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News Brief

Boil advisory issued for Xenia Rural Water District

A boil advisory for a portion of southern Webster County was issued Monday. Due to a water main break on Monday morning along 330th Street east of Paragon Avenue, Xenia Rural Water District is advising its residents to boil water before consumption until further notice. A full list of ...

Boil order impacts two schools

BURNSIDE — A boil order impacting two Southeast Valley schools will go into effect today and may continue until Thursday. Southeast Valley Middle School in Burnside and Farnhamville Elementary School in Farnhamville are the impacted schools, the school district reported. Both schools will ...

ICCC offers new class

Iowa Central Community College is offering a class to the public called Local Vietnam War History. The class will take place from Jan. 13 through May 5 at Iowa Central Main Campus in Fort Dodge. The class will meet in person from 3 to 4 p.m. on Thursdays. Additionally, students will be ...

Iowa River Players presents ‘Squabbles’ beginning Thursday

ROWAN — Iowa River Players is presenting “Squabbles” at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Iowa River Players Theater, 901 Broadway, Rowan. Additional performances are 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8, 14 and 15 and 2 p.m. Jan. 9 and 16. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and may be purchased online at ...

Webster Co. Health adds testing clinics

Due to increased demand within the community, Webster County Health Department will perform COVID-19 testing Monday, Jan. 3, and Tuesday, Jan. 4. Testing will be performed at its clinic location: 310 2nd Ave. S. Appointments can be made online at: webstercountyia.gov

Messenger offices to be closed Friday

The offices of The Messenger will be closed on Dec. 31 to allow our staff members to spend time with their families. The Messenger circulation department will be available to take phone calls between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. on both mornings. The expanded weekend edition will be delivered on Friday ...