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Group sends lanterns over Kennedy Park to honor lost children

October 19, 2014 A local support group for mothers of stillborn and miscarried babies held a memorial service to honor their lost children Saturday. more »»

Woman charged in Rolfe explosives case

October 18, 2014 ROLFE — A 13-year-old boy was placed in a juvenile detention center and a woman has been arrested in connection with the discovery of explosive material in a Rolfe house, the Pocahontas County... more »»

UPDATE: Police, Sheriff's Department investigate Snell-Crawford

October 18, 2014 UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. A juvenile who allegedly stabbed a woman on the Fort Dodge Nature Trail early Saturday is charged with attempted murder. more »»

A civic duty

October 18, 2014 By PETER KASPARI When it’s time for a criminal case to go to trial, 12 jurors are selected to weigh the facts and determine the defendant’s guilt or innocence. more »»

New trial denied McElroy

October 18, 2014 Derrick McElroy will not be getting a new trial after a judge denied the motion Friday. McElroy, 28, had been seeking a new trial after being convicted of first-degree murder on Aug. 1. more »»

Sears may still have a future in FD

October 18, 2014 There may be a Sears store in Fort Dodge in the future after all. more »»

Scones and politics: Braley, Mowrer visit FD

October 18, 2014 Patrons of a Fort Dodge coffee shop experienced a double dose of Democratic candidates for Congress when U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley and Jim Mowrer visited Friday morning. more »»

Stewart visits Fort Dodge

October 18, 2014 By PETER KASPARI An independent candidate for the U.S. Senate stopped by Fort Dodge Friday afternoon to meet with voters on a statewide tou. more »»

Humboldt County is investigating report of man displaying a weapon

October 18, 2014 GILMORE CITY — A report about a man with a gun has Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies investigating what might have happened. The incident was reported Thursday afternoon. more »»

Plane rides for money and love

October 18, 2014 A pair of pastors — who are also pilots — are hoping to share their dream with others today, while also helping make some military veterans’ dreams come true. The Rev. more »»

Ready for the roads

October 17, 2014 Iowa has seen less increase in road salt prices than other Midwestern states — and Fort Dodge and Webster County in particular both are in good shape. more »»

Humboldt sheriff investigating alleged gun incident

October 17, 2014 GILMORE CITY - The Humboldt County sheriff's office is investigating a report of a man who was allegedly carrying a gun between Gilmore City and Humboldt Thursday. more »»

Woman charged in Rolfe explosives case

October 17, 2014 ROLFE — A 13-year-old boy was placed in a juvenile detention center and a woman has been arrested in connection with the discovery of explosive material in a Rolfe house, the Pocahontas County... more »»

Airline notifying more passengers of Ebola

October 17, 2014 With the threat of the Ebola virus spreading across the country in people’s minds, Webster County agencies are preparing in case the virus hits here. more »»

Bomb threat prompts Rolfe search

October 17, 2014 POCAHONTAS — Law enforcement officers and firefighters were planning to use a series of detonations Thursday night to destroy explosive material found at a property in Rolfe. more »»

Benson, McCarville debate using state attorneys

October 17, 2014 Republican Joe McCarville questioned how often the Iowa attorney general’s office has been called to help in Webster County trials during a Thursday night forum between Webster County attorney... more »»

Closing next year

October 16, 2014 The Sears store that has been a fixture in the Crossroads Mall since it opened in 1964 will close in mid-January, according to a spokesman for the retail chain. more »»

Bomb scare closes Pocahontas high school

October 16, 2014 Classes in the Pocahontas Area Community School District were dismissed early on Thursday because of security concerns, according to school district Superintendent Joseph Kramer. more »»

Gov. Branstad outlines plans

October 16, 2014 Reducing college loan debt and providing an easy way for residents to connect with state government are among the things Gov. Terry Branstad wants to do if he is re-elected. more »»



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