From Our Files

From our files: May 21, 2013

May 21, 2003NEWS: Koch Nitrogen Co., of Wichita Kan., completed its purchase of the Farmland Industries plant east of Fort Dodge.SPORTS: Don Larson was given the Ace Award for his service and leadership in the Fort Dodge tennis community.May 21, 1988NEWS: Nichole Gadbury was chosen to be ...

From our files: May 20, 2013

May 20, 2003NEWS: Two male bear cubs joined the menagerie at the Oleson Park Zoo.SPORTS: The Dodger girls claimed the district title in a golf meet at the Fort Dodge Country Club.May 20, 1988NEWS: Kindergarten students from Arey School planted a tree at the Fort Museum.SPORTS: Jon Thomas and ...

From our files: May 19, 2013

May 19, 2003NEWS: Sixty students graduated from St. Edmond High School.SPORTS: Mark Cady and Mark Brownlee were the winners of the Fort Dodge Ford Golf Outing.May 19, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High German teacher Stan Galbraith was selected for a $4,500 Rockefeller Foundation ...

From our files: May 18, 2013

May 18, 2003NEWS: Brett Lauinger portrayed Fort Dodge founder Maj. William Williams at the Oakland Cemetery Walk.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Flyers track team claimed five top finishes at a meet in Clarion.May 18, 1988NEWS: Iowa Secretary of State Elaine Baxter and Webster County Auditor Virginia ...

From our files: May 17, 2013

May 17, 2003NEWS: Students in Judi Duffy's kindergarten class at Hillcrest Elementary participated in the "Great Egg Drop."SPORTS: St. Edmond golfer Mike Dillehay fired a 71 at the Class 2A sectional golf meet at Lakeside Golf Course.May 17, 1988NEWS: Eve Rubenstein was chosen as grand ...

From our files: May 16, 2013

May 16, 2003NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High students performed "Guys and Dolls."SPORTS: Fort Dodge came away with a second place tie at the CIML Iowa Conference golf meet.May 16, 1988NEWS: Prairie eighth-grader Gary McWeeny took third place in individual rankings at the Eighth Grade State Math ...

From our files: May 15, 2013

May 15, 2003NEWS: Construction began on the new Renewable Fuels ethanol plant in Emmetsburg.SPORTS: Becky Lauver and Sarah Krogman were named Bottenfield Award winners.May 15, 1988NEWS: Carolyn Noess was elected president of the Sac City Women's Action Club.SPORTS: The Dodger girls captured ...

From our files: May 13, 2013

May 13, 2003NEWS: A concession stand was being built in the Otho City Park for use at Little League games.SPORTS: The Webster City boys golf team won the North Central Conference meet 12 strokes ahead of Clear Lake.May 13, 1988NEWS: Gene Freund was on a bicycle tour of Iowa's 5th ...

From our files: May 12, 2013

May 12, 2003NEWS: Jeff and Brenda Zylstra, of Laurens, bought the building which house their Pizza Ranch restaurant and remodeled it.SPORTS: The Sports Page Pride softball team picked up three victories at a tournament in Omaha.May 12, 1988NEWS: Community Christian School students performed ...

From our files: May 11, 2013

May 11, 2003NEWS: The Rev. Patrick Walsh was reassigned after being part of the Fort Dodge Catholic School System for 22 years.SPORTS: The Webster City boys golf team took second place at the Kuemper Invitational.May 11, 1988NEWS: Amy Averill was chosen to attend the Iowa American Legion ...

From our files: May 10, 2013

May 10, 2003NEWS: Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean made campaign stops in Fort Dodge and Webster City.SPORTS: Dodger Jordan Crosby claimed four titles at the Dodger Relays.May 10, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge Community School District board members agreed they were seeking a "people person" to fill ...

From our files: May 9, 2013

May 9, 2003NEWS: Kindergarten students at Southeast Webster Elementary School planted a garden.SPORTS: Carroll-Kuemper knocked off Bishop Garrigan 167-173 to win the CYO golf tournament in Alton.May 9, 1988NEWS: Lin Simpson, Dr. F.E. Gonzales and Lillian Monsein talked about their close calls ...

From our files: May 8, 2013

May 8, 2003NEWS: A Russian delegation toured Curt's Body Shop to learn about the business in a visit sponsored by Noon Rotary.SPORTS: The Webster City girls track team took the Eagle Grove track title with 123 points.May 8, 1988NEWS: Donna McAnally was the new classified manager at The ...

From our files: May 7, 2013

May 7, 2003NEWS: Barbara and Howard Jensen were named grand marshals of the 2003 Frontier Days parade.SPORTS: Shamar Foy earned three individual golds, a relay title and broke two school records as the Phillips Middle School seventh-grade track team competed in Marshalltown.May 7, 1988NEWS: ...

From our files: May 6, 2013

May 6, 2003NEWS: Tom Francis was promoted to Fort Dodge police chief.SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High swept St. Edmond 9-0 and 6-3 in tennis.May 6, 1988NEWS: St. Paul Lutheran Church youths planted trees along the south side of Fifth Avenue South on the east side of the city.SPORTS: The Prairie ...

From our files: May 5, 2013

May 5, 2003NEWS: James D. Koll, a senior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was one of 50 Iowa high school seniors honord in the 2003 Iowa Academic All-State Team recognition program.SPORTS: The Sports Page Pride, an 18-and-under softball team, defeated two teams at a tournament in Cedar Rapids.May 5, ...

From our files: May 4, 2013

May 4, 2003NEWS: David Hildreth and jessica Heillman went to the Rockwell City-Lytton High School prom in a semi.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Senior High girls golf team took second at the Carroll Kuemper Invitational.May 4, 1988NEWS: Jeanne Lillig, of Thor, was installed as president of the Church ...

From our files: May 3, 2013

May 3, 2003NEWS: Robert Blue P.E. teacher Dan O'Hern dressed as a "mystery knight" and rode to school on a horse for the school's Renaissance Festival.SPORTS: Iowa Central third baseman Tara Davis was named the ICCAC's student athlete of the week?May 3, 1988NEWS: Camp Fire kids participated ...

From our files: May 2, 2013

May 2, 2003NEWS: Eloise Robson received the Noon Sertoma's Service to Mankind Award.SPORTS: Dodger softball player Megan Paulson signed a letter of intent to play at Iowa State University.May 2, 1988NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident Jerilee Mace was named interim managing director of the Des ...

From our files: May 1, 2013

May 1, 2003NEWS: Karen Will was one of three national winners of Fazoli's Associate of the Year Award.SPORTS: Humboldt defeated St. Edmond 215-222 in girls golf.May 1, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge native Mark Mittelstadt was named a bureau chief in Albuquerque, N.M., by The Associated Press.SPORTS: ...