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Council to act on housing, street issues

October 12, 2014 The sale of a portion of First Avenue North to a business and a proposal to expand the jurisdiction of the Fort Dodge Housing Agency will be considered by the City Council on Monday. more »»

Ultimate survivor

October 11, 2014 Canis latrans — the coyote — has been cast as a villain; humans have tried to exterminate him, his kind gets blamed for things he hasn’t done and, to add insult to injury, in cartoon form he often... more »»

New trial sought in FD killing

October 11, 2014 A Webster County judge will decide next week whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted of first-degree murder in August. Derrick J. McElroy, 28, was convicted on Aug. more »»

2 FD teens face arson counts

October 11, 2014 Two Fort Dodge teenagers are facing felony charges after they allegedly set fire to a vacant house Wednesday. more »»

Eilerts’ legacy takes center stage at FDMS

October 11, 2014 Fort Dodge Middle School students Friday learned about kindness and community service through the example set by Aaron Eilerts. more »»

Two-way traffic

October 10, 2014 Parts of First Avenue North and First Avenue South in Fort Dodge will be opened to two-way traffic on Monday. First Avenue North between Seventh and 12th streets will be converted to two-way traffi. more »»

Teens charged in Wednesday fire

October 10, 2014 Two Fort Dodge teens have been charged with arson after a fire destroyed a vacant house Wednesda. more »»

Wind is ready for harvest

October 10, 2014 Iowa’s most energetic crop is about to reach harvest time in Webster County. more »»

FD schools receive $375K in grants

October 10, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District has received three grants totaling $375,000 per year. more »»

Leffler and Halvorson talk about pipeline plan

October 10, 2014 Rod Halvorson voiced his concerns about a proposed oil pipeline that would run through Webster County at a candidate forum Thursday evening. The forum is one of a series leading up to the Nov. more »»

Fire case given to Webster County attorney’s office

October 10, 2014 Fire investigators believe they know who set the fire that destroyed a vacant Fort Dodge home Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Fires keep FDFD busy

October 9, 2014 The fire that destroyed a vacant house Wednesday was set, the Fort Dodge fire marshal said Wednesday night. “We will list it as a set fire,” Fire Marshal Doug Ostbloom said. more »»

Value of smoke detectors stressed by firefighters

October 9, 2014 When a fire broke out in a house on South 25th Street Wednesday morning, the sound of activated smoke detectors alerted a woman and four children to the dange. more »»

W.C. sells old Beam building

October 9, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — The sale of city-owned property that includes the former Beam Manufacturing building was formally completed Wednesday morning. Details of the contract have yet to be made public. more »»

Missionary, a former student, Skypes with St. Ed

October 9, 2014 Jason Stuhrenberg, a missionary with the Navigators, an international Christian outreach ministry, spoke from Kiev, Ukraine, to St. more »»

Stewart wages independent Senate bid

October 9, 2014 U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley and state Sen. Joni Ernst have an independent rival for the United States Senate seat. more »»

Iowa Central students learn about local jobs

October 8, 2014 College students flocked to the Retail Job Fair on Tuesday in hopes of finding new jobs. more »»

Burning house 'fully engulfed' Wednesday afternoon

October 8, 2014 Fort Dodge firefighters are on scene at a house on fire at 357 Fifth Street Northwest, near Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica. Scanner traffic indicates the house is fully engulfe. more »»

Wednesday afternoon fire was set

October 8, 2014 The fire that engulfed the home at 357 Fifth Street Northwest was set, according to Fort Dodge Fire Marshal Doug Ostbloom. The fire happened near Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica. more »»

Sups talk of LEC walk

October 8, 2014 The Webster County Board of Supervisors received the quarterly report from the Sheriff’s Department, and heard how road construction is confusing some visitors to the Law Enforcement Center. more »»



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