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Off to a great start

June 26, 2015 To the editor: Thank you to everyone who came to downtown Fort Dodge, to support local and regional small businesses on Saturday June 1. more »»

Lehigh River Days succeeds

June 26, 2015 To the editor: The Lehigh River Days Committee would like to thank all those who donated money for the noon meal and thank you to all those who helped serve the meal and helped clean up. more »»

‘Can we all agree to agree?’

June 22, 2015 To the editor: Former New York City Mayor Giuliani stated that “we don’t yet know” why the white kid killed nine in a black church, even after the white kid announced to his victims why he was... more »»

What Scouting has meant to me

June 22, 2015 To the editor: How does one explain in just a few short paragraphs or a few hundred words what Scouting has meant to me? In my humble estimation, Scouting is, bar none, the greatest young man’s... more »»

Honor is appreciated

June 19, 2015 To the editor: What an honor to have an event named in your memory after you’ve passed. more »»

Supports Grassley’s bill

June 11, 2015 To the editor: Far too many Iowans live in medically underserved areas. more »»

Food drive succeeds

June 11, 2015 To the editor: On May 15, the Heart of Iowa Regional Board of Realtors conducted a food drive for the local food pantries around north central Iowa. more »»

What would Muhammad say?

June 8, 2015 To the editor: If Muhammad came back to today’s world, he would punish Muslim terrorists. He would demand answers for their evil actions degrading the Muslim faith. more »»

Kiwanis fundraiser succeeds

June 8, 2015 To the editor: The Golden K Kiwanis members wish to express our appreciation and thanks to Fareway, Hy-Vee, Hy-Vee Drugstore and Walmart for their support in holding our Peanut Days fundraiser at... more »»

Cancer event is Sunday

June 6, 2015 To the editor: On Sunday, tens of thousands of people around the world will gather in their local communities to observe the 28th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. more »»

‘I am a lucky American’

June 6, 2015 To the editor: I am a lucky American. I was born in a small town in Iowa where money was often in short supply, but friendship and morality were in abundance. more »»

Marines say ‘thank you’

June 2, 2015 To the editor: The Marine Corps League of Fort Dodge had another successful Steak Fry Dinner on April 19 at the VFW. more »»

Appreciates all the help

May 29, 2015 To the editor: On Tuesday evening, April 21, the Fort Dodge Senior High pool was full of people swimming the breaststroke for breast cancer at the 2015 Stay A-Breast fundraiser. more »»

‘Help support our youths’

May 29, 2015 To the editor: Do the citizens/businesses know that the fairgrounds is a facility that exists for the local 4-H clubs/youth of Webster County? Please help support our youths. more »»

MAGWED succeeds

May 23, 2015 To the editor: Another MAGWED has come and gone. This year was the 40th anniversary of Bob Brown’s annual event. The weather was beautiful and the fishing was fair. more »»

Dedication is Memorial Day

May 23, 2015 To the editor: At 1 p.m. on Memorial Day at the Fort Museum, “Gone but Not Forgotten” will be dedicating a bench to the 21 Webster County veterans killed in Vietnam. more »»

Puzzled by ‘Deflate Gate’

May 23, 2015 To the editor: I cannot understand the Deflate Gate and why it is a scandal. Apparently it is newsworthy though. First off, the league admits they do not have definite evidence of an infraction. more »»

Has praise for Honor Flight

May 22, 2015 To the editor: To the board of directors, medical staff, guardians, volunteers, sponsors and everybody connected to the area Honor Flights, I salute you for a job well done. more »»

Appreciates article

May 22, 2015 To the editor: I really enjoyed your article on O.J. Fargo, aka Thomas Goodfellow, in the Tuesday edition of The Messenger. I came to know O.J. more »»

Run to Honor succeeds

May 21, 2015 To the editor: We want to thank all the participants that ran our “Run to Honor” run. Your time and donations allowed us to raise over $2,000 in one afternoon to help our Vietnam Veteran. more »»



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