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Ag Show set for Dec. 4-5 run

November 24, 2013 Farm News’ 12th annual Ag Show is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 4 and 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 5 at 2031 Quail Ave., Fort Dodg. more »»

Sewing success

November 17, 2013 Turning an activity one loves into a successful business venture is a dream most people never achieve. more »»

Real Time Ag founder wins Neal Smith award

November 17, 2013 ROCKWELL CITY — Michael Sexton, founder and owner of Real Time Ag, LLC, Rockwell City, is the winner of the Iowa Small Business Development Center’s Neal Smith Entrepreneur of the Year Award. more »»

Longtime employees aid success

November 17, 2013 ELDORA — In the words of Dave Hoyt, chemical division manager of United Suppliers Inc., his company “is the best kept secret” in the ag cooperative industry. According to an Oct. 23 report by the U.S. more »»

Freaky fast food hits FD

November 10, 2013 The culinary options in Fort Dodge keep getting more extensive. Adding to the diversity of choices, a Jimmy John’s outlet opened Oct. 22 at 3022 Fifth Ave. S. more »»

Veterans get to eat free on Monday

November 10, 2013 Veterans and active duty military personnel will be treated to free meals in Fort Dodge Monday, in recognition of Veterans Day. At Perkins, 511 S. 32nd St., free breakfast will be served all day. more »»

Farm News Ag Show set for Dec. 4, 5 run

November 10, 2013 Farm News is hosting its 12th annual ag show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 4 and from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the Iowa Central Community College East Campus, 2031 Quail Ave., Fort Dodg. more »»

Taking a one-water approach

November 10, 2013 WEBSTER CITY — When it comes to Iowa’s water quality, one thing is clear — farmers are finding new solutions to protect this precious resource. more »»

Pancheros Mexican Grill opens in FD

November 3, 2013 The culinary selection on Fort Dodge’s booming Corridor of Commerce just got more diverse. Pancheros Mexican Grill opened Oct. 22 at 3024 Fifth Ave. S. more »»

WC Federal Bancorp announces dividend

November 3, 2013 WEBSTER CITY — Webster City Federal Bancorp has announced a cash dividend of 5 cents per share for the quarter ended Sept. 30. The dividend will be payable to shareholders of record as of Nov. 12. more »»

Shoring up U.S., Europe soymeal business

November 3, 2013 SCHALLER — The U.S. soybean industry has a public relations issue in Europe. And this issue creates a problem in U.S. relations with the second biggest importer of soybean meal. more »»

Gabrielson opens Clinic for Women

October 27, 2013 The options locally for obstetric and gynecological care are now more extensive. The Gabrielson Clinic for Women has opened a Fort Dodge office at 1534 28th Ave. N. D. more »»

Back to the future?

October 27, 2013 LAKE CITY — What’s old is new again at Gary and Luanne Redenius’ 1920s-vintage barn, which is being recovered with distinctive cedar shingles. more »»

Kemna launches expansion

October 20, 2013 Kemna Auto Group is upping its commitment to Fort Dodge. A massive expansion and revamping of the company’s Fort Dodge operations is in progres. more »»

Ron’s is no more

October 20, 2013 As part of the expansion, the Kemnas purchased Ron’s Car Wash Inc., 2524 First Ave., S., and Ron’s Lube & Oil, 2518 First Ave. S. Both were owned by Ron and Pam Vincent. Those businesses closed Oct. more »»

WFP’s biotech champ talks food

October 20, 2013 DES MOINES — Leave it to a small-town farm kid to come up with a big idea to revolutionize agriculture and food production. more »»

Steakhouse preserves memory of historic hotel

October 13, 2013 The booming Fort Dodge economy is good news for many Fort Dodge businesses. It is one of the factors that led to the opening Oct. 1 of a new restaurant at the Budget Host Inn, near the junction of U. more »»

Iowa Central draws nearly 200 to Manufacturing Day

October 13, 2013 Iowa Central Community College held its inaugural Manufacturing Day Oct. more »»

Birth of an industry

October 13, 2013 MISSOURI VALLEY — It was 12 years ago that Vaughn Pittz planted 207 aronia bushes on his rural Harrison County farm. It was the first U.S. more »»

Gourmet pig breeder will speak on quest to develop tastiest pork

October 13, 2013 AMES — Pig farmer, tech start-up entrepreneur and computer consultant Carl Blake is on a quest to breed the country’s tastiest pig by following a 19th century German formula. more »»

 
 
 

 

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