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Letters to the Editor

Thanks garden club supporters

To the editor: Thank you to all who supported the Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club’s recent annual Plants and Treasures sale. An amazing crowd of enthusiastic shoppers bought a large percentage of our plants during the first 45 minutes. Congratulations to Barb Messerly, who won the ...

Producer touts benefits of beef

To the editor: As a beef producer in Webster County, this is an excellent time to inform everyone that May is Beef Month where we acknowledge those farmers/ranchers who supply us with this wholesome tasty protein source. Did you know that 85 percent of the land in the U.S. is unsuitable for ...

Godfather’s manager says thank you

To the editor: First & foremost, I want to express my gratitude to the community of Fort Dodge. It has been my privilege to serve & be a part of the business community here for the past 30 years. I will truly miss seeing all of our loyal customers at Godfather’s Pizza! The decision ...

Appreciates support for church rummage sale

To the editor: Thank you to everyone who helped us achieve our goal of raising money for missions at the First United Methodist Church spring rummage sale. The ripple effect of the sale is amazing because not only do we raise money for missions, the donated items also benefit many other ...

Responds to Shin’s letter

To the editor: I was deeply saddened to read the account of Yewon (Lilian) Shin in The Messenger. I had always felt the presence of CJ Bio America, a South Korean-based company, its influence on Fort Dodge’s economy and community activities and its highly-trained South Korean workers would ...

Urges public officials to prioritize mental health

To the editor: May is Mental Health Month. By urging my public officials to prioritize suicide prevention, mental health and crisis care, I am hoping to influence collective change to support #MentalHealth4All. Right now, individuals in crisis are able to call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the ...