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One dead in train-truck collision

September 8, 2014 EAGLE GROVE — One person was killed after a Union Pacific train struck his truck Sunday at about 5 p.m. more »»

Fun Day returns

September 7, 2014 CALLENDER — For Don Weston, of Callender, the burger-flipping chores were scaled up a bit Saturday as he helped with cooking chores at the Callender Area Fun Day celebration. more »»

Train strikes and kills man in Wright County

September 7, 2014 One person was killed after a Union Pacific train struck his truck Sunday afternoo. more »»

McCoid takes lead at 194th

September 7, 2014 The Iowa Army National Guard unit, which has its headquarters in Fort Dodge, has a new commander. Maj. Corey . more »»

Reunions and autographs

September 7, 2014 BADGER — Pat Matter and Chris Omodt are probably the most unlikely co-authors of a book that can be found. Matter is the former president of the Minneapolis Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. more »»

Two killed in Friday accident

September 7, 2014 WRIGHT COUNTY — Two people, including a child, were killed in a collision Friday night in Wright County. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident occurred around 6 p.m. more »»

Fall Storytime coming soon

September 7, 2014 Registration for Fort Dodge Public Library’s Fall Storytime starts Thursday. The free reading program for ages three and up, which starts Sep. more »»

Water main contract on slate for FD council

September 7, 2014 The Fort Dodge City Council is expected to award a water main contract and once again consider a taxi license for an Evansdale company when it meets Monday. The council will meet at 6 p.m. more »»

It’s first-degree murder

September 6, 2014 CLARION — On the day Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting would have turned 38, his killer was convicted of first-degree murder. more »»

DNR orders tire cleanup in Webster County

September 6, 2014 DAYTON — A Webster County man has been ordered by state environmental officials to remove about 4,000 scrap tires from locations near Dayton and in Harcourt by Oct. 1. more »»

Trott jury to begin deliberations today

September 5, 2014 CLARION — The defense called no witnesses Thursday in the first-degree murder trial of Corey Trott, and jurors are expected to hear closing arguments today. more »»

Missing girl found

September 5, 2014 ROCKWELL CITY - The Calhoun County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that a missing Rockwell City teen has been found in Lytton. Cassie Simkins, 16, of Rockwell City was reported missing last week. more »»

Police seek help locating FD woman

September 5, 2014 The Fort Dodge Police Department is asking the public to help locate Tina E. Cooper, 35, of Fort Dodge, who was reported missing by family members on Aug. 19. more »»

One dead after Hamilton County collision

September 5, 2014 One person is dead after a collision in Hamilton County west of Webster City on Thursday at about 8:30 p.m. Joy Niklasen, age 32, of Alleman, Iowa died after she crossed the center line of U.S. more »»

Four teenagers injured after accident

September 5, 2014 Four teenagers were injured after a collision on County Road D-20, west of Webster City at about 8:52 p.m. Thursday. more »»

UPDATE: Man in minivan allegedly gives candy to children

September 5, 2014 A call to Fort Dodge Police about a suspicious man giving candy to children was likely nothing more than an act of kindness. more »»

Jury begins deliberations in Trott trial

September 5, 2014 Jurors have begun their deliberations in the first-degree murder trial of Corey Trott. He's accused of killing Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting during a standoff in Rockwell City on Sep. more »»

Corey Trott convicted of first-degree murder

September 5, 2014 CLARION - Corey Trott has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting. The verdict was read at 1:30 p.m. more »»

AFES breaks ground on new facility

September 5, 2014 Work will officially begin on a new gym for Athletics for Education and Success, capping off a 20-month fundraising campaign. more »»

La’James students can file complaints with AG

September 5, 2014 By BILL SHEA bshea@messengernews. more »»

 
 
 

 

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