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He’s a budding gardener

May 16, 2015 To the editor: My name is Lincoln Dehart and I am 5 years old, and my 3-year-old brother is Leif Dehart. more »»

Lions event is Thursday

May 16, 2015 To the editor: The Fort Dodge Noon Lions will be holding our annual steak fry Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Lion’s Den, (formerly the Izaak Walton League Cabin). more »»

Honor Flight gets rave review

May 15, 2015 To the editor: My Dad and I were very fortunate to be on the Brushy Creek Honor Flight Saturday May 9. more »»

Salute to Veterans is Sunday

May 15, 2015 To the editor: The Fort Dodge Ford Toyota dealership is hosting a Salute to Veterans in the form of an open house on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be a short program at 4:30 p.m. more »»

Little red wagon returns

May 14, 2015 To the editor: My husband gave me two beautiful rose bushes for Mother’s Day. more »»

St. Edmond Ball succeeds

May 14, 2015 To the editor: We would like to thank all of the “Friends” of St. Edmond for the outstanding support they showed at the St. Edmond Ball on May 2. more »»

Not happy about zoo

May 9, 2015 To the editor: I was deeply saddened (almost to the point of tears) to read the abrupt decision of so few people to close the Oleson Park “zoo. more »»

Stay clear of scams

May 9, 2015 To the editor: Scams don’t only take your money. But they can also break your heart. This last year I had health problems. And I am beating them all one at a time. more »»

Doesn’t want funding cut

May 9, 2015 To the editor: On Tuesday, the Iowa House of Representatives approved their version of the Justice Department Appropriations Bill (SF 497) that cut $1 million dollars — 15 percent over last year —... more »»

It’s Mental Health Month

May 8, 2015 To the editor: Please join Community and Family Resources this May in raising awareness of Mental Health Month, which was started 66 years ago by Mental Health America. more »»

Weighs in on zoo

May 8, 2015 To the editor: I have lived across from Oleson Park for over 26 years. During this time the zoo and park have experienced considerable changes. more »»

Offers a ‘thank you’

May 8, 2015 To the editor: A purse was left in a grocery cart on Thursday. An honest couple found it and returned it to the Hy-Vee courtesy counter where it was returned to me. more »»

Cleanup effort succeeds

May 4, 2015 To the editor: The Lehigh Federated Women’s Club would like to thank all who helped with our cleanup and beautification day — children and grandchildren of our members, 4-H’ers from the Dayton... more »»

Wants to say ‘thank you’

May 2, 2015 To the editor: I would like to say a huge “thank you” to the two young men who found my iPhone in Crawford-Snell park on Wednesday. more »»

Help veterans, buy a poppy

May 2, 2015 To the editor: As Memorial Day approaches, the men and women who have served this nation in times of war should be remembered. One way this can be done is by donating for a popp. more »»

Urges more understanding

May 2, 2015 To the editor: There are so many people in this day who struggle with some sort of trauma in their life. Some handle it well but there are a lot of us who just cannot deal with our pas. more »»

Duncombe event succeeds

April 30, 2015 To the editor: Duncombe Elementary Booster Club’s annual Fun Night event, held March 28, was once again a great success and an opportunity for Duncombe families and the community to come together,... more »»

Responds to article

April 30, 2015 To the editor: This comment is in response to the “Gowrie City clerk resigns” article that was printed in the April 17 issue of The Messenger. more »»

Weighs in on climate change

April 28, 2015 To the editor: Last year President Obama went to Japan on Earth Day. According to Alan West, over 35,000 gallons of fuel were consumed leaving a footprint of 375 tons of carbon dioxid. more »»

Not just a zoo

April 25, 2015 To the editor: The Oleson Park Zoo was more than just a zoo with over 4,000 annual visitor. more »»



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