Well, it’s that time of year again; winter in Iowa. With an impending snow event approaching, now is a good time to take stock of your winter preparedness. Are you ready for winter? Let’s take a few moments and consider some key elements of winter preparation.
I was born and raised in Fort Dodge. I remember delivering newspapers, on foot, when the temp was dipping to 20 below zero. I recall news stories of farmers and motorists dying of exposure after leaving their…
The Fort Dodge Community School District is pleased to announce its students and employee of the month for December. This program recognizes one elementary, one middle school and one high school student, as well as one staff member monthly for their outstanding accomplishments.
Gracie Harvey is the Elementary Student of the Month. She was nominated Ms. Ayala. She stated that after learning about the similarities and differences between families, Harvey was inspired to help a…
Police have arrested two men in connection to a Tuesday night burglary.
Police say Romonique Cabbell, 30, of Fort Dodge was arrested and charged with Burglary and Possession of Burglary tools.
Cabbell and another black male were allegedly gathering property to take in the Bike Shop in Fort Dodge, when officers were called. Police say Cabbell and the other male were found crossing 8th Street at the west end of the Bike Shop when they arrived. Cabbell was stopped by police, but…
A Fort Dodge Police Sergeant has saved the life of six people in a house fire on Tuesday night.
According to a press release, Fort Dodge Police Sergeant Joel Lizer was on patrol in the area of 700 3rd Avenue North searching for a suspect in a recent burglary. According to the release, Lizer noted smoke and flames coming from the second story of 714 3rd Avenue North. Lizer notified the Webster County Communications Center and requested the assistance of the Fort Dodge Fire…
After a quarter to quarter battle the St. Edmond Gaels (11-0) remain undefeated taking the victory from the Manson Northwest-Webster Cougars (8-3) in the second round of the playoffs. Last week MNW defeated the Emmetsburg E-Hawks in the first round 40-6. The Gaels also added another W to the charts defeating Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn. In week 7 of regular season play the SEHS won against the Cougars 28-0.
The Gaels are 18-2 at home in Dodger Stadium since 2010 and have three shutouts…
The Fort Dodge Dodgers (2-2) took on the Mason City Mohawks (0-4) Friday night for the 98th football contest. Mason City took the fall against the Dodgers for the Decker Sporting Goods traveling trophy. Fort Dodge has taken the victory in 9 consecutive games against Mason City, which started in 1912. The Decker Sports trophy has been in gameplay for the rivals since 2005. The Dodgers hold a 49-41-8 edge all-time against the Mohawks.
Junior, Dodger Austin Halligan was not…
The Fort Dodge Swim Team is planning on hosting several teams at Fort Dodge Senior High on Thursday, September 19th.
According to the Fort Dodge athletic calendar, teams will be: Boone, Sioux City North, Spencer, Waterloo West, Storm Lake, Perry, and Algona.
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The Fort Dodge Senior High jazz band will be performing at the NCIBA jazz festival at Fort Dodge Senior High today at 5:10. Another great way to support local fine arts!
Congratulations to the Fort Dodge Girls Basketball team as they won over 8th ranked Sioux City West 70-67 last night! Also, congratulations to the St. Edmond basketball teams on their wins over Clarion-Goldfield last night! Both JV and Varsity…See More
Good luck to the St. Edmond Jazz Band this morning as they compete in the NCIBA District Jazz Band Contest! If the band places 1st or 2nd, they automatically qualify for the state jazz band contest later in the year that's held in Des…See More
Tonight and tomorrow would be a perfect opportunity to get that winter survival kit ready for your car! Here are just a couple of suggestions of things to include in that kit: -windshield scraper and small broom -flashlight with extra…See More
Are you passionate about writing or photographing? If so, we want you to join our staff! Beginning January 1st we would love to expand our staff with many more volunteer writers and photographers. Training will be provided. If interested, or…See More
FDCSD Names December Students and Employee of the Month: http://ow.ly/ruZRQ
The Fort Dodge Community School District is pleased to…See More