Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 24 Jun 2016 15:56:43 EDTFri, 24 Jun 2016 15:56:43 EDT ministry local leaders of The Salvation Army are preparing to hand over the reins when they retire from their positions. Capts. Ron and Carol Cook's last day at The Salvation Army will be Sunday.Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTSecond Chance Pell Central Community College is one of 67 schools in the nation selected for a new federal program to provide education to prison inmates, officials have announce.Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTFootballers accused of CGD hazing take plea deals - Former Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School football players who were facing third-degree sexual abuse charges have agreed to plea to lesser counts. Seth Pille and Michael Schaffer, both 18, pleaded guilty to assault earlier this month.Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTFDCSD staffing vacancies nearly filled Dodge Community School District has nearly filled all of its open staff positions for the 2016-2017 year. The school district has 518 employees, including 280 teachers, 100 educators and 25 administrators.Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTFor art and Love Dr. Laurie Angela Sears Love Scholarship Foundation is helping kids to afford art classes at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum. The foundation was created to honor Laurie Angela Sears Love, a Fort Dodge native, who passed away in May 201.Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT