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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 »»

Iowa author Harstad at library Friday

October 15, 2015 Author and Iowa native Donald Harstad will be at the Fort Dodge Public Library from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. more »»

Work will interrupt FD traffic

October 14, 2015 Today, beginning at 7 a.m. until the work is complete, Avenue O from L Street to Avenue B will be closed to through traffic. The Utilities Department will be replacing water valves. more »»

Council to consider food pantry money

October 11, 2015 The Fort Dodge City Council will consider earmarking some past due parking fines for local food banks on Monday. more »»

Branstad to visit FD Wednesday

October 11, 2015 Gov. Terry Branstad will take questions from the public during a town hall meeting Wednesday in Fort Dodge. The session will begin at 2 p.m. in the Triton Cafe at Iowa Central Community College. more »»

Street closure, water shutoff set

October 11, 2015 Highland Park Avenue between 20th and 22nd streets will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. The water to that area will be shut off at 7 a.. more »»

New bathroom planned for Brushy

October 9, 2015 LEHIGH — A new bathroom building will be constructed at Brushy Creek State Recreation Area under a contract awarded Thursday. more »»

HAZMAT responds to leaking truck on I-35

October 8, 2015 DOWS — The Region V Hazardious Materials Response Team was called to contain a fluid leak Tuesday night that was reported by a state trooper. Capt. more »»

Southwest streets to be closed in FD

October 8, 2015 Parts of two southwestern Fort Dodge streets will be closed today and will remain closed for about a week, according to the city engineering staff. more »»

FD library extends checkout period

October 8, 2015 People who check out books from the Fort Dodge Public Library will be able to keep them a little bit longer under new policies released Wednesday. more »»

FD lane closures will affect bridge traffic

October 6, 2015 Weather permitting, one lane in each direction on the Karl King Bridge/Second Avenue South will be closed today and Wednesday from about 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. more »»



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