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Snowmobile, OHV owners asked to renew registrations

Snowmobile and off-highway vehicle owners may renew their current registrations for the 2020 season at a fee of $17.75. All snowmobiles operating on any designated snowmobile trail, public land or public ice must also display an Iowa DNR resident user permit decal for an additional fee of ...

Hy-Vee to host Veterans Day events Monday

Hy-Vee’s annual Veterans Day events on Monday include a complimentary meal for veterans and active-duty military members in recognition and thanks for their service. Those receiving the free breakfast will also receive 10% off their grocery purchases. During the event, Hy-Vee and Hallmark ...

Village Inn to offer free Veterans Day breakfast for military

Fort Dodge’s Village Inn will honor members of the armed forced with a free breakfast on Veterans Day Monday. Veterans and active-duty service members can get an “Inn-Credible V.I.B. Breakfast” with just their military ID. The annual Veterans Day event serves veterans for free all day ...

Main Street Matters to discuss downtown safety

The safety of downtown Fort Dodge will be discussed at Bloomers On Central on Tuesday. Main Street Fort Dodge is hosting Main Street Matters at 5:30 p.m. The event, located at 900 Central Ave., is open to the public. The city’s camera program and the rejuvenation of the downtown business ...

Presidential candidate Kamala Harris to speak in Fort Dodge Sunday

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democratic candidate for president, will speak at Second Baptist Church, 1827 Fourth Ave. S., on Sunday. Free breakfast will be served from 10 to 11 a.m. A morning church service will follow. Harris will speak at the beginning of the service.

American Legion in Duncombe to hold spaghetti dinner Sunday

DUNCOMBE — The American Legion Auxiliary No. 491 will host a spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Duncombe Community Center. Freewill donations will be accepted. Take-outs are available. Money raised will support the Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight and local veterans.

With public vote, Peoples Credit Union to donate to nonprofit

Peoples Credit Union is celebrating the opening of its newly constructed branch at 1717 Fifth Ave. S. by donating to a local nonprofit. The credit union is asking for the public to vote on which organization should receive $1,000. The three organizations nominated for the donation include: ...

Town hall meeting on opioids set for Tuesday

A town hall meeting about opioids will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the City Council chambers in the Municipal Building, 819 First Ave. S. The panel includes Peter Komendowski, Partnership for a Healthy Iowa; Carrie Cook, Community & Family Resources; Mandi Crouse-Kelley, YWCA of ...

Iowa Central to host Dental Day

Webster County Public Health, along with the Iowa Central Community College Dental Hygiene program, will be hosting a free one day dental day for adults from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 23. Services provided include X-rays, exams, cleanings, fillings, extractions, and denture adjustments. A ...

Election Night soup supper in Whittemore

WHITTEMORE — The Friends of the Whittemore Library will hold an Election Night soup supper at 5 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Michael’s Parish Center, 613 Third St., Whittemore. The event will last until 7 p.m. or until the soup runs out. The menu includes homemade vegetable beef soup, chicken ...

Wills to be subject of Lunch & Learn

The need for wills will be the subject of Lunch & Learn at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1615 N. 15th St. Carol Grannon, senior director of development for the Trinity Foundation, will give a talk entitled ‘‘Why everyone needs a current ...

Burning ban temporarily lifted in Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge residents will be allowed to burn yard waste beginning today through Nov. 10. Residents will be allowed to burn leaves, grass clippings, straw, twigs, small branches and garden vegetation. Burning garbage remains illegal. Any open burning that is determined to be a fire hazard ...

Night hike at Indian Mounds scheduled for Saturday

The Webster and Hamilton County Conservation Boards will be sponsoring a night hike at the Skillet Creek Indian Mounds at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The public will have an opportunity to listen to sounds of the night and look for tracks of nocturnal animals. Using fluorescent tracking powder and ...

Ernst aide to visit Webster City Thursday

WEBSTER CITY — An aide to U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst will visit Webster City Thursday to hear the questions and concerns of residents. The senator’s aide will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Kendall Young Library, 1201 Willson Ave.

St. Edmond preschool/TK registration begins Friday

Preschool and transitional kindergarten registration for registered Catholics of Holy Trinity Parish will begin Friday. The registration will be held starting at 4 p.m. in the elementary front lobby. Registered and nonregistered Catholics and families of other faiths with students ...

Night Hike at Indian Mounds Saturday

DAYTON — The Webster and Hamilton County Conservation Boards will be sponsoring a Night Hike at the Skillet Creek Indian Mounds at 7 p.m. Saturday. The public will have an opportunity to listen to sounds of the night and look for tracks of nocturnal animals. Using fluorescent tracking powder ...

‘A Time for Prayer’ set for Nov. 3

Members of the Fort Dodge community will gather together for a “Time of Prayer” on Nov. 3. The get-together will be held at Second Baptist Church, 1827 Fourth Ave. S. Sherry Washington, of Fort Dodge, organized the event with the idea of helping those impacted by recent tragedies. ...

Ernst aide coming to Lake City

LAKE CITY — An aide to U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst will be in Lake City on Tuesday to hear the questions and concerns of residents. The senator’s aide will be available from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Lake City Public Library, 110 E. Washington St.