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  1. Officers seek man suspected in fatal Fort Dodge shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | KCRG

    On Tuesday Fort Dodge police charged 27-year-old Levi Gibbs III with first-degree murder. He's wanted in the slaying of 32-year-old Shane Wessels, who was found lying in a roadway early on Sept.

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  2. Ft. Dodge man dies in Labor Day crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | KCRG

    The Iowa State Patrol said it happened about 7:30 a.m. On Highway 71 just north of Brayton in Audubon County. 27-year-old Lucas Degen was southbound on Highway 71 and failed to negotiate a curve.

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  3. Officers find fatally wounded man in Fort Dodge streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | KCRG

    Police say officers responding to several calls found the man lying in a roadway around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead later at Trinity Regional Medical Center.

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  4. Evansdale-sold ticket just misses jackpot payoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KCRG

    Powerball players in Iowa did not claim the $758.7 million jackpot, but Iowa Lottery officials said Thursday Iowans won more than 85,000 prizes in Wednesday's drawing. That included three plays that were one number away from having a share of the jackpot -- with each winning a $50,000 prize.

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  5. Longtime publisher of Fort Dodge newspaper stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KCRG

    The Messenger reports that 75-year-old Larry Bushman intends to retire Sept. 30 and is being replaced by Terry Christensen, general manager of the Daily Freeman-Journal, which serves Webster City.

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  6. Lag in Trump's condemnation frustrates Iowa GOP Sen. ErnstRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | KCRG

    Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst says "it's very frustrating" that it took President Donald Trump two days to specifically denounce white supremacy in the wake of a deadly clash in Virginia. The Republican freshman senator spoke to reporters after a town hall meeting of about 100 people in Fort Dodge in northwest Iowa.

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  7. Authorities searching for 2 women missing since Friday & SaturdayRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | KCRG

    Law enforcement officials said in a news release Wednesday that they are looking for information on the whereabouts of Jessica Lyne Gomez , 26, of Fort Dodge, and Mackenzie Lee Knigge, 26, of Clare. KCCI-TV reports authorities said Gomez was last seen the evening of August 4. Knigge was last seen the evening of August 5. Gomez is described as being a white female with blue eyes.

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  8. Overseas missions ordered for nearly 300 in Iowa Guard unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | KCRG

    Nearly 300 members of the Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Air Refueling Wing will be headed overseas in October. The wing commander, Col.

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  9. Fort Dodge man charged with theft and lottery fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KCRG

    A Fort Dodge man has been charged with two counts of first-degree theft and one count of lottery fraud following an investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Iowa Lottery. The Webster County Attorney's Office filed the three felony charges against Christopher A. Breyfogle, who was arrested by DCI and Ft.

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  10. Jury selected for murder trial in Mason City double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | KCRG

    A jury has been seated in the trial of a man accused of killing two people in Mason City last November. The Globe Gazette reports that the jury selection for the trial of 31-year-old Peter Veal wrapped up midday Wednesday at the Webster County Courthouse in Fort Dodge.

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  11. Woman, 3 children hurt in Iowa SUV-train collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KCRG

    Authorities say a woman and three children have been injured in a collision with a train in north-central Iowa. The crash occurred a little before 3:30 p.m. Saturday, southeast of Fort Dodge.

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  12. Fort Dodge police officers get new dress capsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KCRG

    The Messenger reports that Christian group Serving Our Servants has raised more than $5,000 to supply Fort Dodge Police Department officers with new eight-point caps and matching badges. Roger Porter is the current assistant police chief and incoming police chief.

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  13. Foundation giving $3M to Iowa Central Community CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KCRG

    A family foundation is giving $3 million to help build a student service center on the Fort Dodge campus of Iowa Central Community College. The Messenger reports that the Greehey Family Foundation's gift will cover a third of the center's $9 million cost.

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  14. Ames officers involved in shooting return to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KCRG

    Two Ames police officers who shot at a suspects' car and injured two men in February have been cleared to return to work. The Des Moines Register reports investigators found the shooting by Sgt.

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  15. Collision with bird forces emergency landing of helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | KCRG

    The Fort Dodge Messenger reports the UnityPoint Health-Trinity Regional Medical Center air ambulance landed early Thursday morning in Hamilton County farm field. No one was hurt.

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  16. Iowa fishing license check leads to capture of fugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | KCRG

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a conservation officer, Bill Spece, was conducting fishing license checks in Fort Dodge Thursday. Dayton told the officer he did not have a fishing license and gave him a different name.

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  17. Former swimming coach gets 5 years for sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | KCRG

    A former swimming coach accused of sexually assaulting a teenage student in Fort Dodge has been given five years in prison. Court records say 22-year-old Aaron Poldervaart pleaded guilty Tuesday in Webster County District Court to sexual exploitation by a school employee.

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  18. Family of murdered Black Hawk County cousins helps bring Fireball Run to DubuqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | KCRG

    The Fireball Run is an Amazon TV show featuring contestants driving across the United States on an intense scavenger hunt. As contestants race across the country, they each hand out flyers and information about missing children.

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  19. Police arrest 4 men in overnight drive-by shooting in AmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | KCRG

    Four men have been arrested in connection with an overnight drive-by shooting in Ames' Campustown early Sunday that resulted in three people being hospitalized. Officers with the Ames Police Department were sent around 1:30 a.m. to the area near Stanton Avenue and Chamberlain Street on reports that a fight had broken out.

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  20. Former Fort Dodge coach accused of sex assaults on studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | KCRG

    County records say 22-year-old Aaron Poldervaart is charged with two counts of sexual assault and one of sexual exploitation by a school employee. Online court records don't list the name of an attorney who could comment for him.

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