News Brief

FD council to have budget session

The Fort Dodge City Council will have a budget workshop at 5 p.m. Monday in the Municipal Building, 819 First Ave. S. The proposed 2020-2021 spending plans for the Police Department, Fire Department and the parking fund will be reviewed.

Hospice admin to speak at Lunch and Learn

Joyce Bianchi, hospice administrator with UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center, will share hospice philosophy and services offered at the hospital during a Lunch and Learn Wednesday. The program starts at 11:30 a.m. at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation ...

Catholic Daughters to meet Thursday

Catholic Daughters of the Americas will have their monthly meeting on Thursday at Corpus Christi Parish Center, 402 N. Eighth St. There will be a Mass at 6 p.m., followed by a meal and business meeting. The Rev. Brian Feller will be the guest speaker. Meal reservations are due by noon on ...

Clarion community concert is Saturday

CLARION — A community concert featuring Carter Nath and the Irish band “Crogadh” is 3 p.m. Saturday at Clarion First United Methodist Church, Clarion. Admission is by freewill offering.

FDPL Winter Storytime registration begins Jan. 9

Registration for Winter Storytime at the Fort Dodge Public Library begins on Jan. 9. Storytime begins Jan. 15 and 16 and will conclude on Feb. 19 and 20. Children who are 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 years of age are eligible for registration. Storytimes will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 to ...

Saucy Jack to perform New Year’s Eve at Opera House

Saucy Jack will perform from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Fort Museum Opera House, One Museum Road. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person in advance or $13 per person at the door. Advance tickets are available at the Fort Museum Trading Post. Must be 21 years or older to attend.