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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

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Tank failure stops production at Cargill
All inbound and outbound shipments have stopped temporarily...
Crosstown Industrial Park slated to begin construction
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Planning for RAGBRAI
Volunteers sought for July 20 Fort Dodge stop...
Arts group lauds FD
Fine arts are flourishing, says association...
Speed networking event is Thursday at The Cellar
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Speedy greetings
Growth Alliance initiative puts business people together — fast...
Spotlight on growth
Annual dinner honors FD success stories in front of record crowd...
Barber wins top honor
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New firms lauded
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FD celebrates economic success
Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance event draws large crowd...
Home Base Iowa comes to FD
Counties, Iowa Central join effort to draw veterans...
On the waterfront
Dam talk dominates river workshop...
GFDGA seeks input on city priorities
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St. Ed introduces President’s Tuition Transfer Grant
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Boston will headline Shellabration 2015
Tickets for June 26 show will go on sale April 4...
Planning the future
First of several workshops have consultants asking Fort Dodgers where they want to go next...
BIVI readies $100M investment
Project includes new building, upgrades...
Community’s growth is boosting lodging industry
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Corridor of Commerce keeps getting better
More new businesses call it home...
Alliance plays key role in community growth
Group does economic, community development...
New manager plans for Market on Central
Balm touts downtown event as family activity...
State of the City
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RAGBRAI overnight towns, new gravel loop announced
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Landfill plans for the future
New agreement proposed for Coleman District...
Air Choice One gets ready for FD service
Airline CEO: More than 200 tickets already sold...
A need for speed
Speedway purchased by Fort Frenzy owner; Restaurant, other features planned for new Frontier Sports Park south of Fort Dodge...
‘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...
Fort Dodge to get Chicago flights
Air Choice One adds new option...
Guthrie and Associates Real Estate sold
Underbergs say experienced real estate team will remain on the job...
Looking forward
Proud of its progress in 2014, Friendship Haven plans more progress...