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Merrill Leffler: Vote is ‘good for the county’

November 5, 2014 After some last-minute controversy, Webster County Supervisor Merrill Leffler has won re-election to his second term by a huge margin. more »»

Mike Sexton to return to Iowa Legislature

November 5, 2014 Republican Mike Sexton is heading back to the Iowa Legislature following Tuesday’s general election, according to unofficial election results. more »»

Miller, Bacon win unopposed

November 5, 2014 State Rep. Helen Miller, a Democrat from Fort Dodge, won her seventh term in office with no opposition in Tuesday’s general electio. more »»

King reelected as GOP captures 2 open seats

November 5, 2014 U.S. Rep. Steve King won in Webster County as he secured another term in office Tuesday. King won 7,404 votes, or 57.24 percent. Democrat Jim Mowrer won 5,518 votes or 42.66 percen. more »»

Branstad, Ernst make history

November 5, 2014 Gov. Terry Branstad always won Webster County in his previous elections and that streak continued Tuesday. The Republican incumbnet carried Webster County by a margin of 60.25 percent. more »»

First Iowa woman elected to Congress

November 5, 2014 State Sen. Joni Ernst won Webster County Tuesday as she became the first woman elected to Congress from Iowa. She won 53.72 percent to 41.26 percent for Democratic U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley. more »»

Former hotel manager sought for theft

November 5, 2014 A nationwide search is underway for a man who is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his former employer. Arvind M. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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