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Opinion

Adam Gregg to lead his peers

Editorial

More than a century ago, in 1908, the governors of the nation’s states and territories established a bipartisan trade association — the National Governors Association. The goal was to create a forum where there could be dialogue about common problems and a sharing of ideas regarding ...

Thanks to our sponsors and supporters

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thanks to all of our sponsors and our many supporters of the Fort Dodge Evening Lions Truck Raffle, this was again a very successful project. Thanks to all my fellow Lions that helped sell tickets, collected sponsor money and hopefully had fun doing the job. This year’s winner ...

Dragon boats to come roaring back

Editorial

The sights and sounds of long dragon boats slicing through the water of Badger Lake will return this weekend. This will be the 25th anniversary of the Badger Lake Dragon Boat Bash. It will be a two-day event on Friday and Saturday featuring a concert by Band K, fireworks and lots of racing ...

Nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair

Editorial

Believe it or not, it is time for the Iowa State Fair. What may well be the grandest of our nation’s state agricultural festivities – the Iowa State Fair – will begin Wednesday and run through Aug. 21. Iowans gathered in Fairfield for the first state fair in 1854 – just eight years ...