From our Files — Jan. 2, 2017

Jan. 2, 2008

NEWS: Presidential candidate John Edwards made a campaign stop in Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: USC beat Illinois 49-17 in the Rose Bowl.

Jan. 2, 1993

NEWS: Kevin Garner, of Watseka, Illinois, was beginning an internship at Faith Lutheran Church, rural Palmer.

SPORTS: Alabama beat Miami 34-13 in the Sugar Bowl.

Jan. 2, 1968

NEWS: Marine Pfc. Herbert O. Zinnell Jr., of Dakota City, was killed in action in Vietnam on his third day in that country.

SPORTS: Jim Vittell bowled a 225 game in the Webster County Labor league.