From Our Files

10 years ago

Aug. 27, 2005

NEWS: Citizens Central held its grand opening with about 250 people at the dedication.

SPORTS: Sam Wallace aced the 17th hole at Lakeside.

25 years ago

Aug. 27, 1990

NEWS: Six Eagle Grove residents participated in the Wyoming Centennial Wagon Train.

SPORTS: Roger Swanson, of Twin Lakes, claimed th Sunfish Class season championship at the Twin Lakes Sailing Association event.

50 years ago

Aug. 27, 1965

NEWS: Automotive and tire repair equipment distributors from Norway and West German visited The Coats Co. plant in Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: Lady Behrens bowled a 216 game in the Crossroads Classic league.

From Our Files

Aug. 20, 2005

NEWS: In Pomeroy, the mayor and four of the five City Council members suddenly resigned.

SPORTS: Kevin Ault shot the low individual gross in the American Legino Men’s League with 33.

Aug. 20, 1990

NEWS: Becky Ackerson talked about her trip to Brazil, including when the tour bus she was on was stopped and the passengers robbed at gunpoint.

SPORTS: Brother and sister team Brad and Chris Buckley won the Dayton Couples golf tournament with a 75 score.

Aug. 20, 1965

NEWS: Jacque Eilbert, 13, of Stratford, received the reserve shorthorn champion award at the Boone County Fair baby beef show.

SPORTS: The YWCA All-Star softball team beat Lanedale 15-9.

From Our Files

10 years ago

Aug. 13, 2005

NEWS: Local drivers were complaining about rising gasoline prices – in the range of $2.29 to $2.47 per gallon.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge White Sox, a 12-and-under baseball team, placed sixth in the Division I national championships.

25 years ago

Aug. 13, 1990

NEWS: An ecumenical service at the Chapel on the Hill at Friendship Haven paid tribute to Dr. Clarence Tompkins on his 90th birthday.

SPORTS: Bill and Cindy Olsen, of Des Moines, combined for a 1-over-par 72 to win the Fort Dodge Couples Open golf tournament.

50 years ago

Aug. 13, 1965

NEWS: John Kauffman, 7, and Tim Kauffman, 11, and their pony, Pepper, won grand prize in the Back-to-School parade in Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: The Gaines All-Stars of Hunnewell, Missouri, beat the Fort Dodge Merchants 15-4 in softball.