Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 30 Jul 2014 13:16:37 EDTWed, 30 Jul 2014 13:16:37 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssThe moments when character truly countshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/577478.htmlSometimes a loss can be inspiring to witness. Sounds crazy, I know, but bear with me. This time of year brings ultimate levels of success and failure to the forefront at a rapid-fire pace.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTBetter with agehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/577362.htmlThe familiar feel of state tournament softball returns to Fort Dodge this week, with nearly 700 players and an expected 17,000 fans calling Rogers Sports Complex home for the next five days. For 44 years, we have hosted Iowa's girls of summer.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTPaying respectshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/576570.htmlWith that vintage gleam in his eye and a quivering voice overcome by emotion, Dutch Huseman thanked the Fort Dodge Senior High family from the bottom of his heart at the inaugural Dodger induction banquet last week.Sat, 21 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTVote of confidencehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/576313.htmlIn a day and age often short on commitment, there is something very reassuring about the state softball tournament staying in Fort Dodge through the partnership's golden anniversary.Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTMr. Reliablehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/575426.htmlIt's easy - and trendy - to be cynical about the NBA these days. There are plenty of reasons to pile on the criticism, especially in the wake of the Donald Sterling fiasco.Wed, 7 May 2014 00:00:00 EDT