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From our files: April 25, 2019

10 Years ago: April 25, 2009 NEWS: The St. Edmond Catholic School System received more than $1.2 million from the estate of W. Harold Welch and his wife, Martha Welch. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Spencer 8-1 in boys tennis. 25 Years ago: April 25, 1994 NEWS: St. Edmond senior Holly Wilson ...

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10 Years ago: April 24, 2009 NEWS: Marlene McComas and Dan Kinney were finalists for the position of president at Iowa Central. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 13-3 and 6-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: April 24, 1994 NEWS: Sandy Bushman was selected as one of Coldwell ...

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10 Years ago: April 23, 2009 NEWS: The Rev. Madai Taylor spoke about spiritual wellness to a group at Friendship Haven. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes 2-1 and 3-2 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 23, 1994 NEWS: Former President Richard M. Nixon died at age 81. SPORTS: Fort ...

From our files: April 22, 2019

10 Years ago: April 22, 2009 NEWS: PICA — Pride in Community Appearance — kicked off 2009 activities with landscaping and cleanup work at Citizens Central. SPORTS: Joe Flattery recorded a hole-in-one on the seventh hold at Sunkissed Meadows Golf Course. 25 Years ago: April 22, ...

From our files: April 21, 2019

10 Years ago: April 21, 2009 NEWS: The first phase of Fort Dodge’s Corridor of Commerce project was underway with the construction of a retaining wall at Fifth Avenue South and Eighth Street, where the sculpture “Parade” would be placed. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls soccer team beat ...

From our files: April 20, 2019

10 Years ago: April 20, 2009 NEWS: Matthew Sabus and Ian Duarte were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat William Penn JV 15-0 and 8-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 20, 1994 NEWS: Richard J. Wede resigned as superintendent of the Prairie Valley Community School ...

From our files – April 19, 2019

10 Years ago: April 19, 2009 NEWS: Tim Holtz, of Des Moines, purchased Fort Dodge Steel. SPORTS: Janice Park bowled a 743 series. 25 Years ago: April 19, 1994 NEWS: A grass fire that got out of control destroyed several out buildings and some cars on the Duane Davis farm southeast of ...

This date in history – April 19, 2019

Today is Friday, April 19, the 109th day of 2019. There are 256 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight: On April 19, 1995, a truck bomb destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people. (Bomber Timothy McVeigh, who prosecutors said had planned the ...

From our files: April 18, 2019

10 Years ago: April 18, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Police Department, Webster County Sheriff’s Department and Post No. 7 of the Iowa State Patrol were honored by the Iowa Department of Public Safety. SPORTS: Fort Dodge came in second in the Dodger Relays. 25 Years ago: April 18, ...

From our files: April 17, 2019

10 Years ago: April 17, 2009 NEWS: The Otho Fire Department was getting closer to having a new station built. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat East Greene 223-353 in girls golf. 25 Years ago: April 17, 1994 NEWS: Terry Lutz, of McClure Engineering, was elected president of the ...

From our files: April 16, 2019

10 Years ago: April 16, 2009 NEWS: Mari Culver, wife of Iowa Gov. Chet Culver, visited the Introduction to Human Services class at Iowa Central. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Morningside JV 10-5 and 12-4 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 16, 1994 NEWS: Renovation work at the Webster County ...

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10 Years ago: April 15, 2009 NEWS: One person was seriously injured in a house fire on Seventh Avenue North. SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys track team came in second in the Warrior Relays in Gowrie. 25 Years ago: April 15, 1994 NEWS: A group of lawmakers and candidates expressed support ...

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10 Years ago: April 14, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council decided to meet twice a month instead of the first four Mondays each month. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clear Lake 8-1 in girls tennis. 25 Years ago: April 14, 1994 NEWS: The federal Department of Housing began foreclosure ...

From our files: April 13, 2019

10 Years ago: April 12, 2009 NEWS: Justice Gordon and Logan Parker were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Fort Dodge native Mark Rial reached the final round of the U.S. Nationals wrestling tournament. 25 Years ago: April 12, 1994 NEWS: Iowa Department of Natural Resources ...

From our files: April 12, 2019

10 Years ago: April 12, 2009 NEWS: Julie Howell was named staff development coordinator at Good Samaritan Society — Manson. SPORTS: Jerry Henderson and Matt Johnson each bowled a 300 game. 25 Years ago: April 12, 1994 NEWS: Pops pianist Ronnie Kole performed for the Spotlight 1994 ...

From our files: April 11, 2019

10 Years ago: April 11, 2009 NEWS: Iowa’s Trumpeter Swan Restoration Program had placed more than 1,000 swans around the state, including at Moorland Pond. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 8-0 and 19-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 11, 1994 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High ...

From our files: April 10, 2019

10 Years ago: April 10, 2009 NEWS: Dr. John Bonner shared the realities of Civil War-era medicine at a Brown Bag Briefing at the Fort Dodge Public Library. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Senior High boys track team earned four first-place finishes at the Lincoln Invitational. 25 Years ago: April ...

From our files: April 9, 2019

10 Years ago: April 9, 2009 NEWS: Charlie Wittmack, of Des Moines, the first Iowan to climb Mt. Everest successfully, spoke at the annual meeting of the Corn Belt Cooperative. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes 9-1 and lost 8-4 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 9, 1994 NEWS: The Rev. ...

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10 Years ago: April 8, 2009 NEWS: A group of historians and archaeologists were examining the original site of the 1850s military post along First Avenue North in Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Humboldt beat Fort Dodge 3-1 in boys soccer. 25 Years ago: April 8, 1994 NEWS: The Webster City ...

From our files: April 7, 2019

10 Years ago: April 7, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council dropped a controversial plan to require Fort Dodge property owners to pay a fee when a nearby street is rebuilt. SPORTS: North Carolina beat Michigan State 89-72 in the NCAA basketball tournament. 25 Years ago: April 7, ...