Opening Day

This week’s state softball tournament is the 50th to be played at Rogers Sports Complex. The 50th anniversary celebration will be next year, ...

It’s time for Congress to act

During a recent round of town hall and other meetings back home in Iowa, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst discovered there is widespread concern all across the state that ...

State softball is a community effort

The state softball tournament first arrived on Fort Dodge’s doorstep nearly 50 years ago, when a freshly-christened Harlan and Hazel Rogers ...

Children’s author-illustrator Tim Read

The Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library will host children’s author-illustrator Tim Read at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the library, 424 Central Ave. Read draws the ...

Noon Book Club to meet Tuesday

KYL preschool storytime is Tuesday

Memorial Park Cemetery is in state supervised receivership

Fireside Chat at Camp WaNoKi Thursday


LAURENS — James “Jim” Runneberg, 67, of Laurens, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at his home near Laurens, Iowa. Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, ...



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