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Water shutoff planned for Monday in Fort Dodge

Water to a northern Fort Dodge neighborhood will be shut off beginning at 7 a.m. Monday so that two water main valves can be replaced, according to the city engineering staff. The valves are at the intersection of Eighth Avenue North and Third Street. Water will be shut off to these ...

CCS will hold carnival

Community Christian School will hold an outdoor carnival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on its campus, 2406 9 1/2 Ave. S. There will be many 25-cent games. Activities will include bouncy houses, sack races and leap frog. Lunch will be available along with treats like cotton candy, kettle ...

King Band to salute Flag Day with Sunday concert on City Square

The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge will continue its 2021 summer season on Sunday at the Karl L. King Memorial Park located in front of the library downtown at the City Square. Concert time is set for 7:30 p.m. The King Band Board has decided to relocate these concerts at least ...

Webster County buys graders

The Webster County Board of Supervisors bought two motor graders Tuesday for the Road Department. Both were purchased from Ziegler Caterpillar in Fort Dodge. One was bought for $306,113 with trade-in. The other was bought for $308,113 with trade-in. The new graders will replace machines ...

Car wash fundraiser at Optic Ink on Saturday

A freewill donation car wash will be held at Optic Ink, 1210 First Ave. N., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Proceeds will go to support the Drug Court Alumni group. Funds will be used to help fight addiction and provide sober social events and financial aid to those in need.

Raffle for Chevy Bolt starts Friday

The Trinity Cancer Center will benefit from a fundraiser in which a new car will be raffled off.. Kemna Auto of Fort Dodge has donated a new 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV four door hatchback LT to be raffled off. The proceeds will go to the Trinity Cancer Center Radiating Hope Capital Campaign. ...