Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 18 Apr 2014 21:56:40 EDTFri, 18 Apr 2014 21:56:40 EDT trial set for June 24 CITY - John D. Green, who has pleaded not guilty to killing Mark Koster in June 2009, is scheduled to stand trial in Sac City beginning June 24. Green, 54, of Blairsville, Ga., is facing a first-degree murder charge.Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTDigging in cluster of heavy machinery and deep holes in the ground mark the spot where the reconstruction of a downtown street has started.Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTGreen pleads not guilty in Sac City murder CITY - A Georgia man accused of killing a Sac City man almost five years ago pleaded not guilty to the charge Thursday. John D. Green, 54, of Blairsville, Ga., made the written plea via his Fort Dodge attorney, Charles Kenville.Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTBeall bill would protect pets could be included in no-contact orders issued by Iowa judges in domestic abuse cases under a measure written by state Sen. Daryl Beall.Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTMaehl, Peterson earn state recreation honors employees of the Fort Dodge Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department have been honored by a state association of recreation professionals. Ryan Maehl, recreation administrator, received the Carole J.Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT