Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 18 Apr 2014 07:17:17 EDTFri, 18 Apr 2014 07:17:17 EDT restaurants offer varied farehttp://www.messengernews.net are dozens of restaurants featuring a variety of cuisines in Fort Dodge for diners to choose from, and during the course of the past year, several have been added to that list, giving the hungry even more choices.Sun, 3 Feb 2013 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Highway 20 expressway moves alonghttp://www.messengernews.net debut of 26 more miles of four-lane U.S. Highway 20 on Nov. 21, 2012, prompted a celebration by officials and transportation advocates, including Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.Sun, 3 Feb 2013 00:00:00 EDTDowntown sees fresh investment, growthhttp://www.messengernews.net top floors of the old McQuilken Building in downtown Fort Dodge have been unused for 30 years. Rich Seltz, of Fort Dodge, hopes to fill those floors with something someday.Sun, 3 Feb 2013 00:00:00 EDTCorridor is the site of growth spurthttp://www.messengernews.net who haven't been in Fort Dodge for awhile may notice some significant changes the first time they cruise down the Fifth Avenue South corridor. Mayor Matt Bemrich has spoken to a few people who have had that very experienc.Sun, 3 Feb 2013 00:00:00 EDTGFDGA sets framework for futurehttp://www.messengernews.net Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance did some growing of its own during 2012 as the relatively new organization assumes its role in economic development. In the process, a familiar face left the group and some new ones joined it.Sun, 3 Feb 2013 00:00:00 EDT