News of Record: April 5, 2013

Minor injuries reported in accident

One man received minor injuries in an accident early Wednesday morning in Fort Dodge.

It happened around 6:35 Wednesday morning, according to Fort Dodge Police Lt. Joe Bates.

Richard Brown, of Rockwell City, was driving a white 2004 Ford F250 pickup eastbound on Business Highway 20 when he stopped at a stoplight. At the same time, a Humes Distributing truck, driven by Brett Ratcliff, was going southbound.

The vehicles collided in the intersection of U.S. Highway 169 and Business 20, according to Bates.

Brown was taken to Trinity Regional Medical Center with injuries that were described as not life-threatening.

Bates said officers are still trying to determine which of the trucks had a stoplight.

The accident backed up traffic for about an hour.

Details released in Wednesday crash

More information has been released in a motorcycle accident that happened Wednesday afternoon in Fort Dodge.

Fort Dodge Police Sgt. Matt Lundberg said a motorcycle driven by James Breemer, of Fort Dodge, was going eastbound on Kenyon Road. Breemer’s motorcyle was hit by a Subaru Forrester driven by Robert Jensen, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Jensen was turning left when he hit Breemer’s motorcycle, according to Lundberg.

Breemer spent Wednesday night at Trinity Regional Medical Center for treatment of a broken collarbone.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department, Iowa State Patrol and Fort Dodge Fire Department also responded to the scene.



HANSON – Shannon, Fort Dodge, twins, a boy and a girl, Sunday, March 31, 2013.

KUHLMAN – Aaron and Cheryl, Fort Dodge, a girl, Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

ENQUIST – William George and Tami Enquist, Fort Dodge, a girl, Clara Marie Enquist, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Grandparents are Libby Brown, Don and Liz Enquist, all of Fort Dodge; and Margaret White, of Webster City.


WOMELSDORF – Zachary and Samantha, North Dakota, a girl, Elliette Jo Womelsdorf, Monday, April 1, 2013. Grandparents are Patrick Wieth, of Clarion; Crystal Wieth, of Eagle Grove; and Sarah and Roger Womelsdorf, of La Harpe, Kansas. Great-grandparents are Sandy and Larry Chada, of Whittemore, and Dorothy Reed, of Gas, Kan.


HUNT – Paul and Kasey, Fort Dodge, a girl, Anna Lynn Hunt, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Grandparents are Keith and Teresa Kutz, of Fort Dodge, and Barb and Dan Hunt, of Clare. Great-grandparents are Barb and Gene Kutz, of Manson; the late Jerry and Ann Snyder, of Fort Dodge; the late Gloria and Mal Hunt and the late Steven and Betty Miklo, of Clare.


MCCARVILLE – Alan and Jacalyn, Iowa City, a boy, August Joseph McCarville, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Grandparents are David and Diane Grosland, and Richard and Diane Carville, all of Fort Dodge. Great-grandmother is Delores Lau, of Waseca, Minn.

Magistrate Court



Kassandra Clark and Walmart each reported a theft.

A person reported an assault.

A person reported sexual abuse.

A person reported an assault and criminal mischief.


Simple assault – Travis J. Skoland, 24, no address provided, trial set for May 2.

Fifth-degree theft – Tiffany C. Quail, 23, no address provided, trial set for May 1.

No insurance – Steven E. Hardisty, 21, no address provided, $397.50; Michelle Peterson, no age or address provided, $397.50.

No driver’s license – Steven E. Hardisty, 21, no address provided, $330; Justin A. Kennedy, 29, no address provided, $330.

Operating a non-registered vehicle – Michelle Peterson, no age or address provided, $127.50.

No seat belt – Justin A. Kennedy, 29, no address provided, $127.50; David S. Dayton, 26, no address provided, $127.50.