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Bring on the Fireworks

May 3, 2016 A rock band from the 1970s will be headlining the annual fireworks celebration at Fort Frenzy this summer. more »»

Board requests bids for Duncombe work

May 3, 2016 At a special meeting Monday, the Fort Dodge Community School District board approved another request for bids for the new Duncombe Elementary. more »»

Book sale begins today

May 3, 2016 Fort Dodge Public Library’s annual book sale begins today. The library hosts a weeklong book sale every May and November to raise funds for its programs. “People bring in donations. more »»

Humboldt supervisors say no to new sanitarian post

May 3, 2016 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors decided not to hire a new sanitarian at Monday’s meetin. more »»

Humboldt city council provides $200,000 for housing

May 3, 2016 By ROBERT WOLF HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council on Monday approved the advance of $200,000 to Humboldt County Housing Development Corp. more »»

Water quality legislation fails

May 3, 2016 DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic lawmakers are blaming each other for failing to pass legislation on water quality initiatives. more »»

Branstad supports transparency bill

May 3, 2016 DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he supports new language in a budget bill requiring state agencies to be more transparent about using infrastructure money on employee salaries. more »»

Tool time

May 2, 2016 HUMBOLDT — Sam Rohrer, of Cedar Rapids, has been fascinated by the use of tools since he was a kid. Rohrer said he watched his father and grandfather in the workshop growing up. more »»

Menage comes home to be EMA coordinator

May 2, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Almost a year ago, Stefani Menage was hired to lead the Hamilton County Emergency Management Agency. Though she was new to the position, she wasn’t new to the tow. more »»

Official: Health Department needs signs

May 2, 2016 A recent audit of the Webster County Health Department turned up a rather unexpected problem, according to Director Kari Prescott. more »»

Still smiling

May 1, 2016 GOWRIE — Jill Viles sits at one end of the family table with her son Martin, 10, and her husband, Jeremy. The family dogs jostle for a spot on the floor in case some tiny morsels fall off the table. more »»

Dayton police chief resigns suddenly

May 1, 2016 DAYTON — Dayton Police Chief Wayne Pigman has abruptly resigned, according to city officials. more »»

Fort Museum ready for season

May 1, 2016 The Fort Museum and Frontier Village is ready to open Monday, with an opening weekend event this Saturday. New exhibits and attractions await visitors this year, Jim Kimpell, executive director, said. more »»

Cleanup crusade

May 1, 2016 One of the difficult tasks each community faces is getting residents whose properties are a nuisance, to clean up. more »»

Day at the Dairy

April 30, 2016 GILMORE CITY — When Kylie Burmeister works in the milking parlor at the Davis Dairy, it’s usually just her and the cows. more »»

Dayton Police chief resigns

April 30, 2016 The following press release was posted on the Dayton Police Facebook page after 11 p.m. more »»

Marian Home expands

April 30, 2016 Marian Home & Village is growin. more »»

FD library offers free online movies

April 30, 2016 Fort Dodge Public Library is now offering free online movies and comic books to its patrons. InstantFlix allows anyone with a library card to stream movies online or on their televisions at hom. more »»



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