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Strongly backs a ‘yes’ vote

February 6, 2016 To the editor I strongly urge voters to vote “yes” in the upcoming school bond referendum. A “yes” vote for public education is a “yes” for Fort Dodge and the futures of the children in our community. more »»

Will be voting ‘yes’ Tuesday

February 6, 2016 To the editor: I want to express some thoughts on the current situation of Duncombe Elementary School. The facts before us are that we have an existing building with structural deficiencie. more »»

‘Let’s all take some pride in our community’

February 6, 2016 To the editor: I am a graduate of Duncombe Elementary and Fort Dodge Senior High, as well as the treasurer of the Fort Dodge Schools Foundation. more »»

‘Wake up, America’

February 5, 2016 To the editor: Correct me if I’m wrong but aren’t our politicians supposed to be working for us and looking out for the best interest of America? Then could someone tell me why Democratic Sen. more »»

Supports Thanupakorn

February 2, 2016 To the editor: This is the first, and probably the last, letter I will write to the editor. more »»

Bird Count succeeds

February 2, 2016 To the editor: Our 12th annual Christmas Bird Count was held on Jan. 2. We had beautiful weather for the time of the year. more »»

A poem from Merlin Fort

February 1, 2016 To the editor: It is the time for me to write this letter to thank everyone who came to my place to see my light display this year — the largest crowd ever. more »»

Remembering Sindy Stiles­

February 1, 2016 To the editor: Sindy Stiles who died last Thursday at age 87, was an enormously talented individual. Besides her talent, she had great energy and an interest in the welfare of all people. more »»

Urges Fort Dodgers to vote ‘yes’

January 31, 2016 To the editor: I have never been one to write to The Messenger about a concern. more »»

Supports both bond proposals

January 31, 2016 To the editor: I attended Duncombe Elementary School in the 1950s. My children attended in the 1980s and 1990s. My father attended when the school was brand ne. more »»

They will be voting ‘yes’

January 31, 2016 To the editor: The Fort Dodge citizens of 1912 had the wisdom and foresight to make education a priority by voting “yes” for a new Duncombe School. Duncombe School didn’t disappoint. more »»

Vote ‘yes’ for Fort Dodge

January 31, 2016 To the editor: I would like to encourage everyone in Fort Dodge to vote “yes” in support of both school bond issues on Feb. 2. more »»

Invites Fort Dodgers to vote ‘yes’

January 31, 2016 To the editor: I would like to invite you to vote “yes” with me to the bond referendum for Fort Dodge schools on Feb. 2. more »»

Backs both bond proposals

January 31, 2016 To the editor: There are times in our lives when we need to make tough decisions. We have one facing us no. more »»

Weighs in on bond vote

January 31, 2016 To the editor: I have to agree with the recent letter recommending that utilizing the Arey School building should be considered to replace Duncombe School. more »»

Favors a ‘yes’ vote

January 31, 2016 To the editor: The people of Fort Dodge have two very important issues to vote on Tuesday. First and foremost is the issue of replacing Duncombe School. more »»

Wants bond proposals supported

January 31, 2016 To the editor: As a business owner and father of children that have been educated and will continue to be educated in the Fort Dodge Community School District, I am voting “yes” to the bond issues —... more »»

Future generations will also benefit

January 31, 2016 To the editor: We have all heard that it take a village to raise a child. It is also true that it takes a community to build a school or upgrade buildings. One person cannot do either of these alon. more »»

It’s a ‘small price to pay’

January 31, 2016 To the editor: Fort Dodge is on the move. Great things are happening. We are growing for the first time in over 30 years. We have business, industrial and retail expansio. more »»

An alum weighs in

January 31, 2016 To the editor: What does Fort Dodge mean to you — Home? Family? Dodgers? Gaels? Tritons? There are at least 25,000 words that describe Fort Dodge, but I can almost promise there is one word nearly... more »»

 
 
 

 

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