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FD Community Foundation is recognized

May 3, 2015 On March 16, the Fort Dodge Community Foundation was notified that it has received reaccreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. more »»

Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers face special challenges

May 3, 2015 Being a caregiver of a loved one with dementia doesn’t come with an instruction manual, but there are local resources available to help. more »»

Beacon of Hope is a huge asset for FD

April 26, 2015 The Beacon of Hope Shelter has always been about creating new lives, now it’s also in the business of creating beauty. “I am always searching for our niche ... more »»

Choosing Iowa Central can be a smart decision

April 19, 2015 We know that choosing which college to attend can be a daunting task, especially considering college costs are on the rise which puts a huge burden on familie. more »»

It’s vital to detect cancer early

April 12, 2015 Just because you can’t feel it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there. Just ask the more than 100,000 Americans who were diagnosed with cancers of the head and neck (including thyroid) last year. more »»

Take advantage of Money Smart Week

April 12, 2015 Money is complicated. more »»

Women’s Center offers advanced screening

April 5, 2015 While recent years have brought about great developments in the treatment of cancer, the best weapon continues to be early detectio. more »» is an online directory

April 5, 2015 Can you imagine being a young single mother with three kids in need of assistance, or, the parents of a young child who is in need of mental health counseling? Where would you go to find help? With... more »»

There are many reasons to celebrate

March 29, 2015 On March 5, the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance held its 2015 Annual Dinner Meeting at the Best Western Starlight Village Inn and Suites. more »»

United Way campaign sets new record

March 22, 2015 United Way of Greater Fort Dodge is very pleased to announce that a new milestone has been reached with the 2014-2015 annual campaign. more »»

This is Sunshine Week

March 19, 2015 This is Sunshine Week, a week when many news organizations and First Amendment advocates will talk and write about open government. more »»

Compassionate Friends comes to FD

March 15, 2015 When volunteers step up to take action and address a need, our community benefits greatl. more »»

E.G. farmer wants to see trust fully funded

March 8, 2015 As a lifelong farmer, I understand that agriculture is an integral part of our economy. more »»

Progress on North Central Career Academy

March 8, 2015 The North Central Career Academy, located in Eagle Grove, continues to take form as renovations to the former National Guard Armory continue through the winter and into the spring. more »»

One man’s journey with colon cancer

March 1, 2015 When you receive a diagnosis of cancer, it’s devastating. You’re in total shoc. more »»

Hunger March Saturday benefits Lord’s Cupboard

March 1, 2015 Now in existence for 41 years the Lord’s Cupboard is Webster County’s largest source of help for the food insecure. more »»

Almost Home outlines shelter plans

February 26, 2015 The Almost Home Board of Directors is putting together a solid business plan to meet the demand of the homeless pets in Fort Dodge and the surrounding area find their forever homes. more »»

Just one donkey

February 22, 2015 One of our donkeys recently became ill, and when it was clear that he would not recover, a kindly vet came and released Tommy from his pain. more »»

Sweetheart Gala is March 7 at Fort Frenzy

February 22, 2015 Join us for one of the community’s most anticipated annual events: The Webster County American Heart Association’s Sweetheart Gala This is the perfect opportunity to shake off your winter blues, don... more »»

Financial aid filing season is here

February 15, 2015 It is the height of financial aid filing season and deadlines are quickly approaching. Financial aid can be overwhelming and intimidating. more »»



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