From our Files

Dec. 1, 2007

NEWS: Ethanol producers VeraSun Energy Corp and US BioEnergy Corp. announced merger plans.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Dowling 72-67 in boys basketball.

Dec. 1, 1992

NEWS: Webster County Treasurer M.L. Hottman retired after 52 years of service to Webster County.

SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Buena Vista JV 98-64 to men’s basketball.

Dec. 1, 1967

NEWS: An estimated 500 Methodist laymen attended the Methodist Men’s Rally in Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: Bruce Ackerson bowled a 252 game in the Rose Bowl Classic league.