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Gowrie gathers to hear about local progress

March 28, 2014 GOWRIE — The upcoming debut of a new car dealership and progress on the construction of a fire station were described Friday evening during the annual spring banquet of the Gowrie Development... more »»

New shelter planned for E.G.

March 28, 2014 EAGLE GROVE — Visitors to Eagle Grove’s Greenwood Park will soon be able to have a more usable shelter after the construction of a new facility this summer. more »»

Arrest made in 2009 Sac City murder

March 27, 2014 SAC CITY — Sixteen months after human bones were found in a Sac City home, a man who had once lived with the victim has been arrested and charged in the case. John D. Green, 54, of Blairsville, Ga. more »»

Local group takes issues to D.C.

March 27, 2014 Airline service and the Renewable Fuels Standard were among the topics discussed when a group of Fort Dodge leaders met with members of Congress Wednesday in Washington. more »»

Job hunting

March 27, 2014 Nathan Lane, of Fort Dodge, had a good reason to attend the 2014 Business & Industry Career Fair at Iowa Central Community College Wednesday. “I’m trying to find a job,” he said. more »»

Five Dems seek county recorder job

March 27, 2014 Five Democrats want to represent their party in the race for Webster County recorder this year. They will face off in the June 3 primary. more »»

Former lawmaker seeks seat

March 27, 2014 Rod Halvorson, who represented Fort Dodge in the Iowa Legislature for 20 years, is attempting a political comeback by running for the Webster County Board of Supervisors. more »»

Sign-ups underway in region

March 27, 2014 The staff of Children & Families of Iowa is trying to enroll about 1,000 young people throughout the Fort Dodge region in a new free health care program that begins Tuesday. more »»

Dilley plea hearing scheduled

March 27, 2014 Ronald Dilley, 29, the man accused of killing Steven Fisher, of Fort Dodge, last summer, has indicated that he will change his plea at a hearing next week. Dilley's hearing is on April 4 at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Serving the poor

March 27, 2014 New opportunities are opening up for the Beacon of Hope to serve the poor in Fort Dodge. Two buildings were recently donated to the local men’s shelte. more »»

Accused murderer may change his plea

March 27, 2014 One of two people charged with murdering Steven Fisher, of Fort Dodge, may change his plea. On Thursday, a plea hearing on Ronald Dilley’s behalf was set for 10:30 a.m. April 4. more »»

Grassley says lobbying trip has real value

March 27, 2014 A Fort Dodge delegation’s Washington, D.C., lobbying trip that concluded Thursday was beneficial for members of Congress, according to U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley. more »»

Citizen’s Academy seeks applicants

March 27, 2014 As applications for the sixth Citizen’s Academy class are being accepted, members of the law enforcement community are touting the positive impact the classes have had on the community. more »»

Money Smart Day is Saturday at Crossroads

March 27, 2014 For anyone interested in managing their personal finances, the smart money is on attending the Money Smart Day at the Crossroads Mall Saturday. more »»

Thoughts on freedom

March 27, 2014 The five young winners of Fort Dodge Noon Sertoma’s “What Freedom Means to Me” essay contest were honored at a luncheon at Fort Dodge Public Library Thursda. more »»

Ducks Unlimited to serve up dinner and Conservation

March 27, 2014 Marc Murchison, banquet chairman for the Webster County chapter of Ducks Unlimited, is working to make sure that the upcoming annual banquet on March 31 will be not only a family-friendly event, bu... more »»

Homage to heroes

March 26, 2014 A group of heroes was recognized Tuesday afternoon by the American Red Cross at the 51st annual Heroes of the Heartland Luncheon at Willow Ridge. more »»

Man arrested in 2009 Sac City murder

March 26, 2014 ORANGE PARK, FLA. ä John D. Green has been arrested in Florida and charged with the June 2009 murder of Mark Koster, of Sac City. more »»

Bridge, street projects begin in Fort Dodge

March 26, 2014 Construction crews have started some repairs to the Bridge of Fallen Heroes on North Third Street in Fort Dodge. more »»

Iowa tornado drill today

March 26, 2014 With spring now underway, people are now awaiting warmer temperatures and the opportunities to spend more time outside. more »»



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