From our files

10 Years ago: July 16, 2008

NEWS: Fort Dodge lifeguards Ali Chambers, 16, and Ellie Savery, 17, rescued two boys in danger of drowning at West Lake Okoboji.

SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Preston 1-0 in softball.

25 Years ago: July 16, 1993

NEWS: It was E. Thomas Corcoran’s last day as president of Fort Dodge Laboratories before taking a vice presidency with the company’s parent corporation, American Home Products.

SPORTS: Bishop Garrigan beat North Iowa 2-1 in baseball.

50 Years ago: July 16, 1968

NEWS: Emmetsburg Catholic High School closed; 140 students were expected to attend the public school in Emmetsburg.

SPORTS: Manson beat Lytton 9-1 in baseball.