From our files: Aug. 18, 2018

10 Years ago: Aug. 18, 2008

NEWS: Sandy Kelly, of rural Vincent, had worked at the Vincent post office for nearly 30 years.

SPORTS: University of Colorado senior Jenny Barringer, a Webster City native, earned a ninth-place finish in the first ever final of the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.

25 Years ago: Aug. 18, 1993

NEWS: A.J. Mason and Ted Casady, both 9, were building a treehouse in Mason’s back yard.

SPORTS: The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 10-3.

50 Years ago: Aug. 18, 1968

NEWS: Fire caused extensive damage to the Melody Grill at 511 Central Ave.

SPORTS: Chuck Moran, of Graettinger, won a playoff on the first hole to win the Newell Amateur golf tournament.