Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 24 Oct 2014 03:52:50 EDTFri, 24 Oct 2014 03:52:50 EDT Leffler back to the supervisors economic upswing in Webster County is undeniable. A wave begun by ag-industrial development has led to a deluge of hundreds of well-paying jobs and millions of dollars in investment in Webster County and the region.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTLet's keep Steve King in Congress 50 American states send 435 men and women to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. Most of them are little-known to anyone who doesn't live in the district that sent them to Washington.Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTU.S. military faces many challenges serious challenges face the U.S. armed forces. But Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, no doubt acting at the behest of his boss, President Barack Obama, thinks climate change is a top concern.Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTOctober 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 EDT