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A local ‘Field of Dreams’ takes shape

October 23, 2011 Most of us remember the famous quote in the wonderful movie “Field of Dreams” — “if you build it, they will come.” The same can be said for the Fort Dodge-Webster County Trail System. more »»

There is an alternative treatment for sinusitis

October 16, 2011 Sinusitis is one of the most common chronic health problems in the U.S., afflicting 37 million Americans each year. Patients suffer headaches, congestion, fatigue and other symptoms. more »»

Character Counts Week 2011 is Oct. 16-22

October 9, 2011 Mayor Matt Bemrich will be proclaiming Character Counts Week in Fort Dodge at the Monday City Council meeting and asking all citizens to help support our troops by donating much needed items. more »»

Start Somewhere Walks are Friday in Iowa

October 2, 2011 What’s being billed as the largest event of its kind in Iowa’s history will take place at noon on Friday at hundreds of locations across the state. more »»

Moving our community from good to great

October 2, 2011 This Thursday at 6 p.m., the public is invited to a community forum, “On the Fort Dodge Horizon” that will be held in the new Bioscience and Health Sciences Building at Iowa Central Community College. more »»

Walk to End Alzheimer’s engages and inspires FD

September 25, 2011 The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting everyone to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. more »»

September is National Cholesterol Education Month

September 18, 2011 The No. 1 killer of both men and women in the United States is heart disease. more »»

Lean Government is a big success in FD

September 11, 2011 The city has completed a second full year of Lean Government. more »»

You can create a world with more birthdays

September 4, 2011 The American Cancer Society is working every day to save lives and get closer to a world with more birthdays. more »»

A new year is beginning at Iowa Central

August 28, 2011 Wow does time fly! It seems it was just last weekend that we graduated Iowa Central Community College’s Class of 2011. more »»

St. Edmond has big plans for 2011-2012

August 21, 2011 Welcome back! These familiar words signal a new school year for both our students at St. Edmond Catholic Schools as well as children throughout the United States. more »»

FD Community School District is on the move

August 14, 2011 It’s hard to believe that I have had the pleasure of being a part of the Fort Dodge Community School District for a year; many wonderful things have taken place over that period of time. more »»

It’s more than just a new building

August 7, 2011 Trinity Regional Medical Center is taking on an important community project — building a new Cancer Center to increase the medical treatment and care it offers. more »»

No, not in the summer ...

July 31, 2011 The afternoons began to grow longer and the crop of this 75th year began to peek shyly out of the soil, the old farmer knew it was time. But he couldn’t go just now. more »»

Warning issued about prison staffing policies

July 24, 2011 As Iowans, we take for granted that when a person found guilty of a crime is locked up, they stay there. more »»

American Cancer Society Hope Lodge program

July 17, 2011 Facing cancer is hard. Having to travel out of town for treatment can make it even harder. more »»

Treating blood vessel disease

July 10, 2011 I am often asked, “What is a peripheral vascular surgeon?” I am a surgeon who treats blood vessel disease outside of the heart and brain. more »»

A public frenzy over Anthony case

July 8, 2011 Guilty. Hands up, when it comes to media-centered courtroom trials, my attention is focused on the drama unfoldin. more »»

Market on Central launches Saturday

July 3, 2011 The first Market on Central will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Central Avenue in Historic Downtown Fort Dodge and will be held for six successive Saturday. more »»

Community Connections Volunteer Center launches this week

June 26, 2011 Volunteering is as American as apple pie. It has been an American tradition beginning with the days when neighbors pitched in to raise a barn or build a church. more »»



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