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Lions appreciate support

December 31, 2014 To the editor: The Fort Dodge Evening Lions Club wishes to express our thanks to the sponsoring stores, Hy-Vee, Walmart and Fareway grocery. more »»

Lauds concert

December 31, 2014 To the editor: What do you get when you have a first-class director, a first-class pianist, a first-class choir and then add the “Jive for Five” quintet and the Faith United Methodist Bell Choir? ... more »»

Applauds Koch Industries

December 25, 2014 To the editor: As mayor of Fort Dodge, one of my foremost goals is to enhance the quality of life for our 26,000 citizens. more »»

Consider being a volunteer

December 25, 2014 To the editor: The AP article printed in this paper on Dec. 18 reported the number of children under age four who were killed while their caregivers were under investigation. more »»

UDMO appreciates support

December 22, 2014 To the editor: Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. expresses our great appreciation for the ongoing community support in Hamilton, Humboldt, Webster and Wright counties. more »»

Holiday on Central is success

December 21, 2014 To the editor: On Dec. 1, hundreds of community members celebrated the beginning of the holiday season at the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance’s annual downtown “Holiday on Central” event. more »»

Study Club fundraiser succeeds

December 21, 2014 To the editor: The Fort Dodge Study Club raised over $11,000 at the Joy of Reading event on Oct. more »»

IGBFD&B says ‘thanks’

December 20, 2014 To the editor: The Christmas season is meant to bring hope and peace to everyone. Especially children. There is no better time to celebrate the season for youth empowerment. more »»

Christmas spectacular is back

December 20, 2014 To the editor: Greetings and Merry Christmas to everyone. It is this time of year as usual to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. more »»

Weighs in on pipeline

December 20, 2014 To the editor: I recently was able to attend a public meeting in Fort Dodge about the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline. more »»

The rise of Putinism

December 20, 2014 “Abe tightens grip on power as Japanese shun election.” So ran the page one headline of the Financial Times on the victory of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sunday’s elections. more »»

Applauds ABATE

December 19, 2014 To the editor: Casual conversation over lunch with a co-worker one day a while ago leads me to this letter. Too often good deeds go unnoticed and I think this is one that deserves some credit. more »»

Thanks law enforcement

December 19, 2014 To the editor: When I read of, and watch, the malignment of law enforcement officers in other communities for reacting too quickly or in fear for their own or others’ safety, I am reminded of the... more »»

Wants vandalism to stop

December 19, 2014 To the editor: It’s really sad that this happened last year, now again this year. We got vandalized again. Thanks to some nice people they were able to fix Santa and Frosty. more »»

Wants wreaths back

December 19, 2014 To the editor: The home owners in the River Forest addition to Fort Dodge had two beautiful lighted wreaths at the entrance of their neighborhood — until last week that i. more »»

A message of thanks

December 13, 2014 To the editor: We would like to express our sincere thanks to Ruth Reed and Gwen Anderson for their many years of commitment and dedication to Operation Christmas/Church Women United. more »»

FD is on right course

December 13, 2014 To the editor: The city of Fort Dodge is heading in the right direction for modernizing and reviving the atmosphere. more »»

Appreciates the help

December 13, 2014 To the editor: I am an 80-something-old person, driving a less than two-year old car. Last week, I stopped at Casey’s on Fifth Avenue South for gas. more »»

Coats for Kids succeeds

December 12, 2014 To the editor: On behalf of Community Health Center of Fort Dodge, we would like to extend a huge thank you for all of the donations we received for our Coats for Kids driv. more »»



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