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Dislikes some editorials

August 30, 2016 To the editor: This is an unusual presidential election year; characterizations by opposing party members have become extremely persona. more »»

Lauds Fort Dodge

August 30, 2016 To the editor: An old African proverb says “It takes a village to raise a child.” The “village” I was raised in was Fort Dodge. more »»

Ron Prestage responds

August 29, 2016 To the editor: On behalf of the Prestage family, our employees, production partners, colleagues in the pork industry and agriculture in general, we thank those that supported our effort to build the... more »»

‘Look deep ... inside yourselves’

August 23, 2016 To the editor: What is the huge hurry for Wright County to pass the proposal for Prestage’s hog slaughter plant? When it was under discussion in Mason City, Prestage said that if they couldn’t start... more »»

Save the date

August 22, 2016 To the editor: Save Saturday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. to join us for a night of fun, dancing to 1950s and 1960s music provided by Midwest Revue at Rides Banquet Hall 723 S. 31st St. more »»

Thank you, Walmart

August 22, 2016 To the editor: The Salvation Army would like to express their appreciation to Walmart management team and staff for organizing school supply drive for our organization during the tax-free weekend. more »»

A message of thanks

August 22, 2016 To the editor: Today, when so many veterans are complaining about care, I have nothing but good to say about the care I have received whenever I have walked into the VA clinic without an appointmen. more »»

Wants pedestrian law enforced

August 22, 2016 To the editor: Mr. Homer Martz, of Somers, was arrested for the desecration of the U.S. flag on Aug. 11 by two Calhoun County sheriffs for flying the flag upside down. more »»

Wants flag respected

August 20, 2016 To the editor: I would like to chime in about Mr. more »»

Twin Lakes events succeed

August 20, 2016 To the editor: The Twin Lakes 10th annual Half-Olympic Distance Triathlon and third annual Duathlon was held Aug. 6, at the Big East State Park and the Twin Lakes Bible Camp. more »»

Unite to Fight event is Saturday

August 20, 2016 To the editor: The Fort Dodge Noon Sertoma Backpack Buddies program is preparing for our seventh year of providing weekend food for school age children. more »»

A letter of thanks

August 19, 2016 To the editor: This is regarding a house fire at 2055 220th St, Fort Dodge, that happened June 2. more »»

Tournament succeeds

August 19, 2016 To the editor: It was a perfect weather day for the annual Moose Lodge Golf Tournament recently. A fun time was had by all. more »»

Disagrees with politcal cartoons

August 19, 2016 To the editor: I am tired of the false and mistaken ideas published in the political cartoon on the Opinion page of The Messenger. The political cartoon in the Aug. more »»

A story worth noting

August 16, 2016 To the editor: Some people just don’t read the news. One night about 10, a police officer pulled over so that he could get something out of his cruiser. A young boy pedaled up on his bicycle. more »»

A message of thanks

August 16, 2016 To the editor: I wanted to formally thank the many inmates from both Rockwell City and Fort Dodge that helped out the city of Eagle Grove recently. more »»

Join the Lions for breakfast

August 12, 2016 To the editor: The Fort Dodge Noon Lions are cooking again. Please join us on Saturday at Kennedy Park to breakfast at the Dragon Boat Bash. more »»

Backs Trump

August 6, 2016 To the editor: Dear Hillary supporters — Why would you possibly want to trust her with our precious United States? Corruption, lying and fraud have followed her for more than 20 years. more »»

Opposes parking meters

August 6, 2016 To the editor: I would like to be on record of not supporting more parking meters — especially in the area of Daniel Pharmacy. We do not have a parking problem in our area. more »»

County fair is a success

August 5, 2016 To the editor: The Webster County Fair Board would like to thank everyone that helped with the 2016 Webster County Fair. Volunteers are what make this fair possible. more »»

Weighs in on Prestage plant

August 3, 2016 To the editor: Our supervisors are voting on putting a hog-killing machine in Wright County. This will entail rezoning, roads may need upgrading, water and sewer, too. more »»


Daybreak Rotary August 30, 2016

Daybreak Rotary Club: 6:45 a.m., Conference Room 101, Iowa Central Triton Cafe Building, Iowa Central Community College. more »

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