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Fort Dodge, Iowa is located in Webster County. Zip codes in Fort Dodge, IA include 50501. The median home price in Fort Dodge is $80,000 which is roughly $59/per square foot. More Fort Dodge information.

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Mother accused of faking daughter's cancer has history of fundraising

A local mother faces more charges after authorities said she lied about her daughter having cancer in order to raise money.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Messenger

Kraayenbrink, Sexton, Mosiman rally Republicans

Republican state Senate hopeful Tim Kraayenbrink pledged Thursday evening to be a smart steward of taxpayers' money if he is elected.

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The Messenger

The Salvation Army builds nursery with help from grant

A recent renovation has led to the creation of a new nursery at The Salvation Army Temple in Fort Dodge.

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The Messenger

Mildred Anderson

Mildred Anderson, 88, of Clarion, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the Southfield Wellness Community in Webster City.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Attorney General: Cosmetology school treats students like "free labor"

The Consumer Protection Division of the office of the Iowa Attorney General filed a formal fraud lawsuit against La' James International College on Thursday; the suit alleges the Fort Dodge-based cosmetology school uses deceptive, omissive and unfair practices.

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Hotel Interactive

Cobblestone Hotels Opens 14th property in 2014

Cobblestone Hotels, the fastest growing hotel brand in the Mid-West, opened the beautiful Cobblestone Inn and Suites in Fort Dodge, Iowa and brought their presence to the great state of Iowa to seven open hotels.

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The Democrat

WWII Liberation of Paris

One of the most memorable events of World War II?took place on August 23, 1944. An article in the Fort Dodge Messenger on August 23 explains it simply.

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The Messenger

Supreme Court to review Tyler case

The Iowa Supreme Court will review the case of the woman convicted of drowning her newborn son in a Fort Dodge hotel room in 2011.

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The Messenger

Wallaces greatly appreciate strong community support

Thank you to the people of Fort Dodge. On behalf of Kelli, Claire, and the rest of my little family, I would like to say thank you to the many that we have come to call friends in this truly unique town.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Messenger

Market on Central continues to thrive

Downtown Fort Dodge is on the rebound. During the last several years, storefronts up and down Central Avenue and on nearby streets that have too long been vacant are once again coming to life commercially.

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The Messenger

Appreciates benefit

On Aug. 2, my awesome friends and family organized and gathered for a benefit at Rides Bar and Grill in Fort Dodge, to help me with medical bills accrued from treatments to combat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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The Messenger

New lieutenant's post coming to FDPD

A new lieutenant's position will be created in the Fort Dodge Police Department under a plan introduced to the city's Civil Service Commission Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Messenger

Search for new assistant fire chief begins

The next assistant fire chief in Fort Dodge may come from another community's fire department, and will have greater responsibility for managing the emergency medical work performed by city firefighters.

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The Messenger

Doty named acting FD police chief

Assistant Police Chief Kevin Doty became the acting police chief in Fort Dodge as a result of action by the City Council Monday night.

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The Messenger

Rhone appears in court for driveby

The suspect of the alleged drive-by shooting Aug. 18 will appear in Magistrate Court this morning, according to information from the Fort Dodge Police Department.

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The Messenger

Smaller waste containers coming soon

Some new, smaller garbage and recycling containers will be distributed to Fort Dodge sanitation customers on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Messenger

Remembering the rails

Old railroaders never fade away. Instead, they retire and get together once a week to have breakfast and fuel the bonds formed by working together for decades.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Community reacts to fake cancer diagnosis

Community members have their own suspicions about a number of fundraisers held for her family's benefit, including one last year in downtown Fort Dodge.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Community reacts to fake cancer diagnosis

New details tonight surrounding a local mom caught lying about her daughter's cancer.

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The Daily Freeman-Journal

United Methodist Women of Faith set meeting dates

The United Methodist Women of Faith of Faith United Methodist Church have set meeting dates through mid-September, according to a release from the group.

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