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Locker room talk

October 27, 2016 To the editor: I’d like to tell you about my view of locker room talk. I’m 79 years old and still visit the locker room at the REC (old YMCA) four times a week, as I have for many years. more »»

Special Olympics Bowling

October 27, 2016 To the editor: Just wanted to let all you parents know what a great job our students did recently volunteering to host at the Special Olympics Bowling Competition at Ridgewood Lanes. more »»

A difficult letter to write

October 26, 2016 To the editor: Writing this letter to the editor is one of the most difficult things I have ever done. Very few people know this story. more »»

Weighs in on campaign

October 25, 2016 To the editor: Donald Trump is proving once again that he is dangerous. His latest tirade calls into question the validity of our election process. more »»

The role of science

October 25, 2016 To the editor: Science has clearly shown that we, the peoples of the world, are all one family. It is equally obvious that we need to start acting like one family. more »»

Objects to protests

October 25, 2016 To the editor: The failure of pro athletes to stand during the playing of our National Anthem only demonstrates their lack of respect for those individuals who gave their lives to preserve and... more »»

A ‘heartfelt’ thank you

October 24, 2016 To the editor: With heartfelt appreciation, we sincerely acknowledge the outstanding efforts of the many who stepped forward to assist with the recent planting of 50 trees near the Fort Dodge Middle... more »»

Backs Donald Trump

October 24, 2016 To the editor: If you like a secretary of state that went to countries with her hand out, not as a greeting, but looking for a handout, one who says she will take on the big banks and Wall Street... more »»

Urges support for veterans

October 24, 2016 To the editor: Now that the election season is almost over, I want us as Americans to come together for a cause to support our Vietnam, as well as all, veterans. more »»

Another successful Honor Flight

October 20, 2016 To the editor: On Sept. more »»

Vote for a third party

October 20, 2016 To the editor: I write today to address what has been the common thread of the fabric of many conversations I have had of late: that we have never had such poor choices for those running for the to... more »»

Don’t steal the signs

October 20, 2016 To the editor: For those of you who are stealing political signs: I spoke to the Police Department and these actions are considered theft and trespassing. more »»

Learn about HPV virus

October 12, 2016 To the editor: Health care professionals, parents and of teenagers in Fort Dodge and the surrounding communities are invited to dinner, a film viewing and discussion regarding the HPV virus on... more »»

Foster parents are needed

October 12, 2016 To the editor: There is a critical need for foster homes in Fort Dodge and surrounding communities. more »»

Election is important

October 12, 2016 To the editor: It is our fault. more »»

Reacts to global warming letter

October 11, 2016 To the editor: The rationales people will use to try to discredit climate scientists amazes me. In response to Roger Huetig’s letter to the editor in the Oct. 1 Messenger, Mr. more »»

Backs McMullin for president

October 11, 2016 To the editor: The 2016 presidential election has been little short of a joke. more »»

Thanks for the support

October 10, 2016 To the editor: The Patterson Field Scoreboard Committee would like to thank everyone who donated time and gave monetary donations to make the purchase of the scoreboard possible. more »»

Wants change

October 10, 2016 To the editor: It is time to stop the name-calling, demonizing and to look at the issues. Hillary Clinton is standard-bearer for the Democratic Part. more »»

It’a 4-H Week

October 7, 2016 To the editor: I would like to give a big shout out to the great 4-H program we have right here in Webster County — as well as throughout our state and nation. more »»

Lauds 4-H

October 7, 2016 To the editor: National 4-H Week is Oct. 2-8. I cannot express strongly enough what a fantastic, useful and educational program 4-H is in our community and around the country. more »»


Brown Bag Briefings: “It’s All About The Music” October 27, 2016

Brown Bag Briefings will be held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the large meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. The programs are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library. Bring a sack lunch to this free public program. Coffee will be provided. more »

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