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First Covenant Choir to perform Christmas cantata

Local Religion

The First Covenant Choir, a 40-member group of vocalists at First Covenant Church in Fort Dodge, will present its Christmas cantata ‘‘There is a Great Joy Coming’’ this weekend. The performances will be at 5 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, 201 Ave. H. Featured ...

Juvenile charged with harassment

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WEBSTER CITY — A juvenile male is charged with harassment in connection to threats of robbery made against multiple businesses, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office. Due to the age of the offender, his name has not been released. According to officials, the Hamilton County ...

My College Journey: Aaron Diesburg

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Name: Aaron Diesburg Hometown: Humboldt Age: 19 What is your major or specific area of interest at Iowa Central? I am a music major Why did you choose to attend Iowa Central? I chose Iowa Central because it is an affordable college and I was able to be involved in specific areas ...

Are we on the edge of a Dust Bowl?

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In addition to his amusing banter, Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University climatologist emeritus, also presented his views on where our weather is potentially headed in the next few years and the history that supports his predictions during the Farm News Ag Show Thursday. Taylor often speaks ...

Share What You Wear is Saturday

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Distribution for the many items of clothing, bedding, toys, electronics and household items collected by Iowa Central Community College students will happen during the annual Share What You Wear campaign on Saturday. Each year, students collect new and gently used items that are then sorted ...

News of Record: Dec. 6, 2019

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Police Log FORT DODGE Tuesday Theft was reported in the 1100 block of Foxridge Road. Assault was reported in the 800 block of Kenyon Road. Harassment was reported in the 2000 block of Fourth Avenue North. Vandalism was reported in the 1400 block of 11th Avenue South. Theft was ...

Coralville man charged in Lu Verne bank shooting

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LU VERNE — A Coralville man has been charged following a Wednesday morning bank robbery in Lu Verne that left one woman dead. Valentino Williams has been charged with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery and is being held in the Kossuth County Jail. Iowa Division of Criminal ...

From Ukraine to Webster City

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WEBSTER CITY — He’s traveled the world photographing many of the major events of our time. He’s lived in Ukraine for several years, often working on the front-lines of the war. He’s traveled to India, Pakistan, Tibet and China recently on assignment. Now Brendan Hoffman is on ...

Go and Do: Dec. 6, 2019

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In Fort Dodge FORT DODGE — A Time for Angels will be held at 1:30 p.m. SUNDAY at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 239 N. 11th St. The program is for people who have lost a loved one during the past year. Register by calling 576-7128. FORT DODGE — Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., ...

UnityPoint to expand in Marshalltown

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MARSHALLTOWN — A new hospital will grace Marshalltown in 2022. On Tuesday, officials at UnityPoint — Marshalltown received approval to move all services to the South Campus, and expand. Chief Operating Officer Jenni Friedly cried when she heard the news. “This is the best day ...

Guarded optimism

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The 18th annual Farm News Ag Show kicked off Wednesday with more than 65 vendors on hand exhibiting both agricultural and non-agricultural products, bringing something for everyone to the show. The beginning of the show was also an opportunity for Farm News columnist and president of ...

Man charged in Lu Verne bank shooting

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A Coralville man has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting at Security State Bank in Lu Verne on Wednesday morning. Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a possible shooting at the Lu Verne bank around 8:40 a.m. Valentino Williams, 35, was apprehended by law ...

Tanner King guilty of murders

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NEVADA — After a change of venue and a grueling three-week trial, a Story County jury found Tanner King, of Fort Dodge, guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting of El Dominic and Marion Rhodes on Oct. 22, 2018. The wheels of justice turned slowly, but on Wednesday, they ...

Bank robbed in Lu Verne

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LU VERNE — A woman is dead and a suspect is in custody following a Wednesday morning bank robbery in Lu Verne, according to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call at 8:40 a.m. about a possible shooting near a bank in the town of Lu Verne. ...

A Time for Angels to be held Sunday

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Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services will host its 21st annual A Time for Angels service of remembrance on Sunday at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 239 N. 11th St. The service will begin at 1:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The purpose of the service is to remember loved ones lost ...

Restoration

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The Webster County Courthouse clock tower will have a different glow to it about a year from now. That’s because the clock tower will be refurbished starting next summer. And according to Mark Campbell, chairman of the Webster County Board of Supervisors, the tower will light up when ...

One dead following Lu Verne bank robbery

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LU VERNE – One person is dead following a Wednesday morning bank robbery in Lu Verne, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation reported. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, a call reporting a possible shooting in Lu Verne was received at approximately 8:40 a.m. The ...