Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:49:36 EDTThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:49:36 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssFine levied for fatal trench collapsehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/594785.htmlThe Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a Fort Dodge plumbing company for a 2015 trench collapse in which a man died. Riley-Armstrong Plumbing & Heating was fined $59,000.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTBlessed ashhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/594777.htmlIn the continuation of a tradition that dates back to the first few centuries of Christianity, worshippers gathered for Ash Wednesday Mass to receive a cross-shaped mark made from the ashes of burned palms.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTCommittee says halve pond at Olesonhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/594780.htmlOnly about half of the pond in Oleson Park should be refilled with water, and people should be able to get a bit closer to it, according to a panel named to make a recommendation on the site's future.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTIowa Central sees slight decline in numbershttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/594779.htmlIowa Central Community College's spring head count is down 2.2 percent from 2015, and its credit hours are down 3.3 percen.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTPipeline decision may come todayhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/594778.html<a href='mailto:jsutter@messengernews.net'>jsutter@messengernews.net</a> DES MOINES - The Iowa Utilities board went parcel by parcel through some of the land to be crossed by a proposed pipeline for the second day Wednesday.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDT