Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 23 Nov 2014 21:32:13 EDTSun, 23 Nov 2014 21:32:13 EDT on Central Dodge will soon celebrate the season with carols, games, Santa Claus and more than 10,000 lights on the big tree at Ninth Street and Central Avenue.Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTState Patrol now has Tasers with the Iowa State Patrol are now armed with Tasers. It's the first time troopers have used them, according to Sgt. Mark Miller, assistant district commander for Post 7 of the Iowa State Patrol.Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTMaster's Cup draws poultry fanciers CITY - Roger Meyer, of Goodell, attended the American Poultry Association Master's Cup Poultry Show at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds with few of his prize winning chickens. By a few birds, of course, he means 19.Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTFD council to address business, veterans issues expanding local business, veterans and a proposed monthly increase in sanitary sewer bills will command the attention of the Fort Dodge City Council on Monday.Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTA new monument planned new feature at Veterans Memorial Park will honor all the Webster County residents who were killed fighting for their country, beginning with the Spanish-American War of 189.Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT