Ice cream social honors - Rosa Parks of Iowa'
"Edna Griffin is also known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa," Anderson said. "She is a significant person in history not a lot of people know about."
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Mosquitoes thrive after rainfall
The heavy rains that caused flooding and road closures over the past month have now led to another nuisance in north central Iowa: mosquitoes.
A man spending life in prison for the murders of two north Iowa convenience store workers wants to have his case heard again.
MidAmerican Energy's new wind farm in Webster County is well underway with 21 of the company's planned 107 turbines standing across southern Webster County.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Coleman residents still angry over stench
For some residents of the Coleman District, there is simply no question: The pumping of dirty water from the landfill has to stop as soon as possible.
McCarville wants GOP to support candidacy
McCarville, an attorney with the Webster County public defender's office, previously made a bid for the Democratic nomination.
Wind and roads
Drivers south of Fort Dodge will continue to see extra long, extra heavy loads as wind turbine parts keep rolling into Webster County.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Webster, Calhoun drainage dispute put to rest
A dispute over how to pay drainage attorneys has apparently been resolved by the Webster and Calhoun County boards of supervisors.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Two dead in - freak accident'
Jordan Ulicki, 21, and Sadie Foreman, 20, pronounced dead at scene after tree falls on four-wheeler on South River Road near FD Sunday The two victims, who were riding on a four-wheeler, were killed around 5 p.m. Sunday after a tree fell onto their vehicle.
The Iowa State Patrol says a man and woman from Fort Dodge were killed when a tree fell and hit their all-terrain vehicle.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Showing at the fair
Koester was taken away by ambulance from the livestock arena. The injuries were not serious, Linda Cline, Webster County 4-H youth coordinator said, and Koester is expected to recover.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
DCA seeks input on arts, history, music needs
Cultural amenities like concerts, museums, public art and history are a big factor in a community's quality of life, according to organizers of a "community conversation" coming to Fort Dodge on Monday.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Tour Highlights County Fairs
Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey is going to the fair this week. It's not yet time for the Iowa State Fair, but it is time for Iowa's county fairs.
Webster County 4-H archers are on-target
Sadie Lewman, of Fort Dodge, a participant in the 4-H Shooting Sports Archery Program, can do that one better if asked why she hasn't practiced with her bow much.
Fair royalty crowned
Jacob Lewandowski and Rebecca Nellis were crowned the 2014 Webster County Fair king and queen at the annual ceremony Wednesday night.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Easements move crosstown connector forward
Several temporary easements to enable work on Fort Dodge's crosstown connector project were approved by the Webster County Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
Webster County Fair kicks off
After carefully looking over 4-H'er Mady Jaeschke's tray of fudge filled chocolate bars at the Webster County Fair Tuesday morning, Open Class Judge Mary Schroeder was able to tell her something that brought a smile to both of their faces.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Gowrie proves it's a great place to be independent
Of the many things needed for a truly great Independence Day celebration, at least one person must dress up as Uncle Sam - whether waving from a float, walking the parade or simply watching.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
UDMO says thanks for grant
Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. would like to thank Fort Dodge Community Foundation and United Way for the recent Community Impact Grant in the amount of $3,900.
Otho loses mayor, council member
Mayor Joe Hayes' resignation letter was received earlier this week, but it did not give any reason, said City Clerk Glenda Rasmussen.