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Juneteenth celebration planned

Juneteenth will be marked by the Pleasant Valley Awareness Committee this year with a time for community fellowship. The celebration will begin at 2 p.m. June 23 at the former Sunkissed Meadows Golf Course on Meriwether Drive. Juneteenth is a national holiday marking June 19, 1865. That is ...

Let Kindness Bloom

In an effort to continue to foster kindness and give back to the community, UnityPoint Health — Fort Dodge hosted a special spring initiative, “Let Kindness Bloom,” aimed at spreading positivity throughout the community. As part of this initiative, UnityPoint Health team members ...

Making progress

Large, shiny pieces of steel now mark the spot where a new section of the Kenyon Road Bridge is taking shape. The steel skeleton of the bridge that will carry the westbound lanes over the Canadian National Railway tracks is in place, according to Jenny Hoskins, a resident construction ...

Career Center will benefit from state grant

Iowa Central Community College has received a $618,000 state grant to update a career academy for high school students. Its North Central Career Center in Eagle Grove offers training in business, computer science, engineering technology, health sciences, teacher academy, manufacturing ...

Dads, daughters work together at Nestle Purina

Father’s Day is a special time to celebrate those in our lives who raised us, loved us and guided us through life’s many ups and downs. As we grow older, personal and professional demands increase, we recognize that time is the greatest gift, and every Father’s Day celebrated together ...