Shimkat gets Rand Fisher Award

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The eighth annual Iowa Rural Summit included a special recognition of six rural leaders, including Lisa Shimkat, of Fort Dodge. Shimkat was honored for her leadership of Iowa’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network and her statewide commitment to economic development. The ...

F.O.D. Walk volunteers needed Monday

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The 2024 F.O.D. (foreign, object, debris) Walk is 3 to 5 p.m. Monday. Litter will be cleaned up in the fields by Target and Walmart for Earth Day. Volunteers will meet in the northwest corner of the Target parking lot for instructions. Volunteers should register at: ...

Scam prevention session coming to Fort Dodge

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The Stop the Scammers roadshow will visit Fort Dodge Wednesday. State Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen and a representative of state Attorney General Brenna Bird will lead this session, which will help people learn how to avoid getting scammed. It will begin at noon Wednesday in ...