From Our Files

From our files

10 Years ago: Feb. 18, 2009 NEWS: Fort Dodge Mayor Terry Lutz gave his State of the City address. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat Prairie Valley, 90-29, in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 18, 1994 NEWS: Mike, a 3 1/2-year-old border collie serving as K-9 in the Fort Dodge ...

From our files: Feb. 17, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 17, 2009 NEWS: The Rockwell City Library received a $1,350 grant from Humanities Iowa. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clarion-Goldfield 93-37 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 17, 1994 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council rejected Mayor Joe McBride Jr.’s recommendation ...

From our files: Feb. 16, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 16, 2009 NEWS: Steven Liao and Drake Ayala were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central finished in first place as a team in the regional wrestling tournament. 25 Years ago: Feb. 16, 1994 NEWS: Fort Dodge Mayor Joe McBride Jr. recommended that the City ...

From our Files — Feb. 15, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 15, 2009 NEWS: Jennifer Hansen was promoted to vice president of commercial loans at Bank Iowa in Humboldt. SPORTS: The Dodgers claimed their second consecutive Class 3A district wrestling title. 25 Years ago: Feb. 15, 1994 NEWS: State Sen. Berl Priebe, D-Algona, was ...

From our files: Feb. 14, 2018

10 Years ago: Feb. 14, 2009 NEWS: Kelsey Minor, 9, and her mother, Audrey Greene, organized a donation drive called Pet Pals to collect toys and pet care items for animals at the Humane Society of North Central Iowa. SPORTS: Algona beat Forest City 32-28 in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: ...

From our files: Feb. 13, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 13, 2009 NEWS: Webster City Community Theater performed “Twelve Angry Men.” SPORTS: Rockwell City-Lytton beat Paton-Churdan 75-24 in girls basetball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 13, 1994 NEWS: Strawberry Junction in Gowrie was moved to a new address and renamed LKD ...

From our files: Feb. 12, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 12, 2009 NEWS: Some Fort Dodge residents were dealing with flooding issues as ice jams caused the Des Moines River to overflow. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat DMACC 79-76 in men’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 12, 1994 NEWS: Dr. Ted Ellis was elected chairman of the ...

From our files: Feb. 11, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 11, 2009 NEWS: Maurice Breen, Fort Dodge city attorney, gave a presentation on the history and responsibilities of his position at a meeting of Well-Informed Webster People. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Bishop Garrigan 34-16 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 11, ...

From our files: Feb. 10 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 10, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge added four propertied in the 100 block of South 13th Street to an urban renewal area. SPORTS: St. Edmond captured its second consecutive North Central Conference boys basketball title. 25 Years ago: Feb. 10, 1994 NEWS: The Calhoun County ...

From our files: Feb. 9, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 9, 2009 NEWS: Aidan Battcher and Jared Sheldon were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High all-stater Eddy Diosdado committed to play for the NIACC baseball program. 25 Years ago: Feb. 9, 1994 NEWS: Jean C. Enburg was the new executive director ...

From our Files — Feb. 8, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 8, 2009 NEWS: Valero Energy Corp proposed a $280 million purchase agreement to buy five plants from VeraSun Energy Corp. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth 75-53 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 8, 1994 NEWS: Jim Williams, a long-time Fort Dodge ...

From our files: Feb. 7, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 7, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Police Department received a donation of Yaktrax — a device that slips over shoes to help prevent falls on ice. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 59-33 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 7, 1994 NEWS: Stacy Subbert, a senior at Fort ...

From our files: Feb. 6, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 6, 2009 NEWS: Rock and blues cover band Jokers Wild performed at Betsy’s Blue Note, 710 Central Ave. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 60-45 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 6, 1994 NEWS: Dr. John I.H. Phillip resigned as president of Fort Dodge ...

From our files: Feb. 5, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 5, 2009 NEWS: Southeast Webster Grand received a $30,450 grant from the Iowa Bus Emissions Education Program to purchase a new diesel school bus. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat AIB 89-59 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 5, 1994 NEWS: The body of David Lee ...

From our files

10 Years ago: Feb. 4, 2009 NEWS: A new driver’s license system was announced, with licenses being mailed to applicants instead of being issued at each driver’s license location. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines Hoover, 38-29, in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 4, ...

From our files: Feb. 3, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 3, 2009 NEWS: The Humboldt County Historical Museum asked the Board of Supervisors for $1,500 to help with increased heating costs. SPORTS: The St. Edmond freshman girls basketball team beat Algona 40-29. 25 Years ago: Feb. 3, 1994 NEWS: Sheila McGuire announced she ...

From our files: Feb. 2, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 2 2009 NEWS: McKellen Glassel and Kjerstin Grindberg were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: The St. Edmond JV boys basketball team beat Mason City Newman 74-31. 25 Years ago: Feb. 2, 1994 NEWS: Virginia Pliner, of rural Fort Dodge, was elected chairperson of the ...

From our Files — Feb. 1, 2019

10 Years ago: Feb. 1, 2009 NEWS: The Comfort Inn in Fort Dodge and the Executive Inn in Webster City had undergone renovation. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Mason City Newman 85-39 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Feb. 1, 1994 NEWS: The Fort Dodge chapter of the American Cancer Society held ...

From our files: Jan. 31, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 31, 2009 NEWS: John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party — a tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson — was performed at the Laramar Ballroom. SPORTS: Jerry Patterson was inducted into the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. 25 ...

From our Files — Jan. 30, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 30, 2009 NEWS: The League performed at Betsy’s Blue Note at 710 Central Ave. SPORTS: The Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer wrestling team beat Sioux Central 66-6. 25 Years ago: Jan. 30, 1994 NEWS: Douglas Daudelin was named manager of the Aldi grocery store. SPORTS: ...