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Clinton prevails in Webster County

February 2, 2016 Hillary Clinton prevailed in Webster County during Monday’s Democratic presidential caucus. The former secretary of state and U.S. senator from New York won 54. more »»

Fort Dodge Public Library closed today

February 2, 2016 The Fort Dodge Public Library will be closed today due to the weather and reopen to the public at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. more »»

Election postponed

February 2, 2016 The Fort Dodge Community School bond election has been postponed until Feb. 9 and the Webster County Courthouse will be closed today, according to Webster County Supervisor Keith Dencklau. more »»

Weather delays bond issue vote until noon

February 2, 2016 A special referendum is still happening today, with polls opening at noon until 8 p.m. more »»

O’Malley drops out of Democratic race for president

February 2, 2016 DES MOINES (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. more »»

Opening doors

February 1, 2016 EAGLE GROVE — An Iowa Central Community College academy located in Eagle Grove is offering high school students around the area an opportunity to earn a substantial amount of college credits, while... more »»

Snow and ice removal operations

February 1, 2016 Current weather forecasts indicate that heavy snow accumulations are expected to start today during the late evening hours, and continuing until approximately midnight Tuesday. more »»

School cancellations for Tuesday

February 1, 2016 Area schools have made the decision to cancel class Tuesday as a result of weather concern. more »»

Bond issue voting begins at noon

February 1, 2016 Voting for the Fort Dodge Community School District bond issues will begin Tuesday at noon. The delay is due to the weather. more »»

Trump edges out Cruz in Webster County

February 1, 2016 A record crowd of more than 1,600 people filed into the Fort Dodge Senior High gymnasium to take part in the Webster County Republican caucus Monday night. more »»

Toering leads All Cultures Equal in WC

February 1, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — A unique community center in Webster City aims to not only provide opportunities for community members, but also a chance for people of different cultures to interact. more »»

In case of severe weather, get The Messenger e-edition

February 1, 2016 • Readers, you can still read your newspaper if your carrier is unable to deliver your paper, or if delivery is delayed due to severe weather, by taking advantage of the e-edition online, according... more »»

Art students showcase work

February 1, 2016 Five area schools were represented in the annual Triton Prairie Lakes Art Show hosted by Iowa Central Community College at Decker Auditorium on Sunday. more »»

Mike Huckabee ends his 2nd bid for president

February 1, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Huckabee ended his second campaign for the White House on Monday amid a dismal showing in the Iowa caucuses that he won in his first bid eight years ag. more »»

Santorum: Iowans can ‘reset this race’

January 31, 2016 Making what he called his “closing remarks” to Webster County Republicans, former U.S. Se. more »»

O’Malley: Says he’ll end gridlock

January 31, 2016 POCAHONTAS — A Democratic contender for president said that he believes the way to end gridlock in Washington, D.C., is by working together. Former Maryland Gov. more »»

End game

January 31, 2016 By BILL SHEA bshea@messengernews. more »»

Caucus 101

January 31, 2016 After witnessing about a year’s worth of campaigning, the Democrats and Republicans of Webster County will make their presidential picks during Monday’s caucuses. more »»

School bond issues go to voters Tuesday

January 31, 2016 Since discovering critical structural problems at the century-old Duncombe Elementary School building just before school began in the fall, the Fort Dodge Community School District has worked... more »»



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