From Our Files

From our files: Feb. 28, 2017

Feb. 28, 2007 NEWS: Millie Anderson gave a presentation on making candy at the Christian Women’s Club meeting. SPORTS: South Hamilton beat St. Edmond 54-48 in boys basketball. Feb. 28, 1992 NEWS: The Armed Forces Family Support Group erected a monument on the grounds of the Fort ...

From our Files — Feb. 27, 2017

Feb. 27, 2007 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council discussed replaing the Oleson Park pool with a splash pad. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat North Polk 54-27 in girls basketball. Feb. 27, 1992 NEWS: Leonard Runn, 83, of Stratford, carved wooden miniature replicas of farm ...

From our Files: Feb. 26, 2017

Feb. 26, 2007 NEWS: Jacob Winge, a seventh-grade student at St. Edmond Middle School, was featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Jimmy Johnson Jr. bowled an 827 series. Feb. 26, 1992 NEWS: Steven G. Kersten was sworn in as a Webster County magistrate to replace Kurt Wilke, who was ...

From Our Files: Feb. 25, 2017

Feb. 25, 2007 NEWS: Freezing rain, snow and sleet covered much of north central Iowa, causing power outages and property damage. SPORTS: Iowa Central won a second consecutive NJCAA title for the first time in program history. Feb. 25, 1992 NEWS: Southeast Webster Community School ...

From our Files: Feb. 24. 2017

Feb. 24, 2007 NEWS: The kitchen and fellowship hall of St. Paul Lutheran were complete as construction continued after the church building was destroyed by fire in 1999. SPORTS: Jason Trushcheff was the only Dodger to win a medal at the state wrestling semifinals. Feb. 24, 1992 NEWS: ...

From our Files — Feb. 23, 2017

Feb. 23, 2007 NEWS: Instructor Nicki Gretillat led the second chance Reading Retention Program at Phillips Middle School. SPORTS: Dodgers Jason Trushchelfand brought home wins in 2A state wrestling semifinal action in Des Moines. Feb. 23, 1992 NEWS: Eagle Grove passed a $2.8 million ...

From Our Files: Feb. 22, 2017

Feb. 22, 2007 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Recreation Center increased fees in an effort to adjust to then upcomig increases in the state minimum wage SPORTS: Matt Boyington, Tanner Kampen and Jordan Smith all earned decisive victories in Class 2A state wrestling tournament action at Des ...

From our files — Feb. 20, 2017

Feb. 20, 2007 NEWS: Roxana Webster was retiring as executive director of the Brushy Creek Area chapter of the American Red Cross. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Prairie Valley 72-39 in boys basketball. Feb. 20, 2007 NEWS: Roxana Webster was retiring as executive director of the Brushy Creek ...

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Feb. 21, 2007 NEWS: Brushy Creek Area Chapter of the American Red Cross executive director, Roxana Webster, announced her retirement. SPORTS: St. Edmond boys beat Prairie Valley, 72-39, in basketball. Feb. 21, 1992 NEWS: It was announced that the Algona Public Library will now be open ...

From our files: Feb. 19, 2017

Feb. 19, 2007 NEWS: Madison Bennett, a third-grade student at Feelhaver Elementary, was featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Algona beat Forest City 53-31 in girls basketball. Feb. 19, 1992 NEWS: Fort Dodge purchased 54 acres of land from Robert Weatherwax for $60,000 to expand ...

From our Files: Feb. 18, 2017

Feb. 18, 2007 NEWS: World War II veterans told their stories during the “Home Front” program at Friendship Haven. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth 74-47 in women’s basketball. Feb. 18, 1992 NEWS: Julie Meyers and Tammy Gargano each showed off their babies — both women had ...

From our Files: Feb. 17, 2017

Feb. 17, 2007 NEWS: Christ Scott and Jim Wilwerding, of the Dodger Ballers, enjoyed unique recreational activities as members of a Fort Dodge paintball team. SPORTS: Tyler Nielson led the No. 2 Humboldt boys basketball team with 24 points in their 74-71 win over Clear Lake. Feb. 17, ...

From our files — Feb. 16, 2017

Feb. 16, 2007 NEWS: Sac City and Sac County officials wanted to work toward getting a county airport. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines North 65-43 in girls basketball. Feb. 16, 1992 NEWS: Tim Kraayenbrink, a district representative for Aid Association for Lutherans, was honored for ...

From our files: Feb. 15, 2017

Feb. 15, 2007 NEWS: The Iowa chapter of the American Institute of Architects gave Citizens Central an honorable mention for excellence. SPORTS: Pocahontas Area beat Eagle Grove 75-49 in girls basketball. Feb. 15, 1992 NEWS: Anne Greene and Joe Lucas were queen and king for ...

From our files: Feb. 14, 2017

Feb. 14, 2007 NEWS: The Frontier Days Steering Committee announced the event would have its own website. SPORTS: Twin River Valley/West Bend-Mallard beat Manson Northwest Webster 50-3- in wrestling. Feb. 14, 1992 NEWS: Donna and Roy Meador talked about how they met — on a Greyhound ...

From our files — Feb. 13, 2017

Feb. 13, 2007 NEWS: Fort Dodge Police Lt. Mike Buske was promoted to captain. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Boone 37-35 in girls basketball. Feb. 13, 1992 NEWS: Associates at North Central Mental Health Center collaborated to form a support group to help survivors deal with the aftermath of ...

From our files: Feb. 12, 2017

Feb. 12, 2007 NEWS: Cheyanne Fleener and Vanessa Wessels, of Clarion, sold Campfire Girl candy at the Crossroads Mall. SPORTS: Fort Dodge graduate Toshia Burrell earned third team academic all-District VII. Feb. 12, 1992 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council discussed creating an ...

From our files: Feb. 11, 2017

Feb. 11, 2007 NEWS: Weekly wages in Iowa remained 18.5 percent below the national average and grew slower than the rest of the country, according to federal statistics. SPORTS: Championship performances from juniors Ryan Halverson and Jason Trushcheff led a hand to the Dodgers in claiming ...

From our files: Feb. 10, 2017

Feb. 10, 2007 NEWS: Webster County Conservation expanded the Miller marsh wetland from 38 acres to more than 215 acres. SPORTS: Humboldt beat Bishop Garrigan 71-64 in boys basketball. Feb. 10, 1992 NEWS: Carmen Velasco and Claudia Carabedo, exchange students from Lima, Peru, performed ...

From our files — Feb. 9, 2017

Feb. 9, 2007 NEWS: The St. Edmond Chamber Choir was accepting orders for the Singing Valentines fundraiser. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge freshmen boys basketball team beat Mason City 60-40. Feb. 9, 1992 NEWS: John Metier was elected president of the Iowa ...