From our files: July 17, 2018

10 Years ago: July 17, 2008

NEWS: A group of 24 Costa Rican ag producers, researchers and agronomy students toured farms in Webster and Calhoun counties.

SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Preston 3-1 in softball.

25 Years ago: July 17, 1993

NEWS: Hollis “Pete” Hilstrom, a former Callender resident who had donated $100,000 to the Callender library project, died.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Ogden 5-4 in baseball.

50 Years ago: July 17, 1968

NEWS: Garry Gustafson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Gustafson, of Pocahontas, left for service in the Navy.

SPORTS: Sandy’s Distributing beat John Deere of Webster City 3-0 in softball.