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Determination made Roby a champ

You could call them jittery nerves. You could call them butterflies in the stomach. No matter what those uncomfortable sensations are called, John Roby felt them every time he stepped into a boxing ring. But then, early in every fight, his opponent landed a punch. That blow chased away ...

People Get Ready

MANSON — Change — and peace — are the themes to watch for as the Manson Meridian Singers get ready for their 52nd season. The annual musical extravaganza will feature songs from across the decades — if not across the universe — at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Manson ...

King Band announces February concert

The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge will open its 2024 indoor concert season on Sunday with a concert beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the Fort Dodge Middle School Auditorium, 800 North 32nd St. There is no admission charge, since these concerts are provided by the City of Fort Dodge. ...

Making music in the 515 Big Band building name for itself

There’s no other sound in the world like a true big band. The beat that draws everyone to the dance floor. The horns that blend together in a magical crescendo of joy and harmony. The just plain fun of hearing musicians who are having a ball together making music. The 515 Big Band is ...

Musical variety to be featured in Humboldt Community Chorus shows

HUMBOLDT - There may not be many chances for music lovers to hear a big band, songs of The Beatles and inspiring gospel classics all in one concert. The upcoming Humboldt Community Chorus concerts will provide all of that, plus some patriotic songs and a little comedy mixed in throughout ...

King Band previews upcoming winter season

The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge has recently announced the dates for its upcoming 2024 indoor winter concert season. Three concert dates have been scheduled on Feb. 18, March 17 and April 21. All concerts begin at 3:30 p.m. and will be held in the Fort Dodge Middle School ...