Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge,

city (1990 pop. 25,894), seat of Webster co., central Iowa, on the Des Moines River; settled c.1846; inc. 1869. Fort Clarke was built on the site in 1850 and renamed Fort Dodge the following year. In a mining and agricultural area, Fort Dodge is a rail and distribution center. Industries in the city pack meat and make farm equipment and fertilizers. Gypsum mills are in Fort Dodge, and the outlying region has extensive gypsum beds. The city has the Fort Dodge Historical Museum.
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that the cities of Dubuque, Fort Dodge, and Oskaloosa, Iowa have been selected to receive $1.6 million in EPA Brownfields funding through the Multipurpose, Assessment, and Cleanup (MAC) Grant program.
In June, the diocese moved Coyle to the Marian Home in Fort Dodge, across the street from Saint Edmond Catholic School.
Born on June 30, 1932, in a small farm house in Fort Dodge Iowa.
Richard Remme, 51, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, was playing with his Pitbull Labrador, Balew, on the couch when the dog accidentally set off the owner's firearm, which was on him at the time.
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FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) -- A family foundation is giving $3 million to help build a student service center on the Fort Dodge campus of Iowa Central Community College.
The deal, which was announced last October, includes a fully integrated Fort Dodge, Iowa-based manufacturing and R/D site.
Under that earlier agreement, CJ built a 20-million-lb/yr PHA production unit at Fort Dodge, Iowa, based on Metabolix technology.
The town hall in Fort Dodge was Cruz's first stop on a three-day trip to Iowa, with a dozen more events on his schedule.
US agribusiness giant Cargill said it expanded its corn-based ethanol business by opening a plant in Fort Dodge, Iowa, with the capacity to grind 150,000 bushels of corn daily.
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After 36 years of service, Becker has announced his retirement from the Fort Dodge, Iowa-based credit union.

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