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FD council to discuss sewers, housing project

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The Fort Dodge City Council will begin its efforts Monday evening with a workshop discussion on sewer projects. That session will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 819 First Ave. S. The council’s regular business meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building. The ...

Making life’s transitions easier

Local Business

CLARION — Moving from one home to another can be a challenge for just about anyone. Making all the necessary decisions and arrangements is time-consuming and frequently more than a little stressful. For older Iowans who face transitioning from a home they have long inhabited to a smaller ...

Trinity Regional Medical Center welcomes Emeka Nzewi, M.D.

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UnityPoint Health – Trinity Regional Medical Center has welcomed Emeka Nzewi, M.D., to its team of hospitalists. Dr. Nzewi received his Medical Degree at University of Nigeria, Enugu, Nigeria, and completed a residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...

From our Files — July 22, 2018

From Our Files

10 Years ago: July 22, 2008 NEWS: Postal authorities suggested replacing individual mail delivery with locked, clustered mailboxes in parts of Fort Dodge; local response was negative. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Gold, a 9-and-under coed soccer team, finished fourth at the Iowa Games. 25 Years ...

One water, one future

Local Business

MINNEAPOLIS — Where does drinking water come from? Many people don’t have a clue, even though water quality remains a hot topic in the news and at national conferences like the One Water Summit in Minneapolis. “More than half (54 percent) of people we polled have no idea where their ...

Stacey Bochart now teaches at Iowa Central Community College

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Stacey Bochart began July 1 as a LifeSkills instructor for Iowa Central. She will be working at the North Central Correctional Facility. Bochart is from Eldridge and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Simpson College. She is also the Sunday School director at Grace Lutheran Church.

Wastewater plant to service Prestage on track

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EAGLE GROVE — A multi-million-dollar wastewater plant will be ready to service Prestage Foods of Iowa’s state-of-the-art pork plant by Nov. 1, according to Bryce Davis, Eagle Grove city administrator. Davis said city officials completed a walk-through of the wastewater facility last ...

Work set for intersection of MLK, 10th Avenue North

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Traffic at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and 10th Avenue North will be restricted to one lane beginning Monday, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. The traffic restriction will remain in place until street repairs are completed there.

Chris Cleveland now at ICCC’s Storm Lake Center

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Chris Cleveland became the Storm Lake Center Director for Iowa Central in June. He is from Fort Dodge, and holds a Master of Education degree in curriculum and instruction from Western New England University. Cleveland was previously an advanced instructor in the electrical technology program ...

What’s going on and how to help Marshalltown

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By Mike Donahey mdonahey@timesrepublican.com MARSHALLTOWN — The tornado, which devastated hundreds of homes and Main Street businesses, also destructed some of Marshalltown’s largest employers. JBS The meatpacking plant JBS, Marshalltown’s largest employer, was hit hard. Winds ...

Decker Truck Line selected for Trailblazer Award

Local Business

Decker Truck Line was among six recipients of the SmartDrive®Trailblazer Award, which honors fleet customers that are innovators, movers and shakers within the industry. Decker was honored at SmartDrive’s customer conference in Atlanta in June. Decker Truck Line was chosen for: • ...

Donations

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Below are two verified places you can donate money to that will help victims of the tornado. The Marshalltown Central Business District is collecting donations for the recovery of buildings, businesses and homes in the downtown district. Fund allocation will be decided once things settle down ...

Kolton Kersten is assistant wrestling coach at Iowa Central

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Kolton Kersten joined Iowa Central as an assistant wrestling coach in June. Kersten is from Missouri Valley and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in human performance fitness management and will finish his Master of Science degree from Midland University in December. Kersten was a member of the ...

Power slowly being restored

Local News

MARSHALLTOWN — On Saturday morning there are still about 5,000 Alliant Energy customers without power, but there is a midweek goal for widespread restoration of power to Marshalltown. “We are making great progress on getting power restored,” said Alliant spokesperson Justin Foss. ...