Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:15:55 EDTFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:15:55 EDT fire intentionally set Thursday night fire at a Fort Dodge apartment house was intentionally set, according to Fort Dodge Police Chief Kevin Doty. While a suspect has been identified, Doty said charges have not been filed.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTMcElroy gets life sentence McElroy has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted in the death of Brandyn Preston. McElroy, 28, of Fort Dodge, was convicted of first-degree murder on Aug. 19 for shooting Preston in May 2011.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTLast-minute bombshell lawmakers are calling for Webster County supervisor candidate Rod Halvorson to withdraw from the race after a document bearing Halvorson's name and attacking his opponent, Republican Supervisor Merrill Leffler, was mailed to an unknown...Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTMother of murdered teen tells of her own abuse mother of a young woman killed by domestic violence spoke publicly for the first time about her own experience with abuse at a vigil for those affected by violence.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTOpen burning period set for FD leaves is generally prohibited in Fort Dodge, but starting Saturday residents will have nine days in which they can legally use fire to get rid of yard waste.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT