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Focus International connects community with the world

March 27, 2016 Iowa Central Community College’s Focus International Festival aims to connect Fort Dodge to the rest of the world. more »»

Hawkeye Theatre to combine dark humor and thrills

March 20, 2016 Audiences will find out just what laughs can come from a bunch of nutty characters trapped together as death looms near when Hawkeye Community Theatre presents “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night. more »»

Wings to kick-off Relay campaign

March 20, 2016 The designation as the city’s best chicken wing will be up for grabs during the annual American Cancer Society “Wing It for Relay” event from 5 to 7 p.m. more »»

Area Easter egg hunts and activities

March 20, 2016 Family events and children’s Easter egg hunts will soon be celebrated in communities throughout the area. Two events will be held in Fort Dodge. more »»


March 13, 2016 Whether a tangled mess of emotions caused by stubbornness can eventually be unravelled at a box social will be tested when the students of St. more »»

Making St. Patrick’s Day last

March 13, 2016 ALGONA — Maybe the parade only takes five or six minutes, but the reminiscing, camaraderie and companionship of the annual St. more »»

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations planned

March 13, 2016 EMMETSBURG — The annual St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebration in Emmetsburg will feature locally crowned royalty, traditional Irish fare and plenty of opportunities for people to share in family fu. more »»

Promoting butterfly and bird habitat

March 13, 2016 DES MOINES —The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ State Forest Nursery and Reiman Gardens are teaming up to promote butterfly and songbird habita. more »»

March is Red Cross Month

March 13, 2016 The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month. more »»

Monarch Madness at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge

March 13, 2016 MISSOURI VALLEY — March is here and it is time for Monarch Madness at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge. more »»

Sharing laughs, making connections

March 6, 2016 Sharing laughs will be the goal when Holy Trinity Catholic Parish of Webster County presents its St. Patrick’s Day celebration March 12 at the Opera House at the Fort Museum in Fort Dodge. more »»

King Band Irish concert is March 13

March 6, 2016 The Karl L. King Municipal Band will continue a St. Patrick’s celebration tradition when its members perform an Irish-themed concert at 3:30 p.m. more »»

A good bet

March 6, 2016 Odds will be in the favor of local children when people try their luck at Casino Night from 5 to 9 p.m. March 13 at Willow Ridge Golf Course, 1788 Madison Av. more »»

Far beyond poms & perk

February 28, 2016 Cheer is more than pom-poms and ponytails. Competitors say it is a physically demanding sport that teaches life lessons beyond being perky. more »»

Symphony focuses on renewal

February 28, 2016 The Fort Dodge Area Symphony is celebrating its 66th season with a presentation of Mendelssohn’s “Reformation” on March 6 as trombonist Casey Maday joins the orchestra. The concert will begin at 3 p. more »»

Supporting heart health

February 28, 2016 An event celebrating sweethearts will also be helping to raise money for an organization dedicated to promoting positive heart health. more »»

Fort Museum plans chili feed

February 28, 2016 The Fort Museum will hold a chili feed from noon to 5 p.m. March 6 at the Opera House. more »»

Reviving a classic

February 21, 2016 A tale of hope will be brought to the stage by the students of the performing arts department at Iowa Central Community College when “The Secret Garden” is presented as the annual musical March 3-5... more »»

‘Absence of Peace’

February 21, 2016 In a choral season focused on peace, the next concert by the Fort Dodge Choral Society will be about its absenc. more »»

Encore presentation planned

February 21, 2016 ALGONA — An extra performance has been added to a sold-out event due to the interest the public has expressed in watching civic leaders, business owners, neighbors and co-workers glide across the... more »»



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