From our files: Sept. 4, 2018
10 Years ago: Sept. 4, 2008
NEWS: Laurie Hagey resigned as CEO of the United Way and Community Foundation of North Central Iowa.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Anoka-Ramsey 14-0 in women’s soccer.
25 Years ago: Sept. 4, 1993
NEWS: Messenger reporter Nathan L. Kreps took his work sky-high at the Budweiser Dollar Daze Couch Freak Boogie as he completed his first parachute jump.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines East 14-7 in football.
50 Years ago: Sept. 4, 1968
NEWS: State Rep. Dale Cochran, D-Vincent, won the only contested legislative race in Webster County, defeating Lehigh farmer and county board of education member Milton Danielson, 542-403, and ensuring his name would be on the ballot in November 1968.
SPORTS: The L.A. Dogers beat Philadelphia 10-9.