Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 24 Oct 2014 23:40:52 EDTFri, 24 Oct 2014 23:40:52 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSend Leffler back to the supervisorshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/580358.htmlThe economic upswing in Webster County is undeniable. A wave begun by ag-industrial development has led to a deluge of hundreds of well-paying jobs and millions of dollars in investment in Webster County and the region.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTLet's keep Steve King in Congresshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/580321.htmlThe 50 American states send 435 men and women to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. Most of them are little-known to anyone who doesn't live in the district that sent them to Washington.Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTU.S. military faces many challengeshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/580307.htmlMany serious challenges face the U.S. armed forces. But Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, no doubt acting at the behest of his boss, President Barack Obama, thinks climate change is a top concern.Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTOctober is National Pork Monthhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/580281.htmlOctober has been designated National Pork Month. That makes it an especially good time to reflect on the importance of the pork industry to this state.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTGun control won't curb mass violencehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/580260.htmlThoughtful Americans understand new controls on gun ownership are not the way to curtail mass violence such as that occurring all too frequently in the United States. In a great many cases, mentally unbalanced people are to blame.Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT