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Final LEC remodeling to move forward

November 5, 2014 Remodeling work on the Law Enforcement Center courtrooms should begin by late December after a vote by the Webster County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. more »»

Fort Dodge Fire Dept. investigates liquid leak

November 5, 2014 Investigators with the Fort Dodge Fire Department were trying to identify a liquid that was discovered flowing in a storm sewer Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Dealing with derelict properties

November 5, 2014 Abandoned and dilapidated houses are easily found in communities throughout the region, but just what to do about the neglected and rundown properties isn’t so easily distinguishable. more »»

River planning session focuses on fate of dam

November 4, 2014 A new planning effort has Fort Dodge residents and officials thinking about the Des Moines River again. more »»

FD Police seek former hotel manager for theft

November 4, 2014 Arvind M. Patel is being sought by the Fort Dodge Police Department for allegedly stealing money from Quality Inn, where he used to be a manager. more »»

Leffler reelected in Webster County District 4

November 4, 2014 Incumbent Webster County Supervisor Merrill Leffler has won reelection. Based on unofficial results, Leffler, a Republican, received 1,478 votes, or approximately 63.11 percent. more »»

Ernst elected to U.S. Senate

November 4, 2014 Joni Ernst has been elected to the U.S. Senate. more »»

Ernst elected to U.S. Senate

November 4, 2014 Joni Ernst has been elected to the U.S. Senate. According to unofficial results, Ernst has 354,819, or 50 percent of the vote. Bruce Braley, the Democratic candidate, has 327,315, or 4. more »»

Polls open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. today

November 4, 2014 By JOE SUTTER jsutter@messengernews.net Polls for the general election are open today from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. more »»

Fish business coming to Webster City

November 4, 2014 By JIM KRAJEWSKI jkrajewski@freemanjournal.net WEBSTER?CITY — VeroBlue Farms plans to build the largest indoor fish farming operation of its kind in North America within Webster Cit. more »»

Johnson pleads guilty to jail escape

November 4, 2014 A second man who escaped from the Webster County Jail in August has admitted to his role in the crime. George H. more »»

WC man dies in Boone County crash

November 4, 2014 BOONE COUNTY — A Webster City man was killed in a three-vehicle accident that occurred Monday morning on Iowa Highway 17 in Boone County. The crash occurred just before 9 a.m. more »»

Library book sale begins today

November 4, 2014 The Friends of the Library Board’s fall book sale opens today, bringing rows upon rows of discount used books to the library. more »»

Forest fire at Oleson Park

November 3, 2014 The cause of a two-alarm fire that burned through nearly 5 acres of forest at Oleson Park Sunday remains undetermined and under investigation. more »»

‘Freezing for a reason’

November 3, 2014 For most of the more than 50 people who attended the annual Fort Dodge Polar Plunge on Sunday, the 44-degree Badger Lake was not an issue. Teams jumped into the lake at John . more »»

Algona library has new director

November 3, 2014 Mara Strickler has been serving as Algona Public Library’s director since September. Strickler previously worked for five years at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. more »»

IRSPA supports county with volunteer hours

November 3, 2014 Members of the Iowa Retired School Personnel Association volunteered more than 14,500 hours in Webster County over the last yea. more »»

Both parties urge all to vote

November 2, 2014 Leaders of the Democratic and Republican parties in Webster County stood together Saturday and urged local residents to vote in Tuesday’s general election. more »»

UPDATE: Fighting Oleson Park fire Sunday

November 2, 2014 Update: 4:30 p.m. The cause of a two-alarm fire which burned through nearly 5 acres of forest at Oleson Park Sunday remains undetermined. Fort Dodge Firefighters responded to the fire at about 1:45 p. more »»

Students hang out at fire school

November 2, 2014 Stepping off the side of a 40-foot building, backwards, then lowering yourself down the side while “walking” along the wall, requires a bit of faith in the people who made the rope, the harness and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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