Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:23:11 EDTMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:23:11 EDT honorees strengthen worthy program Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame was established in 2002 as 4-H celebrated 100 years of a program dedicated to teaching youth life skills. Every year, Iowa counties select inductees to be recognized for their contributions to 4-H.Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoftball tournament continues legacy to data compiled by the Fort Dodge Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Iowa High School Girls State Softball Tournament is an economic home run for the community.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFinancial literacy should be key component school teachers and administrators sometimes grow frustrated at demands politicians put on them. No wonder. Curriculum demands vary regularly, depending on what seems to concern the public most at a given time.Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSafety committee serves a useful purpose tragedies are an all-too-common occurrence in the United States.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTHelp celebrate Hometown Pride every town there are special people who contribute to the success of the community through the giving things they do. These folks - whose selfless contributions make life better for others in their hometowns - sometimes go unacknowledged.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT