Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 4 May 2015 08:59:12 EDTMon, 4 May 2015 08:59:12 EDT spring dance, 4 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTOtho dump site to partially close - The gates at the Otho city lagoon site will now be locked to prevent entry during the week due to safety concerns, the city of Otho has announced. The gates will be open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.Mon, 4 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTWoman struck, killed by semi - A woman was killed after being hit by a semi just south of Blairsburg Friday. Denise McMahon, 52, of Burnsville, Minnesota, was a passenger in another vehicle, according to the Iowa State Patrol's accident report.Sun, 3 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTTree removal on North 23rd Street 23rd Street between Sixth and Eighth avenues north will be closed to through traffic from Monday to Wednesday so that city crews can remove ash trees. The street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on those day.Sun, 3 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTMNW board to present proposal - The Manson Northwest Webster board of directors will present its initial negotiation proposal to the Manson Northwest Webster Education Association at 3:30 p.m. today in the conference room at the MNW elementary, 303 Pierce St., Barnum.Fri, 1 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT