Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 1 Feb 2015 10:32:29 EDTSun, 1 Feb 2015 10:32:29 EDT in on free tuition the editor: President Obama's proposal to provide free tuition at community colleges will of course be popular with the students and will initially, but maybe not in the end, be popular with parents.Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTLauds Health Department the editor: This past Sunday two different churches sang "Here I Am, Lord." One line I remembered especially "I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart.Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTBird count succeeds the editor: The Webster County Christmas bird count was held Dec. 27. Fourteen volunteers ventured out to represent our area in providing valuable data for bird species of north central Iowa.Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTLauds veteran teachers the editor: I am writing in response to Monday's article "Expect gas tax bill this week," specifically the section regarding school funding. The purpose of my letter is not to debate the politics of taxes or state aid to schools.Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT'Education must be a priority' the editor: Our kids need your help. Today's students are tomorrow's leaders for Fort Dodge, the state, the nation and even the world. Education must be a priority for our children's future success.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT