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  • The Fort Dodge Regional Airport provides area businesses and residents with the opportunity to gain a terrific advantage. Local businesses can remain competitive, because of the availability of commercial air service.
  • The Webster County Courthouse is a historic building in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Built in 1902, it primarily houses local government offices for Webster County. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1981.
  • The Fort Dodge Fire Department exists to provide fire, medical and other life safety services to those that reside, work or travel through the City of Fort Dodge.
  • Built in 1939–1940, Dodger Stadium is a product of President Franklin D. Roosevelts plan to get depression-era America back to work.
  • The main agricultural outputs from Iowa are hogs, corn, soybeans, oats, cattle, eggs, and dairy products. Iowa is the largest producer of ethanol and corn in the nation, and some years is the largest grower of soybeans as well.
About Us

Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance is an efficient organization whose mission is to unify and coordinate accountable economic and community development, to enhance the quality of life in Fort Dodge, Iowa and the region.

Available Sites & Buildings

available sitesFort Dodge, Iowa and the region has a current database of available sites and building that is constantly changing due to the growth of our companies and the purchase of new buildings. 

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Business Climate
Schools

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FORT DODGE EDUCATION

While raising a family in Fort Dodge, Iowa, you can be rest assured that your children are receiving a superior education.  Over 80% students go on to post-secondary educational opportunities. Learn More

Shopping

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SHOP LOCAL

With a primary market area comprising more than nine communities in a 30‐mile radius and a retail shopping pull of 125,000 people, Fort Dodge, Iowa, sits in the heart of a booming economic area.  Learn More

Recent Job Postings
Internships with B2i    Learn More
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On-Air Openings with WIXX    Learn More
Electrical & Instrumentation Coordinator    Learn More
Feedlot Assistant    Learn More
Then and now: a time of change
Some perspective on recent Fort Dodge economic history...
State approves $1.6M for ag park tracks
Loan money would help for connection...
Upgrade launched
$5 million project will expand Trinity facilities...
Sears may still have a future in FD
Owner sought for smaller local store...
Two national brands arrive in FD
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Harkin honored in Fort Dodge
Retiring senator lauded for help in bringing federal funds...
Sewer bills may rise by $15 in FD
Three-part increase would pay for repairs...
Farmer says China ag "wants to be like Iowa"
The country’s government is pushing for farm investments, Ag Leaders hear...
Air Choice One to start air service Feb. 23
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A drop in crime
Violent, property crimes reduced in past two years...
Santa draws large crowd
Fort Dodge marks Holiday on Central...
ICCC hosts Career Day
More than 1,500 area high-schoolers attend...
Webster County to be a Home Base Community
Officials sign resolution of support Tuesday...
Snowflake replacement effort begins in FD
New downtown decorations will also be bought...
Officials: City will be ready for aquifer rules
DNR to draft new regulations...
Farm News Ag Show is the place to be
Exhibits, informative talks and good food are all on the agenda...
FD photo contest aims to collect the best of local images
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Air Choice airfares announced
New FD flights set...
Changes coming to century-old building
Elevator, new meeting space is planned...
‘All About Fort Dodge’ helps sell town, area
Growth Alliance and The Messenger partner to create latest edition...
Dennis Plautz expects more growth in FD
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BIVI will invest $100M in FD
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Preparing area students for tomorrow
Iowa Central is helping young folks think about their roles in the work force...
Help make future holidays festive
Support Growth Alliance campaign for decoration upgrades...