A local group of city and county officials are looking forward to a trip to Washington, D.C.. next week. Fort Dodge City Manager David Fierke says about 10 people will head to Washington for a two-day trip next week, meeting with representatives and hoping to garner support for various project. Fierke, who will be joined from the city by Mayor Matt Bemrich and City Councilman David Flattery, says the city plans to focus on downtown development:
The two-day trip will take place next Wednesday and Thursday. Fierke says representatives from Fort Dodge and Webster County have gone to D.C.. annually for about 20 years.