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River crests, but officials urge caution

June 21, 2014 Water levels in the Des Moines River have started to recede after hitting its crest Friday. Data from the National Weather Service indicated that the river was at 14.6 feet, which is 4. more »»

Four area counties declared disasters

June 21, 2014 Gov. Terry Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency Friday for Kossuth, Palo Alto, Sac and Wright counties. more »»

Humboldt and ICCC renew 28E agreement

June 21, 2014 HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Community School District has renewed its 28E agreement with Iowa Central Community Colleg. more »»

Contracts set for school job

June 21, 2014 POCAHONTAS — A renovation of the Pocahontas Elementary School is ready to begin. more »»

Two reported missing in river

June 20, 2014 Dozens of rescuers, including the pilot of a small plane, searched a stretch of the Des Moines River in Fort Dodge Thursday evening for two boys who reportedly entered the water. more »»

Search for missing boys resumes

June 20, 2014 Rescue efforts to search for two boys who reportedly went missing in the Des Moines River Thursday night resumed shortly after 8 a.m. today. more »»

River search suspended

June 20, 2014 The search for two people who were reported to have fallen into the Des Moines River Thursday night has been suspended until new information is developed. Officials ended the search at 10:30 a.m. more »»

No new flooding

June 20, 2014 Locally, the Des Moines River appears to be about four-and-a-half foot above flood stage. However, "the good news is the river appears to have reached its crest and should continue to recede .. more »»

One dead, one injured in bike collision

June 20, 2014 MANSON - An Onawa man is dead and another injured following an accident Friday morning west of Manson. more »»

Police release photo of possible missing teen

June 20, 2014 A photo of a boy who may have gone missing in the Des Moines River has been released by Fort Dodge police in an attempt to identify him. more »»

Kickoff to Success

June 20, 2014 Kickoff to Success Football Camp will show Fort Dodge kids that it is possible to be a success. more »»

Graesch court date is June 30

June 20, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — A Webster City man accused of killing his father will make a plea in the case at his arraignment on June 30. more »»

Lundgren Wind Project could bring TIF spending to county

June 20, 2014 A new Urban Renewal Area encompassing the Lundgren Wind Project may be in the works, which could help pay for roads and bridges in the county. more »»

Wright Co. declares emergency

June 20, 2014 CLARION — The Wright County Board of Supervisors has declared a state of emergency due to the damage from strong storms earlier in the wee. more »»

Diva Tech

June 19, 2014 Seventh-grader Emma Anderson, of Manson, carefully squeezed the grip on an automotive paint sprayer. more »»

Des Moines River levels expected to increase

June 19, 2014 Fort Dodge officials are warning residents to stay out of the water as the Des Moines River’s levels are expected to increase before hitting its crest Saturday. more »»

Two kids reported missing in river

June 19, 2014 Rescue personnel are searching the Des Moines River near the Kenyon Road Bridge after it was reported witnesses saw someone go into the water shortly after 7 p.. more »»

Branstad declares disaster after storm

June 19, 2014 POCAHONTAS — State workers delivered 10,000 sandbags to waterlogged Pocahontas County after Gov. more »»

FDCF inmates show off communication skills

June 19, 2014 Inmates at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility showed off their communication skills Wednesday night as the members of the Changing Winds Toastmasters group held what they called a “grand meeting. more »»

Some Fort Dodge roads, facilities are closed due to rising water

June 19, 2014 The rising level of the Des Moines River has caused a number of roads and facilities to be closed. As of Wednesday afternoon, the river had risen to 12.75 feet, which is . more »»



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