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Has a proposal for Legislature

November 8, 2014 To the editor: The Iowa Legislature should pass a law stating that every dollar spent on campaign advertising has to be matched with another dollar, which would go to repair or improve our state’s... more »»

Lauds Citizen’s Academy

November 6, 2014 To the editor: If you ever have the chance to participate in the Webster County Citizen’s Academy, do it. more »»

They went ‘the extra mile’

November 6, 2014 To the editor: Recently I went to have dinner with my parents on a busy Friday night at the Sports Page Bar & Grill. more »»

Is it really health?

November 5, 2014 To the editor: If you’ve been checking your mail, you may have noticed colorful posters featuring theatrically dismayed women indignant because their health is threatened by limited access to... more »»

Cruise to the Woods succeeds

November 4, 2014 To the editor: Well another Cruise to the Woods has come and gone. We were very excited to be able to have our show at the Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex. more »»

IGBFD&B Run succeeds

November 3, 2014 To the editor: On behalf of It Gets Better FD & Beyond, I would like to thank all those who participated in our “Run For One Another” 5 K Costume run and braved the cold weather to raise money for a... more »»

Welcomes group to FD

November 3, 2014 To the editor: As Christians all across the greater Fort Dodge area come together to welcome the Informed Choices Medical Clinic to town, the unity in valuing every human as being made in God’s imag... more »»

Endorses Jennifer Benson

November 2, 2014 To the editor: It is my pleasure to endorse Jennifer Benson for election as your next county attorney. I have known Jennifer personally for more than a decade and I am proud to call her a friend. more »»

Backs Sen. Daryl Beall

November 2, 2014 To the editor: On a cool fall day during my Chinese Government and Politics course at Nanjing University in China, Professor Qi engaged the class in a controversial topic in this Communist country:... more »»

They want Tim Kraayenbrink in the Iowa Senate

November 2, 2014 To the editor: This is a letter to every voter still considering “Who should I vote for as my senator in District 5?” Please take a few minutes here to consider your vote. more »»

A Well-informed People ‘thank you’

November 2, 2014 To the editor: Another election cycle, more phone calls, ads (mostly negative), and mailings. It’s hard to know the “rest of the stor. more »»

Says ‘Jennifer Benson is the right person for Webster County attorney’

November 2, 2014 To the editor: I have had the privilege to work with Jennifer Benson in a law enforcement capacity for several years. more »»

‘If I could vote in Webster County, I would vote for Joe McCarville’

November 2, 2014 To the editor: I am writing this letter in support of Joe McCarville for Webster County attorne. more »»

‘Bruce Braley ... has a proven record of accomplishments in Congress

November 2, 2014 To the editor: I was not surprised, but definitely disappointed, in the reasoning behind The Messenger’s endorsement of Joni Ernst for the U.S. Senate. more »»

Tim Kraayenbrink has his vote in Senate District 5

November 2, 2014 To the editor: The current election for our local representative to the Iowa Senate presents our citizens with an opportunity that is not available in many state-level election. more »»

Jack Kibbie backs Sen. Beall

November 2, 2014 To the editor: Voters need to return Daryl Beall to the Iowa Senate for the following reasons: • Veterans and their families of all wars have never had a better advocate to be sure that they are... more »»

Wants Burke for recorder

November 2, 2014 To editor: I consider myself neither a Democrat nor a Republican, but I am writing in strong support for Shari Burke for Webster County recorder. more »»

Lauds Joe McCarville

November 2, 2014 To the editor: As Carroll County attorney I never consider political party in doing my job. That has nothing to do with prosecuting a criminal or protecting a victim. more »»

Backs Joe McCarville

November 2, 2014 To the editor: I trust that with over 25 years of experience in the courtroom, Joe McCarville has the skills necessary to serve as Webster County attorney. more »»

Supporting Merrill Leffler

November 2, 2014 To the editor: We support Merrill Leffler for re-election to Webster County supervisor. We have been friends and done business with Merrill for many years. more »»



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