×

News Brief

FD Women’s Connection to meet June 11

Fort Dodge Women’s Connection invites all area women to a brunch at 9:30 a.m. June 11 at Tea Thyme, 2021 Sixth Ave. S. Tickets are $15 inclusive. The special feature will be Matt Cosgrove, director of Webster County Conservation, who will be talking about the new Nature Center built near ...

Woman pleads guilty to meth dealing in Fort Dodge

A woman who prosecutors said helped to deal 45 kilograms of methamphetamine in the Fort Dodge area has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. Pamela Brownell, 63, of Des Moines, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, according to the United States Attorney’s Office ...

No paper on Memorial Day

The Messenger will not be published on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Check www.messengernews.net throughout the weekend for breaking news and updates. The Messenger will be published again on Tuesday.

Flooding closes Webster County roads

Portions of four Webster County roads are closed due to flooding, according to the Webster County Road Department. They are: • Dolliver Park Road through Dolliver Memorial State Park • Fairbanks Avenue south of Iowa Highway 7 • McGuire Bend Road through Deception Hollow • ...

Police: Accidental shooting injured man

The Wednesday afternoon shooting that injured a man in Fort Dodge was apparently an accident. All the evidence assessed so far indicates that the shooting was an “unfortunate accidental discharge,” according to a report from the Fort Dodge Police Department. The incident does remain under ...

Area residents graduate from Morningside

A total of 11 area residents recently graduated from Morningside University in Sioux City. They are: • Amy Gotto, Humboldt, master of arts in teaching • Laura Greene, Lytton, bachelor’s degree in arts administration • Taylor Greene, Lytton, bachelor’s degree in arts ...