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It’s Mental Health Month

May 8, 2015 To the editor: Please join Community and Family Resources this May in raising awareness of Mental Health Month, which was started 66 years ago by Mental Health America. more »»

Weighs in on zoo

May 8, 2015 To the editor: I have lived across from Oleson Park for over 26 years. During this time the zoo and park have experienced considerable changes. more »»

Offers a ‘thank you’

May 8, 2015 To the editor: A purse was left in a grocery cart on Thursday. An honest couple found it and returned it to the Hy-Vee courtesy counter where it was returned to me. more »»

Cleanup effort succeeds

May 4, 2015 To the editor: The Lehigh Federated Women’s Club would like to thank all who helped with our cleanup and beautification day — children and grandchildren of our members, 4-H’ers from the Dayton... more »»

Wants to say ‘thank you’

May 2, 2015 To the editor: I would like to say a huge “thank you” to the two young men who found my iPhone in Crawford-Snell park on Wednesday. more »»

Help veterans, buy a poppy

May 2, 2015 To the editor: As Memorial Day 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 donating for a popp. more »»

Urges more understanding

May 2, 2015 To the editor: There are so many people in this day who struggle with some sort of trauma in their life. Some handle it well but there are a lot of us who just cannot deal with our pas. more »»

Duncombe event succeeds

April 30, 2015 To the editor: Duncombe Elementary Booster Club’s annual Fun Night event, held March 28, was once again a great success and an opportunity for Duncombe families and the community to come together,... more »»

Responds to article

April 30, 2015 To the editor: This comment is in response to the “Gowrie City clerk resigns” article that was printed in the April 17 issue of The Messenger. more »»

Weighs in on climate change

April 28, 2015 To the editor: Last year President Obama went to Japan on Earth Day. According to Alan West, over 35,000 gallons of fuel were consumed leaving a footprint of 375 tons of carbon dioxid. more »»

Not just a zoo

April 25, 2015 To the editor: The Oleson Park Zoo was more than just a zoo with over 4,000 annual visitor. more »»

Trail options warrant study

April 24, 2015 To the editor: Thank you for giving the trails survey front page coverage in the well-written April 16 article, “Traveling six counties. more »»

Reflects on Iowa water quality

April 24, 2015 To the editor: Having lived in rural Iowa since I started my veterinary practice in rural Webster County in 1960, I would like to “weigh in” on the issue of Agricultural practices as it affects... more »»

Visit Webster County Museum

April 21, 2015 To the editor: Your readers are invited to take a short drive and enjoy some histor. more »»

A Special Olympics thank you

April 21, 2015 To the editor: I want to thank the following for their great assistance in this year’s Special Olympics: 1. Dr. more »»

Lauds coverage

April 21, 2015 To the editor: On reading the feature article on Mr. Vernon Huseman today, two jewels blazed off the page: the subject of the article and its autho. more »»

Benefit succeeds

April 20, 2015 To the editor: I wish to say a “big thank you” to the merchants and community of Fort Dodge. more »»

Support our veterans

April 20, 2015 To the editor: In December of 2014 the Fort Dodge Veterans Council began a campaign to raise funds for a monument to honor the Webster County Veterans who sacrificed their lives in the past 115 year... more »»

Weighs in on school funding

April 18, 2015 To the editor: The shame of politics at both the state and national level is the sham of politics, the posturing, the saying one thing and intending something else, the hidden agendas in the name of... more »»

Thank you to FD USBC

April 18, 2015 To the editor: Almost Home would like to thank the Fort Dodge U.S. more »»



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