Following Karl King's death in 1971, the band was renamed the Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge in his memory. W. B. Green, veteran band member and professor of music at Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, was elected by the band as their new conductor.
a performance in Stratford, Iowa on July 28, 1971 with Bill Green conducting
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This 1973 photo of the Fort Dodge Municipal Band in the Oleson Park
is believed to be the only posed photo of the band with conductor W. B. Green.
Front row from left: Ardella Hein, Andy Musel, Harold Nelson, Jim McDonald, Jim Inman, Jan Altemeier, ???, Deanna Larson, ???, Roger Chrysler, John Erickson
Second row: Don Raymer, Bruce Rusnak, T.H. Hoefing, ???, Adeline Green, Ken Carlson, Colin Wenhardt, Heather Gleason, ???, Keith Altemeier, Jeff Fletcher, Bill Hayes, Duane Olson, Russ Thorson, Tom Kruse
Back row: Ross Leeper (not seen), Jim Witcraft, Carl Tim Pray, Jerrold Jimmerson, Arnold Bode, Harold Tex Dean, Ralph Drollinger, Mike Short, ???, Duane Anderson, Ken Gleason, Harlan Vandeberg, Eric Thorson, Mike Atherton
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