News Brief

Part of First Avenue South to close

The 1300 block of First Avenue South will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, according to the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. It will be closed for about one week.

Swedish meatball dinner Sunday

BOXHOLM — Trinity Lutheran Church, Boxholm, is hosting a Swedish meatball dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the church. Swedish meatballs, potatoes, Swedish rye bread, gravy, salads, beverages and Christmas desserts will be served for a freewill donation.

Webster County COVID-19 statistics reported

Over the past seven days there have been 81 positive COVID-19 cases reported in Webster County, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. The county’s positive COVID-19 caseload has been hovering around 80 a week for about a month. The Department of Public Health reported that ...

Webster County Health Department to host vaccine clinic

Webster County Health Department will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for children ages 5-18 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday. The clinic will be held at Webster County Health Department, 723 First Ave. S. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 515-573-4107 or online at ...

PJs and pizza with Santa Dec. 11

PJs and pizza with Santa is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at Citizens Central, 617 Central Ave. There will be pizza, crafts and a scavenger hunt. Cost is $10 per child and registration deadline is Dec. 7. Pre-registration is required.

IowaWORKS job fairs begin Friday

IowaWORKS, in collaboration with hiring managers and recruiters from local businesses, will hold job fairs each Friday through Dec. 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. to connect job seekers with hiring managers of some of the region’s top employers who have immediate openings for career opportunities. ...