Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usThu, 28 Aug 2014 06:51:42 EDTThu, 28 Aug 2014 06:51:42 EDT auxiliary bridge marathon sign-up open for the 2014-2015 hospital auxiliary bridge marathon is now open. Games will be played on the fourth Monday of each month starting on Sept. 22 and going through May 2015, skipping December.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTWelsh choir to perform in Algona - The Cornbelt Chorus will present Only Men Aloud at the O.B. Laing Middle School in Algona on Wednesday. Doors open 7 p.m.; the show begins at 7:30 p.m.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTFort Dodge Choral Society rehearsals to begin Monday Dodge Choral Society will begin rehearsals for the upcoming season on Monday at 7:30 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, Fort Dodge. New singers are welcome to attend as the group begins preparations for the Oc.Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTDiscovering the hidden treasures of Iowa - Dan Kaercher, retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine and public television host, will discuss his more interesting Iowa discoveries during an event at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Water's Edge Nature Center north of Algona.Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTBenefit for Beshey set for Friday"Mugs for Meg" will be held Friday from noon to 7 p.m. at Buckroyd Studio, The event is a benefit for Fort Dodge teacher Meg Beshey, who was recently diagnosed with Melanoma Stage III cancer, and has been undergoing treatment.Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT