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November 22, 2015 The Peking Garden is back in Fort Dodge. Of course, it never really went anywhere, but for years the Chinese restaurant and buffet at 2510 Fifth Ave. S. was known as Chef’s Kitchen. more »»

Syngenta touts new soybean genetic process

November 22, 2015 AMES — Syngenta’s new operational research and advanced analytics program is touted to speed up, with more accuracy and less research cost, soybean genetic developments. Left unexplained during a Nov. more »»

Growing with the community

November 15, 2015 CSBank is remodeling. Like the community it represents, the Fort Dodge bank has grown over recent years. more »»

Saving Squaw Creek

November 15, 2015 STRATFORD — Cover crops, prairie buffers and wetlands are in-field and edge-of-field land practices designed to hold nitrogen and phosphorus out of surface waters. more »»

At Crossroads Mall for 50 years

November 8, 2015 The launch of the Crossroads Mall in the mid-1960s was a major enhancement of the options for shoppers in Webster County and throughout central Iowa. more »»

Feeding for tastier pork

November 8, 2015 WEBSTER CITY — Cindy McCollough tells her mill manager, George Sweazey Jr., of Webster City, a batch of organic goat feed was required that day, then turns her attention to the question she was asked. more »»

Farm News sets Ag Show Dec 2-3

November 8, 2015 The 13th annual Farm News Ag Show is set for Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 in Fort Dodge. The show will be held at Iowa Central Community College’s east campus at 2031 Quail Ave. more »»

Walmart has huge economic impact

November 1, 2015 Walmart is an enormous company. According to the corporate profile on its website, it has more than 11,500 stores in 28 countries. more »»

Growing pigs in an expensive way

November 1, 2015 WEBSTER CITY — As vertical integration continues to vie for larger market shares of the U.S. more »»

Squaw Creek conservation field day set

November 1, 2015 STRATFORD — A Squaw Creek Conservation field Day is set from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Prairie Hill Farm in Hamilton County, 3926 Hammond Ave. in Stratfor. more »»

Fort Dodge Domino’s has a new look

October 25, 2015 The Domino’s in Fort Dodge has changed. This popular source of pizzas and many other culinary treats — located at 1430 Fifth Ave. S. — has undergone a major renovatio. more »»

Pork: European-style

October 25, 2015 WEBSTER CITY — Dr. more »»

Friendship Haven launches Boomers project

October 18, 2015 Maximizing the lifestyle choices, independence and dignity of adults as they age are at the heart of the mission Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road, has fulfilled for more than six decades. more »»

A breed that can do it all

October 18, 2015 IOWA FALLS — Normande cattle. According to U.S. breeders of the French cattle, they are great milkers than can still maintain meat qualit. more »»

POET opens fitness center in Gowrie

October 18, 2015 GOWRIE — As part of its continued commitment to improving rural health and employee wellness, POET, one of the world’s largest ethanol producers, is opening a fitness center at its Gowrie plant... more »»

UnityPoint Health wants satisfied customers

October 11, 2015 UnityPoint Health is giving the improvement in patients’ satisfaction with their experiences in all of its care settings high-priority attention. more »»

NAWBO Iowa to hold Webster City event

October 11, 2015 WEBSTER CITY — The National Association of Women Business Owners Iowa Chapter — NAWBO Iowa — will hold an event on Oct. more »»

Retiring after 31 years at Crossroads

October 4, 2015 For more than three decades area residents have sought out Dorothy Williams when they needed expert advice about jewelry for a special occasion. That option will come to an end Oct. more »»

Honoring the past

October 4, 2015 SAC CITY — Every quilt tells a story, especially the Civil War quilts that were showcased at the 2015 Sac County Quilt-a-Fair in Sac City. more »»

Wausau Homes is now in Fort Dodge

September 27, 2015 Wausau Homes has come to Fort Dodge, bringing well over 100 new-home possibilities for a quicker turnaround of a new home than offered by regular stick construction. Eric Doyle will see to that. more »»



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