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Fort Dodge Convention and Visitors Bureau

24 North 9th Street Suite C Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-4282
888-573-4282

www.fortdodgecvb.com
fdconvention@frontiernet.net
Recruit conferences, conventions, sporting events, marketing to enhance motel, retail, and hospitality business. Kerrie Kuiper - Director Connie Lind-Fraher 1 1996

Business Services Executive Staff Est.
 
City of Fort Dodge

819 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-7144
515-576-4551
Fax: 515-573-5751


David Eierke- City Manager

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1869

 
Dept. of Engineering, Business Affairs and Community Growth

819 1st Ave. S.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-8321
515-576-8191
Fax: 515-573-5097

Planning, zoning, community development, business retention & inspections for new construction.

Chad Schaeffer - Director

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Fort Dodge Convention and Visitors Bureau

24 North 9th Street
Suite C
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-4282
888-573-4282

www.fortdodgecvb.com
fdconvention@frontiernet.net

Recruit conferences, conventions, sporting events, marketing to enhance motel, retail, and hospitality business.

Kerrie Kuiper - Director Connie Lind-Fraher

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1996

 
Fort Dodge Fire Department

1515 Central Ave.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-1031
515-573-2871
Fax: 515-955-2396

Fire Extinguishment, emergency medical assistance, fire prevention education, fire and life safety inspections. Confined space rescue, HazMat response, hydrant flow info.

Steve Hergenreter - Fire Chief Lenny Sanders - Assistant Fire Chief

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Fort Dodge Housing Authority

700 South 17th Street
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-7751

Fax: 515-573-7140

The Fort Dodge Housing Agency provides for families and individuals with low to moderate incomes. Public Housing, Section 8 Vouchers, Shelter Plus Care, Tenant Based Rental Assistance, and other rental units.


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1971

 
Fort Dodge Police Department

702 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-1426

Fax: 515-573-7788

Law enforcement.

Roger Porter - Chief of Police

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Fort Dodge Public Library

424 Central Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-8167

Fax: 515-573-5422

Free access to a wealth of information & materials in a variety of traditional formats as well as electronic, downloadable & online resources, programs for all ages, internet access & free WiFi.

Rita Schmidt - Director

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Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance

24 North 9th Street
Suite A
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

515-955-5500

Fax: 515-955-3245

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

Dennis Plautz - CEO

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2011

 
I.S.U. Webster County Extension & Outreach

217 South 25th St, Ste C12
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-2119

Fax: 515-576-6447

Science based educational programming. Youth in 4th-12th grades may join 4-H. 4-H is a youth organization that develops life skills such as leadership, citizenship, and working.

Jerry Chizek - Region 7, Extension Education Director

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1960

 
Iowa Air National Guard 133rd Testing Squadron

1649 Nelson Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-574-3240
800-207-8195
Fax: 515-574-3228

The Iowa Air National Guard offers technical skills in ground radar, radio communications, and computers. We also offer great educational assistance for people that are wanting to get that college degree. Offer 100% tuition assistance.

Lt. Col. Robin Hosch - Commander Msgt. Justine Piatp - Recruiter

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1948

 
Iowa Army National Guard

1659 Nelson Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-3761
515-573-3851 Recruiting: 515-576-5027


Enlist qualified applicants into the Iowa Army National Guard. Great pay & education benefits available. Interesting & challenging positions available.

Capt. Justin Wygle - Officer in Charge SFC Shane Drilling - Recruiter

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1957

 
Iowa State Patrol

2437 235th Street
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-972-4213

Fax: 515-972-4218

Law enforcement, safety education, crime prevention, highway safety

Sgt. Mark Miller - Commander Sgt. Aaron Smidt - Asst. Commander Sgt. Wes Niles - Asst. Commander

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1935

 
Lederman Bail Bonds


515-955-7775

Fax: 515-282-4289

Post bail bonds 24-hours a day; experienced service with expediency.

David Lederman - President

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1965

 
MIDAS Council of Government

602 1st Avenue S.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-7183

Fax: 515-576-7184

Planning and technical assistance to local governments and limited service delivery such as public transit.

Clifford R Weldon- Executive Director Shirley R Helgevold- Assistant Director Jay Kammerer - Transit Manager

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1969

 
North Central Iowa Small Business Development Center

217 South 25th St. Suite C12
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-6242

Fax: 515-576-6447

Free business counseling for new businesses, start-ups & business expansions. Assistance with marketing plans, research & cash flow analysis.

Kimberly Tiefenthaler - SBDC Director

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2007

 
Social Security Administration

2315 2nd Ave. North
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501



866-839-6193
Fax: 515-576-7517

The office administers all social security programs including retirement, disability, and survivor benefits. The office also takes applications for supplementary security income - SSI.

Kat Beeghly-Fliehe - District Manager

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U.S. Army Recruiting Station

Crossroads Mall, Ste. B04
217 South 25th Street
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-955-2121

Fax: 515-955-2125

We enlist qualified applicants into the United States Army and Army Reserve.


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1775

 
U.S. Marine Corps

Crossroads Mall, B05
217 South 25th Street
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-0271
515-233-3161
Fax: 515-233-3188

Steady employment, top of the line benefits & training, 30 days paid vacation per year, the chance to earn the title of U.S. Marine.


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1775

 
Webster County Community Services

723 1st Ave South, Ste 200
Fort Dodge,IA 50501
515-573-1485



We coordinate & monitor services to people with disabilities. We provide assistance with evaluations, therapy & medication management.

Ken Hays - Administrator

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Webster County Conservation

1415 Nelson Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-4258

Fax: 515-574-3763

Modern campground, shelter rental, hiking trails, lake, golf course, picnic area, children's forest, model backyard, butterfly garden, bird viewing blind, playgrounds & cabin rental.

Matt Cosgrove - Conservation Director

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1958

 
Webster County Crime Stoppers

702 1st Ave South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-1444



Anonymously report any crime you see being committed.



1982

 
Webster County Fairgrounds / Webster County Agriculture Association

P.O. Box 1151
22770 Old Hwy. 169
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-955-3764



All types of events and rentals. Webster County 4-H and FFA Fair. www.webstercountyfairgroundsia.com

Jody Anderson - President

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Webster County Secondary Roads Department

703 Central Ave., Ste. 3
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-3281

Fax: 515-576-0415

Develops and maintains all secondary roadways and bridges within Webster County.

Randy Will - County Engineer Jamie Johll - Assistant County Engineer

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Webster County Sheriff

702 1st Ave. S.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-1410



Law Enforcement. CodeRed system offering officials ability to provide prerecorded emergency phone notice/info messages to targeted areas. Everyone is encouraged to sign up for CodeRed to receive timely alerts. Sign up on line.

James Stubbs - Sheriff

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