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Kingsgate Insurance Center moves

April 17, 2016 Kingsgate Insurance Center has moved into a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of downtown Fort Dodge — 924 Central Av. more »»

She’s not playing around

April 17, 2016 SAC CITY — Emily Scott said she didn’t really need to take on one more project. more »»

McGregors opens Outlet Center in Fort Dodge

April 17, 2016 McGregors has announced the grand opening of McGregors Furniture and Mattress’ Outlet Center at 712 Central Avenu. more »»

David Madsen has a new game plan

April 10, 2016 David Madsen is embarking on a major revision of his business strategy. more »»

Four generations work in this barn

April 10, 2016 RUTHVEN — Dave Chapman and his son, Cody, stopped hauling manure long enough to talk about the 1917 barn on their purebred Holstein dairy farm. more »»

Friendship Haven honors employees

April 10, 2016 At its annual Employee Awards Celebration, Friendship Haven honored 45 employees for reaching milestone employment anniversaries with Friendship Haven in 201. more »»

NCIS is expanding in Humboldt

April 3, 2016 HUMBOLDT — Mitch Fridolfson’s company, North Central Iowa Service, perfectly encapsulates the word diversity. more »»

Virtual smart farm tour set

April 3, 2016 CHESTERFIELD, MISSOURI — Irrigation systems managed from iPads, animal nutrition tracked by computer chips, and tractors that drive using GPS are only a few examples of the ways farmers and ranchers... more »»

ISU to host ‘Farming for the future’ panel Tuesday

April 3, 2016 AMES — “How can we farm for the long-term?” A panel of three Iowa farmers will offer their perspectives on this question at the Shivvers Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. more »»

Town & Country receives award

April 3, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Town & Country Insurance has been named a Leading Partner by EMC Insurance Companies, which means the agency is one of the highest-performing EMC agencies in the country. more »»

Real Deals on Home Decor expands

March 27, 2016 Real Deals on Home Decor, 329 Central Ave., is expanding the diversity of the merchandise it sells. more »»

Sky scouting

March 27, 2016 FORT DODGE — A small group of professionals and farmers attended a March 15 workshop designed to explore the many uses of drones in agriculture at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Dr. more »»

Group: INRS needs practical solutions

March 27, 2016 FORT DODGE — Solving Iowa’s surface water quality issues is a complex matrix of inter-related sciences, with expensive solutions, compounded by rural versus urban talking points. more »»

Beginning Farmers Workshop is Tuesday

March 27, 2016 STORM LAKE — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Buena Vista County in partnership with the Iowa Agricultural Development Division (IADD), invites area farmers to attend an educational even... more »»

FD JCPenney receives company’s highest award

March 27, 2016 JCPenney at the Crossroads Mall in Fort Dodge, was honored with the Founder’s Award — the company’s highest distinction for excellence — at a special event held at the historic Belo Mansion in... more »»

Iowa Fire Control has a new home

March 20, 2016 When a business thrives, it is not unusual for it to find that it needs more space. For Iowa Fire Control, that point was reached this year. It has moved from its longtime home at 3014 Fifth Ave. . more »»

Can Midwest change lambing time?

March 20, 2016 ORANGE CITY — Since the bulk of U.S. lambs are born during spring, the industry said it is typically stuck later in year with a glut of lambs heading for the market, cutting the pric. more »»

CSP deadline is March 31

March 20, 2016 AMES (PFI) — Practical Farmers of Iowa on Feb. 26 urged farmers interested in the Conservation Stewardship Program to submit the initial 11-question application to their local U.S. more »»

FSQA training set for youths’ fair shows

March 20, 2016 CALLENDER/FORT DODGE — Food and Safety and Quality Assurance training for those exhibiting swine, sheep, meat goats and beef at the Webster County Fair or Iowa State Fair will be held from 9:30 a.m. more »»

Gold-Eagle Co-op has new truck wash

March 13, 2016 EAGLE GROVE — Gold-Eagle Cooperative has a new state-of-the-art truck wash designed to increase efficiency and prevent the spread of possible diseases. more »»



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