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Court denies McElroy appeal

March 24, 2016 A Fort Dodge man’s first-degree murder conviction stands after the Iowa Court of Appeals ruled there was sufficient evidence to support the conviction. more »»

Man killed in quarry explosion from Gowrie

March 24, 2016 EARLHAM — Authorities say an employee was killed after a blast at a Madison County quarry. Tracy Hockmeier, 42, of Winterset, was originally from Gowrie. more »»

Stout arrested in robbery case

March 24, 2016 Two people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery Tuesday night. One of the suspects, Dakota Stout, 18, of Fort Dodge, was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Fort Dodge police. more »»

Election season begins

March 23, 2016 U.S. Rep. Steve King faces a challenge from within his own party while state Rep. Mike Sexton, a fellow Republican, has no opposition at all in this year’s electio. more »»

UPDATE: Stout arrested on robbery warrant

March 23, 2016 Dakota Stout has been arrested on a warrant for first-degree robbery. Lt. Matt Lundberg, of the Fort Dodge Police Department, confirmed Wednesday afternoon that Stout was in custody. more »»

McElroy appeal denied

March 23, 2016 A Fort Dodge man's first-degree murder conviction stands after the Iowa Court of Appeals ruled there was sufficient evidence to support the conviction. more »»

Parking prohibition to go into effect

March 23, 2016 Current weather forecasts indicate that snow accumulations are expected to start Wednesday during the overnight hours, and continue into the early morning hours toda. more »»

FD apartments proposal yanked

March 23, 2016 A controversial plan to build apartments in the Parkview neighborhood of Fort Dodge has been withdrawn. more »»

Sac City prepares for Blue Light

March 23, 2016 SAC CITY — A nationwide initiative honoring fallen law enforcement officers is coming to Sac City on Saturday. more »»

Pipeline company to pay $180K for drainage crossings

March 23, 2016 Webster County will be paid $180,000 by a Texas-based pipeline company in drainage district crossing fees under an agreement signed Tuesday. more »»

Barn Hunt trials are this weekend

March 23, 2016 Barn Hunt Association trials begin Friday. The Fort Dodge Kennel Club is hosting the event during the Easter weeken. more »»

Man’s December death ruled a homicide

March 23, 2016 A man’s suspicious death last December has been ruled a homicide, but investigators are saying the public is not in any danger. more »»

FDCSD receives four bids for demolition

March 23, 2016 The Fort Dodge Community School District received five bids for the demolition of the 103-year-old Duncombe Elementary building. more »»

Three charged in alleged theft

March 23, 2016 The theft of an SUV Tuesday morning has led to three people facing charges in the case. The incident was reported at 8:15 a.m. more »»

Supervisors tell Coleman residents they can’t oversee district trustees

March 23, 2016 Coleman District residents, upset with their sanitary sewer district trustees, won’t directly get any help from the Webster County Board of Supervisor. more »»

Kitley seeking District 3 seat

March 23, 2016 Dean Kitley has announced he is running for the Democratic nomination for Webster County supervisor in District 3. more »»

Stubbs announces his candidacy

March 23, 2016 Webster County Sheriff Jim Stubbs is seeking his second term in office. Stubbs announced Tuesday he had officially filed his papers to run for re-election in November. more »»

Landfill leachate line to be finished by June

March 23, 2016 The regional landfill south of Fort Dodge will hire HLW Engineering Group, of Story City, to serve as a compliance consultant, its directing board decided Tuesday. more »»

Implied consent

March 22, 2016 Say on a Friday night a person decides to go out to a bar and have a few drinks. After awhile, they get into their car and start to drive home. more »»

Man’s December death ruled a homicide

March 22, 2016 A man’s suspicious death last December has been ruled a homicide, but investigators are saying the public is not in any danger. more »»

 
 
 

 

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