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Hazardous materials site proposed

August 15, 2014 By JOE SUTTER Nothing thrown away disappears forever. Some common household chemicals can cause problems when they accumulate in a landfill. more »»

McElroy trial

August 14, 2014 Three witnesses testified Wednesday that Brandyn Preston may have been shot and subsequently died as part of an ongoing feud between two gangs in Fort Dodge. more »»

FD woman faces animal code violations

August 14, 2014 The Fort Dodge woman who allegedly took in 35 cats and nine dogs is facing five violations of the Fort Dodge Municipal Code. more »»

Expert: McElroy tattoos consistent with Bloods

August 14, 2014 A gang expert said tattoos shown in photos of Derrick McElroy are consistent with those used by members of the Bloods gang Mike Stueckrath, a detective with the Des Moines Police Department and a... more »»

Grassley: Border must be secured

August 14, 2014 POCAHONTAS — U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley repeated his call for securing the country’s southern border on Wednesday and said he supports the American air strikes underway in Ira. more »»

Three FDMS committees return with new year

August 14, 2014 Fort Dodge Middle School is bringing back three committees started last year and designed to enhance student instruction and faculty conversation. more »»

Two Iowa prison inmates sue over religious issues

August 14, 2014 DES MOINES (AP) — Two Iowa prison inmates must receive nightly meals and chapel time during Ramadan and be allowed the same religious accommodations as other Muslims, a federal judge ruled. more »»

Your tax dollars at work

August 14, 2014 This is summary of major bills approved for payment by the Fort Dodge City Council on Monday. To: JB Holland Construction Inc., Decorah For: Work completed on the East Region Storm Sewer project. more »»

Planning a ‘vacation’

August 13, 2014 A portion of First Avenue North in downtown Fort Dodge may be closed to support the expansion of a business, but the proposed closure will not include any part of the street that’s now being rebuil. more »»

Witnesses: Preston may have been killed as part of ongoing gang feud

August 13, 2014 Brandyn Preston was not a member of a gang, but he may have been killed as part of an ongoing feud between gangs. more »»

McElroy jury seated Tuesday afternoon

August 13, 2014 Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of Derrick McElroy will hear opening statements at 9 a.m. today. They were seated Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Trott’s statement admissible

August 13, 2014 A judge ruled Monday the statement made by Corey A. Trott, the Rockwell City man accused of killing a Rockwell City police officer, after his arrest can be used in court. more »»

OHV park phase II to open in Sept.

August 13, 2014 The off-highway vehicle park south of Fort Dodge will hold a grand opening early next month, the Webster County Board of Supervisors heard Tuesday. more »»

Lehigh sets new, cohesive utilities policy

August 13, 2014 LEHIGH — New policies to more formally control certain town functions were passed at a contentious Lehigh City Council meeting Monday nigh. more »»

Commission favors more signs for businesses

August 13, 2014 Businesses in Fort Dodge should be allowed to have signs on every outside wall of their buildings, in the opinion of members of the city’s Plan and Zoning Commissio. more »»

W.C. couple killed in two-car crash

August 13, 2014 BOONE — A Webster City couple were killed in a two-vehicle crash near Boone Monday morning. more »»

ICCC board adds, revises policies

August 13, 2014 The Iowa Central Community College board of directors Tuesday adopted a formal public records request policy. more »»

Beall salutes Community Health Center

August 13, 2014 People who struggled to pay for a doctor’s appointment received a new source of medical care when the Community Health Center of Fort Dodge opened in 2006. more »»

Stressing STEM

August 12, 2014 Lynne Campbell, Iowa State University STEM hub manager, spoke about the Iowa’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiative as guest speaker of the Fort Dodge Noon Rotary Club Monday. more »»

Jury selection underway in McElroy trial

August 12, 2014 Jury selection in the first-degree murder trial of Derrick McElroy will resume at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday. more »»



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