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So many ways to celebrate Independence Day

June 26, 2016 Fort Dodge — Saturday, 2016 Fireworks Free Concert at the Fort Frenzy Plaza, 3232 First Ave. S. Flywheel will perform at 6 p.m., Head East at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at dusk. more »»

 
 
 
‘Trouping with Karl King’ concert is today

June 26, 2016 The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge will present a special concert on Sunday evening, June 26. The concert will being at 7:30 p.m., at the Karl L. King Band Shell in Oleson Par. more »»

Free agricultural water food safety testing

June 26, 2016 AMES — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach food safety specialists will be providing free agricultural water food safety testing for up to 100 hobby gardeners and very small fruit and... more »»

Small but Mighty

June 19, 2016 Tiny flowers will be in bloom during a state garden show on Friday that will draw people to Fort Dodge. more »»

Fathers have their place in history

June 19, 2016 On Father’s Day, we celebrate our own male parents. We can also take a look back at some famous fathers throughout history. more »»

King concert highlights Father’s Day

June 19, 2016 The summer concerts by the Karl L. King Municipal Band will continue this evening, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Karl L. King Band Shell in Oleson Par. more »»

Sizzling summer reads

June 12, 2016 Fort Dodge Public Library is the place to start your summer adventure. In its aisles and pages, there are thousands of worlds and experiences waiting for readers. more »»

King Band salutes Flag Day

June 12, 2016 The Karl L. King Band of Fort Dodge will begin its 2016 summer concert series tonight. The concert will be held at the Karl L. King Band Shell in Oleson Park beginning at 7:30 p.. more »»

Grow it in a box

June 5, 2016 While almost everyone enjoys a nice juicy tomato fresh off the vine, there’s nothing like that mouth-watering flavor and the satisfaction of knowing that what’s being enjoyed was home grown. more »»

Lighting of the Luminaries provides bonding time for families, staff

June 5, 2016 UnityPoint Hospice and Trinity Foundation will host the second annual Lighting of the Luminaries from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, 2630 Ninth Ave. S. more »»

Storied pasts will be retold at Oakland

May 29, 2016 Fort Dodge legends will reawaken to tell their stories June 11 and 12 when cast members portray historic costumed characters during the14th annual Oakland Cemetery Walk. more »»

It’s all about ‘Tom, Dick, and Harry’

May 29, 2016 The Hawkeye Community Theatre is set to present the British comedy, “Tom, Dick, and Harry” from June 7-14. more »»

Rowan Fun Day adds activities

May 29, 2016 ROWAN — The fourth annual Rowan Fun Day is Saturday and will open early with a 5K Walk/Run race at 8 a.m. and a Lions pancake breakfast at 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. more »»

Renwick Donkey Daze is Saturday

May 29, 2016 RENWICK — Renwick Donkey Daze Alumni Reunion Weekend is being held this Saturday. A pancake breakfast will kick off the day from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Viona Masonic Lodge, fire shed. more »»

JunqueFest

May 22, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — The historic park that is the original heart of Webster City will fill up with junk over Memorial Day weekend. But it will be good junk. more »»

Heartland Museum set to open

May 22, 2016 CLARION — The Heartland Museum in Clarion is preparing to open up with new summer hours and a new exhibit on the Great Depression. more »»

Memorial Day ceremonies

May 22, 2016 FORT DODGE — The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge will perform at the annual Memorial Day ceremonies again this year on May 30. more »»

The changing face of senior portraits

May 15, 2016 As the annual round of graduations get underway, one of the common items seen on display at the family celebrations afterwards is a mounted collection of the graduate’s senior portraits. more »»

Competition will be tasty

May 15, 2016 The Fort Dodge BBQ and Chili Lovers Society is prepared to have its annual BBQ Battles throughout the area this summer. This year the group has five different events taking place. more »»

Youth auditions scheduled for ‘Mary Poppins’

May 15, 2016 Comedia Musica Players will conduct youth auditions for its fall production of the musical “Mary Poppins” at 6 p.m. on May 23 and May 24 at First Congregational UCC, 1611 Williams Drive. more »»

Mother’s Day

May 8, 2016 Not every child will be with their biological mother on Mother’s Day. Some kids who need a extra support will, instead, find themselves in the home of a foster mom like Jillian Angstro. more »»

 
 

West Bend celebration July 1, 2016

WEST BEND — Friday, starts with the Hawkeye FFA Alumni Tractor Ride at 8 a.m., registration begins at 7 a.m. at West Bend Red Power.; Kids Pedal Tractor Pull on Main Street at 5 p.m.; the Palo Alto County Cattlemen will have a BBQ on Main Street from 5 to 7 p.m.; 5K Glow Run/Walk at 10 p.m. more »

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