Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 1 Sep 2014 16:38:35 EDTMon, 1 Sep 2014 16:38:35 EDT Bridge to close Tuesday Bridge on First Avenue South in Fort Dodge will be closed Tuesday and will remain closed for about four weeks. It will be closed because of storm sewer work to be done on First Avenue South at the east side of the bridge.Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTPlowden artist talk today at Blanden David Plowden Artist Talk will begin at 3:30 p.m. today at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S. A reception will begin at 3 p.m. The event is free. Music will be provided by Shadric and Debbie Smith. Refreshments will be served.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTFirefighters start campaign for MDA Dodge firefighters will collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association over the Labor Day weekend during the annual Fill the Boot campaign.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTStreet closures set in Fort Dodge eastbound lane in the 2800 block of Fifth Avenue South will be closed to traffic today and Friday, according to the Fort Dodge city engineering staff. Also, part of 29th Street south of Fifth Avenue South will be closed on Friday.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTDog swim party will raise money GROVE - The Wright County Humane Society will be holding a fundraising dog swim party between 6 and 8 p.m. Monday at the Eagle Grove pool. There will be a $5 donation per dog, no charge for humans to watch.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT