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Medical problem leads to accident

August 19, 2014 A Sioux City woman escaped injury after a medical condition sent her car across multiple lanes of traffic on U.S. Highway 20 Monday morning. more »»

London takes care of Badger

August 18, 2014 BADGER — Dave London starts his workdays early by driving around Badger, looking for things that need to be fixe. more »»

Prosecution rests in McElroy case

August 18, 2014 Prosecutors in the first-degree murder trial of Derrick McElroy have rested their case. The defense will begin calling witnesses at 9 a.m. Tuesday mornin. more »»

Shots fired reported in Fort Dodge

August 18, 2014 Police are investigating a report of shots fired at 1603 3rd Ave N. They are looking for a black four-door car, according to scanner traffic. more »»

Police search for drive-by shooter

August 18, 2014 Police may have found the car driven during a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon, Fort Dodge Police Lt. Dennis Mernka said. Witnesses reported to police at about 2:10 p.. more »»

Woman pleads guilty to defrauding VA

August 18, 2014 A Fort Dodge woman was sentenced Monday in Webster County District Court to five years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree fraudulent practices. more »»

Beall vows to keep working for vets

August 18, 2014 By BILL SHEA SOMERS — State Sen. more »»

A garden of giving

August 17, 2014 LOHRVILLE — Those in need of a little assistance in the area around Lohrville will be eating better this yea. more »»

Markert event will go on

August 17, 2014 An article about a 5K run/walk to raise awareness of organ donation on Page 10D of today’s edition of The Messenger was written and sent to press prior to Emily Markert’s death on Friday. more »»

Paulsen uneasy about award

August 17, 2014 POCAHONTAS — An emergency medical service leader in Pocahontas County will be honored by the Iowa Hospital Association in October. more »»

Stewart Memorial forms new partnership

August 17, 2014 LAKE CITY — A new partnership between a hospital and a county emergency services department is expected to bring benefits to not only the new partners but also the people of Calhoun County. more »»

Cars on display on Main Street

August 17, 2014 POCAHONTAS — Even back in 1964, when the Dodge Polara owned by Mike and Lana Pratt, of Rolfe, was brand spanking new, it wasn’t a commonly seen automobile. more »»

Expert: Autopsy bullet was fired from recovered rifle

August 16, 2014 The bullet that killed Brandyn Preston was fired from the rifle recovered from a house where Derrick McElroy sometimes live. more »»

FD man charged in $14k check spree

August 16, 2014 A Fort Dodge man is facing felony charges for allegedly writing more than $14,500 in fraudulent checks and robbing a man at gunpoint in July. Kearie R. more »»

Riders christen FD trails

August 16, 2014 Children on bicycles decorated with streamers and balloons joined adults on 10-speed bikes Friday evening for a ride on parts of the Fort Dodge trail system. more »»

FD schools food service works to meet mandates

August 16, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District continues to meet the mandates set by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 201. more »»

Expert: McElroy tattoos consistent with Bloods

August 15, 2014 A gang expert said tattoos shown in photos of Derrick McElroy are consistent with those used by members of the Bloods gang. more »»

FD man allegedly writes more than $14,500 of bad checks

August 15, 2014 A Fort Dodge man is facing felony charges for allegedly writing more than $14,500 worth of fraudulent checks and robbing a man at gunpoint. Kearie R. more »»

King weighs in on foreign policy

August 15, 2014 At a time of upheaval around the globe, the United States is no longer vigorously interacting with other nations, according to U.S. Rep. Steve King. more »»

Woman faces five FD code violations

August 15, 2014 The Fort Dodge woman whose 35 cats and nine dogs were impounded by police last month is facing five violations of the Fort Dodge Municipal Code. more »»



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