Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 21 Sep 2014 14:26:37 EDTSun, 21 Sep 2014 14:26:37 EDT and moonshine CITY - Nancy Friedrich, an employee of the Train Wreck Winery in Algona, got to attend the Taste of History Wine Walk at the Humboldt County Historical Museum by default. "The rest of the crew is out picking grapes today," she said.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTEarly voting starts on Thursday voting opens this week for the Nov. 4 General Election - and in Iowa, multiple ways of voting make it easier for everyone to participate, according to Webster County Auditor Carol Messerly.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTParking study, annexation on council agenda downtown parking study and an annexation proposal that failed previously will be among the issues addressed by the Fort Dodge City Council on Monday. The council's work will begin at 5 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 819 First Ave. S.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSpreading peace, unity Palton, of Fort Dodge, selected the corner of a large piece of canvas rolled out onto a table at the inaugural Community Peace Rally to add her colorful symbol of peace. She chose to paint a butterfly. It had purple wings and yellow spots.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTAt Gypsum City, partnership leads to trails who like to explore the outdoors aboard a four-wheeler have another roughly 34 miles of trails to ride on in the newest section of the sprawling Gypsum City Off-Highway Vehicle Park south of Fort Dodge.Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT