Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:05:58 EDTTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:05:58 EDT is National Pork Month has been designated National Pork Month. That makes it an especially good time to reflect on the importance of the pork industry to this state.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTGun control won't curb mass violence Americans understand new controls on gun ownership are not the way to curtail mass violence such as that occurring all too frequently in the United States. In a great many cases, mentally unbalanced people are to blame.Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTKeep Branstad in governor's chair years ago, Iowa voters brought Terry Branstad, a four-term former governor, out of retirement because the Hawkeye State faced woes so severe that a proven leader was needed in the governor's chair.Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTNobel prize winner has a message most of us, the work Nobel Prize winners do in fields such as science and economics is impenetrable. They write about exotic reactions among various chemicals, models to predict how economies will react to certain stimuli, etc.Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTConcern about Ebola is on the rise in the U.S. have proven, effective tactics to battle infectious diseases. But the devil is in the details - and the devil now is Ebol.Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT