Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 2 Mar 2015 15:35:22 EDTMon, 2 Mar 2015 15:35:22 EDT around the 36 people who showed up at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park Sunday, it was the perfect day for going out in the snow. They were all participating in a cross-country skiing and snowshoeing event put on by Webster County Conservation.Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTMural graces Salvation Army nursery new mural graces The Salvation Army Temple's nursery in Fort Dodge. Margi Gargano Brownfield, a Fort Dodge artist, painted the cuddly jungle scene for children by hand. "It's animals. Zebras, giraffes, tigers, elephants," Gargano Brownfield said.Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTTake me out to the ballpark Jim Winter, the busiest time of the year is quickly approaching. Soon, he'll be at Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex early every morning, getting things ready so that others can enjoy a game of baseball or softball.Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTAfter fuel tax increase, what comes next? MOINES - With Iowa's increased fuel price in place, how quickly can drivers expect to see road improvements on their daily commutes? State and county officials say they expect additional road work underway later this year, but it's too soon to...Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTOur allies in this fight need some help fighters in Syria and Iraq - with several dozen American volunteers fighting alongside them - have scored notable successes against Islamic State terrorists.Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDT