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Fort Dodge Women’s Connection brunch Nov. 9

Fort Dodge Women’s Connection is holding a brunch at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at Tea Thyme, 2021 Sixth Ave. S. The cost is $15. Reservations are required by Friday by calling Kathy Meinder at 515-408-7981 or Marcia Johnson at 515-955-8485. The speaker will be Amy Jo Wrobel, of Ankeny. Her talk, ...

Informational meeting for senior fitness class is today

Central Iowa RSVP is offering a new BASE Senior Fitness exercise class in Fort Dodge. BASE Senior Fitness is designed specifically for people age 55 and up, and is free of charge. Classes meet twice a week for about 50 minutes, and are led by trained RSVP volunteers. BASE stands for Balance, ...

Library used book sale starts today

The Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library biannual book sale begins today and ends Saturday at the library by the City Square. The sale is open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today for members of the Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library only. Memberships may be purchased at the door. The sale ...

MNW Education Association endorses Nelson

MANSON — The Manson Northwest Webster Education Association is recommending support for Jan Nelson to fill a seat on the Manson Northwest Webster Community School District Board of Directors. “We encourage suppport for Jan Nelson to the board,” the Education Association said in a ...

Land records session set

An Iowa Land Records Seminar Series will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 18 at the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance, 24 N Ninth St. in Fort Dodge. The program will cover basic electronic filing skills in order to make online recording simple and easy for customers and their recorders. ...

Part of Oleson Park Avenue to be closed

The 1200 block of Oleson Park Avenue will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, according to the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. It will remain closed for about two weeks.