Leadership Iowa comes to FD
Our growing economic climate here in Fort Dodge was one of the major reasons we were selected to host the ABI, Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation-Leadership Iowa Class of 2013-14.
VFW honors patriotic writers
Four local students who turned their thoughts on patriotism into essays have won awards in a writing contest sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1856 in Fort Dodge.
Thursday Dec 5
Officer rescues six from fire
A Fort Dodge police officer looking for a burglary suspect ended up rescuing six people from a burning house late Tuesday night.
Thursday Dec 5
All about agriculture
There is concern over market prices for corn if the U.S. produces another 14 billion bushel crop in 2014.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Great Bend Tribune
Legion auxiliary soup supper Monday will help veterans
American Legion Auxiliary will hold a benefit soup supper from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the American Legion Argonne Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave, Members and guest are welcome.
Board grants variances
A parking plan needed for the conversion of the former Phillips Middle School into an apartment building was approved Tuesday by the Fort Dodge Board of Adjustment.
Sonshine Singers to perform
One of the blessings of Christmas is the beautiful music. For centuries composers have been inspired to create songs of praise and worship, celebrating the birth of Christ; and today the celebration continues as musicians use their talents to express the joy of this season.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
FREE: Basketball Games to Watch
Iowa Preps has put together a list of the games to watch tonight during the 2013-2014 basketball season.
The Daily Freeman-Journal
Healthy food on a small budget
Bills, holiday shopping and the cost of living can put a damper on the funds a family has for healthy foods.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Holiday concert features crooner
"He does a lot of singing in Des Moines, for festivals and events," Hein said. "The audience will really like him, he's a very cool guy."
Northey to attend Farm News Ag Show
Farm News' 12th annual Ag Show is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday at 2031 Quail Ave., Fort Dodge.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
100-year-old structure to house Smurlz
A century ago, what was called The Arcade opened at 1012 Central Ave. The 6,700-square-foot building featured a dramatic atrium providing natural light lined by 10 specialty shops.
Sharing his skills
When Dr. Kyle Ver Steeg and his medical team arrived at a storm-ravaged hospital in the Philippines, they found lots of patients waiting for them.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Plenty of Thanksgivings, plenty of gratitude
Joann Whittington, of Fort Dodge, was spending a bit of time at Citizens Central Wednesday visiting with her friends, including Ben McCarville.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Fairfield Ledger
An 8 pound, 7 ounce girl, Molli Bryn Jones, was born Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, the daughter of Meghan nd Brandon Jones of Grimes.
The Des Moines Register
Trial rescheduled for man in Rockwell City officer killing
The murder trial of a Rockwell City man accused of killing a police officer during a standoff has been rescheduled for next year.
Support the Giving Tree
Once again the Giving Tree is back at Fort Dodge Senior High. This is an opportunity for students, staff and parents to help needy children in Fort Dodge who will otherwise have a very sad Christmas.
City support sought for Phillips, Fair Oaks projects
A developer is seeking about $2 million worth of property tax breaks to help finance its plans to turn the two former middle school buildings in Fort Dodge into apartment buildings.
FD council rejects liquor license application
''It's my opinion that the applicants in this particular case don't meet the requirements set out by the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division and it's my recommendation that you should not approve it,'' City Attorney Mark Crimmins told the council members.