The Fort Dodge Messenger is reporting that- Sheriff Jim Stubbs, who is set to retire has endorsed Sgt. Tony Walter in the race for Webster County Sheriff. The endorsement came in the form of a letter to the Fort Dodge Messenger that was printed in Friday’s edition of the Messenger. Stubbs cited Walter’s vision for the future of the department, eagerness and ability in learning various facets of the position. Stubbs went onto to say he feels Walter has the right intentions in seeking the position and isn’t looking for increased power or financial gain from the position. Tony Walter faces Luke Fleener in the race for Webster County Sheriff.