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Ex-guard pleads not guilty in mall shooting

July 3, 2015 CORALVILLE (AP) — A former security guard has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of a 20-year-old coworker shot dead inside a busy Iowa mall. more »»

Man takes plea in providing beer

July 3, 2015 SAC CITY (AP) — A 21-year-old man has made a plea deal on charges that he had provided alcohol to an underage youth who later was involved in a collision that killed two teenage girls. more »»

County zoning board to discuss 2-acre rule

June 29, 2015 The Webster County Planning and Zoning commission will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. today at the courthouse. more »»

MIDAS approves transportation plan

June 26, 2015 The four-year Regional Transportation Improvement Program was approved at MIDAS’ regular board meeting Wednesday night. This program is needed for the region to receive more than $. more »»

Man who stopped kids not charged

June 26, 2015 SCHALLER — A man who approached two children and asked if they wanted to see a puppy Wednesday will not face any charges. more »»

Power outage hits Fort Dodge

June 25, 2015 About 2,000 MidAmerican Energy customers in Fort Dodge lost electrical service for about an hour Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Kids approached by stranger in Schaller

June 25, 2015 SCHALLER — Deputies in Sac County are investigating a report of a suspicious man approaching two children Wednesday in Schaller. The incident happened at 12:30 p.m. more »»

Body found in river drowned, had wounds

June 25, 2015 VERMILLION, S.D. more »»

Police investigating reported hate crime

June 25, 2015 CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — Cedar Rapids police are investigating a reported act of vandalism at a Muslim-owned home as a hate crime. more »»

Man sentenced for child beating death

June 25, 2015 IOWA CITY (AP) — An Iowa City man has received a 50-year prison sentence for beating a 20-month-old boy to death in 2012. Jorge Perez, 23, accepted a plea agreement Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Prosecutor: Deputy acted lawfully

June 25, 2015 MUSCATINE (AP) — An Iowa prosecutor said a sheriff’s deputy acted lawfully when he shot a man after a car chase earlier this month. more »»

Boom strikes power line, worker shocked

June 25, 2015 NEWELL (AP) — A 20-year-old worker has been hospitalized after being shocked when a boom struck power lines in northwest Iowa. more »»

Wanoki volunteer day is Saturday

June 21, 2015 The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and Friends will hold at volunteer day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Camp Wanoki. more »»

South 32nd Street work is scheduled

June 21, 2015 Weather permitting, South 32nd Street from First Avenue South to Fifth Avenue South will be closed to through traffic beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday until further notic. more »»

Twilight Vegetable Farm Tour offered

June 19, 2015 Iowa State University Webster County Extension and Outreach will be hosting a Fort Dodge Twilight Vegetable Farm Tour at 6 p.m. Monday, beginning at the office, 217 S. 25th St., Suite C12. more »»

Fair to offer open photography class

June 17, 2015 For the third year the Webster County Fair will offer an open photography class. Classes are landscape, people, animals, things, plants and this year’s theme Micro Discoveries. more »»

Friendship Haven awards scholarships

June 15, 2015 The Friendship Haven Memorial Foundation recently granted several scholarships to area students. The Dr. more »»

PLAEA consultant is Emerging Leader

June 13, 2015 Leslie Pralle Keehn, a Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency instructional technology consultant, has been selected by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development for the 2015 class of... more »»



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