Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 29 Jul 2015 03:03:17 EDTWed, 29 Jul 2015 03:03:17 EDT Blanden is more than a museum Blanden Memorial Art Museum, has been a landmark institution of fine arts and learning in the state of Iowa and Fort Dodge for 83 years. The museum's collection is a world-class collection that inspires all who visit.Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTFinancing Iowa Central Community College Iowa Legislature adjourned, and the governor vetoed a section of the budget bill that includes community college funding. The bill had provided for one-time funding of $2.Sun, 19 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe long race for the White House only 485 shopping days remaining until the presidential election, it's on like Donkey Kong. In a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," the candidates are descending on Iowa to peck away at our brains.Sun, 12 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTLet freedom ring our great nation, the Fourth of July weekend will be a time for fireworks, parades and barbecues.Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTJohn F. Kennedy Memorial Park 1958 the citizens of Webster County voted to establish a County Conservation Board to provide more recreational opportunities. The visionary members of the board that worked on the original project were Edward Breen, V.J.Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT