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Corwith school building will be razed

June 17, 2015 CORWITH — Emotions ran high as the Corwith-Wesley School Board unanimously voted Tuesday to demolish the district’s middle and high school building. more »»

Railroad donates $150K

June 17, 2015 The Salvation Army received a $150,000 donation Tuesday to help in its efforts to assist those less fortunate in Fort Dodge. more »»

Leachate line construction coming this year

June 17, 2015 A new hazardous materials site should break ground in September, and a new force main for the regional landfill south of Fort Dodge should be let by August, landfill officials said Tuesday. more »»

Land, $150K donated for YSS clinic

June 17, 2015 WEBSTER?CITY — A capital campaign to raise funds for a new Youth and Family Center was kicked off Tuesday with the announcement that a Webster City couple had donated a piece of land for the project... more »»

Jensen awarded VDMC clinic contract

June 17, 2015 WEBSTER?CITY — Jensen Builders, Fort Dodge, was awarded the contract for the first bid package for the construction of the new clinic building at Van Diest Medical Center. more »»

Grant to pay for body camera

June 17, 2015 The Webster County Board of Supervisors approved updated contracts and employee roles at its regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Riding in any weather

June 16, 2015 Richard Simpson may have wished for a drier day for the 14th annual KGLO tractor ride. The rainy weather took some of the shine away from his rather unusual tracto. more »»

Corwith-Wesley MS/HS to be demolished

June 16, 2015 The Corwith-Wesley School Board voted Tuesday to demolish the district's middle and high school building. The board unanimously agreed to demolish the building after an emotional public hearing. more »»

Safe at Home meeting held Monday

June 16, 2015 Webster County officials, victim advocates and Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate discussed Monday how the Safe at Home act would be implemented in January 201. more »»

Gowrie hires clerk, plans for audit

June 16, 2015 GOWRIE — Impassable sidewalks and a lack of sidewalk ramps are making it hard for at least one Gowrie resident to get around. more »»

Humboldt School Board discusses budget shortfall

June 16, 2015 DAKOTA CITY — The Humboldt Community School Board discussed a looming budget shortfall at Monday’s board meeting. With an estimated 1.2 percent allowable growth by the state and a 3. more »»

South Central Calhoun repairs continue

June 16, 2015 LAKE CITY — As the repairs to South Central Calhoun High School continue, board members approved 12 additional bids for construction work at their regular board meeting Monda. more »»

Multi-vehicle accident causes minor injuries

June 16, 2015 One person received minor injuries after a four-vehicle accident Monday morning near the edge of Fort Dodge. The accident at Fifth Avenue South and Quail Avenue was reported around 9:30 a.m. more »»

Survivors speak out

June 15, 2015 Doctors were confident the lump Joan Ascherl found was nothing to worry about. more »»

Cub scouts explore STEM

June 15, 2015 Twin Lakes Cub Scouts finished nearly a week of fun while learning about science, technology, engineering and mathematics on Sunday. Each day the five-day day camp explored a different subject. more »»

A slow ride

June 15, 2015 About 100 people will ride their tractors along the countryside and through the towns surrounding Fort Dodge today, Tuesday and Wednesda. more »»

Davis leads bird flu response

June 15, 2015 CLARION — As newly appointed Wright County Economic Development Director, Bryce Davis is at the forefront of the ongoing bird flu crisis. more »»

Clarion celebrates 150

June 14, 2015 CLARION — Clarion celebrated a big birthday on Friday and Saturday. As the town turned 150 years old, residents flocked to Gazebo Park for a parade, music, food, crafts and games. more »»

Market on Central is back

June 14, 2015 There was no lack of fresh produce, artisan-produced crafts, work by local artists and things to eat along Central Avenue Saturday for the first Market On Central of the 2015. more »»

Past lives relived

June 14, 2015 Things were a little different in 1878 for Cheryl Sherry’s Oakland Cemetery Walk character, Elizabeth Riddle, who lived from 1836 to 1916. She opened the first millinery shop in Fort Dodge. more »»



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