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  1. Coaching WhizRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | The Messenger

    The 1996 Fort Dodge Senior High graduate has been a high school volleyball coach for 14 years, and has already coached in three state championship matches. On Friday, the former Dodger helped bring home his second title, leading top-ranked Cedar Falls to the Class 5A crown with a three-game sweep over No.

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  2. Dodgers named to all-district football teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | The Messenger

    Messenger photo by Britt Kudla Trey Mosley of Fort Dodge gains a first down against West Des Moines Valley inside Dodger Stadium. The most prolific passing season in Fort Dodge football history recently yielded first team all-district honors for three of its main contributors.

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  3. Dodger wrestlers rated 23rd nationallyRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 7 | The Messenger

    Messenger photo by Britt Kudla Brody Teske of Fort Dodge wrestles against Southeast Polk's Gauge Perrien last season during the state championship round. Teske is a three-time defending champion for the Dodgers.

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  4. Hartley earns ninthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | The Messenger

    The Fort Dodge girls swim team add more Top-16 state finishes for their program here Saturday at the state meet. Senior Taylor Hartley had the highest individual finish, placing ninth in the 500 freestyle.

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  5. James H. O'NeallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The Messenger

    James H. O'Neall, age 79, of West Des Moines, formerly of Pocahontas, passed away, Sunday, October, 8, 2017, at the Taylor House Hospice Home in Des Moines, Iowa. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, October 13, 2017, at the Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ at 4126 Ingersoll, Ave. in Des Moines, Iowa with Pastor Matt Mardis-LeCroy officiating.

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  6. WDM Dowling tops FDSH in the poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Messenger

    Once again, the Fort Dodge swim team saw some of the finest in the state, going stroke-for-stroke with No. 2 West Des Moines Dowling here Tuesday night.

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  7. Power struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | The Messenger

    Third-ranked West Des Moines Valley used its size, strength and speed to distance itself from Fort Dodge here on Friday, turning a rather tenuous 10-point halftime lead into a comfortable 59-14 District 4 victory on a warm, breezy night inside Dodger Stadium. Head coach Matt Miller knew that as the contest progressed, there was very little his squad could do to keep the Tigers caged at the point of attack.

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  8. 10th-ranked Dowling sweeps Fort DodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | The Messenger

    The Fort Dodge volleyball team had trouble getting on track here Tuesday night, as they were swept by No. 10 West Des Moines Dowling.

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  9. Storage, shredding facility planned in Fort DodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Messenger

    A new storage facility and document shredding business will be built on the site of the old Sertoma field in Fort Dodge. The City Council on Monday cleared the way for that development by selling the east half of the property at 29th Street and Eighth Avenue South to Aust Inc., of West Des Moines, for $75,000.

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  10. Bruening - 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | The Messenger

    Their family includes Bryon and Jennifer Bruening, of Wichita, Kansas; Holly and Cory Ranney, of Marion; Melissa and Mike Clifton, of Marion; Chris and Sara Bruening, of Fort Dodge; Jeremy and Vicki Bruening, of Decorah; Ben and Jessica Bruening, of West Des Moines; and Adam and Stephanie Bruening, of Dexter. They have 21 grandchildren.

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  11. Robyn Ann (Schreck) OsterbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | The Messenger

    Robyn Ann OstA erberg, 56, of Fort Dodge, died on FriA day, SepA temA ber 8, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home after courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Corpus Christi Church, celebrated by Monsignor Kevin McCoy.

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  12. Mark Alan BensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | The Messenger

    Mark Alan Benson, 48, of Pleasant Hill formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away on SunA day, SepA temA ber 10, 2017. A CeleA braA tion of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on ThursA day, SepA tember 14 in the ChapA el of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Rev.

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  13. Robyn Ann (Schreck) OsterbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | The Messenger

    Robyn Ann Osterberg, 56, of Fort Dodge, died on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home after courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Corpus Christi Church, celebrated by Monsignor Kevin McCoy.

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  14. Ann L. BrandtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | The Messenger

    Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Monday, September 11, 2017 at United Methodist Church, Gowrie with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating. Burial will be in Gowrie Township Cemetery.

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  15. Sherrill Kay KounkelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Messenger

    Sherrill Kay Kounkel passed away on August 23, 2017. Services will be held at Valley Church, 4343 Fuller Road in West Des Moines, IA with visitation on Thursday, August 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. and the memorial service on Friday, September 1 at 10:30 a.m. Sherrill was born on February 1, 1939 in Fort Dodge, IA to Loretta and Robert Miller, Sr. She attended school in Fort Dodge and graduated from Fort Dodge High School in 1957.

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  16. Leading the JaguarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Messenger

    High School Principal Kerry Ketcham, left, and Middle School Principal Greg Slininger were hired this summer and are working to be ready when school starts Aug. 23. -Messenger photo by Joe Sutter Kerry Ketcham does some catching up on instructional videos in his new office at Southeast Valley high school. The new high school principal, Katchem comes to Gowrie from the West Des Moines district.

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  17. Debra Jean McAllisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Messenger

    Debra Jean McAllister, 59, of Shakopee, Minnesota and formerly of Fort Dodge passed away SunA day, July 23, 2017 at the Abbott NorthA western Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and then at 10:30 a.m., a Mass of Christian Burial will be at Corpus Christi Church.

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  18. Robert C. OlsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Messenger

    Robert C. Olsen 69, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 28, at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with Pastor Chadric Dietrich officiating.

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  19. Mutual respect: Dodgers, Humboldt attend regional finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Messenger

    The Fort Dodge Senior High and Humboldt softball teams didn't attend each other's regional finals this week for attention or credit. They did it because it just felt right.

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  20. Valley perfect in ousting DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Messenger

    Fort Dodge knew it had to flirt with perfection just to entertain the notion of upsetting second-ranked West Des Moines Valley in a Class 5A Region 2 softball final here on Tuesday. The senior right-hander didn't allow a single baserunner as Valley advanced to the state tournament with a 4-0 victory over the Dodgers on a steamy evening at the Steve Duncan Sports Complex.

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