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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 »»

St. Edmond fall vocal concert is Oct. 26

October 19, 2015 St. Edmond High School is holding its fall vocal concert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the St. Edmond auditorium. more »»

Pittner passes Minnesota Bar Exam

October 19, 2015 Ariel Pittner, a May 2015 graduate of the University of Minnesota’s law school, has successfully passed the Minnesota State Bar Exam. Pittner will be admitted to the Minnesota Bar on Oct. 30, in St. more »»

Burn ban in effect for Webster County

October 17, 2015 Webster County has been placed under a burn ban as of Friday, joining several other counties in northwest Iowa. more »»

Early voting open for city elections

October 16, 2015 Absentee ballots for the regular city elections to be held Nov. 3 are now available. Registered voters may vote in person at the Webster County auditor’s office at the courthouse weekdays from 8 a.. more »»

FD Friends sponsor pumpkin contest

October 16, 2015 The Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave., is sponsoring its annual pumpkin decoration contest Oct. 26 through Oct. 28. Anyone, including groups, may enter. more »»

Water service to interrupt traffic

October 15, 2015 Weather permitting, the 600 block of South 15th Street will be closed to through traffic today and Friday. A detour will be in place and local traffic will have access. more »»

Larita’s cakes to hold food drive

October 15, 2015 Larita’s Cakes N More, 1911 First Ave. N., will be hosting a food drive from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. more »»



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