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Disaster declaration sought for Wright

July 23, 2015 CLARION — A Presidential Disaster Declaration is being sought for Wright County and 18 other Iowa counties to help them pay for cleaning up after June storms. Go. more »»

USDA: Flu vaccine works on chickens

July 23, 2015 DES MOINES — Scientists have developed a vaccine strain that has tested 100 percent effective in protecting chickens from bird flu and testing is underway to see if it also protects turkeys, U.S. more »»

DNR looking at details for Dayton Enduro

July 23, 2015 A permit will likely be needed for a local off-road dirt biking event, but this shouldn’t be difficult to get or cause any problems for the event, according to the Iowa Department of Natural... more »»

Sac City’s Monument Square named to National Register

July 23, 2015 SAC CITY — Monument Square, which serves as a memorial to the soldiers of the Union Army, has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. more »»

On the road

July 22, 2015 DUNCOMBE — As RAGBRAI riders left Fort Dodge Tuesday, they had the opportunity to enjoy some food and entertainment during a stop in Duncombe. more »»

FD landfill leachate line delayed

July 22, 2015 A planned force main to carry liquid waste from the regional landfill has been delayed, as officials clear up questions on the projec. more »»

Enduro may need permit

July 22, 2015 An annual dirtbike event may be subject to a different set of rules this year, following the threat of action by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. more »»

Morning fire damages Jim’s Carpet One

July 22, 2015 A four-alarm fire severely damaged a major commercial building in Fort Dodge early Tuesday morning. A passer-by saw the flames at Jim’s Carpet One, 3557 Fifth Ave. . more »»

New Webster Co. secondary road building discussed

July 22, 2015 A large new secondary roads building may begin construction this fall — but more specifics are needed on costs firs. more »»

RAGBRAI rolls through

July 21, 2015 The population of Fort Dodge grew by several thousand Monday as participants in RAGBRAI arrived in town for an overnight stop during the weeklong bike ride. more »»

County officials prep emergency operations

July 21, 2015 Emergency operations were coordinated across Webster County Monday for RAGBRAI. As many as 25,000 visitors were expected for the event, Kari Prescott, Webster County Health Department director, sai. more »»

Lt. Gov. Reynolds visits region Monday

July 21, 2015 POCAHONTAS — Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds learned about a planned fiber optic installation and a couple of other projects during a walking tour of downtown Pocahontas Monday evening. more »»

Manson, Clare welcome RAGBRAI riders Monday

July 21, 2015 MANSON — RAGBRAI is a chance for people from all over the world to come together for a unique bike trip. For Manson, it was also a good chance to kick-start a town project. more »»

Somersfest is about community

July 20, 2015 SOMERS — The little town of Somers offered family games, a car show and camaraderie at its annual summer celebration Sunday. more »»

Ready for RAGBRAI?

July 20, 2015 The Webster County engineer has announced special traffic routes during RAGBRAI. Today, from approximately 8 a.m. to 6 p.. more »»

Marine’s next act: Joining the FD Police Dept.

July 20, 2015 Over the past year, the Fort Dodge Police Department has seen a number of new faces join their ranks as five officers have joined the department. more »»

Livermore Daze

July 19, 2015 LIVERMORE — The annual Livermore Daze has a problem many small communities would be proud to call their own — as the first few floats approach the intersection of Fourth Street and Fourth Avenue —... more »»

Mud volleyball is cool at Fun Day in Lohrville

July 19, 2015 LOHRVILLE — The annual Lohrville Fun Day seems to be aptly named. On Saturday afternoon, there were plenty of things for visitors to take part in or watch that would let them do just that. more »»

Visitors see 10 gardens in tour

July 19, 2015 Flowers and sunshine filled the day for those on the Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club’s annual garden tour Saturday. more »»



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