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Girl Scouts to kick off cookie sales

January 27, 2013 Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa will kick off the 2013 cookie season Friday. The season will run through March 17, said Tanya Martinson, girl services manager for Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa. more »»

Library FRIENDS holds Membership Week

January 27, 2013 The week of Jan. 28 through Feb. 1 is FRIENDS Membership Week at the Fort Dodge Public Library. more »»

Trinity Hospice Ball is celebration of life

January 20, 2013 They dance in spite of death. In fact, the Trinity Hospice Ball is a celebration of life and a way to remember those who have died. more »»

Manson Meridian Singers set February show

January 20, 2013 MANSON — When thinking of a theme for the 42nd annual Manson Meridian Singers program, Jerrold Jimmerson, the group’s conductor, said it was something he just dreamed up. more »»

While everyone else is surrounded by winter, Jon Ulstad enjoys winged beauty

January 13, 2013 Even in the coldest days of winter, Jon Ulstad is surrounded by butterflies. more »»

Time to register for Winter Storytime

January 13, 2013 Registration for Winter Preschool Storytime at the Fort Dodge Public Library begins Thursday. more »»

‘Rise Up and Sing’

January 6, 2013 HUMBOLDT — Next month, the music will rise. The Humboldt Community Chorus will present its annual concert, titled “Rise Up and Sing” this year, on Feb. 1, 2 and 3. more »»

Vocational wellness is topic for?LESS is MORE senior series

January 6, 2013 Vocational wellness will be the topic for the “LESS is MORE” educational program for senior citizens, scheduled at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Celebration Center at Friendship Haven. more »»

Are you ready for winter?

December 29, 2012 Unless you’ve invested in a one-horse open sleigh, chances are you’ve had to drive on snowy roads this yea. more »»

Ready to snuggle up with a good book?

December 23, 2012 It’s important to help keep children reading over the winter break, said Laurie Hotz, children’s librarian at the Fort Dodge Public Library. more »»

Blood Drive is Friday at the Crossroads Mall

December 23, 2012 LifeServe Blood Center will host the “Be a Holiday Hero” blood drive from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Crossroads Mall, 217 S. 25th St. No appointments are necessary. more »»

Dreaming of a greener Christmas?

December 16, 2012 A white Christmas may be traditional, or even a blue Christmas, but here in Fort Dodge it’s easy to take steps in recycling, reusing and conserving to make the holiday green. more »»

Meridians seek support

December 16, 2012 MANSON — The Manson Meridian Singers are looking for individual and corporate sponsors to support the group financially through their Friends program. more »»

HCT?presents ‘Why Penguins Can’t Fly and Other Tales of Antarctica’

December 9, 2012 This year’s December production is bigger than ever at Hawkeye Community Theatre. Larger-than-life foam costumes and brightly painted set pieces will transport the audience into the Antarctic. more »»

Prochaska uses Vincent journal to write books

December 9, 2012 Fort Dodge history buffs now have another resource to learn about the Vincent House and one of the area’s early movers, Webb Vincent. “The Life of Webb Vincent” is now available for pre-order. more »»

Christmasland is now open

December 9, 2012 HUMBOLDT — Started by the Humboldt/Dakota City Noon Kiwanis Club 30 years ago, Christmasland provides live animation scenes to delight the child in everyone. The display is open from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. more »»

Stepping into to a Gilded Age Christmas

December 2, 2012 New at the Ringland-Smeltzer House this Christmas: gingerbread. After a summer of renovation, the kitchen will now be included in the tour of the 109-year-old house. more »»

Before Lights at Kennedy, there are the plans

December 2, 2012 To add an extra draw to the Lights at Kennedy display this year, organizers enlisted local youth groups to take things back to basics. more »»

Backpack Buddies is improving

December 2, 2012 This year, all of the money raised at Noon Sertoma’s Lights at Kennedy will go to support the group’s Backpack Buddies program, which has been short on cash this year. more »»

ICCC?concert celebrates the season

December 2, 2012 Singers and players at Iowa Central Community College are gearing up for a holiday concert that features both the familiar classics and high-energy tunes. more »»

 
 

 

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