From Our Files

From our files: June 16, 2019

10 Years ago: June 16, 2009 NEWS: Tom Heman announced he would run for Fort Dodge City Council. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Waukee 6-4 and 3-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 16, 1994 NEWS: Riverside School Principal Marvin Dick received a Doctor of Education degree from Drake ...

From our files: June 15, 2019

10 Years ago: June 15, 2009 NEWS: Susan Gill was the first female president of Fort Dodge Noon Lions, beginning July 1, 2009. SPORTS: Neil Doak won the Lakeside Amateur golf tournament. 25 Years ago: June 15, 1994 NEWS: R. Dana Wilson was promoted from deputy to sergeant in the uniform ...

From our files: June 14, 2019

10 Years ago: June 14, 2009 NEWS: Robert Kurtz retired after 40 years on the Fort Dodge Betterment Foundation board. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Glidden-Ralston 7-2 and Panorama 7-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 14, 1994 NEWS: Dorothy Lambert Depew was hired to teach ...

From our files — June 12, 2019

10 Years ago: June 12, 2009 NEWS: The Humboldt Arts Festival kicked off with the Neal Simon play “Rumors” at the Humboldt High School auditorium. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Ames 6-3 and 11-6 in baseball, and 10-0 and 6-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 12, 1994 NEWS: The 36th annual ...

From our files — June 11, 2019

10 Years ago: June 11, 2009 NEWS: Webster County K9 Cayd took first place in a national competition. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Bishop Garrigan 8-0 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 11, 1994 NEWS: The Rev. Earl V. Nelson, the Rev. Robert H. Ruppert, and the Rev. Donald L. Carver were all ...

From our files — June 10, 2019

10 Years ago: June 10, 2009 NEWS: School was out for the summer, but Fort Dodge teachers were still at work, preparing for next fall. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Lisa Koll prepared to defend the 10,000-meter title at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 25 Years ...

From our files: June 9, 2019

10 Years ago: June 9, 2009 NEWS: About 30 Fort Dodge residents would receive paving bills as a result of City Council action. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Marshalltown 4-1 and 9-4 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 9, 1994 NEWS: Nicholas Knouf, of Badger, was chosen to participate in an ...

From our files: June 8, 2019

10 Years ago: June 8, 2009 NEWS: The Karl L. King Municipal Band kicked off its summer concert series at Oleson Park. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Remsen St. Mary’s 5-3 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 8, 1994 NEWS: Incumbent Gov. Terry Branstad narrowly beat U.S. Rep. Fred Grandy for the ...

From our files: June 6, 2019

10 Years ago: June 6, 2009 NEWS: Loren Greiner, 101, recalled his role in the historic D-Day invasion. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 6-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 6, 1994 NEWS: World War II vets Herb Zobrosky, Bud Baker and Ernie Larson recalled the Normandy invasion on ...

From our files — June 7, 2019

10 Years ago: June 7, 2009 NEWS: Casey’s General Store announced plans to build a new store on Third Avenue Northwest and tear down the existing store. SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Bob Dickerson received golf tips from Tiger Woods at a “Swing with Tiger” clinic in Orlando, Florida. 25 ...

From our files: June 5, 2019

10 Years ago: June 5, 2009 NEWS: Duncombe Elementary Principal Steve Harbaugh and Butler Principal Mike Woodall each kissed a pig during last-day-of-school festivities. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Storm Lake 6-0 and 2-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 5, 1994 NEWS: Derek Lawson, 4, and ...

From our files: June 4, 2019

10 Years ago: June 4, 2009 NEWS: Military police soldiers from an Army Reserve unit based in Pocahontas were dispatched to Afghanistan. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster City 12-2 in baseball in five innings. 25 Years ago: June 4, 1994 NEWS: Relatives of Gen. Lewis Armistead visited Fort ...

From our files — June 3, 2019

10 Years ago: June 3, 2009 NEWS: The Webster County Board of Supervisors appointed Ricki Osborn to the vacant county attorney position. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Indianola 1-0 and 5-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 3, 1994 NEWS: A voodoo lily owned by Edward C. Pederson, of Fort Dodge, ...

From our files: June 2, 2019

10 Years ago: June 2, 2009 NEWS: Youth Shelter Care of North Central Iowa purchased part of the former Holy Rosary Catholic Church and School. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Algona 13-9 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 2, 1994 NEWS: The Webster County Habitat for Humanity broke ground on its ...

From our files: June 1, 2019

10 Years ago: June 1, 2009 NEWS: Jonathon Bowser and Luke Beckman were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Jimmie Johnson won the Sprint Cup Autism Speaks 400. 25 Years ago: June 1, 1994 NEWS: The 574 telephone prefix was added to the Fort Dodge area. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat ...

From our files: May 31, 2019

10 Years ago: May 31, 2009 NEWS: Linda Sparks relocated Sparky’s Furniture Restoration to 906 Third Ave. N.W. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Alta 1-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: May 31, 1994 NEWS: Several hundred people gathered at North Lawn Cemetery to honor those who died in ...

From our files: May 30, 2019

10 Years ago: May 30, 2009 NEWS: Webster County Crime Stoppers joined the TipSoft SMS program, allowing people to text tips anonymously. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines North 15-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: May 30, 1994 NEWS: Danielle Lawler was named Miss Frontier Days 1994. She ...

From our files: May 29, 2019

10 Years ago: May 29, 2009 NEWS: Scotty Roxstar performed at The Brickyard, 2223 Fifth Ave. S. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 5-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: May 29, 1994 NEWS: Steve Springer was elected president of the Fort Dodge Association of Life Underwriters. SPORTS: St. ...

From our files: May 28, 2019

10 Years ago: May 28, 2009 NEWS: A broken valve caused 250 gallons of hydrochloric acid to leak at the Pocahontas municipal pool. SPORTS: Humboldt beat Manson Northwest Webster 4-3 in softball. 25 Years ago: May 28, 1994 NEWS: Velva Richey, 95, of Dayton, talked about her family ...

From our files — May 27, 2019

10 Years ago: May 27, 2009 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High student Jennie Haden received her diploma at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, where she was a patient. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Mones Roosevelt 3-1 in girls soccer. 25 Years ago: May 27, 1994 NEWS: Lyle Woodard was ...