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Having some serious fun

February 22, 2015 It won’t be hard for the 18th annual Webster County Sweetheart Gala to stick to its theme this year. more »»

Girl Scout Cookie sales are underway

February 22, 2015 This year there are even more ways to support local Girl Scouts with the new Gluten-Free Trios — and there’s a new way to buy cookies. more »»

Symphony takes on a challenge

February 22, 2015 Tackling Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony isn’t easy, but Fort Dodge Area Symphony Conductor Joshua Barlage said the symphony is up to the challenge. more »»

Century-old club seeks members

February 15, 2015 A club with a rich history of supporting and celebrating the fine arts is holding an open house Monday in hopes of encouraging new members to join. more »»

Karl L. King band reflects on history

February 15, 2015 The Karl L. King Municipal Band will reflect on the history of Karl King and celebrate the end of World War II during its Feb. 22 concert. more »»

Table for two

February 8, 2015 The owners of Tea Thyme are celebrating their 34th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s Day by catering to a restaurant full of other couples on Saturday. more »»

Night of vino and vinyl planned at Soldier Creek

February 8, 2015 They’ll have the wine — you bring the music. Soldier Creek Winery is inviting the community to its Vineyl Dance on Frida. more »»

Mickelson to hold book signing in Pocahontas on Saturday

February 8, 2015 POCAHONTAS — Fort Dodge author Sandy Mickelson will be at the Pocahontas Public Library on Valentine’s Day for a reading and book signing. more »»

Sharing the sound of Sonshine

February 1, 2015 The Sonshine Singers will “Continue to Walk with Jesus” this year as they hold their 16th annual music ministry at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 and 20 at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. 10th St. A 2 p.m. more »»

High energy to hit the stage

January 25, 2015 HUMBOLDT — A musical tradition more than 50 years old will continue Feb. 6, 7 and 8 when the Humboldt Community Chorus presents “Sing a Song. more »»

Curing cabin fever with outdoor fun

January 25, 2015 ALGONA — The Algona Area Chamber of Commerce is hoping to cure any cabin fever caused by the cold weather with its fifth annual Frostbite Olympics Thursday through Saturday. more »»

‘Still Waters Run Deep’

January 18, 2015 Laughter and spirit will be shared when the Fort Dodge Community Choir performs “Still Waters Run Deep,” an original musical play written by choir organizer Sherry Washingto. more »»

Traveling around the world in song

January 18, 2015 MANSON — The Manson Meridian Singers plan to go global with their audiences during their upcoming production. more »»

Celebrating Life

January 11, 2015 Solace and joy will be brought to bear on the issues of death and loss when the Trinity Foundation presents the 23rd annual Hospice Ball on Feb. 7. more »»

Sparking a community dialogue about race

January 11, 2015 Generating a dialogue is a key to creating an appreciation of diversity, said organizers of the Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

Columnist publishes essays, poems, photos

January 11, 2015 Columnist Sandy Mickelson, of Fort Dodge, has published a collection of column-like essays, short stories, poetry and photographs that capture memories, moments and reflections of a life spent... more »»

What should be in your winter survival kit?

January 4, 2015 Driving on Iowa roadways in the winter can become perilous in mere minutes as snow, ice and limited visibility come into play. more »»

To your (better) health in 2015

December 28, 2014 Losing weight is always among the most popular — and often quickly broken — New Year’s resolutions. That’s probably because dieting is never popula. more »»

Wrapping with style and skill

December 21, 2014 Santa Claus may have the elves to help him wrap all the presents he plans to deliver on Christmas eve. more »»

Hunting for the best holiday gift ever

December 21, 2014 The hunt is on for the best gift ever. Each Christmas season, holiday shoppers flow through malls and department stores in search of that one perfect present for each person on their list. more »»



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