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A message of thanks and appreciation

May 27, 2016 To the editor: The Fort Dodge Veterans Council which is comprised of members from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Marin... more »»

Wants positive news featured

May 24, 2016 To the editor: After listening to the wonderful sounds of children laughing and enjoying themselves yesterday, May 17, it made my day. The K-12 students from the Fort Dodge Community Schools and S. more »»

It’s time to buy a poppy

May 24, 2016 To the editor: As Memorial Day approaches, the men and women who have served this nation in times of war should be remembered. One way this can be done is by donating for a popp. more »»

‘We all share the road’

May 21, 2016 To the editor: May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. During the winter months we are missing one type of vehicle from our roadways and that is the motorcycle. more »»

Appreciates Honor Flight

May 21, 2016 To the editor: I was fortunate in being one of the first Vietnam veterans to go on the May 7 Brushy Creek Honor Flight. Hats off to Ron Newsum and his well-oiled machine for an excellent event. more »»

Museum fundraiser is a success

May 21, 2016 To the editor: The board would like to express their gratitude on everyone who helped with the pulled pork dinner that was held as a fundraiser for the museum. more »»

Lions Steak Fry is Thursday

May 16, 2016 To the editor: Come one, come all to the annual Noon Lions Club Steak Fry on May 19 at the Lion’s Den from 5 to 9 p.m. This event is open to everyone. more »»

MAGWED tournament succeeds

May 16, 2016 To the editor: This year’s MAGWED tournament was a special one. Trigg’s Resort in Arnolds Park let us rename their beach MAGWED Beach. Thank you Mike May with Trigg’s. more »»

Thrilled by greetings

May 16, 2016 To the editor: What a thrill to get over 100 greetings from my family, friends and especially former kindergarten students and their parents whom I haven’t seen or heard from for many years. more »»

Honor Flight brings ‘closure’

May 14, 2016 To the editor: Having had the privilege of participating in the May 7 Honor Flight, I would like to express my gratitude to Ron Newsum, his volunteers and staff for a truly memorable experience. more »»

A vet says ‘thanks’

May 14, 2016 To the editor: A big “thank you” to the Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight board. more »»

Lauds Honor Fight experience

May 14, 2016 To the editor: Words cannot explain my experience being one of many veterans who went on the Honor Flight May 7. more »»

Plant sale succeeds

May 14, 2016 To the editor: Thank you to all who supported the Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club’s annual plant sale. Opening at 8 a.m., we sold most plants by 11. more »»

Careers on Wheels

May 12, 2016 To the editor: April 26 was the second annual Careers on Wheels held at Fort Dodge Middle School. More than 20 volunteers led student groups alongside teachers. more »»

Thanks to school board members

May 9, 2016 To the editor: The month of May is designated as School Board Recognition Month and it is high time we say “thank you” for the countless hours, seemingly never ending meetings, passionate advocacy,... more »»

A message of appreciation

May 9, 2016 To the editor: On behalf of the Webster County Conservation Board and staff, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the Fort Dodge City Council and staff for their recent partnership to... more »»

An event you shouldn’t miss

May 7, 2016 To the editor: As the Honor Flight returns to Fort Dodge tonight, be sure to make an effort to get out to the airport and welcome home our beloved veterans. more »»

Impressed by Freedom Rock

May 7, 2016 To the editor: I spontaneously stopped at the Webster County Freedom Rock on my way home from church on Sunday. The painter’s truck was there so I hoped he was, too. And he was. more »»

Reacts to solar farm

May 7, 2016 To the editor: Regarding the proposed solar farm (March 6 Messenger) northeast of Fort Dodge, I would hope that the farmers considering it would watch the Senate hearings on “The Role of... more »»

Cancer screening succeeds

May 3, 2016 To the editor: On behalf of Trinity Cancer Center, we would like to thank the following providers: Dr. Carey Bligard, Dr. Shane Hopkins, Dr. Janet Secor, Dr. Johnathan DeJong, Dr. more »»

A message of ‘thanks’

May 3, 2016 To the editor: As employees of the Fort Dodge schools we would like to say a heartfelt and sincere thank you to The Messenger for its recent coverage of the work we spend our days doing. more »»


Fort Museum and Frontier Village May 27, 2016

FORT DODGE — Fort Museum and Frontier Village, 1 Museum Road, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: Adults $7, veterans $5, college students with ID, $5 children ages 5-17 $3, children age 4 and younger free. more »

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