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Tragic Dog Attack in Iowa Sparks Debate on Responsible Pet Ownership
In a chilling encounter on November 24, Brittany Skoland of Fort Dodge, Iowa, was brutally attacked by three pit bulls, suffering severe injuries that led to the amputation of both her legs and the need for facial reconstruction surgery. This harrowing event has thrust the community into a poignant discussion about the nuances of pet ownership and the responsibilities that come with it. The incident, which ended with the responding officer fatally shooting the animals to save Skoland, has raised critical questions about public safety and responsible pet handling – issues that have become even more pronounced in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
No Charges to Be Filed on Owner of Dogs That Attacked a Fort Dodge Woman
The Webster County Attorney’s Office states no charges will be filed against the owner of three dogs that attacked a woman last month. “The law enforcement investigation into the dog attack in Fort Dodge on November 24 has been completed. These dogs attacked the victim while she was inside the home of the dog owner, alone with the animals. Law enforcement responding to the scene shot and killed all three dogs involved in the attack. There was nothing revealed during the investigation to indicate that any criminal act occurred. This is a shocking tragedy and we wish the victim strength as she recuperates from her injuries.”
Fort Dodge, Iowa: A City's Struggle with Crime and the Path to Recovery
In the heartland of America, Fort Dodge, Iowa, emerges as a city facing challenges that defy the state's otherwise safe reputation. Notoriously known for higher crime rates and a pervasive sense of unease come nightfall, the city stands in sharp contrast to Iowa's 13th safest state ranking. YouTuber Nick Johnson brought attention to this dichotomy in a recent video, juxtaposing Fort Dodge's positive attributes against a backdrop of economic hardship and rising crime rates that began in the early 1980s with the closure of major employers like Hormel and Iowa Beef.
This Could Be The Most Dangerous City In Iowa After Dark
If you live in the Midwest you know that Iowa is considered one of the safest states in America coming in at number 13 for safest in the states. Still, every state has its dangers. There are plenty of spots in Iowa that aren't considered very safe, but while those...
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Award Announcement, and Vehicle Crash Impact Kossuth County, Iowa
This week in Kossuth County, Iowa, there were three incidents that required attention from law enforcement. These incidents included a shooting incident in Bancroft, an award announcement for a local citizen, and a two-vehicle crash north of Burt.
Weekend Area Scoreboard: Full Slate of Wrestling and Basketball Action
North Iowa Man Scores $100K Lottery Prize on Thanksgiving Day
A northern Iowa man created an unforgettable Thanksgiving memory after scratching off a $100,000 lottery prize. 63-year-old Allen Walker of Algona won the ninth top prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “$100,000 Mega Crossword” scratch game. He bought his winning ticket Thursday, Nov. 23, at Hy-Vee in Algona.
Almost Home Humane Society of North Central Iowa Adoption Fees Waived Through Bissell Holiday Hope Event
One way to ease overcrowding in animal shelters is being done right in Fort Dodge as pet adoption fees are being waived from now until December 16th through the Bissell Pet Foundation’s Holiday Hope event. According to a Facebook posting, Almost Home was chosen as one of 382 organizations...
Britt Deals with a Number of Water Issues
Residents of Britt have been dealing with a number of water issues ranging from blow outs to high lead counts. The city is in the process of installing a new water treatment system and a wastewater treatment system. A new high pressure water tower has already been installed. Meanwhile the...
Fort Dodge dog attack victim has legs amputated, will need facial reconstruction surgery
FORT DODGE, Iowa — Family members of a Fort Dodge woman who wasattacked by dogs on Friday tell KCCI she is in worse condition than was originally believed. They say that after multiple surgeries over the last few days, both her legs were amputated to her knees and parts of her hands have been amputated as well. She also has severe head trauma and will need facial reconstruction surgery.
Dec.1 boys wrestling
Team results: 1. Humboldt 239.5; 2. Emmetsburg 204; 3. Aplington-Parkersburg/Grundy Center 173.5; 4. Atlantic 167.5; 5. Carroll Kuemper 163; 6. Pocahontas Area 127; 7. Forest City 122; 8. Sheldon-South O’Brien 84; 9. Van Meter 68.5. Blackhawk Duals. West Lyon def. MVAOCOU 42-33 Cherokee def. West Lyon 43-42 West Lyon...
Today the gas price is close to $2.93 in Laurens as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Havelock, Iowa: A Testament to Small-Town Resilience and Heritage
Havelock, Iowa, a small city with a rich historical tapestry, reflects the enduring legacy of its founders and the resilience of small-town America. Named after British General Sir Henry Havelock, the town was platted in 1881 and has since been a beacon of historical significance within Pocahontas County. Despite demographic fluctuations, the pride of its residents in their heritage has remained unwavering, with descendants of the original settlers still honoring the dreams of their forebearers and the indomitable spirit that birthed the community.
Boys Bowling Defeats Fort Dodge & Hoover
The Urbandale Boys Bowling team defeated Fort Dodge and Hoover (2656 - 2580 - 1358) in a nonconference triangular on December 4. Damien Timm led the J-Hawks with a score of 442. Here are how the J-Hawks faired:. Team Singles:. Clayton Renfrew: 382. Dane Stotts: 313. Sam Pawlowski: 318. Taylor...
Student Government Members Package Meals to Fight World Hunger
The impact of a group of volunteers from Iowa Central will reach around the world in an effort to fight hunger. Ten members of Iowa Central Student Government and their advisor joined more than 500 individuals from area schools, churches, businesses and community organizations to package meals at Community Christian School Saturday afternoon, December 2.
The Transformational Impact of Lone Rock Retreat on Educational Leadership
In the heart of Kitsap County, Washington, the Lone Rock Community Club symbolizes the power of local unity, serving as the hub for cultivating community spirit and togetherness. It's a place where the pulse of the town beats strong, with the Congregational Church and Farmers Market being just a few of the many threads in the community's vibrant social fabric. As these local institutions bolster communal ties, the club's influence is a beacon of enduring tradition and collective endeavor.
High School Basketball Scores – 12/4/23
Manson Northwest Webster 49, South Central Calhoun 38. Manson Northwest Webster 61, South Central Calhoun 41.
Eagle Grove wrestling competes in the Gilbert Duals on Saturday
The Eagle Grove Eagles wrestling team made the trip into Story County over the weekend, to compete in the annual Gilbert Duals at Gilbert High School. The Eagles were joined by the host Tigers, as well as Iowa Falls-Alden, Southeast Polk’s JV and Southeast Valley. The Eagles opened up...
Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, Roland-Story wrestling compete in Cliff Keen Invitational
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and Roland-Story Norsemen wrestling teams made voyage to eastern Iowa on Saturday, to compete in the annual Cliff Keen Invitational at Independence High School in Independence. The Cowboys and Norsemen were joined by the host Mustangs as well as Alburnett, Algona, Carlisle, Cedar Rapids Prairie, Cedar Rapids Xavier, Clear Creek-Amana, Crestwood, Denver, Fennimore (WI), Fort Madison, Greene County, Harrisburg (SD), Interstate 35, Lisbon, Maquoketa, Milton (WI), New Hampton/Turkey Valley, Osage, Pleasant Valley, Smithville (MO), Solon, South Tama County, Tinley Park (IL), Union Community, Waterloo East, West Burlington/Notre Dame and West Liberty.
Man missing for several days in northwest Iowa has been found
HUMBOLDT, Iowa – Police are looking for a man who went missing the day before Thanksgiving. The Humboldt Police Department says Brian Michael Case was last heard from the afternoon of November 22. Case was reported missing on Saturday and investigators have confirmed that neither he nor his vehicle have returned to his home. Police say they have uncovered no evidence of foul play but their initial investigation suggested Case may be endangered.