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Bird flu in Buena Vista, Kossuth

April 30, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — State agriculture officials say the deadly bird flu virus is suspected on two more Iowa chicken farms and two more turkey operation. more »»

Man pleads not guilty to having bombs

April 30, 2015 STORM LAKE (AP) — A 28-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to possessing explosive devices after officers who broke up a fight in March at a Storm Lake residence found homemade bomb. more »»

Iowan dies after falling from bluff

April 30, 2015 RED WING, Minn. (AP) — Authorities said a hiker from Iowa has fallen to his death from a bluff trail in southern Minnesota. more »»

Council to address property matters

April 26, 2015 The Fort Dodge City Council will handle some real estate matters when it meets Monday. However, nothing related to the Oleson Park Zoo is on the agenda. more »»

Dementia workshop deadline extended

April 25, 2015 The deadline for the Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Workshop on Dementia has been extended until May 5. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Alzheimer’s workshop offered in FD

April 24, 2015 A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or related dementias often creates confusion in those living with the condition. more »»

Rayhons not guilty of spousal sex abuse

April 23, 2015 GARNER (AP) — An Iowa jury on Wednesday found a longtime state lawmaker not guilty of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, an unusual case that centered on when a person is no longe... more »»

One dead in Kossuth County crash

April 23, 2015 ALGONA — A Fenton man died in a head-on crash Wednesday morning about eight miles west of Algona on U.S. Highway 18. more »»

Lawmakers try to keep mental health facilities open

April 23, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — A proposed health services budget in the Democratic-controlled Senate has funding to save two state mental health facilities slated to close this year, lawmakers said Wednesday,... more »»

MNW Webster school board meets today

April 23, 2015 The Manson Northwest Webster Education Association will present its initial negotiation proposal to the Manson Northwest Webster School Board of Education today at 7:45 a.m. more »»

Badger to spray for mosquitoes

April 23, 2015 BADGER — The city of Badger has contracted with Mosquito Control of Iowa for the 2015 season. more »»

Man to claim self-defense after shooting

April 23, 2015 OTTUMWA (AP) — An attorney for a 24-year-old man charged with the shooting death of a man in Ottumwa has filed notice that he plans to claim self-defense. more »»

Man granted retrial pleads not guilty

April 23, 2015 SIOUX CITY (AP) — A Sioux City man granted a new trial in the death of his daughter has pleaded not guilty to a child endangerment charge brought against him six years ag. more »»

Construction to interrupt traffic

April 19, 2015 Beginning Monday, a portion of Webster County Road P63 will be closed. The section to be closed is from Webster County roads D18 and D14, according to the Webster County engineer’s office. more »»

Little Wall Lake drowning victim ID’d

April 19, 2015 JEWELL — The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department has identified the man who drowned in Little Wall Lake Friday as 28-year-old Zong Xiong, of Ames. more »»

Cub Scouts ‘Stuff the Bus’ is today

April 18, 2015 Local Cub Scout packs will be collecting nonperishable items for a “Stuff the Bus” event to help the Backpack Buddies program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Fareway. more »»

Fiorina to visit Fort Dodge next week

April 18, 2015 Potential Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina will visit Fort Dodge next Saturday. Fiorina will speak at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Clare Public Library to host RIPP group

April 18, 2015 CLARE — The Clare Public Library will host the Researchers in Paranormal Phenomenon beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday. The presentation will include personal experiences in paranormal investigation. more »»

Water to be shut off in FD neighborhood

April 16, 2015 Water service to the area around 15th Avenue North and Ninth Street will be shut off today while city crews replace a valve, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. more »»

Thursday Fit Night is tonight in FD

April 16, 2015 Third Thursday Fit Night, the monthly event for runners and walkers of all abilities and ages, kicks off its summer season today. There is no fee. Registration will start at 5:30 p.m. more »»



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