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Taste of Forest City to be Held at Waldorf College

For over five years, Waldorf College has been host to the annual Taste of Forest City community fair. This year, the event will be held on Wednesday, September 3 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium. “This event is a great way for students to see what Forest City has to offer,” Anjaih Clemons,

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Waldorf (Iowa) sweeps first NSAA Football Players-of-the-Week honors

August 25, 2014 MADISON, S.D. – Waldorf (Iowa) swept the first edition of the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Football Players-of-the-Week honors, announced Monday.  Dedarius Bridges was selected to Offensive Player-of-the-Week, while Jamaar Crayton was named to Defensive Player-of-the-Week.  Dustin Wilke was voted as Special Teams Player-of-the-Week. NSAA Football Offensive Player of the Week Dedarius Bridges



Julie A. Holtan (1967-2014)

Julie Holtan, 46, of Forest City, formerly of Thor, passed away August 23, 2014 at the Paul Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ullensvang Lutheran Church in Thor with the Rev. Darryl Landsverk officiating. Interment will be in East Ullensvang Cemetery, Thor. Visitation with the family


Caring and Sharing Group to Meet

The Caring & Sharing group will meet on August 20 at 3:00 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Society – Forest City.  It is open to anyone caring for or about a person with health concerns.  The meeting and refreshments will be in the South Lounge.

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