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Area legislators report on the 2016 session

May 22, 2016 After over a week of overtime, we wrapped up the 2016 legislative session with some progress having been made toward helping working families. more »»

Data is important at Iowa Central

May 8, 2016 An important component of Iowa Central Community College is data. We collect data from multiple sources and work to evaluate each piece and base our decisions off what the data tells us. more »»

Are you at risk for having a stroke?

May 1, 2016 “Numbness and tingling sensation started annoying my left arm, so I tried to move my fingers and hands to relieve the feelin. more »»

Medicaid in our state has changed

April 24, 2016 Iowa modernized its Medicaid program on April 1, and has experienced no major systemic issues with this important transition. more »»

Promoting youth literacy is vital

April 17, 2016 One of the most important things parents, schools and communities can do is help their youths become good readers. It can be the difference between a child’s success or failure. more »»

Going to college can be expensive

April 10, 2016 Applying for financial aid can be an overwhelming undertaking for students and parents, especially if it’s your first time applying. more »»

Fulfilling a vital community role

April 3, 2016 The Domestic/Sexual Assault Outreach Center — D/SAOC — is the Crisis Based Shelter for 20 north central Iowa counties — Boone, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock... more »»

Learn about colorectal cancer

March 29, 2016 What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal cancer develops in the tissues of the colon and/or rectum. more »»

Chicken wing contest kicks off Relay season

March 27, 2016 Fort Dodge Ford Toyota will be hosting its sixth annual American Cancer Society “Wing It for Relay” kickoff event on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. to support the fight for a cancer-free world. more »»

A free press must be preserved

March 20, 2016 During the week that ended Saturday as we were celebrating the free press in the United States — “Sunshine Week: Your right to know” — the formerly free, secular and constitutional Turkish governmen... more »»

Marking a half century of progress

March 13, 2016 In 1965. there were three junior colleges in the area — Fort Dodge, Webster City and Eagle Grove. more »»

Preparing young women for the future

March 6, 2016 I’ve been a chief executive officer for just over two months, but I’ve been a parent for nearly a decad. more »»

Courtesy — Service — Protection

February 28, 2016 The Iowa State Patrol has always been an historic and tradition-rich organization. We take great pride in, not only who we are, but where we bega. more »»

Sweetheart Gala 2016 is March 5

February 21, 2016 Join us for one of the community’s most anticipated annual events: The Webster County American Heart Association’s Sweetheart Gala. more »»

A look into a woman’s heart

February 14, 2016 Heart disease is often thought of as a man’s disease, but did you know more women die of heart disease per year than any other cause of death, including breast cancer? Each year, 455,000 women die o... more »»

2016 Career Fair will be Feb. 26

February 7, 2016 The Iowa Central Career Services office will host its spring 2016 Career Fair on Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Career Education Building on the main campus. more »»

Duncombe strong!

January 31, 2016 It has been a tremendous honor to serve the Fort Dodge Community School District as an administrator for almost 14 years, with the past 6 1/2 spent as the principal of Duncombe Elementary. more »»

‘Go Red Day’ is Friday

January 31, 2016 We are a special breed, us women. Some may call us complicated. I like to think of us as complex and intricate works of art. more »»

Who will love the United States?

January 24, 2016 On a day back in the middle of the 1920s, a man traveling by train in China looked down at his boy, who was probably 5 at the time, and said: “Son, you can serve God or you can serve mammon, but you... more »»

Attend 2016 Hospice Ball on Feb. 6

January 24, 2016 As the 2016 Hospice Ball co-chairs, we invite you to come out for a night of great food, dancing, and entertainment. Join us on Feb. more »»



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