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Community Showcase

United Bank donates to Lotus Community Project

United Bank of Iowa recently donated $2,267 to the Lotus Community Project in Fort Dodge. The donation will support their efforts to provide facilities and counseling for women and children and to get women back in the work force. This money was raised during United Bank of Iowa’s new UNITED ...

Journey of Hope donates to Trinity Foundation

Members of Journey of Hope recently presented Trinity Foundation with proceeds for their 2020 fundraiser in the amount of $5,481.60. Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to assist families with expenses associated with long-term or serious childhood illness; and medical or funeral expenses ...

Kemna donates to Noon Kiwanis

Kemna Auto of Fort Dodge donated $5,000 to the Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis Club. The Kiwanis mission is serving the needs of children. Locally they provide scholarships, provide resources and mentoring through the K Kids Club at Dodger Academy, and many other projects all focused on benefiting ...

NEW Coop donates to 4-H clubs

The NEW Cooperative Foundation recently donated $39,870 to 127 area 4-H clubs that include 2,664 individual 4-H club members. The money is donated for half of each 4-H youth’s dues in NEW Cooperative’s trade territory, which includes Webster, Calhoun, Carroll, Greene, Franklin, Sac, ...

Knights of Columbus donate to Honor Flight

Josh Bader from the Fort Dodge Knights of Columbus, right, presents a check to Ron Newsum for $700 to support the Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight. The money was raised during the Fish Fries at Corpus Christi Parish Center this past Lent.

CDA Court 216 presents scholarships

CDA Court 216, Our Lady of Good Counsel, recently presented scholarships. Nicholas Lawler received a $1,000 scholarship recipient. Milena Naughton received the $500 Outstanding Catholic Female Leadership Award. Court 216 also awarded two $500 tuition assistance scholarships to incoming ...

Webster County Farm Bureau donates to Lord’s Cupboard

Due to the pandemic and no County Fair, Webster County Farm Bureau was not able to hold the annual Sweetcorn Feed. In the past, a percentage of the proceeds from the meal would have been given to Webster County food pantries. The Board of Directors voted to donate $1,000 to the Lord’s ...