Messenger News to the Editoren-usSat, 23 Jul 2016 15:17:23 EDTSat, 23 Jul 2016 15:17:23 EDT for a Cure succeeds the editor: The 11th annual Swing for a Cure golf outing was held on June 24 this year at the Fort Dodge County Club. The weather was picture-perfect with 22 teams enjoying the fun-filled day.Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT'Move forward - together' the editor: As I was recently driving home from a meeting, I couldn't help but admire the scenery of rural Iow.Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTTour of Gardens succeeds the editor: The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club expresses appreciation and thanks to all who supported our recent 15th annual Tour of Gardens. To the homeowners and gardeners who so graciously displayed your gardens to the public, thank you.Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTOpportunity is 'knocking' the editor: As a young farmer, I would not have had the opportunity to return home to the farm, if it were not for off-farm opportunities in agribusiness. When I think about rural Iowa, what's more important is outside of my family farm gat.Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTGrassley shows up for work the editor: Our U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley has an outstanding work record. He hasn't missed a vote since 1993. Even then, he was home touring flood ravaged areas in Iowa. Contrast that to Patty Judge.Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT