From our Files — Feb. 8, 2019
10 Years ago: Feb. 8, 2009
NEWS: Valero Energy Corp proposed a $280 million purchase agreement to buy five plants from VeraSun Energy Corp.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth 75-53 in women’s basketball.
25 Years ago: Feb. 8, 1994
NEWS: Jim Williams, a long-time Fort Dodge restaurateur, died at age 72.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Kirkwood 79-56 in men’s basketball.
50 Years ago: Feb. 8, 1969
NEWS: Linda Thatcher, of West Bend, was named Palo Alto County Pork Queen.
SPORTS: Clarion beat Fort Dodge 22-19 in wrestling.