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Fort Dodge, Iowa is located in Webster County. Zip codes in Fort Dodge, IA include 50501. The median home price in Fort Dodge is $79,900. More Fort Dodge information.

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2 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Lightning Round: 8 things to know before you go

Two, a friend of Iowa's youngest convicted killer, Kristina Fetters, says she was able to earn forgiveness from her family during her final days.

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6 hrs ago | The Messenger

Habhab's passing saddens community

Habhab died at his home yesterday morning, a sudden passing that left the Fort Dodge Parks and Recreation Department family both shocked and saddened.

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10 hrs ago | The Messenger

Landfill likely will build new sewer line

A new sewer line may be built by the regional landfill south of Fort Dodge, bypassing a neighborhood where some residents say the landfill's wastewater discharge causes a foul odor.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Police investigate animal hoarding, neglect of nearly 40 animals

Ft. Dodge officials are trying to place dozens of cats and dogs after police say they were kept in filthy conditions.

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The Messenger

Carmody leaving Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge Police Chief Tim Carmody has accepted the job of police chief in Council Bluffs, City Manager David Fierke confirmed Monday night.

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The Messenger

FD Police recover close to 60 animals

Fort Dodge Police recovered close to 60 animals from 310 and 312 G St. after learning of alleged animal neglect Saturday.

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KIMT

An ex-securities agent from Texas is facing felony theft charges in Iowa.

According to the Iowa Insurance Division, Johnson was a licensed securities agent and investment advisor in Iowa from 1984 until 2012.

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The Messenger

Doing whatever needs to be done

Already a certified Master Gardener and a Master Conservationist, she was named a 2013 Master Farm Homemaker by Wallace's Farmer, a publication she's read most of her life.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Messenger

Fort thanks supporters

The Board of Directors of the Fort Dodge Historical Foundation with the Fort Museum & Frontier Village extends a sincere thank you to all the people who bought tickets for the "Support Your Fort" dinner.

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The Messenger

Softball tournament continues legacy

According to data compiled by the Fort Dodge Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Iowa High School Girls State Softball Tournament is an economic home run for the community.

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The Messenger

King Band to present season's last concert

The final concert of the 2014 summer season by the Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge will be held today at the Karl L. King Bandshell in Oleson Park.

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The Messenger

Part of First Avenue South downtown to close Monday

Three blocks of First Avenue South in downtown Fort Dodge will be closed Monday and will remain off limits to traffic for a couple of months as the creation of the crosstown connector begins.

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The Messenger

Miller convenes fourth ag academy

A national conference to enhance the knowledge of urban and minority legislators about agriculture was held in Ames July 17 through 19. "The Urban Ag Academy helps urban and minority legislators and other policymakers understand the important role agriculture plays in our economy and the challenges facing the agricultural community today," said ... (more)

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Messenger

GOP leaders show support for Kraayenbrink

State Senate hopeful Tim Kraayenbrink was joined by some of Iowa's Republican leaders Saturday night in Webster County as he rallied support for his campaign, which emphasizes fewer regulations and better schools.

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The Messenger

House of Mini Golf opens in downtown FD

You've got the urge to play miniature golf but outside it's pouring rain. Or perhaps it's the dead of winter.

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The Messenger

Information sought in drive-by shooting

Someone shot a 17-year-old male outside his home in the 800 block of Fourth Avenue North early Saturday morning, according to officials with the Fort Dodge Police Department.

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The Messenger

Teen shot early Saturday

A 17-year-old has been released from Trinity Regional Medical Center after being shot in the forearm early Saturday morning, according to a press release.

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The Messenger

Raymond C. Hogan

Raymond C. Hogan, 89, of Fort Dodge passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Messenger

Donations sought for memorial

Donations are being accepted for the Gone, But Not Forgotten memorial that will be dedicated to those who fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975.

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The Messenger

House fire 'guts' second floor.

The second floor of a home at 1107 Ave. B is "gutted" after a bedroom caught fire at around noon, Fort Dodge Fire Department Capt.

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