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Tipping advice

February 5, 2014 To the editor: Many people are unaware of the appropriate amount to tip and are still tipping 10 percent, which might have been OK 10 years ago. more »»

CCS event succeeds

February 3, 2014 To the edior: On Jan. 18, Community Christian School Athletics hosted their very first Pancake Breakfast in the new location at 2046 9 1/2 Ave. . more »»

Not a fan of Hillary Clinton

February 3, 2014 To the editor: Growing up in small town Iowa, most of my family were Republicans so for years that was were I concentrated my views. more »»

Lauds production

February 1, 2014 To the editor: On Jan. more »»

A 10-year-old says ‘thank you’

February 1, 2014 To the editor: I am writing this letter because this past weekend I lost my neon orange and pink wallet with money and a gift card in it at Hobby Lobby in the fleece sectio. more »»

Christmas display continues

January 30, 2014 To the editor: As I’m writing this letter on another cold winter day, it was just a month ago today, it was Christmas Day. What a cold winter it was for the showing of my Christmas light display. more »»

Holy Trinity event succeeds

January 30, 2014 To the editor: We would like to thank the many volunteers who helped to make the annual Holy Trinity Roast Beef Dinner a huge succes. more »»

Backs the ‘Golden Rule’

January 28, 2014 To the editor: “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.” Prehistoric relationships were developed within the early tribes to establish peace. more »»

Operation Christmas/Church Women United efforts succeed

January 26, 2014 To the editor: Operation Christmas/ Church Women United helped 450 families (nearly 1,500 people) to have a Merry Christmas this year. Hundreds of people helped in many way. more »»

Pony Express Dance is Saturday

January 24, 2014 To the editor: The Dayton Wranglers Saddle Club will be holding its annual Pony Express Dance this weekend, Saturday, at the Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites in Fort Dodg. more »»

Questions pipeline support

January 23, 2014 To the editor: Why would a recent Messenger editorial urge fast-track approval of Big Oil’s Keystone XL pipeline? According to Sen. Grassley, “Big Oil is doubling ... more »»

A Swim Club thank you

January 22, 2014 To the editor: Thank you to Joel Greathouse, Karl Hamouche, and the FDSH boys swim team for hosting a swim clinic for the Fort Dodge USA swim team on Jan. 4. more »»

Appreciate The Messenger

January 22, 2014 To the editor: Thank you for informing me on what is happening in my town, state and country. I read the newspaper every day. I‘m only a sixth-grader, too. Keep up the good work. Thanks. more »»

Bird Count achieves goal

January 21, 2014 To the editor: The ninth annual Webster County Christmas Bird Count had remarkable weather with a total of 44 species. This is about average for this count. Our highest being 50 and lowest, 39. more »»

Coat drive succeeds

January 21, 2014 To the editor: On behalf of Community Health Center of Fort Dodge, we would like to extend a huge thank you for all of the donations we received for the Coats for Kids coat drive. more »»

A Kiefer family ‘thank you’

January 20, 2014 To the editor: What a road my family has been down since Oct. 27, 2013. Our daughter, Emma (17) was involved in a vehicle accident on her way home from baby-sitting close family friends. more »»

Objects to lotteries

January 18, 2014 To the editor: The recent front-page Messenger article, “Mega Millions jackpot ...” appears to endorse, if not promote, lottery sales at “local retailers chains. more »»

Backs medical Cannabis in Iowa

January 15, 2014 To the editor: In 2010, the Iowa Board of Pharmacy unanimously recommended the Legislature consider legalizing cannabis for medical use. more »»

Appreciates the support

January 14, 2014 To the editor: Rob Everhard, commander of Webster County Chapter 29 of the Disabled American Veterans, recently asked the staff at the Veterans Affairs Clinic on Fort Dodge for a “wish list” of item... more »»

Reacts to article

January 10, 2014 To the editor: The abundance of New Year’s resolution suggestions reminded me — I intended to submit a letter to the editor in late November. more »»



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