From our files: Feb. 20, 2018

Feb. 20, 2008

NEWS: Former Fort Dodge City Councilwoman Jane Burleson went to Nigeria to teach women there about government and politics.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Bishop Garrigan 62-47 in boys basketball.

Feb. 20, 1993

NEWS: Southeast Webster Community School librarian Johnna Friesth took advantage of the school’s offer of early retirement.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Newton 67-56 in a girls basketball game that started in the Dodger gym and moved to Iowa Central due to an electrical brownout.

Feb. 20, 1968

NEWS: Mrs. Leo Littlefield, of Clarion, was leaving for a meeting of the Leap Year Club in Riverside, California. All the club members were born on Feb. 29, 1896.

SPORTS: June Nelson bowled a 199 game in the Twi-Nighters league and a 209 game in The Roaring Sixty league.