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Zika poses a significant health risk

August 10, 2016 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory that pregnant women should stay out of a section of Miami is not the most disturbing news about the Zika viru. more »»

VA health care is still a major problem

August 9, 2016 Important progress has been made in caring for those who have served our country, President Barack Obama told attendees at the Disabled American Veterans national conference recently. more »»

Snell-Crawford Park is looking good

August 8, 2016 Snell-Crawford Park has long been one of our town’s most popular and impressive locales for a wide range of recreational pursuits. more »»

Nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair

August 7, 2016 If you love a parade, plan to be in Des Moines Wednesday evening at 6:15. more »»

Farmers markets are good for America

August 6, 2016 Farmers markets are becoming more common not only in Iowa, but also across the nation. They are an important source of attractively priced, nutritious food. With that in mind, U.S. more »»

Iowa Sales Tax Holiday starts today

August 5, 2016 It’s hard to believe, but area families are already beginning to think about the items that will be needed to send young folks back to school properly equipped and looking good. more »»

A sad spectacle in Baltimore is ending

August 4, 2016 On April 12, 2015, Baltimore, Maryland, police arrested 25-year-old Freddie Gray on a charge of possessing an illegal switchblade knife. more »»

It turns out there was a real conspiracy

August 3, 2016 It turns out there may be something to that vast conspiracy then-first lady Hillary Clinton condemned in 1998. She got one thing wrong, however. more »»

Terrorists strike once again in France

August 2, 2016 Two Islamic State terrorists invaded a church in France during morning Mass on July 26. Before they were shot down by police, they forced the 86-year-old priest to his knees and slit his throa. more »»

Sen. Tim Kaine’s record is troubling

August 1, 2016 Iowans would be exceedingly upset if they learned their governor had accepted more than $200,000 in gifts from deep-pocket donors. more »»

Happy birthday to us!

July 31, 2016 Today, this newspaper is celebrating its 160th birthday. The Messenger is the lineal descendant of the Fort Dodge Sentinel, launched by Azariah S. more »»

Democrats have made many promises

July 30, 2016 Democrats who gathered in Philadelphia for their party’s presidential nominating convention heard tons of promises. more »»

Community outreach is vitally important

July 29, 2016 In many communities, there is a need to improve the communication between some of the people who live there and the police and other public officials charged with keeping residents safe. more »»

Trump’s NATO goals draw criticism

July 28, 2016 President Barack Obama and his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, probably are the last people who should be lecturing Donald Trump about the United States keeping its commitments to other... more »»

Islamic State is No. 1 on the target list

July 27, 2016 The Islamic State is the politically incorrect terrorist organization of the year. more »»

Cleveland survives GOP convention

July 26, 2016 Remember the lead-up top the Republican National Convention in Cleveland? For weeks before it opened, there was speculation about violent demonstrations and confrontations among competing protesters... more »»

Killing of police officers is deplorable

July 25, 2016 Another police officer was murdered recently. He was Capt. Robert Melton of Kansas City, Kansas, gunned down as he was approaching suspects in a drive-by shooting. more »»

Preserving our wetlands gets a boost

July 24, 2016 One of the keys to keeping our natural environment healthy is making certain that water resources are appropriately protected. The U.S. more »»

Democrats are set to back Clinton

July 23, 2016 Democratic Party leaders no doubt are gloating about this week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where the party nominated Donald Trump for president. more »»

Law enforcement is under attack in US

July 22, 2016 Adopting the Old Testament eye-for-an-eye reaction to violence accomplishes nothing except, perhaps, to leave everyone involved blind. more »»

 
 
 

 

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