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Volunteers in Lohrville bring elbow grease

April 12, 2015 LOHRVILLE — The roof on Judy Lancaster’s home in Lohrville was a mess. Age, and a hail storm contributed to the old shingles needing to be replaced. Her fixed income prevented her from paying for i. more »»

FDPD helps with airport security

April 12, 2015 Anyone preparing to board a flight out of the Fort Dodge Regional Airport may have noticed the presence of a Fort Dodge police officer. more »»

‘Good to Great’ program boosts self-esteem

April 12, 2015 Fort Dodge Middle School students are going from “Good to Great” with a new program that teaches self-esteem and physical fitnes. more »»

Fort Frenzy, Trails Task Force honored

April 12, 2015 Two Fort Dodge organizations were recently recognized for their community contributions and partnerships with Fort Dodge Parks and Recreation. more »»

Running in any weather

April 11, 2015 The annual Special Olympics Area Track and Field event at Dodger Stadium Friday was disrupted early on by ice and slush. The competitions were postponed from 9:30 to 11 a.m. more »»

Aquifer proposal outlined in FD

April 11, 2015 Proposed new rules governing the aquifer that provides 50 to 60 percent of the water in Fort Dodge are inching closer to reality. more »»

Morales found guilty of second-degree murder

April 11, 2015 Jose Enrique Morales of Marshalltown was found guilty of second-degree murder by a Webster County jury Friday in the shooting death of Dedrikk Fisher, 20, also of Marshalltown. more »»

Court: eminent domain laws must be strictly followed

April 11, 2015 DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that county officials failed to follow state law when preparing to condemn more than 2,000 acres of farmland to build a lake, a decision that... more »»

Fort Dodge ramps up for RAGBRAI

April 10, 2015 Kelly Hindman rhymed for some time before revealing Fort Dodge RAGBRAI 2015’s theme Thursday night at Fort Frenz. more »»

New library director chosen in FD

April 10, 2015 An Ohio man who’s experienced in leading libraries and teaching has been nominated to become the new director of the Fort Dodge Public Library. more »»

Food Pride in Emmetsburg closing this month

April 10, 2015 EMMETSBURG — When the Food Pride store closes its doors for the last time later this month, Emmetsburg residents will have one less place to shop for groceries and one less day in which to do it. more »»

Morales fate in jury’s hands

April 10, 2015 The fate of Jose Enrique Morales rests in the hands of a jury. The state and the defense rested their cases in the Morales murder trial Thursday. more »»

Entrepreneurial spirit

April 9, 2015 An entrepreneurial spirit is the cure to many ills. That’s a message economist Andrew Busch brought to Corn Belt Power Cooperative’s annual meeting Wednesday. more »»

RAGBRAI theme announced

April 9, 2015 The RAGBRAI theme for Fort Dodge was revealed as "Oh The Places We'll Go," Thursday at Fort Frenz. more »»

Looking for Johnny

April 9, 2015 A video recently posted online has given a Fort Dodge man tantalizing proof that the younger brother he hasn’t seen for about 30 years is still alive. more »»

Sewer projects set for FD this year

April 9, 2015 A handful of major projects intended to help eliminate sewage backups into homes will begin this year in Fort Dodge. more »»

Defense challenges evidence

April 9, 2015 Opening arguments began Wednesday morning at the Webster County Court House in Fort Dodge in the murder trial of Jose Enrique Morales, 19, of Marshalltow. more »»

House passes changes to Iowa’s gun laws

April 9, 2015 DES MOINES — Children younger than 14 would be able to use a handgun with a parent’s supervision under a measure the Iowa House passed Wednesday, a second vote this session on an issue that drew... more »»

Donation fuels PICA painting projects

April 7, 2015 The gazebo on the Fort Dodge City Square and a vandalized mural on a railroad underpass will both get a fresh new look this year thanks to a donation of paint. more »»

FD Middle School track meet postponed

April 7, 2015 The Fort Dodge 7th grade boys track meet in Urbandale scheduled for tonight has been postponed. A makeup date has yet to be determined. more »»



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