Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 20 Apr 2014 07:02:23 EDTSun, 20 Apr 2014 07:02:23 EDT growth and dedicationhttp://www.messengernews.net the curtain falls on the vocalists and instrumental students at the close of the annual Iowa Central Community College Showcase concert Thursday and Friday, it will be for many the end of a two-year run on the local stage.Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTDigging into natural scienceshttp://www.messengernews.net sciences seem to have a natural appeal to children. It's something members of the River Valley Rockhounds encourage. "Any kid likes rocks - rocks and dinosaurs," said Robert Wolf, president of the club.Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTAspiring musicians take the stage for concerthttp://www.messengernews.net instrumental artists will perform with the Fort Dodge Area Symphony Sunday at the Fort Dodge Middle School auditorium during the annual Rising Stars Young Artists Concert.Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTWalking for every baby, every motherhttp://www.messengernews.net Offerman is having a birthday party, and everyone is invited.Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTEggs provide a canvas for artistic expressionhttp://www.messengernews.net hunt will soon be on. Children carrying baskets will scour the springtime landscape in search of Easter eggs and possible treats.Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT