Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 21 Sep 2014 06:01:19 EDTSun, 21 Sep 2014 06:01:19 EDT and moonshine CITY - Nancy Friedrich, an employee of the Train Wreck Winery in Algona, got to attend the Taste of History Wine Walk at the Humboldt County Historical Museum by default. "The rest of the crew is out picking grapes today," she said.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTEarly voting starts on Thursday voting opens this week for the Nov. 4 General Election - and in Iowa, multiple ways of voting make it easier for everyone to participate, according to Webster County Auditor Carol Messerly.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTParking study, annexation on council agenda downtown parking study and an annexation proposal that failed previously will be among the issues addressed by the Fort Dodge City Council on Monday. The council's work will begin at 5 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 819 First Ave. S.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSpreading peace, unity Palton, of Fort Dodge, selected the corner of a large piece of canvas rolled out onto a table at the inaugural Community Peace Rally to add her colorful symbol of peace. She chose to paint a butterfly. It had purple wings and yellow spots.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTMake your voice heard at the polls's still more than six weeks until Election Day. The upcoming election will afford those citizens who choose to vote the opportunity to shape the future of our community, state and nation.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT