Seeking Thanksgiving stories

The Messenger is looking for your stories of a memorable Thanksgiving meal. Tell us the story of the best Thanksgiving food you ever ate, explain why a particular dish means a lot to you, or tell us your funniest holiday cooking mishap.

Write up your best story and email it to with the subject “Best Thanksgiving,” send it to The Messenger, attn. Lifestyle, P.O. Box 659, 713 Central Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Keep entries to 250 words or less. The Messenger reserves the right to edit for length, spelling and stylistic errors. Entries must be received by Nov. 15.

Selected stories will appear in the Lifestyle section on Nov. 24.