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Paint ‘Frozen’

November 17, 2014 Do you want to paint a snowman? That’s exactly what about 60 kids did Sunday when they painted Olaf the snowman from Disney’s “Froze. more »»

Mosley fed the troops

November 17, 2014 By JOE SUTTER jsutter@messengernews.net In his 23 years of army service, Mike Mosley has been all over the world. Much of that time was spent in a kitche. more »»

DOT lists FD’s most dangerous intersections

November 16, 2014 Drivers approaching the intersection of Central Avenue and 15th Street in Fort Dodge may want to be especially cautious. more »»

Santa and snow arrive together at Crossroads

November 16, 2014 Two things arrived almost simultaneously at the Crossroads Mall Saturday morning. The first — Santa — came in a horse-drawn carriage and was greeted with cheer and applause. more »»

Ringin’ for the season

November 15, 2014 Shoppers approaching a handful of Fort Dodge stores are being greeted by the sound of a small bell ringing and the familiar sight of a Salvation Army red kettle. more »»

VeroBlue Farms puts fish on agenda

November 15, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — Fish was on the agenda, as well as the menu, Friday afternoon as the newest industry in Webster City — VeroBlue Farms — held an open house that attracted more than 800 people. more »»

Crash fatal to elderly couple

November 15, 2014 BANCROFT — An elderly couple was killed Thursday afternoon when their vehicle was struck by two semitrailers. more »»

FDPD goes online with its new Facebook page

November 15, 2014 The Fort Dodge Police Department increased its online presence this week when it debuted its official Facebook page. more »»

‘Make & Take’

November 15, 2014 Fort Dodge elementary teachers participated in a Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency “Make & Take” session at Feelhaver Elementary Frida. more »»

Simon Estes in Emmetsburg

November 14, 2014 EMMETSBURG — The Emmetsburg High School Concert Choir will perform Sunday with Simon Estes, an internationally acclaimed operatic bass-baritone who also happens to be a native Iowan. more »»

Two dead in Kossuth County collision

November 14, 2014 BANCROFT - An elderly couple was killed Thursday afternoon after their vehicle was struck by two semis. Edward Foertsch, 88, and Agnes Foertsch, 84, both of Algona, were pronounced dead at the scen. more »»

Future of Callender elevator uncertain

November 14, 2014 CALLENDER — A local landmark has become a bit of a headache for the town of Callender. more »»

Coat drive responds to the cold and need

November 14, 2014 As temperatures drop, Community Health Center of Fort Dodge hopes to provide warm jackets to children in need. The sixth annual Coats for Kids giveaway will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Dec. more »»

Benefit will help man hurt in OHV incident

November 14, 2014 Friends from on and off the motocross track have rallied around Mitch Frank and his family after Frank was hit in the head by an airborne dirtbike Sunday. more »»

Funds to help Algona youth

November 14, 2014 ALGONA — Kossuth Regional Health Center has received a grant for $12,787 from the Iowa Department of Public Health to get out the word about the dangers of using tobacco. more »»

Watts to receive honor for E.G. patriotic project

November 14, 2014 EAGLE GROVE — An Eagle Grove man’s effort to turn an old grain elevator into a symbol of patriotism has earned him honors from a national organization that emphasizes civic participatio. more »»

Robbery suspects held on bond

November 13, 2014 The four suspects in a Monday afternoon robbery on the Iowa Central Community College campus were ordered held on cash bond during their initial appearance Wednesday. more »»

Going underground

November 13, 2014 More of the power lines along First Avenue South near Crossroads Mall will be disappearing underground in the next few months. more »»

Firm official offers pipeline details

November 13, 2014 A pipeline would move crude oil from North Dakota through about 31 miles of Calhoun County and 19 miles of Webster County on its way to a distribution hub in Illinois, according to the company... more »»

Public library launches book club

November 13, 2014 The Fort Dodge Public Library has started a book club, with a morning and afternoon meeting the first Monday of each month. more »»

 
 
 

 

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