Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usThu, 21 Aug 2014 17:45:56 EDTThu, 21 Aug 2014 17:45:56 EDT works to meet tech challenges Fort Dodge Community School District has more than 500 Chromebooks and 1,800 personal computers in its buildings. Being able to offer a 21st century classroom with up-to-date technology, though, comes with challenges.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTAHS jazz musician named All-State - Algona High School student Peter Jorgenson participated in the 2014 Class 3A Iowa All-State Jazz Band at the Iowa Bandmasters Association Conference in Des Moines on May 14 and 15.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTAHS music groups excel at festival - Ensembles from the Algona High School Music Department attended the State Large Group Festival in Humboldt on May 9.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTFDSH raffle ongoing throughout season Fort Dodge Senior High Athletics and Activities Department continues to offer tickets for individuals to have a chance to win a new 2014 Ford Mustang GT. This is an ongoing fundraiser through the summer baseball seaso.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT1,150 FD students receive BUG Awards Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis honored 1,150 Fort Dodge elementary students with Bringing Up Grades, or BUG, awards, including 400 from Butler, 297 from Duncombe, 237 from Cooper and 216 from Feelhave.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT