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Bird sitting

There’s a new mode of transportation that has become increasingly popular among Fort Dodgers. Electric scooters that travel up to 25 mph have been seen more frequently along the city’s streets in recent weeks. These scooters are called Birds. And the flock belongs to 21-year-old ...

Timber!!!

In his final year of working at Beisser Lumber Co., Scott Otto got quite a shock when lumber became one of the hottest commodities in the country with prices soaring to all-time highs. “The strangest part of all was spring of 2020, economists were predicting a recession,” said Otto, an ...

Open space

When it comes to photography, office work or a special event like a bridal shower, environment is everything, according to Photographer Brittany Snell. That’s why Snell has opened Studio 925 in downtown Fort Dodge. “I opened this studio as a photography studio, but also as a ...

Need for new

If you’ve driven around to some of the auto dealerships in Fort Dodge — or anywhere for that matter — you may have noticed there aren’t as many new vehicles to see. That’s because computer chips that are an essential part of building new vehicles have been in short supply. ...

Lighting up the night

For many people, a dark sky lit up by a colorful display of fireworks is the perfect way to cap off a Fourth of July celebration. A new store in Fort Dodge is making it easier to follow through with that tradition. It’s Lit Fireworks, owned by Dan Winterfeld, opened at 1606 Fifth Ave. ...

‘A royal experience’

Two friends who attended Fort Dodge schools together growing up will soon have connecting businesses that they hope will give customers a full salon and spa experience. Tianna Brown plans to open RoyalT Nails next to Braids, Dreads and Twists Shop by Carress owned by Carress Bjorklund. The ...