Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 27 Feb 2015 02:19:16 EDTFri, 27 Feb 2015 02:19:16 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSpeedy greetingshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/584336.htmlShawna Schuler, the Fort Dodge Alzheimer's Association office program and event coordinator, got to learn about something new Thursday night during a Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Speed Networking event at the Cellar Restaurant and Lounge.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTCounty to gain $986k with gas taxhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/584337.htmlThe 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase that will take effect Sunday will bring approximately $986,111 a year in new funding to Webster County, according to Webster County Engineer Randy Will.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTWoman charged in $230k theft from companyhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/584338.htmlHUMBOLDT - The former office manager for a Humboldt mechanical contractor is accused of stealing nearly $230,000 from her employer over five years. Krissy M.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTVictims no longer need household furnishingshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/584339.htmlThe bounty of donations that have poured in for the families affected by Sunday's fatal fire in Fort Dodge have surpassed any expectations, friends have said.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTGroup pushes for environmental moneyhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/584340.htmlAbout half of the rivers and lakes in Iowa don't meet water quality standards, according to a coalition of environmental groups. That same coalition asserts that the state has lost 1.6 million acres of wildlife habitat over 20 years.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDT