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FD council sets fee, raises

June 24, 2014 By BILL SHEA bshea@messengernews. more »»

FDCSD board progresses on stadium project loan

June 24, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District board took action on three agenda items Monday. more »»

Officials: Saturday fire was arson

June 23, 2014 The massive fire that destroyed a downtown Fort Dodge building Saturday afternoon was arson, according to Fire Chief Kent Hulett. The investigation into how the fire was set is ongoing. more »»

Racers remember the old days in Otho

June 23, 2014 OTHO — Racers from around Iowa gathered and shared stories at the ninth annual Ol’ Marty’s Racing Reunion Sunday. more »»

Police seeking info on Saturday’s arson

June 23, 2014 The Fort Dodge Police Department continues to seek witnesses from this weekend’s large fire downtown, which was ruled an arso. more »»

Rejoining society

June 23, 2014 Many of the inmates at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility will be released once their prison term has expired, or if they are released on parol. more »»

New car starts garage fire

June 23, 2014 No one was injured after a garage caught fire at 1406 S. 21st St. around 5 p.m. Sunday. more »»

Blaze destroys former downtown church

June 22, 2014 A former church building downtown was destroyed by fire Saturday afternoon. more »»

River search ends well

June 22, 2014 Two youngsters suspected of falling into the Des Moines River were found safe and sound late Friday evenin. more »»

Council to mull Warden, connector

June 22, 2014 Two major downtown initiatives will have the attention of the Fort Dodge City Council when it meets Monday. more »»

Fifth Avenue project is almost complete

June 22, 2014 The days of snaking through seemingly endless rows of orange barrels on a section of Fifth Avenue South are almost over. Work to reconfigure that street between the Menards store at 3319 Fifth Ave. S. more »»

Learning wilderness skills

June 22, 2014 BRUSHY CREEK — Melanie Richards, of Otho, fitted the shotgun to her shoulder and fired, breaking the clay pigeon into dust. She smiled then did it again. “This is fun,” she sai. more »»

Blanden: A celebration of art

June 22, 2014 Doug Brightman, a retired Fort Dodge school teacher, brought a friend named Kenny with him to the annual Blanden Arts Festival Saturday at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum. more »»

Ghosts among the oaks

June 22, 2014 One of the first ghosts visitors to the Cemetery Walk at Oakland Cemetery meet had a long wet journey to get there: His final resting place is among the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. more »»

High water doesn’t deter Lehigh River Days

June 22, 2014 LEHIGH — A multitude of elements shape the character of a community. For the Webster County town of Lehigh, perhaps one of the biggest influences is the Des Moines River. more »»

Surviving

June 21, 2014 The first lap around the track at the Relay For Life of Webster County American Cancer Society fundraiser in Dodger Stadium is reserved for survivors. They line up one by one. more »»

Fire reported in downtown Fort Dodge

June 21, 2014 Firefighters from Fort Dodge and surrounding communities are battling a structure fire at the intersection of First Avenue North and 11th Street. more »»

River search suspended

June 21, 2014 Fort Dodge police have released a photo of a boy who was possibly one of the subjects of a search of the Des Moines River Thursday night and Friday morning. more »»

River search suspended

June 21, 2014 Fort Dodge police have released a photo of a boy who was possibly one of the subjects of a search of the Des Moines River Thursday night and Friday morning. more »»

Lake City man faces murder charges

June 21, 2014 LAKE CITY— A Lake City man is accused of killing a woman and her son who were found dead May 18 at a home in Glidden. more »»

 
 

 

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