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Twinterfest returns

TWIN LAKES - TWINterfest returns even bigger and better for a second year here on Feb. 4. Twin Lakes will be the site for a jam-packed day of activities starting bright and early at 8 a.m. Organizer Bill Stephenson says the support given by the community for the event has been ...

On the big ‘bowl’ stage

MANSON — The Manson Northwest Webster High School Dance Team had the opportunity recently to perform in front of its largest crowd to date. The group was part of the ReliaQuest Bowl held in Tampa, Florida, from Raymond James Stadium, home to the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in January. A ...

Iowa Eyes: A New Perspective

Evan Price didn’t set out to become an artist. The Rockford, Illinois, native landed in Fort Dodge to attend Iowa Central Community College. Studying human services, his dream was to run a boys home. Knowing how photography helped him channel his childhood trauma into something good, and ...

Manson Meridian Singers tickets on sale now

MANSON — Tickets for the Manson Meridian Singers’ 51st production, “Love Will Keep Us Together,” are now on sale. Performances are planned for 7 p.m. Feb. 11, and 2 p.m. Feb. 12, in the Kate Toben Auditorium at Manson Northwest Webster High School. This year’s show will feature an ...

Humboldt Community Chorus show tickets on sale

HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt Community Chorus, under the direction of Terry Nelson, will be presenting its annual variety show, “One In Harmony,” Feb. 10-12 at the R. Wesley Carlson Auditorium at Humboldt High School. Tickets are now on sale at V&S Variety, Humboldt Hy-Vee, from chorus ...

Telling ‘My Dad’s Jokes’

Sometimes Dad Jokes bring out kids’ laughter, and sometimes they elicit annoyed groans from teenagers, but for one local author, they’re a tool to connect with his kids. Recently, Fort Dodge resident and Coldwell Banker Associated Realtors co-owner Keenan Schuur wrote and published “My ...