From Our Files

From our files — April 26, 2018

April 26, 2008 NEWS: Dave Keane was named principal of Fort Dodge Senior High. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand senior Jennifer Jorgensen won her third consecutive Drake Relays title. April 26, 1993 NEWS: Dena Scharf and John Heun, both of rural Duncombe, each received a $200 ...

From our files: April 25, 2018

April 25, 2008 NEWS: The Community Action Network teamed up with Trinity Regional Medical Center on a Healthy Living program. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown 5-2 and 11-0 in baseball. April 25, 1993 NEWS: Cindy Craig joined the staff of Electronic Engineering Co. in Fort ...

From our files: April 24, 2018

April 24, 2008 NEWS: Gas prices in the Fort Dodge area were around $3.45 per gallon. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown 9-4 and 7-4 in baseball. April 24, 1993 NEWS: Kenny Harvey was retiring after 30 years on the Badger Volunteer Fire Department. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster ...

From our files — April 23, 2018

April 23, 2008 NEWS: There was an outbreak of fifth disease in Fort Dodge, affecting dozens of students. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys track team came in third at the Mason City Relays. April 23, 1993 NEWS: Mary Beth Rice received the Carrie Chapman Catt Award from the League of Women ...

From our files: April 22, 2018

April 22, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Mayor Terry Lutz and the City Council disagreed about billing property owners for some types of street work near their streets; the mayor was in favor of assessments. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines Lincoln 1-0 in girls soccer. April 22, 1993 NEWS: ...

From our Files: April 21, 2018

April 21, 2008 NEWS: Abby Doster and Jillian Doyl were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Muscatine 42-5 and 19-3 in softball. April 21, 1993 NEWS: Gloria Fevold Anderson was retiring from the Eagle Grove school system after teaching more than 30 years. SPORTS: ...

From our Files — April 20, 2018

April 20, 2008 NEWS: Andrea Syferd was appointed vice president of functional training and special projects for First American Bank. SPORTS: Josh Manske scored 69 to lead Algona to a first-place finish at the Algona boys golf invitational.April 20, 1993 NEWS: The Iowa Radio Reading ...

From our files: April 19, 2018

April 19, 2008 NEWS: The Otho Fire Department was raising funds for a new fire station. SPORTS: The Pocahontas Area girls golf team topped West Bend-Mallard 223-226 in a dual meet. April 19, 1993 NEWS: Mike Stromberg and Duree Driscoll were crowned king and queen of the St. Edmond ...

From our files: April 18, 2018

April 18, 2008 NEWS: Amy Bruno was named director of the Fort Dodge Area Chamber of Commerce. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls golf team came in fourth at the Ankeny Invitational. April 18, 1993 NEWS: Brian Iverson was named manager of the Fort Dodge Walmart. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys ...

From our files: April 17, 2018

April 17, 2008 NEWS: The annual Correctional Emergency Response Team Challenge was held at Brushy Creek State Recreation Area. SPORTS: The Prairie Valley boys golf team won the Southeast Webster-Grand tournament. April 17, 1993 NEWS: The Rev. Brian Hagglund was leaving Grace Lutheran ...

From our files — April 16, 2018

April 16, 2008 NEWS: More than 70 volunteers participated in the annual FOD walk. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown 15-1 and 6-0 in softball. April 16, 1993 NEWS: Twenty-one high school students from Austria were visiting Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Former Fort Dodge resident John Roby ...

From our files: April 15, 2018

April 15, 2008 NEWS: Ron and Peg Meyer sold Meyer Hardware in Lake City to Joyce Merrit, who renamed it Lake City Hardware. SPORTS: Morgan Brown came in second in the women’s division of the Triton Invitational golf tournament. April 15, 1993 NEWS: Robert Waller, author of “The ...

From our files: April 14, 2018

April 14, 2008 NEWS: Josie Essing and Zachariah Anderson were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 9-1 and 15-5 in softball. April 14, 1993 NEWS: Kevin Hardy, of Lake City, was named the State FFA Prepared Public Speaking winner at the state FFA ...

From our files: April 12, 2018

April 12, 2008 NEWS: Duncombe Elementary students treated parents to an Ocean Cafe as part of a unit called “Water, Water Everywhere.” SPORTS: Kyle Busch won his second straight NASCAR Nationwide Series. April 12, 1993 NEWS: Candis Streit was recognized as an outstanding teacher ...

From our files: April 11, 2018

April 11, 2008 NEWS: The owner of the Coastal station building at 807 N. 15th St. was given more time to make repairs. SPORTS: St. Edmond boys basketball coach Adolph Kochendorfer was named a Class 2A boys basketball coach of the year. April 11, 1993 NEWS: Terry Lutz was named ...

From our files: April 10, 2018

April 10, 2008 NEWS: The Algona Family YMCA received a $700,000 Vision Iowa grant to build an aquatic center and make renovations. SPORTS: Kim Vaughn stepped down after 10 years at Dodger girls basketball coach. April 10, 1993 NEWS: Army Sgt. Dale C. Wiese, formerly of Manson, ...

From our files — April 9, 2018

April 9, 2008 NEWS: The Duncombe recreation center was open to the public. SPORTS: Humboldt had 163, Bishop Garrigan had 168 and St. Edmond had 173 in boys golf. April 9, 2008 NEWS: The Duncombe recreation center was open to the public. SPORTS: Humboldt had 163, Bishop Garrigan had ...

From our files: April 8, 2018

April 8, 2008 NEWS: Phillips Middle School students were making friends around the world through the EPals website. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Fort Dodge 5-4 in boys tennis. April 8, 1993 NEWS: U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley talked to voters in Eagle Grove, Humboldt and Iowa Falls. SPORTS: ...

From our files: April 7, 2018

April 7, 2008 NEWS: Lake View held its first pelican festival. SPORTS: The Class of 2006 defeated the Class of 2000 in the championship game of the annual St. Edmond Alumni Basketball Tournament. April 7, 1993 NEWS: Voters in north central Iowa approved the consolidation of the Britt ...

From our files: April 6, 2018

April 6, 2008 NEWS: Jennifer Sauter was named assistant manager of the Hy-Vee branch of Citizens Community Credit Union. SPORTS: Former Dodger Tom Chapman Jr. was inducted into the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame. April 6, 1993 NEWS: Federal inspectors were coming to assess flood damage in the ...