From Our Files

From our files: Oct. 17, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 17, 2008 NEWS: Iowa Central Community College performed “Wild, Wild West in a Dress.” SPORTS: Clarion-Goldfield beat St. Edmond in volleyball. 25 Years ago: Oct. 17, 1993 NEWS: Phil and Linda Sparks opened Pass the Buck and the Antique Emporium, both at the ...

From our files: Oct. 16, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 16, 2008 NEWS: The Pomeroy-Palmer High School Electrathon Club’s vehicle placed eighth in the Kan-Am Electric Challenge. SPORTS: The West Bend-Mallard volleyball team beat Ventura in four games. 25 Years ago: Oct. 16, 1993 NEWS: The Rev. Julian Swanson, pastor of ...

From our Files — Oct. 15, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 15, 2008 NEWS: State transportation officials budgeted $48 million to widen U.S. Highway 20 between Webster and Sac counties. SPORTS: The St. Edmond girls cross country team won its first North Central Conference meet. 25 Years ago: Oct. 15, 1993 NEWS: Val and Pam ...

From our Files — Oct. 14, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 14, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council purchased several properties along Fifth Avenue South for the purpose of demolishing them to make room for new construction. SPORTS: Corwith-Wesley-Lu Verne beat Janesville 41-6 in football. 25 Years ago: Oct. 14, 1993 NEWS: ...

From our files: Oct. 13, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 13, 2008 NEWS: TAG teacher Diane Pratt was named president-elect of the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat William Penn JV 35-0 in football. 25 Years ago: Oct. 13, 1993 NEWS: Audrienne Swedlund, of Stratford, was elected district director ...

From our Files — Oct. 12, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 12, 2008 NEWS: The Manson Fire Department won the annual Manson Chili Cook Off. SPORTS: Dave Praim bowled a 300 game in the non-classic men’s league. 25 Years ago: Oct. 12, 1993 NEWS: Gregory Anderson enlisted in Battery B 1/194th Field Artillery, Iowa National ...

From our files: Oct. 11, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 11, 2008 NEWS: Tieryn Potratz and Patrick Kelleher were crowned homecoming queen and king at Fort Dodge Senior High. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat St. Ansgar 35-7 in football. 25 Years ago: Oct. 11, 1993 NEWS: More than 250 people joined in the CROP Walk for ...

From our files: Oct. 10, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 10, 2008 NEWS: Joshua Zinnell, of Farnhamville, was involved in creating a digital map of Cedar Cemetery near Rinard and cleaning and resetting headstones. SPORTS: Jaime Pearson broke a 29-year Fort Dodge Senior High record in the 500 yard freestyle swim event with a ...

From our files: Oct. 9, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 9, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Police Department unveiled Operation ID, a program for individuals to mark their belongs in case they are ever stolen. SPORTS: Austin Morrow, a senior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 ...

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10 Years ago: Oct. 8, 2008 NEWS: Epworth United Methodist Church published a cookbook marking the church’s 100th anniversary. SPORTS: Fort Dodge came in third in a 4A district golf meet. 25 Years ago: Oct. 8, 1993 NEWS: Fort Dodge native Jennifer Mussleman stood on a street corner ...

From our files: Oct. 7, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 7, 2008 NEWS: Becky Greenwald, Democratic candidate for Iowa’s 4th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, made a campaign stop in Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth in three games of volleyball. 25 Years ago: Oct. 7, 1993 NEWS: The Palo ...

From our files: Oct. 6, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 6, 2008 NEWS: The 25th annual Cruise to the Woods had 1,000 cars participating. SPORTS: The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2. 25 Years ago: Oct. 6, 1993 NEWS: Employees of the Fort Dodge Target store said goodbye to the old building at 2715 Fifth ...

From our Files — Oct. 5, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 5, 2008 NEWS: Pam Halvorson was named chief operating officer of Trimark Physicians Group. SPORTS: Rod Brown, Mike Anderson and Mike Klaassen all bowled perfect games. 25 Years ago: Oct. 5, 1993 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Community School Board accepted the resignation of ...

From our files: Oct. 4, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 4, 2008 NEWS: John Engler and Rachel Gonzales were named homecoming king and queen at St. Edmond High School. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Belmond-Klemme 22-20 in football. 25 Years ago: Oct. 4, 1993 NEWS: Fort Dodge native Steve Millea talked about his 17 years fishing ...

From our files: Oct. 3, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 3, 2008 NEWS: Wesley Sperr was named president and CEO of Friendship Haven. SPORTS: Fort Dodge placed fourth in the second leg of the CIML Iowa Conference golf tournament. 25 Years ago: Oct. 3, 1993 NEWS: About 100 people took a walking tour of downtown Fort Dodge ...

From our files: Oct. 2, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 2, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Noon Lions dedicated the newly built shelter at Hawley Lions Park. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Hawkeye Community College 12-0 in women’s soccer. 25 Years ago: Oct. 2, 1993 NEWS: Dr. LeRoy Larson, a retired Fort Dodge dentist, donated ...

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10 Years ago: Oct. 1, 2008 NEWS: The Palo Alto Sheriff’s Department celebrated the 100th anniversary of the jail by holding an open house. SPORTS: Humboldt swept Hampton-Dumont in volleyball. 25 Years ago: Oct. 1, 1993 NEWS: Sandy Wilke joined the staff at Dodger Preschool. SPORTS: ...

From our files: Sept. 30, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 30, 2008 NEWS: Assistant Fort Dodge Fire Chief Kerry Miklo talked about his 33 years as a firefighter. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ridgewater 8-1 in men’s soccer. 25 Years ago: Sept. 30, 1993 NEWS: Eve Rubenstein died at age 86. SPORTS: Don Henry, of Webster City, ...

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10 Years ago: Sept. 29, 2008 NEWS: Julie Larson, of Fort Dodge, joined the Friendship Haven board of directors. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat NIACC in women’s volleyball. 25 Years ago: Sept. 29, 1993 NEWS: Norwegian natives Sigrid and Gunner Gunderson tracked down Sigrid’s cousins, Ardis ...

From our Files — Sept. 28, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 28, 2008 NEWS: Nearly 300 bikers participated in the ABATE toy drive. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Harper 38-35 in football. 25 Years ago: Sept. 28, 1993 NEWS: Father-and-son team of Bob and Mark Hild, of Kamrar, talked about Bob Hild’s collection of antique John ...