Messenger News Newsen-usSat, 24 Sep 2016 17:01:56 EDTSat, 24 Sep 2016 17:01:56 EDT night = Fun an effort to educate parents as well as students, Cooper Elementary School hosted a family fun night Thursday. On their way to math and reading lessons, students got their faces painted, learned about 4-H and played games.Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTTwin Cities flights to start Nov. 7 Dodge and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul will be linked by commercial flights once again beginning on Nov. 7, airport and airline officials announced Thursday.Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTFD hosting Iowa economic developers next week development officials from across Iowa will gather in Fort Dodge next week for three days of educational sessions and tours. The 2016 Fall Conference of the Professional Developers of Iowa will begin Wednesday and conclude Friday.Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTIn country twist, Oktoberfest features Sawyer Brown, Mollie B this Saturday food and classic American country both add to the eclectic mix that is Fort Dodge's annual Oktoberfest celebration.Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTRejecting claims by pipeline opponents, board says adequate complaint process is in place rulemakers will not appoint a public liason officer to handle complaints about construction of an oil pipeline through the state, rejecting a request from pipeline opponents.Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT