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Monday Apr 14 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Webster County establishes conservation area

The Fort Dodge Messenger reports Donald Seltz and his family decided to sell 75 acres of land to the county for $1,000 per acre.

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Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Messenger

Remembering Our Fallen' opens Saturday

For the men and women of the armed services who died while serving in active duty since Sept.

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Related Topix: US Military, Offutt Air Force Base, US Air Force

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Messenger

Mentors are needed

Children & Families of Iowa is currently seeking volunteer mentors for the HALO mentoring program.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Fort Dodge, IA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Messenger

Don't miss out on Citizen's Academy

Television shows, movies and novels about law enforcement have been successful for decades.

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Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Messenger

They laud Citizen's Academy

A wonderful experience was enjoyed by both of us as participants in the Fort Dodge/Webster County Citizen's Academy this past fall.

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Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Messenger

Bemrich weighs in on C.R. casino proposal

Fort Dodge Mayor Matt Bemrich was among those who spoke against the possibility of awarding a casino license to Cedar Rapids Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Messenger

Kennedy to have - playscape'

Plans for a natural playscape at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park are nearly complete, and construction may begin this fall, according to Webster County Naturalist Karen Hansen.

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Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA, Family, Kids

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Messenger

Wind farm moves ahead ward

The Webster County Board of Supervisors approved utility permits for Wanzek Construction to directional bore electrical lines to 10 wind turbines in the project, which is located throughout southern Webster County.

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Related Topix: Lundgren, IA, Fort Dodge, IA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Messenger

Healthy habits in action

People who adopted new eating habits and increased their exercise so far this year can lace up their shoes and begin to reap the rewards of good health at the inaugural Live Healthy Iowa 5K on April 12. "This 5K is a great way to cap off the strides made during the Live Healthy10 week wellness challenge," said Lindsey Kavanaugh, Community Wellness ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Sups approve five year project plan

A tentative list of road and bridge projects that the county plans to tackle over the next five years has been set.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, IA, Stratford, IA, Webster City, IA, Wright County, IA, Kamrar, IA

The Messenger

Bridge, street projects begin in Fort Dodge

Within a couple of weeks, other workers will start the process of rebuilding First Avenue North between Third and Seventh streets.

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Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA, West Des Moines, IA

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Iowa Learning Farms releases cover crop video

The new video features seven Iowa farmers who are using cover crops on their agricultural fields.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Iowa, Carroll County, IA, Boone County, IA, Iowa State University

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Messenger

Teaming up for AEDs

The partnership between two county agencies has led to the purchase of an important tool that department officials say has helped save lives.

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Related Topix: Otho, IA

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Messenger

Concrete mixer rolls over on highway

Traffic on the highway near Otho was slowed for about three hours Thursday morning as crews worked to remove a concrete mixer that turned over on its side.

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Related Topix: Otho, IA, Fort Dodge, IA, Webster City, IA

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