From Our Files

From our files: Jan. 20, 2013

Jan. 20, 2003NEWS: Ronald McDonald visited Fort Dodge schools to teach character-building concepts to students.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge seventh-grade girls basketball team went 1-2 in a tournament in Apple Valley, Minn.Jan. 20, 1988NEWS: The Fort Dodge Municipal Airport was chosen to receive an ...

From our files: Jan. 19, 2013

Jan. 19, 2003NEWS: A $2.4 million renovation of Fuller Hall in Webster City was complete.SPORTS: Mark Miller stepped down as manager of Fort Dodge's XBA franchise, the Frontier City River Dogz.Jan. 19, 1988NEWS: An exhibit at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum featured works by area Arrowhead ...

From our files: Jan. 18, 2013

Jan. 18, 2003NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident Hannah J. Carse was the first minister to youths and young adults for First Congregational Church of Waterloo.SPORTS: The St. Edmond girls beat Webster City 56-42 in basketball.Jan. 18, 1988NEWS: Michelle Grove, Lynn Powers, Russell Bell and Sam ...

From Our Files: Jan. 17, 2013

Jan. 17, 2003NEWS: The Swedish Foundation of Iowa's Swede Bend Settlement was collecting items for a museum.SPORTS: The Dodger wrestling team beat Newton 38-28.Jan. 17, 1988NEWS: State Rep. Sue Mullins visited West Bend to discuss citizen concerns.SPORTS: The Dodgers beat Waterloo Central ...

From Our Files: Jan. 16, 2013

Jan. 16, 2003NEWS: Lt. Gov. Sally Pederson visited Fort Dodge to speak about Gov. Tom Vilsack's plans for the next term.SPORTS: Livermore native Dallas Clark announced he would skip his senior year at Iowa State to enter the NFL draft.Jan. 16, 1988NEWS: Greg Bocken, a senior at St. Edmond ...

From our files: Jan. 15, 2013

Jan. 15, 2003NEWS: Steve Kettering, R-Lake View, won the Iowa Senate seat vacated by Steve King, who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.SPORTS: The Manson Northwest Webster girls basketball team beat St. Edmond 45-40.Jan. 15, 1988NEWS: The Comedia Musica Players performed ...

From Our Files: Jan. 14, 2013

Jan. 14, 2003NEWS: The Humboldt Emergency Medical Services staff received the 2002 Volunteer Ambulance Services of the Year Award.SPORTS: The Iowa Central women beat William Penn JV 61-45 in basketball.Jan. 14, 1988NEWS: The Study Club donated $1,200 each to the Familyi Violence Center of ...

From Our Files: Jan. 13, 2013

Jan. 13, 2003NEWS: Emily Jensen, of Fort Dodge, graduated from Morningside College with a bachelor of arts degree.SPORTS: The Iowa Central women fell to Iowa Western 68-57 in basketball.Jan. 13, 1988NEWS: Marie H. Grunwald, of Fort Dodge, had three poems published in a book by the American ...

From Our Files: Jan. 12, 2013

Jan. 12, 2003NEWS: Sandy Spencer was named as program director of the Fort Dodge Area Chamber of Commerce.SPORTS: Mike Dillehay and Keith Friesth each bowled a perfect 300 game.Jan. 12, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge Police Chief Barry Weber was chosen to attend the FBI National Academy session in the ...

From Our Files: Jan. 11, 2013

Jan. 11, 2003NEWS: Iowa State University professor Dr. James C. McElroy spoke at the Employers Task Force meeting.SPORTS: The Frontier City River Dogz had their first win - 120-114 against Dakota City.Jan. 11, 1988NEWS: Area legislators spoke about their expectations for the upcoming Iowa ...

From Our Files: Jan. 10, 2013

Jan. 10, 2003NEWS: In smaller Iowa counties, the responsibility for issuing drivers licenses shifted to the county treasurer's office.SPORTS: The Dodger wrestlers defeated Marshalltown 43.25.Jan. 10, 1988NEWS: Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart made a campaign stop in Fort ...

From our files: Jan. 8, 2013

Jan. 8, 2003NEWS: Steve King, R-Kiron, moved to the U.S. House of Representatives and two candidates sought his Iowa Senate seat.SPORTS: The Gaels beat Iowa Falls 64-46 in a boys basketball game.Jan. 8, 1988NEWS: Presidential candidate Richard Gephardt made a campaign stop in Webster ...

From Our Files: Jan. 7, 2013

Jan. 7, 2003NEWS: LuAnn P. Klingson was named worthy matron of Aurora Chapter Order of the Eastern Star No. 311..SPORTS: The Humboldt wrestling team finished with a perfect 5-0 in a six-team dual meet at home.Jan. 7, 1988NEWS: Delbert Porter was named as the new commander of Calvary ...

From Our Files: Jan. 6, 2013

Jan. 6, 2003NEWS: Catherine Guthrie, of Fort Dodge, was one of 24 Buena Vista University students studying in New York City.SPORTS: The Dodger sixth-grade girls basketball team went 3-0 in a tournament in Forest City.Jan. 6, 1988NEWS: Robert E. Schoon was elected chairman of the Pocahontas ...

From Our Files: Jan. 5, 2013

Jan. 5, 2003NEWS: The Winter Toy and Buckle Show brought collectors to the Webster County Fairgrounds.SPORTS: Larry Fetters Jr. bowled a perfect game in the men's non-classic bowling league.Jan. 5, 1988NEWS: Leonard Hansch, of Duncombe, was elected chairman of the Webster County Board of ...

From Our Files: Jan. 4, 2013

Jan. 4, 2003NEWS: The Iowa Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal against a district court decision about the Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust.SPORTS: The Gael girls beat Clarion-Goldfield 59-36 in basketball.Jan. 4, 1988NEWS: Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis made a campaign stop in Fort ...

From Our Files: Jan. 3, 2013

Jan. 3, 2003NEWS: Justice Jade Thilges was the first baby born at Trinity Regional Medical Center in 2003.SPORTS: The Frontier City River Dogz lost its first XBA game to the Magic City Snow bears, 100-87.Jan. 3, 1988NEWS: Messenger Editor Walter B. Stevens announced his retirement; Larry W. ...

From Our Files: Jan. 2, 2013

Jan. 2, 2003NEWS: Promise McEntire played saxophone with the University of Southern California marching band in the Orange Bowl.SPORTS: Southern California beat Iowa 38-17 in the Orange Bowl.Jan. 2, 1988NEWS: Domino Elise Watts was the first baby born in Fort Dodge in 1988.SPORTS: Miami won ...