From Our Files: Jan. 4, 2013

Jan. 4, 2003

NEWS: The Iowa Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal against a district court decision about the Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust.

SPORTS: The Gael girls beat Clarion-Goldfield 59-36 in basketball.

Jan. 4, 1988

NEWS: Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis made a campaign stop in Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: The Minnesota Vikings defeated New Orleans 44-10.

Jan. 4, 1963

NEWS: The YMCA Community Center campaign fund received a donation for $53,000.

SPORTS: The Cedar Valley girls basketball team had an 83-7 record in four seasons in the Calhoun-Pocahontas-Webster Conference.