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WOI-TV West Des Moines
DNR plans winter release of trout in 7 spots
The program, which is financed by trout fishing fees, places the fish in areas where they couldn't survive in warmer months.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
FD downtown parking study considered
Leaders of the Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District said Tuesday that they would like to join forces with other public and private groups to help pay for a study that could cost $30,000.
The estimated jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game reached $636 million Tuesday afternoon, several hours before the evening drawing.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The Washington Post
Corn, Soybeans Rise as Heat Threatens Yields in South America
Corn futures headed for the biggest gain in almost two weeks and soybeans gained on speculation that hot, dry weather in South America may threaten yields.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
National Public Radio
Palliative Care Doctor Helps Iowa Couple With Tough Choices
When Dr. Tim Ihrig crosses the threshold of the Avelleyras home in Fort Dodge, Iowa, he steps over a doormat that says, "One nice person and one old grouch live here."
Ag Show winners named
Raffle drawing winners for the two prizes at the Farm News booth at the Farm News Ag Show last week were named.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Bill Northey helps Iowa agriculture
Once the election season is over, some politicians seem to disappear. Not Bill Northey.
Fort Dodge Choral Society will present Christmas concert
There will be a wide array of traditional, original and classical Christmas music to be heard when the Fort Dodge Choral Society presents its 46th holiday concert Dec. 21 and 22, according to Bruce Perry, the group's conductor.
Robert Harold Crawford was born December 2, 1931 in Cummings, Iowa to Isaac and Agnes Crawford.
Smitty's is on the grow
When an existing local business expands significantly, that investment is a very tangible vote of confidence in the economic future a community.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Winninger, Midtling eager to work at FDPD
The Fort Dodge Police Department has more help keeping the city safe since two recently hired officers completed their field training.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Man Serving Life Sentence Dies In Iowa Prison
Iowa prison officials are investigating the death of a 73-year-old inmate who was found unresponsive at a prison in Fort Dodge.
The Des Moines Register
Cooler weekend in the works for central Iowa
The National Weather Service said today will be the warmest day of the weekend, and the warm weather won't last.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Snow causes few issues
A snow shower that began Tuesday night caused few problems for motorists Wednesday as the community dug out from the snow drifts.
Fort Dodge Senior High sophomores baked goods and made holiday cards for the residents of Fort Dodge Villa Care Center Wednesday.
Mansel Smith, 95, of Fort Dodge, passed away at the Good Samaritan Society Home of Newell on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Rod Boshart wrote a new blog post: Iowa business alliance pushes for income tax changes
Iowa's big-city business leaders Wednesday called for a simpler, flatter income tax system for residents and businesses and more money from a higher gas tax or some other revenue source to make needed upgrades to roads and bridges around the state.
Fayette County Union
David Lien, 76
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Decorah Lutheran Church, Decorah, with Rev.
Iowa Central students show spirit of giving
The cynics in our world are quick to assert that college students live in a self-indulgent, self-centered world where truly being a part of the community where the college is located is simply not a priority.
Dodger girls can't handle Dowling
The Fort Dodge girls ran into a well oiled machine on Tuesday night, as they suffered a disappointing loss to No.