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Celebrating recovery

September 13, 2015 Community and Family Resources will hold its third annual Family Fun Festival on Sept. more »»

Back to the ‘50s

September 6, 2015 EAGLE GROVE — Just south of Broadway on Cedar, a garage door opens a crack in time. more »»

Words, images come together

September 6, 2015 A turn of a phrase can be a work of art and a work of art can inspire volumes of written words. more »»

Brown Bag Briefings begin in October

September 6, 2015 These weekly sessions are held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. Attendees may bring a sack lunch. Coffee is provided. more »»

Family fun at the Fort

September 6, 2015 The Fort Museum will be full of puppets, magic and baskets next weekend during Fort Family Fun Days. more »»

Shall we dance?

August 30, 2015 HUMBOLDT — It’s called the fest with the personal touch, this Labor Day weekend Polka Fest in Humboldt. more »»

Father, son run the rodeo

August 30, 2015 A father and son work together each year to make sure the Dayton Rodeo goes off perfectl. more »»

School days ahead

August 23, 2015 By JESSE MAJOR For many, school starts this week. But it’s not too late to get good deals when looking for supplies. more »»

Fonda’s ‘everyman’

August 23, 2015 FONDA — When Fonda’s Chief of Police Alex Leu steps out of his truck, he’s never certain what’s going to happen, but these days it’s a good bet the Celebrate Labor Day 2015 will be part of the... more »»

Gilmore City has plans for some fun

August 23, 2015 GILMORE CITY — Gilmore City is preparing for its 32nd annual Gilmore City Fun Days, which is Friday through Sunday. more »»


August 16, 2015 Great bands and better beer service. That’s what organization President Jim Reed is promising for Shellabration’s upcoming Oktoberfest on Sept. 26 at the Oleson Park Bandshell. more »»

Callender set for Harvest & Music Fest

August 16, 2015 CALLENDER — An event that originated as a means of drawing Callender neighbors together has grown into something organizers hope will draw not just families and friends, but newcomers to the western... more »»

Back to school dance is Aug. 28

August 16, 2015 Ever Valley Creative Arts is hosting its inaugural Back to School Dash Dance Aug. 28 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Rides Banquet Hall, 725 S. 31st S. more »»

Choral Society prepares for season

August 16, 2015 The Fort Dodge Choral Society will hold its guest night and first rehearsal at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Grace Lutheran Church, 211 S. Ninth St. more »»

Showcasing the arts

August 9, 2015 Talents of all varieties will be on display when the Desiring the Arts Festival is held Aug. 20-22 at the McSweeny-Buhr School of the Performing Arts, 1633 N. 29th St. more »»

Hawkeye to stage ‘God of Carnage’

August 9, 2015 When two sets of parents get together to talk about an altercation between their kids, the discussion is anything but civilized. more »»

Tailgate party benefit set

August 9, 2015 The seventh annual Legends Tailgate will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday north of Kenyon Place on the Friendship Haven campus. more »»

Awakening the dragons

August 2, 2015 More than 20 teams of dragon boat paddlers will meet Friday and Saturday for the annual Badger Lake Dragon Boat Bash. more »»

Taking in the sights and sounds

August 2, 2015 ALGONA— Amusements and sights abound at fairs — from animals and projects to carnivals and thrill rides. more »»

Planning a roaring power display

July 26, 2015 GOWRIE — When the flag drops, engines roar and power flows into the huge machines straining against the pull of a weighted sled. more »»



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