News Brief

Community Health Center increases hours

In response to the COVID-19 virus, the Community Health Center of Fort Dodge, 126 N. 10th St., will increase its days of operation to seven days a week starting immediately in the medical department. The clinic’s temporary increase will include being open on Saturday and Sunday. Hours of ...

St. Thomas Catholic Church cancels dinner

MANSON — St. Thomas Catholic Church’s roast beef dinner, originally scheduled for March 22, in Manson, has been postponed until the threat of the coronavirus is past.

Wright Co. declares state of emergency

CLARION — The Wright County Board of Supervisors has declared a state of emergency in response to the threat of COVID-19. The declaration will enable the county government to spend emergency funds, invoke mutual aid agreements and apply to the state government for assistance. “The ...

Smithsonian exhibit postponed

The Smithsonian traveling exhibit ‘‘Voices and Votes’’ that was scheduled to debut March 28 in the Fort Dodge Public Library has been postponed due to the threat of COVID-19, according to an announcement from Main Street Fort Dodge. A new date for the show has not been announced.

King Band concert canceled

The Karl King Municipal Band concert scheduled for this afternoon in Decker Auditorium at Iowa Central Community College has been canceled.