Shellabration team keeps bringing the hits


Jim Reed, of Fort Dodge, has a unique gift. Perhaps unlike anybody else, he can look at a downtown intersection and envision a few thousand people there enjoying a country music concert. In fact, he and his team at Shellabration Inc. are about to pull off such a concert at Central Avenue and ...

Likes solar panels more than hog confinements

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Holliday Creek solar project is a step in the right direction. It helps relieve our dependency on fossil fuels. With record high temperatures, we have to act now to combat climate change. Richard Stark said he was disappointed with the Holliday Creek solar project. When I ...

Floyd is not just a pig


Before he was famous, the pig who would be known as Floyd of Rosedale was just another hog waddling around a farm east of Fort Dodge. Then there was a high profile college football game. Not long after the fnal whistle blew on that game, the governor of Iowa took Floyd to Minnesota and the ...

Keep summer safe

Local Columns

Summer is a time for backyard adventures, bike rides, camping trips, cookouts, sports games and so much more. Summers are meant for making memories, but sometimes, along the way mishaps happen. Nevertheless, during summer it is our goal to keep you out of the emergency room and participating in ...

Hero of the Cruise says thank you

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I would like to thank Casey, Deb, Matt and Abigail Johnson for all they do to keep the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota — Ja-Mar Cruise night going and growing. It is clear that the Johnson family goes above and beyond in preparing for and hosting the Cruise Night, from clearing the ...