Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Dec 2014 19:25:12 EDTMon, 22 Dec 2014 19:25:12 EDT restored after outage has been restored after an outage Monday morning, according to MidAmerican Energy spokesperson Ruth Comer. All customers had power again by 9:22 a.m., she said, after an outage that began at 8:10 a.m.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTHaving a hazard-free holiday Ward, a paramedic at Trinity Regional Medical Center, would like it very much if he does not have to see anyone on a professional level this Christmas season due to an accident or medical emergency that could have been prevented.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTRemembering Christmas on the Prairie - For Judith Walrod, the Sunday before Christmas is a time to reminisce on the old days - what Christmas was like growing up on the prairie. When she grew up in the 40s and 50s, Christmas gifts were much different than today.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTKettle campaign coming up short Fort Dodge Salvation Army is far from its goal of raising $250,000 for its programs and services in 2015. "We're having trouble getting people to come out and ring after five o'clock, so our kettles haven't been manned at night," Capt.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTKirsten Doebel helps teachers with tech Doebel is one of two technology integration specialists in the Fort Dodge Community School District. At Fort Dodge Middle School, Doebel helps teachers better integrate technology into their curriculu.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT