FDCSD Preschool registration

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Preschool registration for the 2022-23 school year opens Wednesday for the Fort Dodge Community School District. To be eligible to attend preschool in the fall of 2022, children must be 4-years-old by Sept. 15, 2022. Spots are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. ...

Feeding the community

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Fort Dodge Ford Lincoln Toyota held its 14th annual free Thanksgiving meal for the community on Thursday. Owner Casey Johnson said they had a great turnout of both volunteers and members of the community being served. This year they both delivered meals and set up a dining area in the ...

Dougherty home graces Century Farm

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LAKE CITY — It has been said that a house is not a real home until it has been consecrated by a birth, a wedding and a death. The Dougherty family can confirm that their home northwest of Lake City has achieved two of those milestones. “There’s a lot of history in this house,” ...

Kiwanis Christmasland back open for visitors in 2021

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HUMBOLDT — After a year’s hiatus, Kiwanis Christmasland, a free attraction put on by the Humboldt-Dakota City Noon Kiwanis Club, will be open for visitors again in 2021. Because of the pandemic and Santa’s busy schedule, the attraction is scaling back open hours this holiday season, ...

Swedish Foundation wins grant

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STRATFORD — The Swedish Foundation of Iowa’s Swede Bend Settlement has been awarded a grant from the Enhance Hamilton County Foundation. The grant will help with cataloging archival storage and exhibit gallery project. Following the passing of the foundation’s co-founder and president ...