Messenger News Briefen-usSat, 1 Oct 2016 04:15:23 EDTSat, 1 Oct 2016 04:15:23 EDT ballots now available ballots for the general election to be held Nov. 8 are available today in the Webster County auditor's office. Early voting will begin Thursday at 8 a.m. at the office.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTState Marching Band Festival is Oct. 8 Iowa High School Music Association State Marching Band Festival will be held Oct. 8 at Dodger Stadium. Eighteen bands from throughout central Iowa will participate in the festival.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTAlgona Band Days trip with ILCC set Lakes Community College is hosting a day trip to Algona Saturday for the annual Band Day Festival. This trip includes the enjoyment of the parade, tour of Ag and Motorsport Museum, as well as supper at Addie Mae's.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTCFR picnic is today Community & Family Resources fourth annual Recovery & Wellness Family Fun Festival will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. today at Oleson Park. It if rains, the event will be moved to Community & Family Resources, 1506 31st Ave. N.Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTBlue Mass will honor first responders LAKE - Storm Lake St. Mary's Parish and the Storm Lake Public Safety Department will be hosting their second Blue Mass at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Mary's Church. The Mass is open to the public and to people of all faith background.Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT