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FD schools to offer summer meals

The Fort Dodge Community School District will be offering non-congregate meals to district students this summer. Students who participate in summer programming offered by the district are not eligible for these meals. Beginning on Monday, meals will be served from 10:30 a.m. to noon at ...

Go and Do: June 14, 2024

Around the area FONDA — The Fonda Arts Center, Fonda, is hosting “Ball N Chain” at 3 p.m. SUNDAY at the center. Admission and refreshments are free. EMMETSBURG — Emmetsburg Public Library, Emmetsburg, is holding Gaming After Hours from 2:30 to 5 p.m. SATURDAY. The program is for ...

Bark Park debuts

Dogs and their people now have a grassy place to play in downtown Fort Dodge. Called the Bark Park, it is located at First Avenue South and 12th Street. Two big metal sculptures of dogs made by Fort Dodge Senior High School students mark the spot. The park resulted from a partnership of ...

Music on Seneca

WEBSTER CITY — Have you noticed? There’s more and more live music in Webster City. We already have singing at Webster City Community Theatre. Band and choir concerts and plays at the middle and high schools. The annual Variety Show— always good, but especially so this year — and ...

Local students make ISU Dean’s List

These area students were named to the Dean’s List at Iowa State University in Ames for the spring semester. Algona Aubree Altman, Elizabeth Anderson, Brooklyn Barber, Ava Bartolo, Sadie Besch, Fiona Bierstedt,Maryanne Capesius, Veronica Capesius, Jackson Cecil, Jason Cecil, Stren Crouch, ...

Turning for progress

Potential traffic bottlenecks on Fifth Avenue South in front of the growing Nestle Purina PetCare plant would be reduced by the presence of a new turning lane. The Iowa Transportation Commission on Tuesday awarded a $344,450 grant for the construction of the lane, which will enable ...