Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:30:42 EDTFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:30:42 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssAs good as it getshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/588870.htmlThere is just enough scandal and dysfunction in sports to summon the cynic in all of us.Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTTogether againhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/588796.htmlOpening 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 sidehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/588674.htmlIt 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 waithttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/588589.htmlOur 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 EDTPersonal touchhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/587868.htmlCoaches have something to say about it. So do the powers-that-be at the Iowa High School Athletic Association headquarters in Boone. Of course, journalists throw in their two cents. And fans certainly don't keep quiet on the matter.Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT