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FDCSD seeks extra spending authority

November 22, 2014 The Fort Dodge Community School District submitted its yearly application to the School Budget Review Committee. more »»

Ripley named to economic posts in Pocahontas

November 22, 2014 POCAHONTAS — The leader of the chamber of commerce in Sac City will become an economic development official in Pocahontas next month. more »»

The ‘Love’ stamp

November 21, 2014 Corita Kent was celebrated by Google on her birthday Thursday with a Google Doodle on the website’s main page. more »»

Robbery case sent to District Court

November 21, 2014 The cases of four men charged in an Iowa Central Community College robbery have been sent to Webster County District Court. more »»

Fire razes bales worth $10,000

November 21, 2014 BADGER — An estimated 200 large square bales of corn stover was lost Wednesday night to a fire that officials believe spontaneously combusted. more »»

Sac County landfill to become transfer point

November 21, 2014 SAC CITY — The Sac County Landfill will undergo a transition in 2015 when it will become a transfer station for solid waste. more »»

Algona RSVP has new director

November 21, 2014 ALGONA — Dawn Bernhard is the new director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program in Algona. Bernhard began in October, and works part time in the position. more »»

Moving day

November 20, 2014 BARNUM — Brian and Katie Norine’s new home was delivered Wednesday morning — right up to what will be its front doorstep. more »»

Humboldt County fire destroys corn stover bales

November 20, 2014 HUMBOLDT - A fire in Humboldt County burned corn stover bales last night in what a local fire chief calls suspicious. The fire happened two miles north of Badger, just over the Humboldt County line. more »»

Parks group approves several increases

November 20, 2014 bshea@messengernews. more »»

FD firefighters apply old tradition to new unit

November 20, 2014 Anyone passing by the Fort Dodge firehouse early Wednesday afternoon may have seen something unusual – a group of firefighters pushing what appeared to be a shiny new ambulance into the building. more »»

Local law enforcement looks to sTEP up holiday week patrols

November 20, 2014 Local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to make sure Iowa drivers are staying safe while on the roa. more »»

Fish ‘rumors’ debunked

November 20, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — “Rumors” regarding fish farming operations coming to Webster City were addressed at a City Council meeting Monday. more »»

Great American Smokeout is today

November 20, 2014 The Great American Smokeout, which is today, grew out of an event in 1974, when the editor of a Minnesota newspaper organized the first D-Day, or Don’t Smoke Day. Two years later, on Nov. more »»

Panel discusses child safety in Dayton

November 19, 2014 DAYTON — A panel of educators, parents and law enforcement personnel discussed ways to improve the safety of children in Dayton Tuesday evening. more »»

Elevator may go up in smoke

November 19, 2014 CALLENDER — An old, unused grain elevator in Callender may meet a fiery demise in a blaze that would be planned in advance and carefully controlled. more »»

Baldridge is new first assistant county attorney

November 19, 2014 Ryan Baldridge was appointed first assistant Webster County attorney Tuesday. The Webster County Board of Supervisors also voted on a $1. more »»

Rodeo trial set for 2015

November 19, 2014 DAYTON — A lawsuit filed by Dayton Rodeo founder Allen Porter against the rodeo will go to trial in November 2015. more »»

Staying out of the cold

November 18, 2014 With temperatures slipping into single digits, it’s not surprising to wake up to a cold Monday morning. more »»

Joy of Reading gives books to children

November 18, 2014 The Joy of Reading gave books away to second-grade students in the Fort Dodge Community School District Monda. more »»



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