Fort Dodge Senior High recently auditioned for the 2015 Iowa High School Music Association’s All-State Music Festival. Five were selected as All-State Chorus representatives. more »»

Smoke testing begins in Otho

November 1, 2015 Smoke testing begins in Otho OTHO — MER Engineering will be smoke testing sanitary sewer lines throughout Otho starting this week until complete, weather permitting. more »»

FDFD: Check smoke detectors

October 31, 2015 With Daylight Savings Time ending on Sunday, the Fort Dodge Fire Department is reminding residents to check their smoke detectors. more »»

Friends fall book sale begins Tuesday

October 30, 2015 The Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library will have its fall book sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 3; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 4-6; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. more »»

Fort Dodge to begin flushing water mains

October 29, 2015 Beginning today through Nov. 6, between the hours of 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.. more »»

FD man wins $40K lottery prize

October 29, 2015 A Fort Dodge man has won a $40,000 lottery prize. Andrew Williams claimed the second of 10 top prizes of $40,000 available in the lottery’s new Happy Holidays holiday scratch game. more »»

Free parenting seminar offered by FD and St. Edmond schools

October 26, 2015 The Fort Dodge Community School District, with St. Edmond Catholic School and area preschools, is hosting “How to Get Kids to Mind Without Losing Yours.” The seminar will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. more »»

Wellness checkup available for FD fifth-graders, high schoolers

October 26, 2015 The Fort Dodge community schools are offering parents the opportunity to have their fifth grade and/or high school students participate in a wellness checkup called the Pediatric Symptoms Checklist. more »»

Merrill Family Foundation announces scholarships

October 26, 2015 The George and Doris Merrill Family Foundation 5M Scholarship Fund through the Fort Dodge Community Foundation has announced 23 scholarship awards to area students who are attending college during... more »»

Burn ban lifted in Webster County

October 24, 2015 The ban on open burning in rural areas of Webster County was lifted at 5 p.m. Friday, according to Scott Forbes, the county’s emergency management coordinator. more »»

One lane of Third Avenue NW to close

October 21, 2015 The eastbound lane of Third Avenue Northwest between Fifth and 10th streets northwest will be closed today, according to an announcement from the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. more »»



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