Power of persuasion

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Fourth graders at Feelhaver Elementary School have spent recent weeks advocating for animals in need of forever homes. The students recently read the book “Because of Winn-Dixie,” a novel by author Kate DiCamillo that follows the story of 10-year-old Opal who adopts a stray dog whom ...

Audit of Fort Dodge city government released

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Cornwell, Frideres, Maher & Associates PLC has released an audit report on the Fort Dodge city government. According to that report, the city’s revenues totaled $65,682,500 for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021. That is an 8.5 percent increase from the prior year. The increase ...

News of Record: May 19, 2022

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Police Logs FORT DODGE Tuesday Trespassing was reported in the 2700 block of Fifth Avenue South. A fight was reported in the 10 block of North 10th Street. A suspicious vehicle was reported in the 2600 block of 200th Street. An unknown problem was reported in the 200 block of 21st ...

Fort Dodge City Council sets priorities

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An expanded security camera system, continued improvements to Third Avenue Northwest and a new skateboard park are all on the wish list for Fort Dodge City Council members. During a nearly three-hour workshop Wednesday evening, the elected officials zeroed in on some of the projects they ...

Make It OK Walk will support mental health awareness

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Taking a walk is great for a person’s physical health and there’s growing evidence that getting out for a stroll is good for mental well-being as well. An event Friday will enable people to walk for their own health while calling attention to the need for combatting the stigma ...