Sad News

A long time member, Joan Ewing has passed away. Services are pending at Laufersweiler’s here in Fort Dodge.

Cards can be sent to Laufersweiler -Sievers Funeral Home, 307 South 12th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501

The society is sending flowers.

Susan M. Olson, President

Big News!

On Saturday, October 6, 2018 we have a speaker who will tell us about Norwegian Genealogy. Her name is Linda Greethouse. Topics are the Name Game and the research tool Digital Archive.

Location is the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave, Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Time: 930 – 1130 am

Hope to see you there!

Kossuth County Genealogical Society

On Sunday, March 18th, Carol Foltz and I went to the Algona to the Kossuth County Genealogical Society’s Open House. The Webster County Genealogical Society donated $100.00 to the renovation of their office at the library. Art Murray gave a speech on DNA, Who Am I. It was very informative. In the picture is Letty Henriksen, Carol Foltz, Pat Klemm, Manita Murphy, Me (Susan M. Olson) and Jean Kramer. In the next picture is Art Murray.

Family Tree Magazine

Our library offers Zinio for Libraries. It allows you to check out digital magazines. There is no limit and you can keep them forever. All you need is a library card.

Family Tree Magazine is one of them. I have downloaded zinio app to my Kindle Fire and can now read those magazines. You can also download them to an android.

March 18th, 2018

On Sunday, March 18th I will be going to Algona, Iowa to a meeting of the Kossuth County Gen. Society. It is a 2 pm at the Algona Public Library. The speaker is Art Murray from Webster City. He will be talking about DNA. Art is a member of the Webster County Gen. Society and President of the Hamilton County Gen. Society.