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June 24, 2016 The local leaders of The Salvation Army are preparing to hand over the reins when they retire from their positions. Capts. Ron and Carol Cook’s last day at The Salvation Army will be Sunday. more »»

Second Chance Pell

June 24, 2016 Iowa Central Community College is one of 67 schools in the nation selected for a new federal program to provide education to prison inmates, officials have announced. more »»

Footballers accused of CGD hazing take plea deals

June 24, 2016 CLARION — Former Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School football players who were facing third-degree sexual abuse charges have agreed to plea to lesser counts. more »»

FDCSD staffing vacancies nearly filled

June 24, 2016 Fort Dodge Community School District has nearly filled all of its open staff positions for the 2016-2017 year. more »»

For art and Love

June 24, 2016 The Dr. Laurie Angela Sears Love Scholarship Foundation is helping kids to afford art classes at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum. more »»

Laid to rest

June 23, 2016 A flag-draped casket was carried across the green grass of Memorial Park Cemetery Wednesday afternoon by silent, solemn Marines as a bagpiper played the ‘‘The Marine’s Hymn. more »»

Moorland home destroyed in fire

June 23, 2016 MOORLAND — A Moorland home was destroyed by a fire Wednesday morning. Three fire departments responded to the blaze, which was reported around 10:30 a.m. more »»

Contractor hits gas line again, third one in the area

June 23, 2016 A contractor hit a gas line for the third time while doing sewer construction work in the roadway in the area of Eighth Avenue South and 18th Street Wednesday. more »»

Vincent EMS gives mutual aid in FD

June 23, 2016 UnityPoint Health—Trinity Regional Medical Center and the Fort Dodge Fire Department normally provide ambulance coverage throughout the city. But once in a while they need a han. more »»

Plenty of fun to be had at Manson Crater Days

June 23, 2016 MANSON — Live music, truck pulls and water games will be just part of the Manson Crater Days celebration this year, which will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunda. more »»

Eating skills will be put to the test

June 23, 2016 POCAHONTAS — New events and returning favorites will highlight this year’s Heritage Days in Pocahontas. more »»

Body of Dayton man recovered

June 22, 2016 LEHIGH — The body of a Dayton man was recovered in the Des Moines River by search teams Tuesday morning, according to Webster County Sheriff Jim Stubbs. Colin James Murphy, 23, was found at 9:58 a.m. more »»

House on fire southwest of Fort Dodge

June 22, 2016 Firefighters are on scene at a burning house at 2055 220th St. at around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. more »»

St. Ed receives $216K gift

June 22, 2016 St. Edmond Catholic School has received a one-time gift of $216,000. The funds from the estate of Richard Albright and Patty (Dwyer) Albright have already been put to good use. The largest item St. more »»

Pipeline road agreement is signed

June 22, 2016 The county has approved an agreement with a company building an oil pipeline across Iowa to keep county roads in shape while the work is done. more »»

Bond goes forward

June 22, 2016 The county is on its way to borrowing up to $5 million for a replacement building for its roads department. more »»

Still searching

June 21, 2016 LEHIGH — Emergency response teams continued their search on the Des Moines River for a missing 23-year-old man from Dayton Monday. The man was last seen at 5:32 a.m. more »»

UPDATE: Lehigh victim ID'D

June 21, 2016 Officials have identified Colin James Murphy, 23, of Dayton, as the man whose body was found Tuesday morning. Murphy's body was found at 9:58 a.. more »»

Welcome home Pvt. Haraldson

June 21, 2016 A United States Marine whose remains were found more than 70 years after the World War II battle in which he was killed will return to Webster County today. more »»



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