News Brief

UDMO to close temporarily

Upper Des Moines Opportunity outreach offices will be closed May 20 through 27. The offices will reopen on May 28. In case of emergency, call the central office at 712-859-3885.

Part of Triton Plaza to be closed

Triton Plaza between Kenyon Road and Avenue O will be closed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays for about two weeks, according to the Fort Dodge Public Works Department. City crews will be doing concrete repairs there.

Five get academic honors at Mercy

Five area students received academic honors for the spring semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines. They are: • Kelsey Crosser, Emmetsburg, President’s List • Olivia Foertsch, Algona, Dean’s List • Kailey Geopfert, Webster City, President’s List • ...

SE to hold retirement celebration for three

St. Edmond Catholic School will be honoring Danielle Rathermel, Jon Koenig and Sheila Huebsch on May 22 at a retirement celebration. The open house will take place from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. at the school library and all are welcome to attend.

Auditions set for Stage Door children’s musical

Stage Door productions will perform its 11th annual children’s musical theater production “Frozen Jr.” July 18-20. Stage Door productions will be the first community group to do a production in the Center for Performing Arts at Iowa central Community College. The creative team ...

Nominate someone for Hometown Pride

Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond for their community? Nominate them for The Messenger’s 2024 Hometown Pride publication. Email your nominations to bshea@messengernews.net. Please include the name, hometown and contact information for the nominee, as well as why you are ...