Dr. Kinney, who previously served as vice president of student services at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Nebraska before coming to Fort Dodge, talked to KQWC News Director Pat Powers about his new position as president of Iowa Central Community College.
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It’s the second consecutive year the ISU cross country runner has made the Academic All-American Team and her first time earning the top national award. She was also honored as the 2008 Athlete-Scholar of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
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The problem occurs when you don’t get back up and try one more time. Throughout our lives we'll find ourselves in situations that requires getting back up—sometimes again and again and again. What works for me when in a bind or a situation that requires me to "get…Continue
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I talked with Brenda Mainwaring, Director of Public Affairs in Iowa and Nebraska for the Union Pacific Railroad about their visit to Fort Dodge.…
Barringer won by more than five seconds over Anna Willard (9:35.01), who had won last summer's Olympic Trials with a time of 9:27.59. Barringer, who posted a winning time of… Continue
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Manson, Iowa (AP) -- Tornadoes that raked the Iowa Plains wiped out neighborhoods and forced evacuation of a small town where two tanks holding a toxic chemical ruptured. Four persons were killed and about 70 others injured, authorities said.
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The Wolfman and I crossed paths a couple of times in our careers.
The first time was back in 1979 when radio station 92.1 KTGA-FM (a station I would later manage as KUEL-FM) brought in Wolfman Jack for Frontier Days. It was a great publicity deal for the station; they carried the Wolfman's show on the station, and he was hosting "The Midnight Special" on NBC at the time. Needless to say we didn't (still don't) have many celebrities come to…Continue
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The report, released last week, was drawn directly from investigations into several immigration raids, including two at Iowa workplaces: Agriprocessors in Postville and JBS-Swift in… Continue
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This important fundraising event and Children’s Festival on will be held at the Hy-Vee Fort Dodge parking lot ,115 South 29th Street from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27th. In addition to “the lucky duck pond” the event will include children’s carnival games & inflatables. At 2:00pm, the… Continue
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This is an all day, FREE event for the whole community to be held on July 11th at Oleson Park in Fort Dodge, Iowa from 11:00 am - 10:00 pm.
In Fort Dodge we went from a cool, cloudy and wet string of what I would call "early spring" weather, right into the real humid, "mid-July" hot stuff. So much for enjoying the early days of summer. And you'll soon be hearing the phrase around town, "it's so hot, you could fry an egg on the sidewalk".
Added by Bill Grady on June 22, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments
Many people whose ancestors came from Norway are in Albert Lea this week to research their roots and to take part in a cultural tradition going back to the city’s pioneer days.
Added by Bill Grady on June 21, 2009 at 11:04am — No Comments
According to a July 3, 1986, story in the Fort Dodge Messenger, many men fainted-they were dressed in woolen uniforms-as the temperature neared 105 degrees Farenheit. The photo, taken from the top of a specially constructed tower by a Chicago photography studio, Mole & Thomas, was intended to help promote… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on June 20, 2009 at 10:08am — No Comments
In the video below you'll see an officer taking part in a mock shooter scenario which was conducted at the Spencer High School. In the training, a mock shooter stands over a fallen target, while watching his partners secure another shooter across the room.
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Powerful storms that rolled across the Midwest brought heavy rain, strong winds and spawned several apparent tornadoes, damaging homes and businesses, tossing railcars off their tracks and knocking out power to thousands.
Added by Bill Grady on June 18, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments