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PICA members honored

Several members of Pride In Community Appearance (PICA), a volunteer group that takes care of landscaping in public areas throughout Fort Dodge,were recognized during the City Council meeting Monday. These members were recognized for the number of hours they have worked: Tami Habhab and ...

Meals offered for veterans

Veterans can eat for free or for a discount at these local establishments today: Village Inn, 2002 N. 15th St. — veterans can receive 2-2-2 (two eggs, two meats and two pancakes) and a free drink. Offer is valid all day. Perkins, 511 S. 32nd St. — veterans can eat at a 20 percent ...

Webster County COVID-19 statistics reported

Over the past seven days there have been 83 positive COVID-19 cases reported in Webster County, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. That is a small increase from the 79 cases reported in the previous seven day period. The Department of Public Health reported that in the most ...

Blanden Museum to be closed Thursday

Blanden Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., will be closed Thursday in observance of Veteran’s Day. Normal hours will resume on Friday.

Webster County COVID-19 statistics reported

Over the past seven days there have been 79 positive COVID-19 cases reported in Webster County, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. That is an increase of 10 cases from the previous seven day period. The Department of Public Health reported that in the most recent seven day ...

COVID-19 vaccine approved for children 5-11

The Food and Drug Administration gave final approval Tuesday evening for a two-dose series of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years old. Iowa Department of Public Health provided guidance to county health departments on Wednesday morning. “We are currently planning for ...