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Prairie Valley levy fails, Southeast Webster Grand levy passes

February 3, 2015 A Physical Plant and Equipment Levy was narrowly rejected by voters in the Prairie Valley Community School District Tuesday. more »»

Proposed tax increase whittled down in FD

February 3, 2015 The city property tax hike faced by Fort Dodge homeowners apparently won’t be as large as first projected. City Manager David Fierke on Monday presented the City Council with a proposed levy of $20. more »»

Two more firefighters proposed for Fort Dodge

February 3, 2015 The Fort Dodge Fire Department would get two additional firefighters but lose its fire marshal under a budget plan introduced Monday evening. more »»

City buys land from mall for drainage effort

February 3, 2015 The Fort Dodge City Council on Monday approved spending about $134,000 to buy real estate and access rights to property from the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Humboldt sups hold hearing on LEC project

February 3, 2015 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday about plans to remodel the law enforcement center. more »»

Digging out

February 2, 2015 By JESSE MAJOR jmajor@messengernews.net As snow continued to pour down Sunday, residents in Webster County were forced to dig themselves out if they wanted to go anywher. more »»

Fans in any weather

February 2, 2015 Fort Dodge bars weren’t as packed as usual with football fans this Super Bowl Sunday, but some still braved the snow to watch the game. more »»

SWG, PV vote is Tuesday

February 2, 2015 BURNSIDE — Southeast Webster Grand and Prairie Valley community school districts are holding a special election Tuesday to renew and increase their Physical Plant and Equipment Levy. more »»

Volunteering a valuable service

February 2, 2015 In a corridor near the gift shop at Trinity Regional Medical Center, a large plaque recognizes the volunteers who serve the hospital in numerous way. more »»

Some Iowans to face new premiums for Medicaid

February 2, 2015 DES MOINES — As Iowa’s modified Medicaid expansion hits the one-year anniversary mark, some enrollees will be asked to pay small monthly premiums because they have not yet completed a required... more »»

Racing around Algona

February 1, 2015 ALGONA — For Travis Kaltved, of Estherville, the lack of snow on the ice of Smith Lake near the Water’s Edge Nature Center was actually an advantage as he raced his ATV in the North Iowa Off Road... more »»

FD residents asked to join in planning, meetings

February 1, 2015 Fort Dodge officials want to hear what residents have to say about the community as they begin developing a new comprehensive plan to guide future growth. more »»

FD council to consider land buy, budgets

February 1, 2015 A meeting with a short agenda of regular business and a long list of budget workshops awaits the Fort Dodge City Council on Monday. The council’s regular business meeting will begin at 5 p.m. more »»

A bridge delayed

January 31, 2015 HUMBOLDT — The project to replace the Sumner Avenue Bridge, which crossed the Des Moines River on the west end of downtown Humboldt, has suffered delays in construction that have moved the expected... more »»

Parking ban will go into effect

January 31, 2015 Due to the impending snow storm, residents are reminded that a parking prohibition will automatically go into effect on all emergency snow routes when there has been an accumulation of snow and ice... more »»

Fire Department at the Laramar

January 31, 2015 The Fort Dodge Fire Department is on the scene at the Laramar, 710 First Ave. N., in response to a fire alarm. Smoke was seen coming out of the building. more »»

Robbery charge against Altman dropped

January 31, 2015 A robbery charge against a Fort Dodge man has been dismissed after new evidence was discovered. more »»

Carjack suspect arrested

January 31, 2015 SAC CITY — A carjacking suspect from Alta was caught in Sac City after leading deputies on a pursuit through town. James J. more »»

Kerns on leadership, Coach Thomas

January 31, 2015 Al Kerns, a former teacher and coach at Aplington-Parkersburg High School, spoke with Fort Dodge Middle School students Friday about leadership, emotional control and his friendship with Coach Ed... more »»

 
 
 

 

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