From our files

10 Years ago: July 30, 2008

NEWS: State Rep. Helen Miller, D-Fort Dodge, was named to a pair of state panels assessing how the 1993 floods impacted Iowa’s cultural and historic items.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge softball coach Andi Adams was named Coach of the Year by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association for the third time.

25 Years ago: July 30, 1993

NEWS: An exceptionally wet spring kept Dori Sweet, of Webster City, from planting her flower garden, but she drew an abstract drawing of a flower that won Best of Show at the Hamilton County Fair.

SPORTS: Wilton beat St. Edmond 6-2 in baseball.

50 Years ago: July 30, 1968

NEWS: The First Presbyterian Church building in Lohrville was for sale after the congregation disbanded.

SPORTS: Paton-Churdan beat Fort Dodge 1-0 in baseball.