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King Band summer season is canceled

The Karl L. King Municipal Band summer season has been canceled due to concerns related to COVID-19. The announcement was made Saturday on the band’s Facebook page. “With the best interests of our performers and fans in mind, the entirety of the 2020 Karl L. King Municipal Band summer ...

FD fireworks show canceled

There will be no city-sponsored fireworks show this Independence Day, the City of Fort Dodge and the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance announced on Monday morning. The decision was made following the disbanding of the volunteer committee that has overseen the event for the past eight ...

Noon Lion’s Club awards scholarships

The Noon Lion’s Club has awarded two scholarships to graduates of the class of 2020. Allison Duckett, a St. Edmond High School graduate, received $1,000. The daughter of Melanie and Nick, Allison plans to attend Iowa Central Community College to pursue a career in nursing. Nathan Piper, a ...

Manson firefighters pork chop dinner is Wednesday

MANSON — The Manson Firefighters Association will have its smoked pork chop fundraiser from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Manson VFW hall. The dinner consists of a 16-ounce smoked Iowa chop, baked potato, loaded baked beans, cole slaw and dinner roll for $20. There will be drive-thru ...

Flower and hosta garden walk Saturday in Algona

ALGONA — Kossuth County Historical Society is holding a flower and hosta garden walk from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Algona. The locations are 1205 240th St. and 1207 240th St. A freewill offering will be accepted. The gardens are located on gradual hillsides so attendees are encouraged ...

Webster County has 111 COVID-19 cases

Webster County ended at 111 cases Friday, up three from Thursday, according to Webster County Public Health. The cases fall into the following age categories: • Child (age 0-17): 8 • Adult (age 18-40): 59 • Middle age adult (age 41-60): 29 • Older adult (age 61-80): 14 • ...