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Webster Co. Drug Take Back is next week

October 13, 2016 For the second time this year, the Webster County Sheriff’s Department will be teaming up with federal investigators to collect unused prescription medications. more »»

Bridal Spectacular is Sunday

October 13, 2016 Getting ready for the big day will get at boost Sunday. The Messenger is presenting the Younkers Bridal Spectacular from 1 to 4 p.m. more »»

Girl talk

October 12, 2016 Some St. Edmond Catholic High School students got a chance Tuesday to spend some time talking about women and education with first lady Michelle Obama. more »»

Pipeline woes continue

October 12, 2016 ROCKWELL CITY — Landowners fed up with pipeline construction crews turned to the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors for help Tuesday, claiming the workers are damaging their land. more »»

Deputy, nine others, plea to wildlife violations

October 12, 2016 An Iowa Department of Natural Resources investigation into illegal hunting activity that began in November 2015 has ended with 10 people pleading guilty, including a Webster County sheriff’s deputy. more »»

Supervisors OK two new hog facilities

October 12, 2016 The Webster County Board of Supervisors approved construction permits for two new hog confinements Tuesday after reviewing the applications and matrix scoring. more »»

Offices proposed for former outdoors store

October 12, 2016 A former store on Fifth Avenue South that once catered to hunters and fishermen may become an office buildin. more »»

Muddy work

October 11, 2016 Nancy Phillips visited her 80-acre row crop field she rents in Calhoun County and was angry over what she sa. more »»

Fort Dodge boil advisory issued for part of Pleasant Valley

October 11, 2016 A boil advisory has been issued for part of Pleasant Valley after a loss of pressure Monday. more »»

Unanimous yes to Hutton

October 11, 2016 A plan to build a new shopping center where the former Sears store now stands at Crossroads Mall advanced Monday on two separate votes of the Fort Dodge City Counci. more »»

Lehigh council member charged, resigns

October 11, 2016 LEHIGH — An embattled Lehigh City Councilman is now facing a criminal charge after he allegedly removed an electrical meter without permission from the city. more »»

Benson highlights work of Drug Task Force

October 11, 2016 The Webster County attorney touted the successes of the Webster County Drug Task Force during a presentation to Fort Dodge Noon Rotary Monday. more »»

Girl, 12, rescued from grain by Calhoun responders

October 11, 2016 ROCKWELL CITY — A girl who was buried up to her neck in a grain hopper trailer was successfully rescued Sunday night in Calhoun County. more »»

Walls go up on new Duncombe School

October 11, 2016 The new Duncombe Elementary School is starting to take shape at 615 N. 16th St. more »»

City officials consider vehicle fleet issues

October 11, 2016 Keeping all the streets, parks and public utilities of Fort Dodge in good shape requires a fleet of vehicles and machinery. more »»

Major mojo

October 10, 2016 Whether traditional chili, spicy chili, or pheasant chili, those who attended the 34th annual chili cookoff at the Fort Museum and Frontier Village, had plenty of choices to fill their bellies Sunda... more »»

Training the next generation

October 10, 2016 New Eagle Grove volunteer Fire Chief Tom Peterson has grown accustomed to dangerous situations since he joined the department in 1986. “There’s a certain rush when that pager goes off,” he sai. more »»

FD may be site for ‘Fireball’ show’s episodes

October 10, 2016 Fort Dodge may become the setting for some episodes of a live-action show that combines elements of a trivia game and a cross-country road trip. more »»

Lehigh man injured in motorcycle crash

October 10, 2016 A Lehigh man was injured Sunday after crashing his motorcycle in a ditch along 290th Street, according to Amy Stringer, Webster County sheriff’s deputy. more »»

Into the wind

October 9, 2016 Conditions were about as good as a marching band could ask for Saturday during the Iowa High School Music Association State Marching Band Festival at Dodger Stadium. more »»



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