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September 25, 2014 To the editor: Our military presence in Iraq has increased to over 1,600 since the ISIS jayvee was finally recognized by President Obama as the first-team threat they are. more »»

Swim Club says thanks

September 21, 2014 To the editor: The members of the Fort Dodge Swim Club would like to extend a thank you to Audra and Gayle McKinney and their wonderful staff at the Iowa Outdoor Store for hosting a 3-D Archery Shoo... more »»

A chain of events

September 18, 2014 To the editor: Would you like to be among the inspired Christians who will be making a visual statement to the Fort Dodge community that abortion is grievously wrong? The St. more »»

Airport employees appreciated

September 17, 2014 To the editor: Operating the Honor Flights in and out of the Fort Dodge Airport may look just as easy as watching the aircraft land and take off, but like with most things, this is not the case. more »»

Wants bicycle thefts halted

September 16, 2014 To the editor: To the petty thieves who reinforce negative stereotypes about Fort Dodge, what about a bike that is chained up in someone’s garage says, “steal me?” After my modest used bike was... more »»

A note of appreciation

September 16, 2014 To the editor: National Health Center Week was a successful week. Community Health Center of Fort Dodge is very grateful for all the support we received. more »»

Trails celebration succeeds

September 15, 2014 To the editor: Thank you for your support of the Celebration of Trails event which took place Aug. more »»

Community Peace Rally set

September 12, 2014 To the editor: We would like to extend a welcome to Fort Dodge and surrounding communities to the inaugural Community Peace Rally “Pinwheels for Peac. more »»

Lauds Honor Flight

September 12, 2014 To the editor: A big thank you to the Honor Flight organizers and all the volunteers that made the day special for all of the veteran. more »»

Not impressed with Obama

September 11, 2014 To the editor: If we had a “do-over,” would the outcome be different? Appears we elected a leader as president who struggles making decisions, let alone strategy planning and providing clarity for... more »»

Appreciates Koch article

September 11, 2014 To the editor: Thank you for the article concerning the Koch brothers and their family interests, including business, philanthropic and political. more »»

Reacts to gubernatorial debate

September 10, 2014 To the editor: The first gubernatorial debate between Gov. Terry Branstad and Sen. more »»

The bear is hungry

September 5, 2014 To the editor: Russia has invaded its peaceful sovereign neighbor. more »»

Decries cemetery thefts

September 5, 2014 To the editor: I want to address this to the “animals” who store the floral flowers “saddle” off my dear husband’s grave — N.W. Fitzgerald — in the Duncombe cemetery. more »»

Weighs in on e-cigs

September 3, 2014 To the editor: I have been reading here and there about states and cities wanting to restrict e-cigs because they look like smoking and some say the vapor carries secondhand risks. more »»

Disputes global warming claims

September 2, 2014 To the editor: Would a Democratic president, leftist “scientists” and the lame-stream media coordinate to scam the U.S. population? It’s happened before. more »»

Wants pedestrian law enforced

August 30, 2014 To the editor: My opinion in response to The Messenger editorial of Aug. 18 about schools are starting and we drivers should drive safely, take extra precaution, obey the laws, wear seat belts, et. more »»

Socks to the Sole succeeds

August 30, 2014 To the editor: Thank you to everyone that donated to “Socks to the Sole.” We collected and purchased around 3,000 pairs of socks this year. more »»

Wallaces greatly appreciate strong community support

August 28, 2014 To the editor: Thank you to the people of Fort Dodg. more »»

Legends Tailgate succeeds

August 27, 2014 To the editor: Under the trees Aug. 8 we had a perfect Friday evening. Hundreds of people of all generations came together to support a very important cause. more »»



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