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Lehigh appoints two new City Council members

May 12, 2015 LEHIGH — Two new members have been appointed to the Lehigh City Council to fill vacancies. more »»

Teen leads cancer awareness event at FD Middle School

May 12, 2015 A seventh-grade student at Fort Dodge Middle School launched a Cancer Awareness Day for the community Monday. Destiny Carter, 13, was inspired to help raise awareness for personal reason. more »»

Tornado hits Lake City Sunday

May 11, 2015 LAKE CITY — A tornado tore though South Central Calhoun High School in Lake City while 100 people were inside for its senior awards night at about 7:30 p.. more »»

Lake City cleans up after tornado

May 11, 2015 LAKE CITY — Hundreds of volunteers had already signed up by 9:30 a.m. to help Lake City residents clean up after a tornado ripped through the city Sunday evenin. more »»

SC Calhoun graduation moved to middle school

May 11, 2015 LAKE CITY - South Central Calhoun Superintendent Jeff Kruse said the high school's graduation will be held Sunday at the South Central Calhoun Middle School in Rockwell City. more »»

Area vets tour Washington

May 11, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. more »»

Managing Webster County emergencies

May 11, 2015 While the fire chief is busy with the direct management of a scene, there are a host of other concerns that also need to be addressed. more »»

Creating lifelong bonds

May 10, 2015 Korean War veteran John Holmstead, of Fort Dodge, sat silently in his wheelchair under a still dark sky Saturday morning at the Fort Dodge Regional Airpor. more »»

Tornado strikes Lake City

May 10, 2015 A tornado has damaged parts of Lake City Sunday night. The storm came through about 7:25 p.m., said Messenger correspondent Darcy Dougherty Maulsby, of Lake City. By 7:45 p.m. more »»

Tornado tears through school awards night

May 10, 2015 LAKE CITY - A tornado tore though South Central Calhoun High School in Lake City while 100 people were inside for its senior awards night at about 7:30 p.. more »»

Crash claims second victim

May 10, 2015 DAYTON — A second person has died as a result of a two-vehicle accident in southern Webster County Friday morning. more »»

Iowa Wanderers’ bikes get blessing before ride

May 10, 2015 Members of the Iowa Wanderers chapter of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association and their guests can ride a bit safer and with their souls at ease after they got their bikes blessed Saturday morning... more »»

FD council will consider law to reduce textbook thefts

May 10, 2015 The Fort Dodge City Council is expected to act Monday to curtail the sale of stolen community college textbooks. more »»

Making music together

May 10, 2015 Megan Benz, who directs the seventh- to 12th-grade band at Manson Northwest Webster High School could hardly wait to get a peek at the ratings and feedback from the judges Saturday after her group’... more »»

Cues revive telegraphy skills at Webster City

May 10, 2015 WEBSTER CITY — For Glenn Cue, of Webster City, coming to the Depot Museum Wilson Brewer Park to demonstrate telegraphy and talk about his years on the railroad is something of a homecoming. more »»

DOT may put additional funding into U.S. Highway 20

May 10, 2015 The Iowa Department of Transportation will consider pumping millions of dollars more into finishing four-lane U.S. Highway 20 on an accelerated schedule. more »»

Railroad tracks are key to west ag park plans

May 10, 2015 Railroad tracks were a key factor in establishing the ag industrial park west of Fort Dodge, and some more of them will be added there in the near future. more »»

Air Choice One receives positive response

May 10, 2015 Three months after flights resumed at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport, the director believes everything is now running smoothly. Air Choice One began operating out of the airport on Feb. more »»

Trucking industry faces shortage of drivers

May 10, 2015 The trucking industry is facing a shortage of drivers and the problem is expected get worse, according to Joey O’Brion, director of driver recruiting for Decker Truck Line Inc. more »»

DART overcomes construction challenges

May 10, 2015 DART, Fort Dodge’s city-owned, MIDAS Council of Governments-operated public transit system, continues to serve the community even amid construction. more »»



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