Webster County Newswire

Webster County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Webster County, IA.

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  1. Public input appreciatedRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... Parks Foundation grant and matched by a series of sponsors including the Fort Dodge Community Foundation, Webster County Conservation, Hamilton County Conservation, Boone County Economic Development and others. RDG Planning & Design of Central Iowa ...

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  2. Bryson sentenced to prison termsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Messenger

    Jerique Bryson will spend up to 20 years in prison resulting from multiple charges for which he was sentenced Friday. Judge Thomas Bice sentenced Bryson, 19, of Fort Dodge, to maximum prison time and ordered the sentences related to three cases be served consecutively, according to Webster County Attorney Jennifer Benson.

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  3. Private lands workshop is Feb. 27 at Brushy CreekRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Messenger

    ... Center at Brushy Creek State Recreation Area, east of Lehigh, 2820 Brushy Creek Road, (one mile north of Webster County Road D46 on Brushy Creek Road). Topics include farm programs, sustainability, grassland management, biodiversity, burning, river ...

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  4. Vazquez gets 15 years for abuseRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Messenger

    ... "which created a substantial risk to their physical health and safety," according to First Assistant Webster County Attorney Ryan Baldridge. At Vazquez's sentencing, Chief Judge Kurt Wilke, of the 2nd Judicial District, sentenced the defendant to ...

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  5. Want to build a wetland? Funds are availableRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Messenger

    ... determination." Bob Moser, district conservationist at the Natural Resources and Conservation Service, in Webster County, said his office will assist farmers and the Farm Service Agency in technical support in re-establishing a wetland that had been ...

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  6. News of Record: Feb. 5, 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Messenger

    ... rough with substance abuse treatment and didn't maintain contact with his probation officer, according to the Webster County attorney's office.

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  7. The day afterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Messenger

    ... photo by Hans Madsen Snowdrifts cover parts of 150th Street Wednesday morning just north of Fort Dodge in Webster County. Winds continued to cause drifting across roads that had already been plowed. -Messenger photos by Hans Madsen Snow drifts ...

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  8. Trump edges out Cruz in Webster Co.Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Messenger

    A record crowd of more than 1,600 people filed into the Fort Dodge Senior High gymnasium to take part in the Webster County Republican caucus Monday night. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who spoke at the caucus in Fort Dodge, tallied 76 votes, finishing sixth.

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  9. Bond issue vote postponedRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Messenger

    ... The polls will now be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 9. "It's the first time in 43 years for me," said Webster County Auditor Carol Messerly of postponing a vote. Messerly's office was in touch with the Iowa Secretary of State's office Monday, ...

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  10. Blizzard halts eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Messenger

    ... "The wind's going to get worse than it is now." -Messenger photo by Joe Sutter Blowing snow obscures the Webster County Courthouse early Tuesday morning as a snowblower clears the front sidewalk. The courthouse was closed, and the board of ...

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  11. Election postponedRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Messenger

    The Fort Dodge Community School bond election has been postponed until Feb. 9 and the Webster County Courthouse will be closed today, according to Webster County Supervisor Keith Dencklau.

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  12. Clinton prevails in Webster CountyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Messenger

    ... to suspend his campaign, The Associated Press reported Monday night. Julia Geopfert, the chairwoman of the Webster County Democratic Party, attributed Clinton's win to her campaign presence in the county and the rest of the state. She said that ...

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  13. Supports ThanupakornRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Messenger

    This is the first, and probably the last, letter I will write to the editor. But I am so angry about the termination of Jeanette Thanupakorn from her position as Webster County assessor.

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  14. Weather delays bond issue vote until noonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Messenger

    "Due to the pending weather forecast, and in the best interest of our poll workers getting to work and voters getting to the polls, we have gotten an emergency declaration from the Secretary of State that we can open our polls at noon until 8 p.m.," Carol Messerly, Webster County auditor, said late Monday afternoon. She added, "We're just delaying the election, the opening of the polls until noon.

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  15. The home stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Messenger

    There was no shortage of choice when the Webster County Republicans gathered at Fort Dodge Senior High to caucus Monday night. Not that anyone expected a shortage.

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  16. Remembering Sindy StilesRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Messenger

    ... learned how to successfully run a mental health center. When she moved to Fort Dodge, Sindy worked with the Webster County Mental Health Center board of directors. She found that the board had been trying for four years to hire staff to open the ...

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  17. Caucus 101Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Messenger

    After witnessing about a year's worth of campaigning, the Democrats and Republicans of Webster County will make their presidential picks during Monday's caucuses. Despite differences of policy and procedure, the local leaders of the two parties are united on one fact: the need for people to participate.

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  18. End gameRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Messenger

    ... nomination. The presidential hopefuls came to Fort Dodge early and often in the ensuing months. The Webster County Democratic Caucuses will be held Feb. 1. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for registration. Attendees must be in line to register by 7 pm. The ...

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  19. Santorum: Iowans can - reset this race'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Messenger

    Making what he called his "closing remarks" to Webster County Republicans, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum on Saturday asked them to help him win the kind of come from behind caucus victory he scored four years ago. "You in Iowa have the chance to reset this race," he told about 15 people gathered at Olde Boston's Restaurant & Pub, 809 Central Ave. ''I'm telling you, this race is still open and lots of things can happen and you can make a difference," he added.

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  20. New publication makes life easierRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Messenger

    There's a new resource that will help residents and visitors alike experience the diversity that makes Webster County remarkable. The Messenger has produced in partnership with the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance "101 Ways to Enjoy Webster County."

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