Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usTue, 1 Sep 2015 15:54:50 EDTTue, 1 Sep 2015 15:54:50 EDT first is a sports page. I am well aware of the typical boundaries. We're not here to discuss politics, religion or delve into other topics away from the athletic arena. With that being said, please forgive this momentary tangent.Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTAs good as it gets is just enough scandal and dysfunction in sports to summon the cynic in all of us.Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTTogether again day of the state softball tournament comes with an added twist this summer. Forty teams from five classes will be in Fort Dodge on a championship mission, which is standard operating procedure.Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTSide by side has happened before, but just once. For the first - and only - time since 2006, the Fort Dodge and St. Edmond softball teams will be active co-hosts of the state softball tournament next week at Rogers Park. The second-seeded Dodgers and No.Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWorth the wait family takes a yearly vacation to northern Wisconsin. We hadn't even crossed Fort Dodge's city limits last summer when my 4-year-old daughter asked the question every parent knows is coming.Sun, 12 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT