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Report: Drainage project faces expensive issues

April 2, 2014 An informational drainage meeting drew comments from landowners near a ditch that ran into unexpected expenses over the last year. The drainage project overran its original bid by about $134,900. more »»

Preparing for disaster

April 1, 2014 GOWRIE — When an hazardous materials incident happens, emergency responders need to know how to effectively respond to keep themselves and victims safe. more »»

Green returned to Sac City, will be charged with murder

April 1, 2014 SAC CITY - The return of a Georgia man suspected in a 2009 killing means closure for the family of Mark Koster, Sac County Attorney Ben Smith said Tuesday. more »»

Sunday fire kills thousands of chickens

April 1, 2014 GALT -- Clarion firefighters spent all night Monday night supervising the remains of a large Sunday fire at Centrum Valley Farms in Galt. more »»

Manson Northwest Webster elementary releases early Tuesday due to gas leak

April 1, 2014 BARNUM — Manson Northwest Webster Elementary released at 1:30 p.m. due to a reported gas leak. The leak was detected at noon, with Barnum Fire Department responding and STAR Energy on the scene. more »»

FD burning ban remains in place

April 1, 2014 As warmer weather brings Fort Dodge residents outside to work in their yards, some may be tempted to get rid of leaves and other waste by burning it. more »»

Ekstrom trial set for July

April 1, 2014 One half of a pair accused in the death of a Fort Dodge man last summer will stand trial beginning in July. The first-degree murder trial of Holly . more »»

‘Passion is the genesis of genius’

April 1, 2014 No matter what they are good at, students always need to follow their passions. That was Dr. more »»

Prairie Valley holds STEM Day

April 1, 2014 By BRANDON L. SUMMERS bsummers@ GOWRIE — Prairie Valley High School held a STEM careers day Monday with health-science demonstrations. more »»

Promoting history

March 31, 2014 A celebration of local black history paid special honor to Charlene Washington Sunday afternoon. Washington has promoted black history in Fort Dodge for 50 year. more »»

Ekstrom trial set for July

March 31, 2014 Holly Ekstrom, who is accused of killing Steven Fisher last summer, will stand trial in Fort Dodge starting July 2. more »»

Speedy scouts hit the track

March 31, 2014 Tiger Scouts Sam Myer and Royce Pederson brought important tools to the Pinewood Derby this year — smartphones and iPods. more »»

At the library

March 31, 2014 When patrons come to visit the Fort Dodge Public Library, it’s likely the first people they see are the ones behind the circulation desk, who are either greeting guests or helping someone check out... more »»

Messenger awards scholarships for 2014-2015

March 31, 2014 The Messenger has named five area students as Iowa Central Community College scholarship winners for the 2014-2015 academic year. more »»

Feelhaver, Prairie Valley H.S. chosen as PBIS Honor Schools

March 31, 2014 Feelhaver Elementary in Fort Dodge and Prairie Valley Junior/Senior High School in Gowrie have been selected by the state as PBIS Honor Schools. more »»

New housing development planned for Clarion

March 31, 2014 CLARION — Bidding is expected to begin later this week for lots in a new housing development planned for Clarion. more »»

PRIA’s mission: Stop RICL

March 29, 2014 WEBB — What Jerry Crew, 72, enjoys every morning is looking out his windows onto his 160-acre field in Clay County made mellow from three decades of no-till farmin. more »»

Coins galore draw collectors to the mall

March 29, 2014 Don Heck, of Fort Dodge, was spending a fair amount of his day Saturday hunched over tables covered with albums full of coins — magnifying loupe in hand — looking for specimens to add to his... more »»

Here’s the beef

March 28, 2014 Anyone searching for a superb burger need look no farther than Rides Bar & Grill, 723 S. 31st St. more »»

Farnhamville has a new chief

March 28, 2014 FARNHAMVILLE — Patrick Monaghan, the new police chief in Farnhamville, is happy to be getting to know the residents of the town he is working to serv. more »»



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