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‘Donuts with Dan’

August 24, 2016 The doughnuts that Iowa Central Community College President Dan Kinney was handing out Thursday morning during the annual “Donuts with Dan” event are only a small part of why he and other college... more »»

Damaged bridge causes road closure

August 24, 2016 A heavy piece of equipment, called a scraper, crashed into a bridge on Paragon Avenue Wednesday morning, according to Jamie Johll, Assistant Webster County Engineer. more »»

Emergency stay issued for oil pipeline

August 24, 2016 Iowa regulators have ordered an oil pipeline company not to do any work on certain properties until Monday while more information is gathered. more »»

Fallon: Still hopeful landowners will prevail

August 24, 2016 Activist and former Iowa lawmaker Ed Fallon is still hopeful that landowners may prevail in court and stop the Dakota Access pipeline. “We still could beat them,” Fallon said. more »»

Iowa Central to train Prestage workers

August 24, 2016 Iowa Central Community College will provide training for prospective employees for the new Prestage Foods of Iowa pork processing plant to be located south of Eagle Grove. more »»

Hazmat suits up to fight chlorine ‘spill drill’

August 24, 2016 Chlorine has many uses. It can help keep whites white in the wash and, without it, swimming pools would quickly turn into heated stew pots of bacteria. more »»

New special tube to assist firefighters in grain bin rescue

August 24, 2016 MOORLAND — Volunteer firefighters in Moorland will be better equipped to handle a grain bin rescue with the addition of a new rescue tube provided by NEW Cooperative Inc. more »»

FD police investigate shooting

August 24, 2016 Investigators are seeking information on an unidentified suspect who shot a parked SUV packed with people late Monday. No one was seriously hurt, according to Fort Dodge Police Chief Kevin Doty. more »»

Dencklau says railroads are not easy to work with

August 24, 2016 The Webster County Board of Supervisors approved a utility permit to allow for a new Union Pacific Railroad signal Tuesday. more »»

Scuffle at Hy-Vee leads to robbery charge

August 24, 2016 An attempt to stop an alleged shoplifter at Hy-Vee has led to the suspect being charged with a felony robbery offense. Julian Pickett, 24, has been charged with one count of second-degree robbery. more »»

New contractor

August 23, 2016 A different contractor has been hired by the Fort Dodge City Council to jumpstart a stalled sanitary sewer project that has left parts of some streets on the city’s south side torn up. more »»

Information sought in Monday shooting

August 23, 2016 The Fort Dodge Police Department is seeking information after a shooting Monday night near the skate park on North Seventh Street. Police Chief Kevin Doty at 11:55 p.m. more »»

Temporary stay issued on oil pipeline

August 23, 2016 Iowa regulators have ordered an oil pipeline company not to do any work on certain properties until Monday Aug. 29 while more information is gathered. more »»

Road work will impact Butler

August 23, 2016 Ongoing road construction along South 18th Street will impact where students can be picked up and dropped off at Butler Elementary as school gets underway Wednesday. more »»

Wright County commits to Prestage

August 23, 2016 CLARION — Wright County Supervisors have entered a deal with Prestage Foods of Iowa LLC that will allow the company to build its multimillion dollar pork processing plant on a 150 plus-acre stretch... more »»

Grant will pay for more FD fire personnel

August 23, 2016 Fort Dodge has been awarded a nearly $450,000 federal grant to pay for hiring three additional firefighters. more »»

Judge denies landowners’ request to halt pipeline work

August 23, 2016 DES MOINES — A district court judge on Monday denied a request by Iowa landowners to immediately halt construction of a $3. more »»

More trail expansions planned for Fort Dodge

August 23, 2016 New links that would enable someone to make a complete loop around Fort Dodge without leaving the trail system are being considered. more »»

W.C. man pleads guilty to extortion

August 23, 2016 A Webster City man has admitted his guilt to extortion after a prior guilty plea had been denied. more »»



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