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Fort Museum features Historical Buildings, Exhibits during 50th Anniversary

History comes alive at the Fort Museum located at the intersections of Business 20 and Highway 169 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. This year the Fort Museum celebrates 50 years and invites everyone to "Experience Your History" as they visit the historical buildings and exhibits.

In 1964, a Fort Dodge…


Added by Bill Grady on July 31, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Schedule and Brackets - 2014 Iowa Girls High School Softball Tournament

Here is the schedule for the 2014 Iowa Girls High School Softball Tournament (IGHSAU) to be held at Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge, Iowa beginning Monday, July 21st through Friday, July 25th.

The majority of the games will be held at Mittera Field and INS Field. On Wednesday during the…


Added by Bill Grady on July 17, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The New American Bluesman loves Layman Library!


Experience the NEW American Bluesman.…


Added by billy jones bluez on July 13, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Fort Frenzy features Jason Brown Concert and Fireworks July 5th

Fort Frenzy will host the "5 F's on the 5th" this Saturday, July 5th. This event, Fort Dodge, Family, Fireworks, Freedom and Festival, is a collaborative event with Fort Frenzy, Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance, Fort Dodge Community Foundation and other community business sponsors.

Jason Brown,…


Added by Bill Grady on July 2, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Payment Options for Mobile Speed Camera Tickets

Did you recently get one of those speeding tickets caught on camera?

While there are more gratifying purchases in this world, you may find yourself on the hook for such an expense as you're driving the streets of Fort Dodge.

If you recently received a photo of your high speed travels through our…


Added by Bill Grady on June 17, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Badger Community Garage Sale May 17

Badger garage sales are this Saturday. 

I have a huge amount of Muskie, Bass and Pike fishing lures. Nets rods and reels. 

Browning Archery bow with case.

Antique glassware . 

Sumner Heman Prints-framed. 

Huge amount of miscellaneous. 

Jacket Patches and Pins, Railroad, Oil Companies, Military

Added by Clayton Will on May 14, 2014 at 8:46pm — No Comments

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird The Movie

They say you can find almost anything on YouTube these days.

As most of our visitors already know, Lynyrd Skynyrd will be performing at Shellabration 2014 on Friday, August 1st at the Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge.

While scanning through various Lynryd…


Added by Bill Grady on April 18, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments

Shellabration 2014 - Lynyrd Skynyrd at Rogers Sports Complex on August 1st

Shellabration 2014 is bringing southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd to Fort Dodge on Friday, August 1st. The annual Shellabration concert will also be returning to the Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

I saw Lynyrd Skynyrd back in September of…


Added by Bill Grady on April 12, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

2014 Fort Dodge Spring Cleanup Days - April 23rd through May 14th

One of the rituals of spring in Fort Dodge is our annual Spring Cleanup Days.

According to a recent news release from the City of Fort Dodge, Spring Cleanup Days will be held the last two Wednesdays of April and the first two Wednesdays of May.

Here's the schedule for 2014:…


Added by Bill Grady on April 6, 2014 at 9:56am — No Comments

Know Your Money - How to check for phony U.S. currency

Every year our local businesses are victimized by the counterfeiting of United States currency and other U.S. obligations.

According to the United States Secret Service website, those who fail to carefully examine the money they receive or who cash checks and bonds without requesting proper…


Added by Bill Grady on March 30, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Fort Dodge Citizens Academy - April 22nd through June 10th

The Fort Dodge Police Department encourages you to attend the local Citizens Academy Program to help reshape your perception and better your awareness of public safety.

Also how to work together as a community to effectively handle crime and social issues.

Classes consist of Tuesday's starting…


Added by Bill Grady on March 27, 2014 at 10:32am — No Comments

St. Edmond Music Program performs The Music Man March 27th-29th

"The Music Man" will be performed by the St. Edmond Music Program at St. Edmond High School March 27th through March 29th.

Tickets are $9.00 each for the evening performances and the Saturday matinee are $8.00 each.

Tickets are available for purchase at the offices of St. Edmond High…


Added by Fort Dodge Fine Arts Association on March 12, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Iowa State Fair Grandstand acts - List for 2014

Foreigner and Styx, two bands who have played as headline acts at Fort Dodge's Shellabration over the past couple of years join the list of the many artists and bands scheduled to appear at the Iowa State Fair for 2014.

With 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 top-thirty hits, Foreigner is universally…


Added by Bill Grady on March 10, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Rosedale Rapids Aquatic Center - 2014 Rates and Dates

Rosedale Rapids Aquatic Center is tentatively scheduled to open for another season of summertime fun on Saturday, May 24th, 2014.

Located at 1111 North 32nd Street (northeast Fort Dodge), hours for Open Swim at Rosedale Rapids will be from 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.…


Added by Bill Grady on March 8, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Iowa DOT makes images from snowplows available to public

According to the Iowa Department of Transportation, the most commonly asked questions when the snow starts to fall are “What are the roads like?” and “Where are all the snowplows?”.

During this year's harsh winter, the Iowa DOT started testing plow cams in about 100 winter maintenance vehicles across…


Added by Bill Grady on February 28, 2014 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Fort Dodge Garbage and Recycling Pick Up: Routes and Procedures for 2014

Beginning on Monday, February 3rd, Fort Dodge residents must place all garbage and recycling in one of the two - 96 gallon "municipal roll-out carts" for curbside collection.

The new "municipal roll-out carts" were delivered to Fort Dodge residences between January 20th and January…


Added by Bill Grady on January 11, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Fort Dodge Parks and Recreation - Find something fun for every member of the family

Looking for an easy way to sign-up for adult and youth activities in Fort Dodge on the web?

Check out the Fort Dodge Parks and Recreation website that includes an activity search for adults, youth,…


Added by Bill Grady on January 9, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Fort Dodge, Iowa: Facts for easy research

How would you like to become a quick expert on Fort Dodge, Iowa? 

Perhaps you'd like to know just a few facts to impress your family and friends, or need some quick information for business without doing an endless search across the Internet.

Well here it is, verifiable facts about Fort Dodge for…


Added by Bill Grady on January 6, 2014 at 12:07pm — 1 Comment

Toughing out another Iowa Winter: Travel and car care tips

Well Fort Dodge, have you had enough of winter yet?

It's been a few years since it's been this cold, for this long, and it looks like we could be in for a really harsh winter. So with that in mind, here's a few tips from the professionals who maintain fleets of cars and trucks on how you can keep your…


Added by Bill Grady on January 3, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Request for event information

The Fort Dodge CVB is updating the 2014 event calendar but we need your help.  We need event details from ALL special events, festivals, tournaments, or performances in Fort Dodge and Webster County. This includes annual events too!  Either place your event information on the upcoming events page of our website www.fortdodgecvb.com or email it to fdconvention@frontiernet.net.  Important details are event date, times, location, cost, contact phone…

Added by Fort Dodge CVB on December 20, 2013 at 2:24pm — No Comments

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