Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 19 Dec 2014 08:21:33 EDTFri, 19 Dec 2014 08:21:33 EDT man charged in FD robbery Humboldt man is charged with robbery in Webster County after he allegedly held up a Fort Dodge hotel Thursday just hours after he is suspected of committing two robberies in Humboldt Count.Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTReady to roll who drive through downtown Fort Dodge are getting an early Christmas present of sorts as parts of two streets open to traffic once again. The intersection of First Avenue North and Seventh Street opened Thursday.Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTCongress helps people with disabilities of people with disabilities and their families are poised to receive an early Christmas present this year, thanks to Congress. The U.S. Senate passed the Achieving a Better Life Act Tuesday as part of a bigger tax package, 76 to 16.Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPreserving natural areas is important Americans live within a few hours' drive of valuable, often beautiful, natural areas preserved in part because of a federal tax break. It ought to be made permanent.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTUPDATE: Robbery suspect in custody p.m. The robbery suspect is in custody, according to scanner traffic. 2:22 p.m. Police have released a description of the vehicle they believe the suspect is driving.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT