Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS


Letters to the Editor

Softball team deserves high praise

August 1, 2014 To the editor: During the week of July 20, Fort Dodge was saturated with the best of the best softball teams. They were all here to try for the No. more »»

Local Columns

No cause for discrimination

July 14, 2014 “New analyses of the human genome establish that human evolution has been recent, copious and regional,” writes Nicholas Wade in his recently published book, “A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Lauds Cardiac Rehab Center

July 18, 2014 To the editor: I would like to thank the staff at the UnityPoint Cardiac Rehabilitation Center for their dedication in helping heart attack survivors find a new lease on life. more »»

Local Columns

Giving up tobacco is a realistic goal

July 20, 2014 Tobacco (nicotine) addiction is the most common form of chemical dependence in the United State. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Lauds wrestling reunion

July 25, 2014 To the editor: A big thank you to all the former Dodger wrestlers, their families and special guests who attended the second Dodger Wrestling Reunion at the Lions Den in Fort Dodge. more »»

Local Columns

There’s a storm a-brewing in Iowa

July 27, 2014 On Saturday at precisely noon, after a late night of nearly working, the peace and quiet of chirping birds and the gentle rhythmic beer-belching of the neighbors is shattered by the sound of the... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Backs Ben Smith

July 27, 2014 To the editor: The Sac County Republican Central Committee would like to publicly express our support for the actions being taken by our elected county attorney, Mr. Ben Smit. more »»

Local Columns

Korean War historian to speak at Ruthven

July 6, 2014 It is often called our “forgotten war,” but the fortitude of the men who fought in the Korean War and the positive longer-term result of their effort will be highlighted at this year’s Bully Bullhea... more »»


Kossuth County Fair August 1, 2014

"Daycare Day at the Fair"9:00am 4-H/FFA/Kid's Open Poultry Show (Poultry Barn)9:00am 4-H/FFA Breeding Beef Show, Prospect Calf Show & Market Beef Show (Show Barn)12:00-8:00pm Floral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Open12:00-8:00pm Outdoor Flea Market Open (Outside of... more »

Go and Do - Local Area Events

Clubs and Organizations



I am looking for:

Top Jobs


Girl Of The Corn

Ramble On

July 11, 2014 How do you know when you’ve made the right decision? Really, how do you know? I’ve never been one of those people blessed with the intuition of knowing that they are going down the “right path”. more »

Latest Blogs