COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Gowrie offers a multitude of services that make small town living simple and safe. From  emergency services to health care professionals, educational opportunities, recreation and much more!

Webster County and Fort Dodge have some amazing things to offer. With abundant job opportunities, a robust training and development environment, you will find yourself at home and surrounded by resources to help you thrive and succeed.

Healthcare

 

McCrary Rost Clinic and Community Pharmacy

A Rural Health Care Clinic located at 1800 Main Street includes both McCrary Rost Clinic and Community Pharmacy. The clinic is staffed by two physicians supported by nursing, lab & x-ray personnel. A full-service pharmacy is also located on-site. Rock Vision Clinic is located in the lower level of the clinic. The McCrary Rost Clinic is a satellite service of Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, located in Lake City. For information on SMCH, visit www.stewartmemorial.org.

 

Rock Vision Clinic

Rock Vision Clinic is located in the lower level of the clinic building at 1800 Main St. Dr. Craig Rock sees patients every Wednesday. The office is staffed Monday through Friday.


Anne Arklie, DDS

Anne Arklie, DDS, is located 1120 Market Street. Dr. Arklie provides dental care for the entire family.

 

Gowrie Family Chiropractic Clinic

Gowrie Family Chiropractic Clinic is located at 1004 Market Street. Dr. Bruce Pudenz, DC, provides chiropractic services for patients of all ages. Contact Dr. Pudenz at 352-3880.

 

The Gowrie Care Center

The Gowrie Care Center, 1808 Main St., is a 51-bed ICF and Skilled nursing facility. Senior Suites of Gowrie, located on the premises, provides independent living with support services

 
Education

 

Southeast Valley Jaguars

Southeast Valley is the result of whole grade sharing between Prairie Valley Community School District and Southeast Webster-Grand Community School District. It serves the communities of Gowrie, Callender, Farnhamville, Lanyon, Moorland, Rinard, Somers, Harcourt, Lehigh, Boxholm, Burnside and Dayton. The high school and district offices are located at 1005 Riddle Street in Gowrie. Elementary centers are located north of Farnhamville in Dayton.  The middle school is located in Burnside.

 

Please visit the school website for more information:

http://www.southeastvalley.org.

 

Nearby:

Iowa Central Community College

Buena Vista University

 
Churches

 

United Methodist Church

1306 Market St
515-352-3715
Email: gowrieumc@wccta.net
Website: http://gowrieumc.com/
Email: upstream.gowrie@gmail.com

 

Zion Lutheran Church

Countryside Cooperative Ministry 
1003 Church St
Phone: 515-352-3645


Evangelical Covenant, Baptist, UCC/Congregational & Catholic

Churches located within twelve miles.

 

Holy Trinity Parish Office

2220 4th Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515-955-6077
Email: holytrinityparish@fdcatholic.org

 
Community Services

 

Gowrie Public Library

1204 Market Street
Phone: 515-352-3315

 

Gowrie Skate Center

1202 Beek Street

Phone: 515-352-9930


Gowrie Swimming Pool

North Beek Street

Phone: 515-352-3911

 

Senior Housing -

Golden Crest Villa

Apartment Community
located on 4th Street
Phone: 515-352-3721

 

 

 

 

Food Pantry

Contact the City Clerk at 515-352-3999. The distribution day, please call ahead, is the 3rd Thursday and 3rd Saturday of each month from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and as needed at the Community Center, 1206 Market St. The only requirement for service is that you reside in the Prairie Valley/Southeast Valley Community School District.

Gowrie Municipal Golf Course

601 4th Street
Phone: 515-352-3320

Mens, womens, youth and couples summer leagues & tournaments.

 

Community Center

Contact City Clerk for Room Reservation

Phone: 515-352-3999

 

Congregate Meals

Located at the Community Center

Phone: 515-352-3511 (weekday mornings)

Disc Golf Course

Located at Laurel Park

Phone: 515-352-3620

Leagues and tournaments.

Gowrie Post Office

1112 Beek Street

Phone: 515-352-5211

Emergency Services

 

Southwest Webster Ambulance Service

Gowrie Volunteer Fire Department

Gowrie Police Department

 

Many times the fire department and ambulance service will participate in "practice burns" and community drills for training purposes. 

 
 
 
Clubs & Organizations

 

Community life in Gowrie is part of what makes this such a great place to live. Becoming involved in community life is easy. These clubs and service organizations work year-round to improve the quality of life for all community residents, and they welcome new members and volunteers.

 

American Legion Auxiliary

American Legion Peterson Post 431

Kensington Club

Xi Eta Sigma

Gowrie Arts Council

Gowrie Growth Group

Gowrie Development Commission

Gowrie Groundbreakers 4-H Club

Gowrie Historical Society

Gowrie Trees Forever

Parks Board

Swimming Pool Board

Youth Soccer Association

Rose Lodge #506

Summer Youth Program

Wheels of Gowrie Youth Center (Skating Rink)

Webster County Ice Breakers Snowmobile Club

 
Utilities

 

Gowrie Municipal Utilities

1102 Main Street
Phone: 515-352-3065

Provides Water, Sewer, Electricity, and Garbage Pickup

 

Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association

1106 Beek Street

Phone: 515-352-3151

Provides Telephone, High-Speed Internet, and Digital Television on a Fiber driven network. Nationally designated as a Gig Capable Provider and Smart Rural Community.

Black Hills Energy

24-Hour Customer Service 888-890-5554

24-Hour Emergency Service 800-694-8989

Provides Natural Gas Service

 

Iowa One Call

811- or 1-800-292-8989

Call before you dig! One call will locate all underground utilities. 

 

 

 

​CONTACT US

Gowrie Development Commission

PO Box 415

Gowrie, Iowa 50543

gowrie@wccta.net Email

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Gowrie is located in southwest Webster County on US Highway 175, a 25-minute drive from Fort Dodge and only a little over an hour from Des Moines.

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