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From our files: March 13, 2013

March 13, 2003NEWS: Daniel Goodwin, of Somers, announced he would run for the vacant 3rd District seat on the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors.SPORTS: Rockwell City-Lytton defeated Cardinal Stritch 60-57 in a Class 1A girls basketball semifinal.March 13, 1988NEWS: Linda and Keith Dencklau ...

From our files: March 12, 2013

March 12, 2003NEWS: Gov. Tom Vilsack visited Webster City to promote a $50 million renewable energy plan as part of his proposed Iowa Values Fund.SPORTS: Webster City lost to Atlantic 59-34 in the Class 1A state girls basketball tournament.March 12, 1988NEWS: After waiting about 21 months, ...

From our files: March 11, 2013

March 11, 2003NEWS: The giant Cheeto arrived in its new home in Algona.SPORTS: The Rockwell City-Lytton girls beat George-Little Rock 55-52 in the girls state basketball tournament.March 11, 1988NEWS: Norman Mundie announced he would run for a seat on the Webster County Board of ...

From our files: March 9, 2013

March 9, 2003NEWS: George Naylor, of Churdan, was named president of the National Family Farm Coalition.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 71-63 in the Regional XI Men's basketball tournament.March 9, 1988NEWS: Matt Condon, of Barnum, placed third in a national greeting card design ...

From our files: March 8, 2013

March 8, 2003NEWS: An American flag, called Old Glory, was raised on a flagpole installed on a bridge pier that used to support Bennett Viaduct.SPORTS: Rockwell City-Lytton senior Joe Bretthauer was named to the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State team.March 8, 1988NEWS: ...

From our files: March 7, 2013

March 7, 2003NEWS: The Rockwell City Library received a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the purchase of three new computers.SPORTS: Humboldt beat Webster City 56-55 in boys basketball.March 7, 1988NEWS: Edwin Barbour spoke about his 22 years as superintendent of Iowa ...

From our files: March 6, 2013

March 6, 2003NEWS: The St. Edmond Chamber Choir received first place in Class 2A at the Pioneer Show Choir Festival at Okoboji High School.SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys basketball team defeated Lake Mills 77-72 in overtime.March 6, 1988NEWS: Bernard Croonquist, of Moorland, was selected as ...

From our files: March 5, 2013

March 5, 2003NEWS: A group of city officials and business leaders took part in a ceremonial wall smashing to signify the start of renovations at the Beh Building (now Central Place Apartments).SPORTS: Craig Davis, Kyle Egemo and Duran Barlow brought home championships from boxing matches in ...

From our files: March 4, 2013

March 4, 2003NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved the purchase of land on the east side of town for a new water tower.SPORTS: Webster City beat Algona 75-68 in a North Central Conference boys basketball game.March 4, 1988NEWS: The Story Tellers Club, one of the first literary groups in ...

From our files: March 3, 2013

March 3, 2003NEWS: In response to the U.S. preparations for war with Iraq, an ecumenical service calling for peace was held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.SPORTS: Iowa Central Coach Mark Ostrander was named the NJCAA Man of the Year.March 3, 1988NEWS: Mike Cormack, of Fort Dodge, received the ...

From our files: March 2, 2013

March 2, 2003NEWS: The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a license to Fort Dodge Animal Health for an equine West Nile vaccine.SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Chase Holmgaard won the Class 3A 171-pound state wrestling title.March 2, 1988NEWS: The physical education program in the Fort Dodge ...

From our files: March 1, 2013

March 1, 2003NEWS: The Rev. Jean Ivory was named pastor of Mission Followers of Christ Church.SPORTS: Dennie Friederichs, a three-time state qualifier for Fort Dodge and collegiate wrestler for Iowa State, was named to the IHSAA Hall of Fame.March 1, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge Rotarians gave or ...

From our files: Feb. 28, 2013

Feb. 28, 2003NEWS: The Hawkeye Theatre was performing "The Mousetrap."SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Cody McClintock beat Dan Klavitter of Dubuque 5-3 in the 103-pound quarterfinal of the state wrestling tournament.Feb. 28, 1988NEWS: Mary Putzke Jarvis, formerly of Dayton, received a master's degree in ...

From our files: Feb. 27, 2013

Feb. 27, 2003NEWS: Robert Homewood and Shanna Dettman, both of Rockwell City, hit the 1-gallon mark for blood donations.SPORTS: The Gaels beat Eagle Grove 56-31 in boys basketball.Feb. 27, 1988NEWS: Allan L. Goode, of Fort Dodge, was appointed a district court judge for District 2-B.SPORTS: ...

From our files: Feb. 26, 2013

Feb. 26, 2003NEWS: Former Humboldt resident Greg Helle spoke at the Humboldt Middle School about the experiences that he wrote about in "A Walk in Hell: The Other Side of War."SPORTS: The Dodgers beat Boone 62-42 in boys basketball.Feb. 26, 1988NEWS: Sen. C. Joseph Coleman, D-Clare, was named ...

From our files: Feb. 25, 2013

Feb. 25, 2003NEWS: A scholarship was established at Dana College, in Blair, Neb., in honor of former Webster County farmers Harry and Amanda Hanson.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 67-43 in boys basketball.Feb. 25, 1988NEWS: About 50 members of the Des Moines Playhouse cast performed ...

From our files: Feb. 24, 2013

Feb. 24, 2003NEWS: More than 20 countries were represented at the Iowa Central Community College Multiculturan Diversity Fair.SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Sac City 69-62 in a Class 1A district wrestling final.Feb. 24, 1988NEWS: Joan Harp was named to the Webster County Conservation Board by the ...

From our files: Feb. 23, 2013

Feb. 23, 2003NEWS: Tina Twito, librarian at the Callender Public Library, earned public librarian certification from the Iowa State Library.SPORTS: The Dodger wrestlers won the Class 3A District wrestling title.Feb. 23, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge City Council members John Hale and Jerry Snyder were ...

From our files: Feb. 22, 2013

Feb. 22, 2003NEWS: Jo Girard and Barb McCain were chosen as grand marshals for Emmetsburg's St. Patrick's Day celebration.SPORTS: The Webster City boys basketball team won the North Central Conference title with a 66-53 victory over Algona.Feb. 22, 1988NEWS: Andrew Tam, 12, of Jewell, was ...

From our files: Feb. 21, 2013

Feb. 21, 2003NEWS: The touring company of the Guthrie Theater of Minneapolis visited Algona to perform "The Stuff of Dreams."SPORTS: The Dodger girls basketball team lost to Boone 52-51 in overtime.Feb. 21, 1988NEWS: Dr. Terry and Pam Moehnke opened a record shop called the Flip Side on Fifth ...