10 Years ago: Oct. 29, 2008
NEWS: U.S. Rep. Tom Latham spoke to a group of about 50 people at Republican Party headquarters in Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: Humboldt swept Garner-Hayfield in volleyball.
25 Years ago: Oct. 29, 1993
NEWS: Launa Rasch, 8, and Mandy Fortney, 10, painted pumpkins to ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 28, 2008
NEWS: Dick Callahan received the 2008 Community Service Award from the Eagle Grove Chamber of Commerce.
SPORTS: Algona swept Webster City in volleyball.
25 Years ago: Oct. 28, 1993
NEWS: The Palo Alto Board of Supervisors voted to join the Rural Counties ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 27, 2008
NEWS: The Iowa Central Culinary Arts Program celebrated its first anniversary.
SPORTS: The Phillies beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2.
25 Years ago: Oct. 27, 1993
NEWS: The Webster County Industrial Development Commission honored Iowa Brick Co., of Lehigh; Fort ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 25, 2008
NEWS: Fort Dodge historian Roger Natter released two books: “Fort Dodge 1850-1970” and “Picks, Shovels and Carbide Lamps: Coal Mining in Webster County.”
SPORTS: St. Edmond beat West Hancock 35-0 in football.
25 Years ago: Oct. 25, 1993
NEWS: Sacred ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 24, 2008
NEWS: Tom Steinkoenig’s Sentimental Swing Band performed at Iowa Central’s Harvest Ball at the Eagles Ballroom.
SPORTS: The St. Edmond girls cross country team won the Class 1A district title.
25 Years ago: Oct. 24, 1993
NEWS: Teresa and Brad Kuhn, of ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 23, 2008
NEWS: Plans were unveiled for Van Diest Medical Center in Webster City.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Scott Community College 2-1 in men’s soccer.
25 Years ago: Oct. 23, 1993
NEWS: The town of Vincent was ahead of other area communities in recycling, according ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 22, 2008 NEWS: No injuries were reported when fire broke out at Was Broken Pallet Co. of Moorland. SPORTS: Prairie Valley swept St. Edmond in volleyball. 25 Years ago: Oct. 22, 1993 NEWS: Paul Horrell, of Fort Dodge, was appointed to serve as a member of the VFW’s ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 21, 2008
NEWS: U.S. Rep. Tom Latham, R-Ames, spoke to the Fort Dodge Rotary Club.
SPORTS: Corwith CWL beat Clarksville 61-8 in football.
25 Years ago: Oct. 21, 1993
NEWS: The Comedia Musica Players performed “Barnum.”
SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster swept St. ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 20, 2008
NEWS: Twins Garrett and Greg Hilpipre, of Clarion, returned from Peace Corps service in Africa.
SPORTS: Terry Hansen hit a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.
25 Years ago: Oct. 20, 1993
NEWS: Iowa Attorney General Bonnie Campbell spoke to students ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 18, 2008
NEWS: The Santa Cops program in Fort Dodge was seeking donations.
SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Lake Mills 48-18 in football.
25 Years ago: Oct. 18, 1993
NEWS: The Rev. Jack E. Thompkins and the Rev. Dolly Nelson, both of Fort Dodge, were working to establish a ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 17, 2008
NEWS: Iowa Central Community College performed “Wild, Wild West in a Dress.”
SPORTS: Clarion-Goldfield beat St. Edmond in volleyball.
25 Years ago: Oct. 17, 1993
NEWS: Phil and Linda Sparks opened Pass the Buck and the Antique Emporium, both at the ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 16, 2008
NEWS: The Pomeroy-Palmer High School Electrathon Club’s vehicle placed eighth in the Kan-Am Electric Challenge.
SPORTS: The West Bend-Mallard volleyball team beat Ventura in four games.
25 Years ago: Oct. 16, 1993
NEWS: The Rev. Julian Swanson, pastor of ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 15, 2008
NEWS: State transportation officials budgeted $48 million to widen U.S. Highway 20 between Webster and Sac counties.
SPORTS: The St. Edmond girls cross country team won its first North Central Conference meet.
25 Years ago: Oct. 15, 1993
NEWS: Val and Pam ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 14, 2008
NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council purchased several properties along Fifth Avenue South for the purpose of demolishing them to make room for new construction.
SPORTS: Corwith-Wesley-Lu Verne beat Janesville 41-6 in football.
25 Years ago: Oct. 14, 1993
10 Years ago: Oct. 13, 2008
NEWS: TAG teacher Diane Pratt was named president-elect of the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat William Penn JV 35-0 in football.
25 Years ago: Oct. 13, 1993
NEWS: Audrienne Swedlund, of Stratford, was elected district director ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 12, 2008
NEWS: The Manson Fire Department won the annual Manson Chili Cook Off.
SPORTS: Dave Praim bowled a 300 game in the non-classic men’s league.
25 Years ago: Oct. 12, 1993
NEWS: Gregory Anderson enlisted in Battery B 1/194th Field Artillery, Iowa National ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 11, 2008
NEWS: Tieryn Potratz and Patrick Kelleher were crowned homecoming queen and king at Fort Dodge Senior High.
SPORTS: St. Edmond beat St. Ansgar 35-7 in football.
25 Years ago: Oct. 11, 1993
NEWS: More than 250 people joined in the CROP Walk for ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 10, 2008
NEWS: Joshua Zinnell, of Farnhamville, was involved in creating a digital map of Cedar Cemetery near Rinard and cleaning and resetting headstones.
SPORTS: Jaime Pearson broke a 29-year Fort Dodge Senior High record in the 500 yard freestyle swim event with a ...
10 Years ago: Oct. 9, 2008
NEWS: The Fort Dodge Police Department unveiled Operation ID, a program for individuals to mark their belongs in case they are ever stolen.
SPORTS: Austin Morrow, a senior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature.
10 Years ago: Oct. 8, 2008
NEWS: Epworth United Methodist Church published a cookbook marking the church’s 100th anniversary.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge came in third in a 4A district golf meet.
25 Years ago: Oct. 8, 1993
NEWS: Fort Dodge native Jennifer Mussleman stood on a street corner ...