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Triton Kids auditions Sunday

Triton Kids is returning for another semester of inspiring young singers. Triton Kids is an auditioned choir ensemble of students in third through eighth grades from Fort Dodge and the surrounding areas. It was founded in 2018 by Iowa Central Community College Director of Vocal Music ...

‘Pure entertainment’

After spending three months preparing for opening night of “Bull in a China Shop” at the Hawkeye Community Theatre in March 2020, having to cancel the show just a week before its opening was a devastating blow for its director, Michael Shoopman. “It was three months of work the cast, ...

Choral Society is “Happy Together”

The Fort Dodge Choral Society is feeling “Happy Together” as they prepare for their upcoming performance season. Bruce Perry, conductor of the Choral Society, said, “After months of no rehearsals, seeing the smiling faces as the group sang the first strains of Hallelujah was a pure ...

Sac County to host Iowa Country School Conference

SAC CITY — Country School enthusiasts will gather in Sac County Oct. 8 and 9 to celebrate Iowa’s rich history of education and agriculture. The two-day conference will feature tours of several well-preserved rural schools, speakers, and the opportunity to learn about the interaction between ...

Dobson receives preservation award

LAKE CITY – At its best, historic preservation engages the past in a conversation with the present so people can shape the future they want to live in. The board of Central School Preservation (CSP) in Lake City is pleased to present its 2021 Preservation Champion Award to Lynn Dobson, ...

Rodeo rides again

DAYTON — Since 1937, once a year, professional rodeo makes its way to small town Dayton, Iowa and brings with it several days of action and fun. The Dayton Championship Labor Day Rodeo returns this year ready to ride after 2020’s canceled event. In addition to the main events, there ...