Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 3 Sep 2014 03:59:10 EDTWed, 3 Sep 2014 03:59:10 EDT Grandparents have returned to school Foster Grandparents have returned to school. The program's 35 volunteers are helping students at nearly a dozen area schools and programs this year, Jeanine Nemitz, program director, said.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTFDCSD works to meet tech challenges Fort Dodge Community School District has more than 500 Chromebooks and 1,800 personal computers in its buildings. Being able to offer a 21st century classroom with up-to-date technology, though, comes with challenges.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTAHS jazz musician named All-State - Algona High School student Peter Jorgenson participated in the 2014 Class 3A Iowa All-State Jazz Band at the Iowa Bandmasters Association Conference in Des Moines on May 14 and 15.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTAHS music groups excel at festival - Ensembles from the Algona High School Music Department attended the State Large Group Festival in Humboldt on May 9.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTFDSH raffle ongoing throughout season Fort Dodge Senior High Athletics and Activities Department continues to offer tickets for individuals to have a chance to win a new 2014 Ford Mustang GT. This is an ongoing fundraiser through the summer baseball seaso.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT