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Decades-old levy passes in Humboldt

March 3, 2015 HUMBOLDT - City of Humboldt residents decided Tuesday to keep the Unified Law Enforcement levy they have already been paying for 30 years. Unofficial results show the levy passed 146-70. more »»

Webster County LEC remodel moves forward

March 3, 2015 With the installation of some electronics on Monday and a generator scheduled to come in Thursday, work is progressing smoothly on the Webster County Law Enforcement Center. more »»

Branstad taps seven from area for posts

March 3, 2015 Seven area residents were nominated Monday by Gov. Terry Branstad for seats on various state boards and commission. more »»

Fort Dodge truck driver fatally struck on Minneapolis freeway

March 3, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol said a Fort Dodge truck driver is dead after he got out of his semi on a Minneapolis interstate and was struck by another vehicle. more »»

FDMS selected for Belin-Blank STEM program

March 3, 2015 Fort Dodge Middle School has been selected for the University of Iowa Belin-Blank Research Center’s STEM Excellent and Leadership Program. more »»

Humboldt council discusses city budget

March 3, 2015 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt City Council held a public hearing on the city budget at Monday’s council meeting but could not approve the budget, pending the outcome of the vote today on the Unified Law... more »»

Humboldt Co. gets insurance update

March 3, 2015 By ROBERT WOLF editor@messengernews. more »»

Sliding around

March 2, 2015 For the 36 people who showed up at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park Sunday, it was the perfect day for going out in the sno. more »»

Mural graces Salvation Army nursery

March 2, 2015 A new mural graces The Salvation Army Temple’s nursery in Fort Dodge. Margi Gargano Brownfield, a Fort Dodge artist, painted the cuddly jungle scene for children by hand. “It’s animals. more »»

Take me out to the ballpark

March 2, 2015 For Jim Winter, the busiest time of the year is quickly approaching. more »»

After fuel tax increase, what comes next?

March 2, 2015 DES MOINES — With Iowa’s increased fuel price in place, how quickly can drivers expect to see road improvements on their daily commutes? State and county officials say they expect additional road... more »»

Water kick starts SOS

March 1, 2015 In less than a year, the Christian-centered group Serving Our Servants has gone from an idea to a network of individuals dedicated to making sure those who serve — be they firefighters, police... more »»

Gas tax increase dominates local forum

March 1, 2015 A pair of local lawmakers reported Saturday that Gov. Terry Branstad said the completion of U.S. more »»

Area speech competitors head to Algona

March 1, 2015 ALGONA — For a visitor who wandered into the gym at Bishop Garrigan High School Saturday morning their odds would be pretty good that they might see, and hear, some rather odd things from the... more »»

Looking for work

February 28, 2015 Among the students and other job seekers attending the Iowa Central Career Fair in the Career Education Building at Iowa Central Community College Friday, Blake Smith visibly stood out in the crowd. more »»

Future of Ames state tree nursery in peril

February 28, 2015 WEBSTER CITY — The fate of the state tree nursery in Ames may depend on Iowans convincing their state legislators and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources that it needs to remain open. more »»

Algona increases tax levy

February 28, 2015 ALGONA —The city of Algona is raising its property tax levy to $14.43 per $1,000 of taxable value. more »»

Celebrating the Timber Ghosts

February 28, 2015 Neil Daniels, president of the Des Moines River Timber Ghosts chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, expected a good turnout for the group’s annual Hunting Heritage Banquet Friday at the... more »»

Monument Square poised for historic status

February 28, 2015 SAC CITY — A piece of Sac City history could be listed on the National Register of Historic Places after an application was approved by the state. more »»

Speedy greetings

February 27, 2015 Shawna Schuler, the Fort Dodge Alzheimer’s Association office program and event coordinator, got to learn about something new Thursday night during a Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Speed... more »»

 
 
 

 

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