Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 28 Jan 2015 03:49:52 EDTWed, 28 Jan 2015 03:49:52 EDT is Catholic Schools Week across the U.S. Schools Week is the annual opportunity for St. Edmond Catholic Schools to showcase our talents, our students, our faculty and staff, our diversity and most importantly our faith. Catholic education began in Fort Dodge in 186.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTThankful for the thaw there any sweeter words in Iowa this time of year than "the January thaw?" For the first time in weeks, possibly months, I wore plain, old shoes to work - not riding (a.k.a. stylish) boots, high-heeled (a.k.a. dangerous) boots or insulated (a.k.Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTPlan to attend Hospice Ball on Feb. 7, hospice is considered the model for quality, compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness.Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTWe need to fill the Iowa job skills gap the 2015 Iowa Legislative session is set to convene on Monday, we thought it would be appropriate to give a snapshot of what Iowa Central and our sister community colleges have been doing to help our students gain the skills needed to fill the...Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTWe should all test our homes for radon it comes to reducing your cancer risk, one important step could be right under your nose, or below your feet. Getting your home tested for radon can help protect you and your family from a key cause of lung cancer.Sun, 4 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT