From our files: Aug. 14, 2018

10 Years ago: Aug. 14, 2008

NEWS: Kari Prescott was the new director of the Webster County Public Health Department.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Tanner Kesterson carded an even-par round of 72 in the National Junior PGA championship.

25 Years ago: Aug. 14, 1993

NEWS: Vern Webb, of Rockwell City, received the Master Planter Award for Iowa.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Matt McIntyre placed seventh in the boys 13-14 division in the Wakonda Junior Classic golf tournament in Des Moines.

50 Years ago: Aug. 14, 1968

NEWS: The Fort Dodge Public School Board announced the hot lunch program would be added to five more schools, bringing the total of schools involved to 12.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Merchants semi-pro baseball team beat a team comprising some of the top area senior baseball players, 10-3.