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A thank you for the police

September 19, 2015 To the editor: We at the Beacon of Hope would like to say a big thank you to the Fort Dodge Police Department. We would also like to thank Lt. Dennis Mernka for coming to our rescu. more »»

Backs cameras

September 14, 2015 To the editor: I personally believe in the cameras that are installed in proper places, such as school areas, heavily traveled roads, etc. more »»

They applaud restoration

August 31, 2015 To the editor: We applaud the ongoing restoration of our City Hall, now 100 years old. more »»

Appreciates cleanup efforts

August 31, 2015 To the editor: To all the volunteers who gave of their time on City Spring Cleanup Day — a big thanks. Your efforts helped get our city ready for RAGBRAI but did not last in certain areas. more »»

Lauds volunteers

August 31, 2015 To the editor: As the general manager of Fort Frenzy I would like to recognize three local young men as outstanding individuals in our community. more »»

Webster County Fair succeeds

August 29, 2015 To the editor: The Webster County Fair Board would like to thank everyone that helped with the 2015 Webster County Fair. Volunteers are what make this fair possibl. more »»

Wants ‘sensible’ postal reform

August 29, 2015 To the editor: At the beginning of the Internet age, some predicted that the United States Postal Service would be rendered obsolete. more »»

Standing tall

August 28, 2015 To the editor: It was a privilege to spend 18 years as the principal of Duncombe School. The Duncombe community is a source of pride and was something I was eager to share. more »»

Angel Ride succeeds

August 28, 2015 To the editor: The ninth annual Angel Ride to Save the TaTas was a huge success on July 1. more »»

A proposal for museum

August 25, 2015 To the editor: I have been reading several articles in The Messenger about the Hydro-Electric dam on the Des Moines River. It seems that no one is quite sure what to do with i. more »»

The origin of Scouting

August 25, 2015 To the editor: Scouting’s interesting/unique history dates back to the early 1900s in South Africa. Robert Baden-Powell, a young British Army officer, was stationed in remote South Africa. more »»

Legends Tailgate succeeds

August 24, 2015 To the editor: Sometimes two words don’t seem to be enough but they still need to be said. Thank you for all of your generous support for our seventh annual Legends Tailgate event Friday, Aug. 14. more »»

Grateful for community support

August 24, 2015 To the editor: Thank you to everyone that attended and helped with Community Health Center of Fort Dodge second annual Community Appreciation Picnic celebrating National Health Center Week. more »»

Event proves successful

August 24, 2015 To the editor: National Night Out was another great success. more »»

Swing for a Cure succeeds

August 19, 2015 To the editor: The 10th annual Swing for a Cure golf outing was held on June 19 this year at the Fort Dodge County Club. more »»

Wants more coverage of Sanders

August 15, 2015 To the editor: I saw your coverage of the Black Lives Matter protest that shut down the Bernie Sanders event in Seattle on Saturday. I expected to see at least some mention of the fact that Sen. more »»

Troops appreciate the support

August 15, 2015 To the editor: On behalf of the men and women of the 133rd Test Squadron of Fort Dodge we would like to thank the person/persons who purchased meals for our airmen at Hy-Vee on the first weekend of... more »»

Urban Ag Academy succeeds

August 14, 2015 To the editor: I am writing to say thank you to Fort Dodge/Webster County for their support of the fourth National Urban Ag Academy conference, a portion of which was held in Fort Dodge on July 17. more »»

Not enjoying all the politics

August 14, 2015 To the editor: I think Iowa is a horrible state to live in due to politics starting 1 1/2 years from the election. more »»

They appreciate all the help

August 8, 2015 To the editor: We would like to express our sincerest thank you to all of you who helped with the Food and Vendors Committee for RAGBRAI Fort Dodg. more »»



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