From Our Files

From our files: July 29, 2013

July 29, 2003NEWS: Trinity Regional Medical Center was the first Iowa recipient of the NOVA award from the American Hospital Association.SPORTS: Gaels Becca Albrecht and Kelsey Lunn were named to the first team of the all-North Central Conference softball squad.July 29, 1988NEWS: Erica ...

From our files: July 28, 2013

July 28, 2003NEWS: Prairie Valley High School graduate Bret Wierson received an $8,000 scholarship from the Johnson Controls Foundation to attend Iowa State University.SPORTS: The Humboldt Wildcat baseball team captured the Midwest Plains tournament title with an 18-0 victory over Citizens ...

From our files: July 27, 2013

July 27, 2003NEWS: The Cedar River Gang, of Cedar Rapids, won the Gold Division A at the 2003 Dragon Boat Bash.SPORTS: Chuck Ewing captured the overall title and the crown in the 65-69 age group of the Lakeside Men's Senior Golf Tournament with a 35-34-69 total.July 27, 1988NEWS: Peter ...

From our files: July 26, 2013

July 26, 2003NEWS: Fubuki Daiko, a touring ensemble from Winnipeg, Canada, performed Japanese drumming at the Dragon Boat Bash.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge softball team defeated Cedar Falls 3-1 in a Class 3A regional seminal game.July 26, 1988NEWS: Jeremy Goslinger, 2, was one of 35 people to ...

From our files: July 25, 2013

July 25, 2003NEWS: The Grotto of the Redemption received $550 for an advertising project and $165 for an Iowa tourism Conference scholarship from the Western Iowa Tourism Region.SPORTS: Gowrie's Nate Schill won the Iowa PGA State Junior Championship in the 11-and-under division with a ...

From our files: July 24, 2013

July 24, 2003NEWS: Mike Snitz and Robert Meza, both of Arizona, stopped in Fort Dodge while on a cross-country tandem bike trip they undertook to raise money for a program to help high school dropouts.SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Megan and Morgan Paulson were the first sister tandem to make an ...

From our files: July 23, 2013

July 23, 2003NEWS: The Hamilton County Fair kicked off with a parade that traveled from downtown Webster City to the county fairgrounds.SPORTS: The Southeast Webster softball team defeated Wall Lake View Auburn 4-2 in a Class 1A district final.July 23, 1988NEWS: The Rev. Ron Solberg was the ...

From our files: July 22, 2013

July 22, 2003NEWS: The new steeple at St. Paul Lutheran Church was lifted in place, another step in the rebuilding efforts since the original church burned down in May 1999.SPORTS: The Dodger softball team defeated Storm Lake 8-1 in a Class 3A district semifinal.July 22, 1988NEWS: Larry A. ...

From our files: July 21, 2013

July 21, 2003NEWS: Sarah Clark, of Fort Dodge, was named to the dean's list at St. Ambrose University for the 2003 spring semester.SPORTS: The Bishop Garrigan softball team trumped West Bend-Mallard 11-0 in six innings in a Class 1A district game.July 21, 1988NEWS: Michael Stock, a Clarion ...

From our files: July 20, 2013

July 20, 2003NEWS: The "Rock Never Stops in Iowa" tour included a concert featuring Whitesnake and a motorcycle jump by Robbie Knievel, all at the Midwest Off Road Racing site south of Fort Dodge.SPORTS: The Southeast Webster softball team defeated Prairie Valley 3-0 in a Class 1A district ...

From our files: July 19, 2013

July 19, 2003NEWS: Law enforcement officers worked with the Union Pacific Railroad on the "Cop in a Train" program to catch people who did not yield at railroad crossings.SPORTS: Joe Canny was the champion of the 15-and-over age group of the Twin Lakes Junior Club golf tournament with a ...

From our files: July 18, 2013

July 18, 2003NEWS: The bear cubs at Oleson Park Zoo were given names: Spike for the cinnamon bear, and Bubba for the black bear.SPORTS: Eagle Grove beat St. Edmond 7-1 in a Class 2A district semifinal baseball game.July 18, 1988NEWS: Dr. John A. Gazaway, an optometrist in Eagle Grove, was ...

From our files: July 17, 2013

July 17, 2003NEWS: The Rev. Patrick R. Walsh, formerly president of St. Edmond Catholic School, was appointed president of the Catholic School of Sioux City.SPORTS: Former Fort Dodge Senior High golfer Cory Braunschweig claimed the Pocahontas Men's Open tournament with a six-under par 27-hole ...

From our files, July 16

July 16, 2003NEWS: Scenes were filmed at the Oleson Park Bandshell to be used in a movie that would be shown at the Iowa Hall of Pride.SPORTS: Bernie Saggau, executive director of the Iowa High School Athletic Association, narrated part of the film at the Oleson Park Bandshell.July 16, ...

From our files: July 15, 2013

July 15, 2003NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council announced that two new water towers would be built in the city.SPORTS: The St. Edmond baseball team defeated Prairie Valley 7-3.July 15, 1988NEWS: A one-act farce written by Maggie Swanson and Julie Lundgren was part of the entertainment at ...

From our files: July 14, 2013

July 14, 2003NEWS: Audrey Niemann was appointed by Bishop DiNardo to be the new director of the Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend.SPORTS: Lucas Peed shot a 4-under par 174 to win the men's division of The Messenger City Golf Tournament.July 14, 1988NEWS: Fridley Theatres Inc., of Des ...

From our files: July 13, 2013

July 13, 2003NEWS: Adam Greeves won the Horse Show's Costume class at the Webster County Fair with a bathtub costume, complete with shower pole.SPORTS: Katie McCubbin took part in the U.S.A. Track and Field Junior Olympics Region 8 Championships in St. Paul, Minn.July 13, 1988NEWS: Ed ...

From our files: July 12, 2013

July 12, 2003NEWS: The late Merle Erickson was honored for building and operating the Oleson Park Train for many years.SPORTS: The Webster City softball team beat Algona 4-0 to win the North Central Conference title.July 12, 1988NEWS: Zora Mae Fisher, of Webster City, was elected president of ...

From our files: July 11, 2013

July 11, 2003NEWS: Chainsaw carver Pat Doyle showed off his talent at the Webster County Fair.SPORTS: The St. Edmond softball team beat Sergeant Bluff 7-1 at the Ballard-Huxley Invitational.July 11, 1988NEWS: About 7,500 people turned out for seventh annual Dixie-Jazz Festival at Oleson Park ...

From our files: July 10, 2013

July 10, 2003NEWS: Allison Miller and Mike Nelson were crowned Webster County Fair queen and king.SPORTS: Kansas basketball player Nick Collison, formerly of Fort Dodge, was named a Big 12 Conference athlete of the year.July 10, 1988NEWS: Dale Chisholm, of Lake City, retired after 23 years as ...