Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usThu, 31 Jul 2014 10:40:25 EDTThu, 31 Jul 2014 10:40:25 EDT insurance, few acknowledge smoking DES MOINES (AP) - Surveys show about 20 percent of adults in Iowa smoke regularly, but a much smaller percentage acknowledged their habit when signing up for insurance with federally mandated form.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFDCSD board to meet Monday Fort Dodge Community School District board will have a meeting Monday at the Central Administration Office, 104 S. 17th St.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFD health center collecting socks Health Center of Fort Dodge is collecting new socks for children in need to wear on their first day of school. Wells Fargo, 822 Central Ave., is a collection site for the socks. Donations will be accepted until Thursday.Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTDonations sought for memorial are being accepted for the Gone, But Not Forgotten memorial that will be dedicated to those who fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975. To donate, make a check or money order payable to: Fort Dodge Community Foundation/United Way, 24 N.Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTHealth Department offering dental clinic Webster County Health Department is holding dental sealant clinics again this summer. The next ones will be held Tuesday and Aug. 5. Clinics are held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The service is free for children 6 to 18.Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT