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Airport budget includes GA ramp

January 12, 2016 The Fort Dodge Regional Airport Commission approved its fiscal year 2016-2017 budget at a meeting on Monday that includes $700,000 to go towards a reconstructed general aviation ramp. more »»

Humboldt County Supervisors get hospital update

January 12, 2016 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors was updated on activities at the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital at Monday’s meeting. more »»

FD City Council buys car lot

January 12, 2016 The property of a used car dealership was purchased by the Fort Dodge City Council on Monday to prepare for eventually widening the intersection of First Avenue South and 15th Stree. more »»

‘We Got Next’

January 11, 2016 Athletics for Education and Success held its second basketball tournament at the new Martin Luther King Recreation Center on Sunday, hosting three teams from Carroll for the third- and fourth-grade... more »»

Working to change school culture

January 11, 2016 Heather Cochrane is a data analyst and teacher coach at Fort Dodge Middle School. more »»

Merit badge school

January 10, 2016 Eight of the Boy Scouts attending the Twin Lakes District Merit Badge College found themselves in court Saturday morning with Magistrate Steve Kersten presiding over the proceedings. more »»

Sexton to propose IUB reform

January 10, 2016 The ability of the Iowa Utilities Board to grant the power of eminent domain for a controversial oil pipeline has inspired a local lawmaker to propose some changes to the agency. State Rep. more »»

Driver ejected, hit by vehicle in crash

January 10, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — A driver thrown from his SUV when it rolled Friday was run over by traffic on U.S. Highway 20 near Webster City. more »»

New trash collection routes to be introduced

January 10, 2016 Some Fort Dodge residents would have their garbage picked up on a different day under a plan to be considered by the Fort Dodge City Council on Monday. more »»

Local lawmakers anticipate budget struggle

January 10, 2016 Lawmakers serving Webster County expect to begin the 2016 legislative session Monday facing lots of government needs, but without a lot of additional money to meet those needs. more »»

Studying education

January 9, 2016 U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, joined area and state educators for an education roundtable hosted at Iowa Central Community College’s Triton Cafe. Participating were Mary Gibb, St. more »»

Four charged in assault case

January 9, 2016 Four young men are facing various charges after an alleged assault Thursday night. The incident was reported to the Fort Dodge Police Department at 6:39 p.m. more »»

Simulated training

January 8, 2016 The Iowa Central Foundation and Trinity Foundation hosted the William G. Smith Simulation Center Open House on Thursday to recognize the donors that helped make the new center possible. more »»

Four arrested in assault incident

January 8, 2016 Police have charged one juvenile with kidnapping after they say he allegedly assaulted another young man and forced him to drive somewhere at gunpoint. more »»

In Humboldt, Cruz says he has ‘eraser’

January 8, 2016 HUMBOLDT — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz emphasized reversing President Barack Obama’s recent executive orders regarding gun control at a rally in Humboldt on Thursda. more »»

Anonymous match exceeds expectations

January 8, 2016 In the early days of December 2015, an anonymous donor pledged up to $25,000 in funds to both the Beacon of Hope Shelter and Gateway to Discovery residential treatment program to match donations mad... more »»

Coalville blaze rekindles

January 8, 2016 By BILL SHEA bshea@messengernews.net COALVILLE — A Wednesday night fire that reignited early Thursday morning heavily damaged a Coalville house and caused part of its roof to cave in. more »»

In W.C., protesters greet Cruz

January 8, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Sen. Ted Cruz made a campaign stop at the Webster City Airport Monday afternoon to speak with potential caucus-goers. more »»

Sounding off to save lives

January 7, 2016 A tragic blaze on a frigid day last February earned Fort Dodge an unfortunate distinction in the state’s fire statistics for 2015. The house fire at 703 Fourth Ave. N. more »»

Thanupakorn directed clerk to delete files

January 7, 2016 Webster County Assessor Jeanette Thanupakorn came to her office after she had been placed on administrative leave and had some files deleted off a county computer, according to the Webster County... more »»

 
 
 

 

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