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Ady to address Growth Alliance event tonight

The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Fall Membership Appreciation Reception will be held tonight with the leader of an economic development and site selection firm as the keynote speaker. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Willow Ridge Golf Course, 1788 Madison Ave. Janet ...

Village Inn honoring military on Veterans Day

Veterans and Active Military Members Get a Free Inn-Credible V.I.B. Breakfast on November 11th at Village Inn The Village Inn restaurant in Fort Dodge is honoring members of our armed forces with a free breakfast this Veteran’s Day. All day on Saturday veterans and active duty service men ...

FDSH open house set for Monday

Fort Dodge Senior High will host an open house on Monday, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. This will be an opportunity for parents and community members to see the newly remodeled spaces at the school through guided tours. Tours will include the new auxiliary gym, wrestling room, locker rooms, ...

Flattery, Moehnke coast unopposed to re-election

Fort Dodge City Council members Terry Moehnke and Dave Flattery were re-elected without opposition Tuesday. Moehnke received 360 votes to win his third term representing Ward 1. That ward includes western Fort Dodge, Pleasant Valley and part of downtown. Flattery received 1,034 votes to win ...

Railroad crossing to be closed

The railroad crossing on 220th Street between Baxter Avenue and Dakota Avenue will be closed today through Wednesday for repairs, according to Canadian National Railway.

Hunter education field day set

The Webster County Hunter Safety Volunteers have scheduled an Iowa online hunter education field day for the Webster County area. The field day will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 at the Bob Heun Shelter in Kennedy Park. An approved Iowa online hunter education course must be ...

Pro-Ag meeting set in Fort Dodge

The Pro-Ag meeting —Management Options for Lenders, Coops and Agri-businesses is set for Nov. 16 in Fort Dodge. Dr. Chad Hart, Extension crop economist from Iowa State University, will discuss the market outlook for corn and soybeans. Current production has driven prices to recent lows, ...

FDCSD, St. Ed to hold HuGs drive

The Fort Dodge Community School District and St. Edmond Catholic School are opening up a HuGS (hats, gloves and socks) drive as a Rachel’s Challenge service project. Throughout November as a Rachel’s Challenge chain reaction of kindness, the schools will be collecting socks, hats and ...

Women, Land, and Legacy session for Pocahontas and Buena Vista counties

POCAHONTAS — Women, Land, and Legacy Pocahontas and Buena Vista Counties will be holding a learning session on “Top 10 when Margins are Tight.” The discussion will focus on key decisions when facing current Ag markets. ISU Extension and Outreach Specialist, Gary Wright, will present at ...

Fumigation Continuing Instruction Course is Nov. 14

POCAHONTAS — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County office will host a Fumigation Continuing Instruction Course for commercial and private fumigant pesticide applicators from 9 to 11 a.m. on Nov. 14. The program provided by the Iowa State University Extension and ...

Drug Take Back continues today in Fort Dodge

The fall Drug Tack Back event continues today at Daniel Pharmacy. From 10 a.m. to noon today, anyone with unused or expired prescription medications can drop them off at the pharmacy, 1114 Central Ave. The medications will be destroyed by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Webster County ...

A man convicted of robbery failed to report back to residential facility

A man convicted of second-degree robbery in Johnson County failed to report back to the Fort Dodge Residential Facility on Wednesday, according to the Iowa Department of Corrections. Donald Donte William Wood, reportedly removed his tracking device at about 2:25 p.m. Wood, 32, is a black ...

Drug Take Back is this weekend

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department is once again teaming up with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration to collect unused prescription drugs. The medications can be dropped off from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday at Hy-Vee, 115 S. 29th St., and Family Pharmacy in Dayton, 21 S. Main ...

Recorders office switching software

The Webster County Recorders office will not be recording documents on Nov. 9 due to a software conversion to Eagle Recorder. All documents brought in on Nov. 9 will be recorded on Nov. 13.

FDSH class to host Fright Night Friday

Members of the Fort Dodge Senior High understanding social systems class are hosting Fright Night on Friday. The event is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at FDSH, 819 North 25th Street. Admission is four non-perishable food items per person. Items collected will benefit Beacon of Hope. “Fright ...

FD Public Library to close early Monday

The Fort Dodge Public Library will close at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. For more information contact the Library at 573-8167 ext. 224 or visit its website at www.fortdodgeiowa.org/library.

Mayor, council forum is Wednesday in Fort Dodge

The candidates for Fort Dodge mayor and City Council will answer questions from the public during a Wednesday evening forum. The forum will be held at the BioScience and Health Science Building at Iowa Central Community College. The forum will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the candidates running ...

FDCSD approves Astor as district representative

The Fort Dodge Community School District board approved Gary Astor as the district’s representative for the Prairie Lakes AEA board of directors at its meeting Monday night. Astor will serve a four-year term. He has served on the Prairie Lakes AEA board for eight years. He said he has ...

Canine Good Citizen testing is Sunday

The Fort Dodge Kennel Club will hold Canine Good Citizen testing at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Kennel Club Training Center, 210 10th St. S.W. Testing is open to any dog at least 1 year old. The owner must show proof of current vaccinations. Dogs will be required to walk politely on leash ...

Webster City, NEH school districts closer to merger

WEBSTER CITY — The Webster City School Board approved a petition for reorganization with the Northeast Hamilton School District Monday. District patrons can now begin gathering signatures for the petition to be submitted to the Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency by Nov. 1. If the ...