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Garden Club seminar succeeds

April 9, 2014 To the editor: Recently, the Fort Dodge Area Garden Club held its annual seminar at Iowa Central Community College. more »»

A message of thanks

April 9, 2014 To the editor: On behalf of my family I can’t express our thanks for the support and concern with the loss of Tom Peart. He was a great son-in-law, father, husband and friend. He touched many peopl. more »»

Mentors are needed

April 8, 2014 To the editor: Children & Families of Iowa is currently seeking volunteer mentors for the HALO mentoring program. more »»

It’s Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 8, 2014 To the editor: This year marks a milestone in the rights of crime victims. Thirty years ago the Victims of Crime Act was passed. more »»

Lauds St. Edmond production

April 8, 2014 To the editor: I’ve been to many musicals at St. Edmond Catholic School and believe me this one — “The Music Man” — is one of the best. more »»

Benefit is Friday and Saturday

April 7, 2014 To the editor: The Moose Lodge No. 806 located at 424 First Ave. S. will be hosting a benefit for Laurie Nelson on Friday and Saturday. A dart tournament and bake sale will be held on Friday evenin. more »»

Kiwanis Pancake Day succeeds

April 7, 2014 To the editor: Thank you to all who supported the Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis Pancake Day. It was a great success. more »»

Wants garbage container changes

April 5, 2014 To the editor: In response to the Letter to the Editor with respect to the challenges with the current garbage containers, I completely agree. more »»

Let’s sell the Capitol

April 4, 2014 To the editor: I visited the Iowa state Capitol recently and was struck by the opulence of the place — the woodwork, the marble, the paintings, the statues, the gilded borders on hand-painted trim... more »»

Wants Vietnam vets remembered

April 4, 2014 To the editor: Well, another Vietnam Veterans Day has come and gone and once again. more »»

Not a Branstad fan

April 4, 2014 To the editor: As I read The Messenger day by day I see nothing but derision for Obama. more »»

News of record: April 3, 2014

April 3, 2014 Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Wednesday Assault causing bodily injury — Shanae B. Mosley, 23, 317 1/2 N. Ninth St., sent to District Court. Driving under suspension — Bradley . more »»

They laud Citizen’s Academy

April 3, 2014 To the editor: A wonderful experience was enjoyed by both of us as participants in the Fort Dodge/Webster County Citizen’s Academy this past fall. more »»

Cornbelt Chorus sings Saturday

April 3, 2014 To the editor: I would like to make the people of Humboldt and surrounding areas aware of a new event that will take place on Saturday at 7:30 p.. more »»

Give children a chance

April 2, 2014 To the editor: Our children deserve a chance at a bright future and it begins with creating a community that invests in their safety and well-being. more »»

Not a Dick Tracy fan

April 2, 2014 To the editor: I’ll probably upset a couple of readers — maybe not. But in my 50-plus years of reading newspapers, I’ve always enjoyed the comics page. But I always skip over the Dick Tracy comi. more »»

Weighs in on Obamacare

April 1, 2014 To the editor: We now hear that insurance companies will be reimbursed for “unexpected costs” incurred in their administration of Obamacare. How convenient. more »»

At-will employment

March 31, 2014 To the editor: Iowa, along with many other states, are governed by “At-Will Employment” laws. These laws basically mean that an employer can fire/terminate an employee for any or no reason whatsoever. more »»

Duncombe Fun Night is Saturday

March 27, 2014 To the editor: The Duncombe Booster Club would like to extend an invitation to the community to participate in Duncombe Elementary Fun Night on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. more »»

IGBFD&B event is April 13

March 24, 2014 To the editor: On behalf of the It Gets Better FD & Beyond Team and Youth Ambassadors, we would like to express our gratitude to Fort Frenzy event coordinators and all of its employees. more »»



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