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Vintage tractors, cool cars coming to Dayton

May 17, 2015 DAYTON — A gathering of old tractors and custom cars on Saturday will be part of an effort to raise money for a museum and a pair of memorials in Dayton. more »»

FD native’s band releases second album

May 17, 2015 A Fort Dodge native’s Boston-based folk-punk band released its sophomore album “Long Days Journey to the Middle,” last month and will be playing in Iowa City May 22. more »»

Mother, daughter share a passion

May 10, 2015 Mothers and daughters share countless memories and moments; Jill and Joi Rasmussen also share a professio. more »»

Firing up the grill for barbecue triple crown

May 10, 2015 Backyard barbecuers will be able to fire up their smokers and grills to make a run for a triple crown title this summer. more »»

Karl King band set to play state conference

May 10, 2015 The Karl L. King Municipal Band will perform at the 88th annual Iowa Bandmasters’ Association State Conference on Thursday at 5 p.m. “It is indeed a tremendous honor for the Karl L. more »»

Reminiscing under the trees

May 3, 2015 COALVILLE — Before mothers were mothers, they were girls. And many were likely Camp Fire girls. more »»

Good deals to be found at Friends’ book sale

May 3, 2015 Used books can be had for cheap at the Friends of the Library Spring Used Book Sale Tuesday through Saturday. Paperbacks will be a 50 cents and hardbacks are $1. more »»

Moving up in the ranks

April 26, 2015 Sandy Sweeney, of Manson, made it, she’s now a fourth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. She recently tested for the rank at Hemann Tae Kwon Do in downtown Fort Dodge. more »»

Connecting through a musical tradition

April 26, 2015 Connections will be made between past performers and rising stars, producers said, when the students of Fort Dodge Senior High present the 88th annual musical production April 28-30 and May 1-2 at... more »»

Choral Society to present last performance of season

April 26, 2015 The Fort Dodge Choral Society is celebrating English composer John Rutter’s 70th birthday at 3 p.m. today at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 239 . more »»

Sipping tea, dancing around the maypole

April 26, 2015 The annual mother-daughter May Day Tea and May Pole Dance will be held May 3 at the Vincent House, 824 Third Ave. S. more »»

Fort Museum will bring history to life

April 19, 2015 The Fort Museum usually opens for the season with little fanfare — not so this year. “We have a new agenda,” said recently hired Executive Director Jim Kimpell. more »»

Fur Ball is Saturday

April 19, 2015 Almost Home Humane Society of North Central Iowa is promising a night of dancing, gambling and fun at its seventh annual Fur Ball Saturday. more »»

New agriculture exhibit will explore future of farming

April 19, 2015 CLARION — Heartland Museum will be launching two new exhibits this year when it opens its season on Memorial Day weekend. more »»

All aboard in Algona

April 12, 2015 ALGONA — A massive model train track traveling through mountains, farm land, cities and a carnival is one of the features at the Model Train Show on Saturday in Algona. more »»

Hirst: ‘Try local produce’ at expo

April 12, 2015 The culinary arts program at Iowa Central Community College is hosting a day of food, beer and wine on April 25. more »»

Symphony to celebrate young artists

April 12, 2015 The Fort Dodge Area Symphony is celebrating the talents of four young musicians during its concert April 19. “The soloists this year are just dynamite players,” said symphony director Joshua Barlag. more »»

Frontier Fiddle Band members back to play old-time music at the Fort

April 12, 2015 Shadric and Debbie Smith and former members of the Frontier Fiddle Band will be returning to the Fort Museum on May 2 for the opening weekend festivities. more »»

Hide the hard-boiled eggs, eat poached

April 5, 2015 Decorated hard-boiled eggs are symbolic of Easter, but Fort Dodge chefs prefer their eggs prepared a bit differently. more »»

While planning gardens, plan for the harvest

April 5, 2015 As people begin planning gardens and starting seeds, they also often consider what to do with the resulting harvest. more »»



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