Tuesday Mar 11
Getting an earful at post
Members of the Squaw Creek Watershed Management Authority held the first of four meetings on Monday to listen to the concerns of landowners along the watershed in hopes of building partnerships with those landowners to gain better water quality and less water quantity flowing downstream to Ames.
Tuesday Mar 11
Pork producers stress advocacy
With fewer county pork boards now active in Iowa, involvement and advocacy are more important than ever, according to the speakers at the annual Webster County Pork Producers banquet Monday night.
WHO-TV Des Moines
Ice Jams: Risk For Flash Floods Next Week
The National Weather Service says warmer temperatures over the next few days will melt the snow on the ground and the ice covering Iowa rivers.
The Des Moines Register
Dayton residents under boil advisory after main break
A boil advisory has been issued for the city of Dayton in Webster County following a water main break Tuesday evening, the Iowa Department of Resources said today.
The Daily Freeman-Journal
Economist to study impact of ag park
Cargill and CJ Bio America together employ about 320 people in Webster County, but the economic impact of those companies extends well beyond the wages paid to those employees, according to leaders of the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance.
Farmers expect 'unbelievable' profits from strip-till
Farmer Doug Seltz says he expects "unbelievable" 40 percent returns from his latest investment -- a strip-till system.
Thompson Monuments opens in downtown FD
Thompson Monuments has been in the business of helping people celebrate the lives and honor the memories of departed loved ones for more than two decades.
KCCI-TV Des Moines
After serious car crash teen gets practice prom
SHE'S MADE A LOTTA, LOTTA PROGRESS AND WORKED VERY HARD TO GET HERE. The last time we shared her story, Emma Kiefer was in a medically induced coma.
Party with a purpose
Knowledge is power and heart health advocates want to share that power by encouraging people to "party with a purpose" at the Webster County Sweetheart Ball March 1. The annual dinner and dance is a fun way to donate to a worthy cause, as well as a serving as a means to encourage people to take action against cardiovascular disease in their own ... (more)
Railroading history pulls into Blanden Memorial Art Museum
Railroads have shaped the land, but they have also influenced the nature and character of the communities through which they ran.