Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 22 May 2015 10:28:24 EDTFri, 22 May 2015 10:28:24 EDT the laboratory - Sixth-grade students got some hands-on science lessons Thursday as they took samples from a creek with Iowa Central Community College science teachers.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTSears returns to Fort Dodge Sears brand is back in town. A new Sears Hometown Store officially opened Thursday in the Crossroads Mall to a great response, said General Manager Cameron Nelson. "It's been a little busier than we were thinking," Nelson sai.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTGAO appoints TRMC CEO to MedPAC Thompson, chief executive officer of UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge, has been appointed to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, usually referred to as MedPAC. Gene L. Dodaro, comptroller general of the United States and head of the U.S.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTU of I officials tour FD of Iowa administrators and faculty visited Fort Dodge Thursday to learn about the city's growth and efforts.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTRAGBRAI shirts for sale t-shirts are now on sale and funds will go to support the costs of the overnight stay July 20 in Fort Dodge. The shirts feature the Fort Dodge RAGBRAI logo with the theme "We're Going Places" and will be on sale through June 15.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT