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Appreciates the May baskets

May 27, 2014 To the editor: On May Day — May 1 —members of the Falcon 4-H Club brought caramel corn and candy filled bags to the residents and students at Rabiner Treatment Center. more »»

Lauds Tom Latham

May 27, 2014 To the editor: Thank you to Congressman Tom Latham for supporting home health care for Iowa’s senior and disabled populations and for raising awareness about the negative consequences of recent... more »»

‘Get out and vote’

May 26, 2014 To the editor: Hello, Webster County residents. Let me start off as letting you know that I am a transplant to Fort Dodge and the Webster County area. more »»

Lauds IGBFD event

May 24, 2014 To the editor: On the evening of May 9, a small crowd gathered at Veterans Memorial Park at Kennedy in the second annual Mother’s Day Celebration of Life, sponsored by It Gets Better Fort Dodge &... more »»

Lauds Honor Flight

May 23, 2014 To the editor: On behalf of the Guardians that had the opportunity and privilege to be a part of the May 10 Honor Flight, we would like to extend our appreciation to the Honor Flight Committee for... more »»

Backs Lindsay Boeckman

May 23, 2014 To the editor: For a few years now the state of Iowa has been encouraging the hiring of young professionals who are choosing to return or stay in their home state of Iowa. more »»

Reacts to quote

May 23, 2014 To the editor: In regards to the Messenger article on May 14 addressing the Leadership Fort Dodge program, Mr. more »»

‘It’s common sense’

May 23, 2014 To the editor: When people set stuff out for junk days in Fort Dodge, I think it’d be obvious that their junk is near the curb, and not sitting right next to their house. more »»

Backs Mark Jacobs for Senate

May 22, 2014 To the editor: It’s a sad fact that nonpresidential election years generate less interest, as if choosing your representative or U.S. more »»

Supports RICL

May 22, 2014 To the editor: As an Iowan and as a wind energy student, I understand how vital agriculture is to Iowa’s economy and hundreds of families. more »»

It’s time to buy a poppy

May 21, 2014 To the editor: As Memorial Day weekend approaches, the men and women who have served this nation in times of war should be remembered. One way this can be done is by buying a poppy. more »»

St. Edmond Ball succeeds

May 20, 2014 To the editor: As co-chairs of the 31st Friends of St. Edmond Ball, we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of wonderful people who made this year’s event such a succes. more »»

Plant sale gets strong support

May 20, 2014 To the editor: Thank you to all who supported the Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club’s annual plant sale. Opening at 8 a.m., we sold out the plants before 11. more »»

MAGWED Derby succeeds

May 19, 2014 To the editor: The MAGWED Foundation would like to thank everyone for attending this year’s MAGWED Derby. more »»

Appreciates Honor Flight

May 19, 2014 To the editor: To the Brushy Creek Honor Flight Directors — Thank you for a great trip to Washington, D.C., on May 10. It was so well organized from start to finish. more »»

Wants harsher punishmnent

May 19, 2014 To the editor: I recently picked up a local newspaper. Under court news, a suspect was charged three times dating back to 2008, 2010 and 2013 for drug charges, breaking and entering, etc. more »»

Fundraiser succeeds

May 13, 2014 To the editor: On April 22 at the Fort Dodge Senior High pool, an idea to help others became a reality. It was the idea of one, but the work of many. more »»

Pay attention to this election

May 10, 2014 To the editor: In just a few weeks, you, the voters of Webster County will have the opportunity to select a candidate for county recorder. more »»

Lauds local VA outlet

May 10, 2014 To the editor: To any veteran who has had inadequate care, I pray that will never happen again. But the media report gives the impression all VAs are not doing their jo. more »»

Wants local contractors

May 9, 2014 To the editor: Reference to Bill Shea’s report on April 28, City Council meeting (Messenger April 29, 2014), I would like to make a suggestion. more »»



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