New MIDAS director ready to get back to her roots

Oct 31, 2019 kwingert@messengernews.net Kathy Pfiffner grew up in a tiny town in eastern Iowa, so small towns are near and dear to her heart. Pfiffner recently took over as the executive director at the Mid-Iowa Development Association Council of Governments. Her first day on the job was Sept. 3. MIDAS is an agency created […]

$250,000 Donation to Humboldt Animal Shelter

October 20, 2019 | Post from the Fort Dodge Messenger Money will be used to fund animal shelter building in Humboldt HUMBOLDT — An unexpected generous donation will fund a new animal shelter building in Humboldt and help ease the minds of animal lovers in that community, according to Pat Hill, a member of the […]

Maureen Elbert Receives Jeffrey A. Finkel Organizational Leadership Award

October 15, 2019 Maureen Elbert, Executive Director of Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation received the Jeffrey A Finkel Organizational Leadership Award last night at the International Economic Development Council in Indianapolis. This award recognizes an individual who has continuously lead the same public or non-profit organization with integrity, tenacity, and philanthropic spirit for at […]

Bridal Bliss in Mid Iowa

October 14, 2019 | Post from the Fort Dodge Messenger Area brides-to-be descend on Briggs Woods The North Central Iowa Bridal Event presented by The Messenger and The Daily Freeman-Journal welcomed scores of area brides to the Briggs Woods Conference Center on Sunday afternoon. Around 40 local vendors, including photographers, venues, caterers, DJ services and […]

New Eagle Grove Hotel Set to Break Ground

October 10, 2019 | Post from the Eagle Grove Eagle The above rendering shows both facilities (Event Center and the Hotel). The Event Center is a Phase 2 Expansion. Only the hotel will be built at this time. Rendering provided by Kim Demory Mickey Cooper, president of the Eagle Grove Hotel LLC, along with City Administrator […]

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