News and Events

CJ to add another amino acid to production

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Bill Shea An expanded CJ Bio America plant in Webster County will begin producing 20,000 metric tons of another amino acid beginning next year, company leaders...
City inauguration

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Bill Shea The newest member of the Fort Dodge City Council joined the re-elected mayor and councilmembers in taking the oath of office in a Tuesday...
Hubbell touts economic development

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Joe Sutter Fort Dodge is growing, and it couldn’t be done without the economic development tools available to it, Fort Dodge area leaders told candidate-for-governor Fred...
Rosedale Water Store to open in Fort Dodge

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Peter Kaspari A new water company is coming to Fort Dodge and will take up occupancy in a historic building in downtown Fort Dodge. The Rosedale Water...
Earl May remodel expands selection

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Peter Kaspari   -Messenger photo by Peter Kaspari Kim Bloomquist, left, manager of Earl May Nursery & Garden Center, and associate manager Chelsea Brueschke look over the...
Main Street director named in FD

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Bill Shea   Nov 30, 2017 Bill Shea City Editor bshea@messengernews.net         The new Main Street Fort Dodge program will be managed by an experienced director of a similar program in...
Holiday on Central: Let the season commence

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Joe Sutter Christmas treats, and, of course, Santa Claus, brought out hundreds of kids and their families for the annual Holiday on Central Monday night. Santa himself...