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From our files — Nov. 20, 2017

Nov. 20, 2007 NEWS: Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. requested $12,000 from the Wright County Board of Supervisors. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Mitch Eslick was named the Iowa Conference men’s basketball player of the week. Nov. 20, 1992 NEWS: Several area libraries ...

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Nov. 19, 2007 NEWS: Keely Degner and Jessica Jordison were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central won the Graphic Edge Bowl 24-22 against Harper College. Nov. 19, 1992 NEWS: Judy Kahler, of Cenex-Land O’Lakes, received recognition from the Iowa Job Service Employers ...

From our files — Nov. 18, 2017

Nov. 18, 2007 NEWS: Thirty-eight kids were adopted into 22 families on Adoption Saturday in Webster City. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Black Hawk East, 68-64, in women’s basketball. Nov. 18, 1992 NEWS: Blake Parker, of Fort Dodge, filed nomination papers to run for mayor. SPORTS: ...

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Nov. 17, 2007 NEWS: Robert Vernon was the new executive director of the Fort Dodge Housing Agency. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Carl Sandberg 61-45 in women’s basketball. Nov. 17, 1992 NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident Bernice Green Isaacson published a book titled “Where is Home, ...

From our files: Nov. 16, 2017

Nov. 16, 2007 NEWS: The Webster City Community Theater performed the musical drama “Quilters.” SPORTS: The Phillips Middle School wrestling team won 25 of 39 matches against Indian Hills and Johnston. Nov. 16, 1992 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High added an IBM computer lab with Lotus ...

From our files: Nov. 15, 2017

Nov. 15, 2007 NEWS: The Domestic/Sexual Assault Outreach Center opened a resale shop called The Key on Central. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat William Penn JV 77-70 in men’s basketball. Nov. 15, 1992 NEWS: KaRene Egemo placed second in number of sales as a broker/owner for ERA nationally ...

From our files: Nov. 14, 2017

Nov. 14, 2007 NEWS: An election tie for a City Council seat in Lehigh was solved by picking a name out of a tin. Christie Johnson won. SPORTS: Diane Happel, of Fort Dodge, swept the Grinnell Masters swim meet. Nov. 14, 1992 NEWS: Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad presented Iowa Volunteer Hall ...

From our files — Nov. 13, 2017

Nov. 13, 2007 NEWS: Mery Feik, a test pilot and aeronautical engineering pioneer, spoke about her experiences during a Veterans Day ceremony at St. Edmond High School. SPORTS: Rusty Fister, of Webster City, bowled a perfect game in the Ridgewood Classic league. Nov. 13, 1992 NEWS: A ...

From our files: Nov. 12, 2017

Nov. 12, 2007 NEWS: Bert Griffin-Maharas and Courtney Bygness were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: The San Diego Chargers beat the Indianapolis Colts 23-21. Nov. 12, 1992 NEWS: Vern Schwendemann was one of four living World War I veterans in Webster County. SPORTS: Iowa ...

From our files: Nov. 11, 2017

Nov. 11, 2007 NEWS: Dr. Michael Bottorff upgraded his veterinary practice with equipment to do laser surgery. SPORTS: The Iowa Central women won the NJCAA cross country title with 111 points. Nov. 11, 1992 NEWS: Ray Ault was appointed to a second term as Disabled American Veterans ...

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Nov. 10, 2007 NEWS: World War II veterans Roy Evans and Les Crouthamel spoke to a first-grade class at Cooper Elementary School. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Northeast Nebraska 65-64 in men’s basketball. Nov. 10, 1992 NEWS: The Mid-Iowa Council of Governments received an award from the ...

From our files: Nov. 9, 2017

Nov. 9, 2007 NEWS: Country singer Shawn Mayer performed at the Wild Rose Casino in Emmetsburg. SPORTS: Keith Kuenstling, Jerome Neilson, Spencer Shelman and Greg Schulz were returning letter-winners for the Iowa Central men’s basketball team. Nov. 9, 1992 NEWS: Fort Dodge native ...

From our files: Nov. 8, 2017

Nov. 8, 2007 NEWS: Cheryl Grosvenor’s sixth-grade class at Southern Cal Elementary School was enjoying the novel, “The Great Gilly Hopkins.” SPORTS: Algona beat Winterset in volleyball. Nov. 8, 1992 NEWS: Peg Rodenborn opened Peggy Rodenborn Accounting. SPORTS: Iowa Central ...

From our files: Nov. 7, 2017

Nov. 7, 2007 NEWS: Richard Travis was elected mayor of Dayton. SPORTS: Monterio Poe was highlighted in The Messenger’s “Timeout With” feature. Nov. 7, 1992 NEWS: Buena Vista County Treasurer Sally Grunig submitted her resignation. SPORTS: Dodgers Sarah Sheker and Alyssa Stitt ...

From our files — Nov. 6, 2017

Nov. 6, 2007 NEWS: A number of area schools had students involved in parent-teacher conferences. SPORTS: Fort Dodge seniors Jenna Nemitz and Kristin Gronbach received all-conference honors in volleyball. Nov. 6, 1992 NEWS: Martha Buttolph was named Woman of the Year for the Rockwell ...

From our files: Nov. 5, 2017

Nov. 5, 2007 NEWS: Katelyn Werning and Caitlin Bellingtier were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: A group of Fort Dodge girls basketball players played in two tournaments in Wisconsin. Nov. 5, 1992 NEWS: Calhoun County residents brought in the harvest for the family of Norman ...

From our files: Nov. 4, 2017

Nov. 4, 2007 NEWS: Patrick Tate, of Humboldt, was named president of the Iowa Association of Community Providers board of directors for 2008. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat St. Ambrose JV 83-48 in women’s basketball. Nov. 4, 1992 NEWS: Webster County Sheriff Chuck Griggs won ...

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Nov. 3, 2007 NEWS: Gen. Paul W. Tibbets, who had piloted the B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died, and his second cousin, David Haggard, of Fort Dodge, reminisced about him. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown in volleyball. Nov. 3, 1992 NEWS: Mike “Bubba” ...

From our files: Nov. 2, 2017

Nov. 2, 2007 NEWS: The African Children’s Choir performed at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. SPORTS: Iowa State beat Dubuque 66-38 in an exhibition basketball game. Nov. 2, 1992 NEWS: As part of their government classes, students in some area schools voted with actual voting ...

From our files: Nov. 1, 2017

Nov. 1, 2007 NEWS: Pride in Community Appearance received the Governor’s Volunteer Award. SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Pleasantville 17-14 in football. Nov. 1, 1992 NEWS: Michael E. Fort relocated his accounting and tax services office to the Boston Centre. SPORTS: Jerry Henderson ...