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Community faces another tragedy

November 17, 2013 My family has personally experienced what the prayers and support of an amazing community can do. more »»

Backs Tyler Olson for governor

November 16, 2013 To the editor: As president of AFSCME Iowa Council 61, representing 40,000 employees across the state, I am proud to announce our organization’s endorsement of Tyler Olson’s candidacy for governor. more »»

Get ready for 47th production

November 16, 2013 To the editor: On behalf of the Comedia Musica Players board of directors, I would like to personally thank everyone who attended a performance of our recent production “The New Mel Brooks Musical —... more »»

Praise for Branstad, Reynolds

November 16, 2013 To the editor: I was pleased to see Cargill and CJ go fully operational this week. We’re seeing the benefit of Gov. Branstad and Lt. Go. more »»

Help kids stay warm

November 15, 2013 To the editor: Iowa’s cold winters make warm clothes essential, but not everyone is fortunate enough to have a hat or gloves, or even a winter coat. more »»

A veteran says ‘thank you’

November 15, 2013 To the editor: I was one of many area veterans in Fort Dodge who took up Hy-Vee’s and Applebee’s invitation to come and have breakfast and lunch at their fine businesses on Veterans Day. more »»

Not all that helpful

November 15, 2013 To the editor: To the man that found my wallet in Aldi’s Nov. 11 — Thank you for keeping me wondering where it fell from my coat pocket. more »»

Recognition is appreciated

November 14, 2013 To the editor: On behalf of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1856 and all veterans in the greater Fort Dodge area, we would like to thank the businesses that provided free meals to veterans in honor of... more »»

Yapp workshop succeeds

November 13, 2013 To the editor: Bob Yapp is controversial especially with his views on window restoration rather than window replacement but he uses his facts and experience to prove his point. more »»

LifeWorks fundraiser succeeds

November 10, 2013 To the editor: As the LifeWorks Charitable Foundation closes the books on its most recent fundraiser, the board would like to thank all the people, businesses and friends who contributed to its... more »»

Remember our veterans

November 8, 2013 To the editor: November is universally recognized as having two very important days. more »»

Carnival and raffle succeed

November 7, 2013 To the editor: The St. Edmond Parent Teacher Connection would like to thank everyone who helped make our carnival and raffle such a big success. The PTC thanks Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Luna, Dr. and Mr. more »»

Help is appreciated

November 6, 2013 To the editor: On behalf of the preschool classes at Riverside Early Learning Center, I want to thank the parents and community businesses that donated pumpkins to our preschool students. more »»

Celebrating an anniversary

November 5, 2013 To the editor: Children & Families of Iowa would like to sincerely thank the community friends and supporters that attended our open house on Oct. 11 and helped to celebrate our 125th anniversary. more »»

Honesty is appreciated

November 5, 2013 To the editor: On Oct. 31, I went to Hy-Vee. When I got home I realized I left my purse in the cart. more »»

‘Go vote’

November 2, 2013 To the editor: When I checked the report of The Associated Press Election Research Group, it showed: only 57.5 percent of eligible Americans voted in the 2012 election. more »»

Wants Taylor re-elected

November 2, 2013 To the editor: I have come to know Mark Taylor as the representative of Ward 1. There have been disparaging comments in (letters) supporting his opponent. more »»

‘Exercise your privilege of voting’

November 2, 2013 To the editor: As you know, Election Day for local officials is Tuesday. It puzzles me that voter turnout for U.S. President is usually very high, whereas, turnout for local elections is usually lo. more »»

Shares some thoughts

November 2, 2013 To the editor: Regarding the crosstown connector: Is this something that the city of Fort Dodge needs at this time? When the DOT says they are running in the red $215 million this year then they are... more »»

Responds to editorial

November 2, 2013 To the editor: The editorial in (the Oct. 29 Messenger) regarding the ‘big O’ bad’ TEA (Taxed Enough Already) party is a diversion away from the real problems in Washingto. more »»



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