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From our files: Oct. 7, 2018

From Our Files

10 Years ago: Oct. 7, 2008 NEWS: Becky Greenwald, Democratic candidate for Iowa’s 4th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, made a campaign stop in Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth in three games of volleyball. 25 Years ago: Oct. 7, 1993 NEWS: The Palo ...

Bemrich urges support for BUILD grant application

Local News

A $7.63 million federal grant is key to creating the planned intermodal hub on First Avenue South, and Fort Dodge Mayor Matt Bemrich believes city residents can help to get it. He urges residents to ask their local, state and federal officials to support the city’s grant ...

Iowa Central will host Career Day on Oct. 25

Local Business

On Oct. 25, approximately 1,600 area high school students will attend the annual Career Day hosted at Iowa Central Community College. The theme of this year’s Career Day is “The Game of Life.” The event is designed to be an interactive day for students to learn more about the ...

Do not try this at home

Local News

The common warning, “Don’t try this at home,” can be applied to many things. On Saturday, during the Fort Dodge Fire Department’s last session of its inaugural two-day Fire Operations 101 class, that warning could easily be stenciled on the couch, TV and drapes in the ...

Marching out a winner

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When the Fort Dodge Senior High marching band arrived at Dodger Stadium Saturday afternoon to perform at the Iowa High School Music Association State Marching Band Festival and lined up to await their turn, they had already done a fair bit of marching to get there. There’s no bus ...

Out of the classroom, into the field

Local Business

VINCENT — To help freshmen and sophomore agricultural students gain some experience outside of the classroom and explore professional opportunities, an ag career day was held last week at Winfield United’s national headquarters in Vincent. The career day was a combined effort between ...

Rockin’ the vote

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The ballot boxes have all been unstuffed, campaigning suspended, posters will come down from the hall and winners declared after a hectic afternoon of checking chads in the annual student council election at Cooper Elementary School Friday afternoon. After a week of making posters that ...

From our files: Oct. 6, 2018

From Our Files

10 Years ago: Oct. 6, 2008 NEWS: The 25th annual Cruise to the Woods had 1,000 cars participating. SPORTS: The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2. 25 Years ago: Oct. 6, 1993 NEWS: Employees of the Fort Dodge Target store said goodbye to the old building at 2715 Fifth ...

News of Record: Oct. 6, 2018

News of record

Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Friday Parole violation — Jason Kruse, 25, 1527 Third Ave. S., No. 1, sent to Parole Board. Operating while under the influence, second offense — Michael Breeden, 30, 1616 14th Ave. S.W., preliminary hearing set for Oct. 19. Failure to obey a ...

Epworth UCM Women to hold luncheon and bazaar Oct. 13

Religion Briefs

The Women of Epworth United Methodist Church will hold a salad luncheon and fall bazaar Oct. 13 in the church’s narthex, 2025 11th Ave. S. The bazaar will begin at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Different kinds of salads along with a lettuce salad and all the ...

Osborn Stubbs is new magistrate

Local News

Ricki Osborn Stubbs has worn many hats during her law career. She has served as Webster County attorney, an assistant county attorney in both Webster and Calhoun counties, and has been a private practice attorney since 2013. Now, she can add another position to that list; Calhoun County ...

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Autumn Fest Supper Monday

Religion Briefs

HUMBOLDT — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Humboldt, is holding an Autumn Fest Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday. The menu is roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw, green beans, rolls and homemade pies. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for ages 12 and under. Carryouts will be ...

Reception planned for Badger city clerk

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BADGER — The longtime city clerk of Badger will be honored Monday with a reception as she prepares to retire from her job. The reception for Nadine Odor will be held at 7 p.m. at Badger City Hall, 120 First St. S.E. It is hosted by the Badger City Council and Mayor Mandy Gascho. Odor ...

Catholic Daughters of Americas meeting Thursday

Religion Briefs

Catholic Daughters of Americas Court 216 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Corpus Christi Parish Center, 405 N. Eighth St. Guest speaker will be Joan Shannon, Holy Trinity Parish faith formation coordinator and St. Edmond religion teacher. For dinner reservations, contact Betty Kelly at ...

Second Baptist Church to celebrate anniversary

Religion Briefs

The Second Baptist Church, 1827 Fourth Ave. S, will be celebrating its 131st anniversary on Sunday. The festivities will begin at 4 p.m. The Rev. Marvin Jenkins will be the guest speaker. Jenkins is a pastor at Union Missionary Baptist Church in Waterloo. He preached in Fort Dodge ...