From Our Files

From our files — Jan. 23, 2017

Jan. 23, 2007 NEWS: The Salvation Army in Fort Dodge offered free typing and computer lessons. SPORTS: The Bat Cave offered a place for area players to practice batting. Jan. 23, 1992 NEWS: Vern Reilly, of Mason City, was hired as executive director of the Webster City Area Quality ...

From our files: Jan. 22, 2017

Jan. 22, 2007 NEWS: A Habitat for Humanity home in Webster City was dedicated. SPORTS: Community Christian beat Trinity Lutheran 28-20 in girls basketball. Jan. 22, 1992 NEWS: Iowa Farm Bureau President Merlin Plagge, of Sheffield, was re-elected to the American Farm Bureau board of ...

From our files: Jan. 21, 2017

Jan. 21, 2007 NEWS: About $3,000 was raised during the fifth annual Arti-Gras event. SPORTS: Algona came in second at the North Central Iowa Conference wrestling tournament. Jan. 21, 1992 NEWS: Nancy Herriott, of Living History Farms, presented a program at Otho Elementary. SPORTS: ...

From our files: Jan. 20, 2017

Jan. 20, 2007 NEWS: Winifred (Wynn) Touney, of Fort Dodge, received the 2007 Msgr. Marvin A. Mottet “Footsteps” Award from the Sioux City Diocese. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Marshalltown 60-54 in boys basketball. Jan. 20, 1992 NEWS: Rick Reel, of Fort Dodge, was No. 672 of President ...

From our Files — Jan. 19, 2017

Jan. 19, 2007 NEWS: The Dodger Diner chili cook-off was held at Fort Dodge Community Schools Central Administration Building. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Pomeroy-Palmer 45-35 in girls basketball. Jan. 19, 1992 NEWS: Dr. Drew Sieben received the 1991 District Award of Merit from the Twin ...

News of Record: Jan. 18, 2017

Arrivals IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER KREMER — Molly and Mike, Newton, a girl, Ivory Isolde, Monday, Dec. 26, 2016. Grandparents are Marty and Janet Eslick, Fort Dodge; Kim and Tim Dudley, Walker; and Jim and Kim Kremer, Aurora. Great-grandparents are Daryl and Audrey Eslick, Webster ...

From our files: Jan. 18, 2017

Jan. 18, 2007 NEWS: Envision 2030 public input sessions began. SPORTS: Iowa Central wrestlers beat Minnesota West 38-6. Jan. 18, 1992 NEWS: The Iowa State Troopers Association gave Holy Rosary School a check for $1,000. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Dodger boys basketball team beat Mason City ...

From our files: Jan. 17, 2017

Jan. 17, 2007 NEWS: Frontier Days committee raised the price from $3 to $5 for admission buttons. SPORTS: Dodger girls beat Southeast Polk 51-38 in basketball. Jan. 17, 1992 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Civitan Club launched its junior club with a charter ceremony. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge ...

From our files: Jan. 16, 2016

Jan. 16, 2007 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council budget called for closing the Oleson Park pool. SPORTS: Community Christian beat Ames 38-13 in a girls middle school basketball game≥ Jan. 16, 1992 NEWS: David Madsen opened Oak Hill Furniture at 339 Loomis Ave. SPORTS: Iowa Central ...

From our files: Jan. 15, 2017

Jan. 15, 2007 NEWS: George Mack, of Jolley, received the Wright Brothers Safety Award for 50 years of accident-free flying. SPORTS: Algona beat Iowa Falls 62-60 in boys basketball. Jan. 15, 1992 NEWS: Bradley Hagen was named director of aviation at the Fort Dodge Regional ...

From our files: Jan. 14, 2017

Jan. 14, 2007 NEWS: Jane Burlseon was the keynote speaker at the MLK Jr. Day Prayer Breakfast at the First Presbyterian Church. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat South Hamilton 52-32 in boys basketball. Jan. 14, 1992 NEWS: Webster County received $8,938 to supplement emergency food and shelter ...

From our files: Jan. 13, 2017

Jan. 13, 2007 NEWS: The Friendship Center at 602 Third Ave. N. was in need of a new, larger location. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 60-44 in boys basketball. Jan. 13, 1992 NEWS: Roger Larson presented a woodcarving demonstration at the Badger Public Library. SPORTS: St. Edmond ...

From our files — Jan. 12, 2017

Jan. 12, 2007 NEWS: The United Way of Greater Fort Dodge offered tax preparation services to residents with modest incomes. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 40-37 and Jefferson-Scranton/Paton-Churdan 40-26 in wrestling. Jan. 12, 1992 NEWS: Clarence McCaulley was appointed to fill an ...

From our files: Jan. 10, 2017

Jan. 10, 2007 NEWS: The “Zits” cartoon made its first appearance in The Messenger. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Belmond-Klemme 83-28 in girls basketball, aided by 48 points scored by Jennifer Jorgensen. Jan. 10, 1992 NEWS: Claire Carlson, a long-time Fort Dodge attorney, ...

From our files — Jan. 9, 2017

Jan. 9, 2007 NEWS: Austin Hayek was hired as a new patrol officer for the Fort Dodge Police Department. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge wrestling team beat Marshalltown 52-13. Jan. 9, 1992 NEWS: Karri Seehusen was named as a finalist in the “Know Your Constitution” program. SPORTS: Iowa ...

From our files: Jan. 8, 2017

Jan. 8, 2007 NEWS: Kristin Lawler, a member of the Manson Northwest Webster High School drill team, performed in the Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando, Florida. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southeastern 74-52 in women’s basketball. Jan. 8, 1992 NEWS: Fort Dodge Jaycees picked up 500 to 600 ...

From our files: Jan. 7, 2017

10 years ago Chris Ellerson was named district winner by the North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association and moved on to state competition. Fort Dodge beat Webster City 61-50 in boys basketball. 25 years ago Ray Powers was named chairman of the Calhoun County Board of ...

From our files: Jan. 6, 2017

Jan. 6, 2007 NEWS: Rachel Albrecht, of Duncombe, was on an eight-month assignment in Bolivia with a Youth Evangelism Service team. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Iowa Falls-Alden 51-40 in girls basketball. Jan. 6, 1992 NEWS: Lynda Mumm was nominated for Woman of the Year by the Fort Dodge ...

From our files — Jan. 5, 2017

Jan. 5, 2007 NEWS: Webster County was awarded $18,290 under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board program. SPORTS: Prairie Valley beat Laurens-Marathon 72-0 in wrestling. Jan. 5, 1992 NEWS: Supervisor Gene Willis was elected 1992 chairman of the Hamilton County Board of ...

From our files: Jan. 4, 2017

Jan. 4, 2007 NEWS: Cortney Hoover Crimmons was the first baby born at Trinity Regional Medical Center in 2007. SPORTS: Jocelyn Anderson and Alisa Brinkman, of Des Moines Area Community College, were named ICCAC athletes of the week. Jan. 4, 1992 NEWS: Area businesspeople said the 40 ...