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St. Paul accepting pre-K applications

November 14, 2011 St. Paul Lutheran Preschool is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 school year. Upon registration, a $25 nonrefundable registration fee will be charged along with the first month’s tuition. more »»

WCMS to host panel on drug use

November 14, 2011 WEBSTER CITY — Parents, teachers, community members and youths are invited to a panel discussion about reducing drug and alcohol use among young people. The discussion will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. more »»

Leigh wins ISEA ‘Design a Decal’ contest

November 7, 2011 Daniel Leigh, a fourth-grade student at Duncombe Elementary, was one of 20 winners of the 2011 Iowa State Education Association “Design a Decal” contes. more »»

Thomason gets award for state’s highest GED score

November 7, 2011 Isaac Thomason, Badger, was the recipient of the 2010 GED Testing Service National Award for Outstanding Achievement. more »»

Raising a gym

October 31, 2011 Athletics for Education and Success, a local nonprofit daycare center, is holding a series of fundraisers to build a new gymnasium. more »»

Soroptomist award applications available to women wage earners

October 31, 2011 ALGONA — Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to go back to school can obtain applications for the Women’s Opportunity Awards, Soroptimist... more »»

Volunteers share about trip to India

October 10, 2011 Lucy Hancock and Paige Potthoff traveled to India for three months as part of the Homes of Hope India volunteer program. more »»

FDSH student to attend Global Youth Institute

October 10, 2011 Xinci Tan will represent Fort Dodge Senior High at this year’s Global Youth Institute in Des Moines. There, Tan will present a paper she wrote addressing the issue of solving world hunger. more »»

Student teachers to be in area classrooms

October 10, 2011 A number of area students from the Fort Dodge location of Buena Vista University Graduate and Professional Studies are fulfilling student teaching requirements this fall. more »»

St. Edmond H.S. finishes fourth in Traveling Challenge Cup

October 3, 2011 St. Edmond High School finished in fourth place among all 2A high schools in Bank Iowa’s Traveling Challenge Cup for the 2010-11 yea. more »»

BVU honors Jay Christensen

October 3, 2011 The Buena Vista University National Alumni Association honored three individuals over homecoming weekend for their service to the university and to society. more »»

Iowa Central honors Hodges, alumni

September 19, 2011 Iowa Central Community College is having its yearly Coming Home Alumni and Friends Weekend Saturday and Sunday. more »»

Prairie Lakes AEA head appointed to STEM council

September 19, 2011 POCAHONTAS — Jeff Herzberg, Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency chief administrator in Pocahontas, has been appointed to Gov. more »»

Osborn to be NHS guest speaker at MNW

September 19, 2011 MANSON — Ricki Osborn, Webster County attorney, will be the guest speaker at the National Honor Society induction ceremony at Manson Northwest Webster. more »»

NCYL honors area students

September 19, 2011 The National Council on Youth Leadership Youth Salute program honors outstanding high school seniors who maintain a high scholastic average and have demonstrated leadership ability in church, school... more »»

Voting for schools kicks off with U.S. Cellular annual competition

September 19, 2011 Voting has kicked off in U.S. Cellular’s $1 million Calling All Communities campaign. more »»

Libby new head of FD?middle schools

August 29, 2011 Dr. Joe Libby is the new principal of both Fair Oaks and Phillips middle schools. more »»

Crimmins receives Kibbie award

August 22, 2011 Mark Crimmins has received the John P. Kibbie Award from the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees. more »»

Blessing of backpacks to start year

August 22, 2011 A back-to-school Blessing of the Backpacks will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 239 N. 11th St. more »»

FD man named to Palmer Dean’s List

August 8, 2011 Jordan Hagar, of Fort Dodge, a current fifth-trimester student in the Doctor of Chiropractic program at Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fourth... more »»



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