10 Years ago: Aug. 31, 2008
NEWS: Lynn Foldhazi was the new executive director of the Humane Society of North Central Iowa.
SPORTS: Mark Haglund was the season champion in the Hobby Stock division at Mineral City Speedway.
25 Years ago: Aug. 31, 1993
NEWS: Beth Buehler was the new ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 30, 2008
NEWS: Renovation of Andrew Birzer’s home was nearly complete. Birzer had received a traumatic brain injury while serving in the Iowa Army National Guard in Afghanistan and the renovation was done in honor of his service and to make his life easier.
10 Years ago: Aug. 29, 2008
NEWS: The 28th annual Couch Freak Boogie kicked off at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport.
SPORTS: Kevin McCormack scored a hole-in-one at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course.
25 Years ago: Aug. 29, 1993
NEWS: Edith Hodgell, of Humboldt, attended the first People to ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 28, 2008
NEWS: Bob Paxton resigned as president of Iowa Central Community College.
SPORTS: Marc Pedersen, of Humboldt, and Glen Winthers, of Rolfe, each bowled a perfect game at Sundance Lanes in Humboldt.
25 Years ago: Aug. 28, 1993
NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 27, 2008
NEWS: Voters approved the plan for an aquatic center in Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: Gymnast Shawn Johnson returned to Iowa after winning one gold and three silver medals at the Summer Olympics.
25 Years ago: Aug. 27, 1993
NEWS: Phillips Middle School art teacher ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 26, 2008
NEWS: The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors agreed the county would help pay for signs to welcome travelers into the county.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys golf team came in third in the Mason City Invitational.
25 Years ago: Aug. 26, 1993
NEWS: Sharon ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 25, 2008
NEWS: Scott Meinders talked about his job as an engineer-in-training for the city of Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: The U.S. men’s volleyball team beat Brazil 3-1 at the Summer Olympics.
25 Years ago: Aug. 25, 1993
NEWS: A pilot program for at-risk students was ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 24, 2008
NEWS: Dakota City marked its 150th anniversary with a celebration that included a parade.
SPORTS: The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 11-0.
25 Years ago: Aug. 24, 1993
NEWS: Donna Porter was elected president of the Fort Dodge Area Solo Parents and ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 23, 2008
NEWS: Children at Grace Lutheran Church were participating in service missions to help others.
SPORTS: Draper’s Destroyers, a 12-and-under girls soccer team, earned a gold medal at the Iowa Games in Ames.
25 Years ago: Aug. 23, 1993
NEWS: Fort Dodge ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 22, 2008
NEWS: The final public meeting for a proposed aquatic center in Fort Dodge had a small turnout.
SPORTS: Decker Sports beat the Fort Dodge Sentrys 6-5 in Twilight baseball action at Patterson Field.
25 Years ago: Aug. 22, 1993
NEWS: Gary Winch joined the ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 21, 2008
NEWS: It was the first day of school for Fort Dodge Public School students and 26 new teachers.
SPORTS: Darin Putney scored a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.
25 Years ago: Aug. 21, 1993
NEWS: Trinity Lutheran Church of Mallard celebrated its ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 20, 2008
NEWS: Martha Williams, of Kelly, demonstrated spinning alpaca fleece into wool at a meeting of the Noon Kiwanis Club.
SPORTS: About 250 people attended an open house celebration at Dodger Stadium showing off the newly installed artificial turf.
25 Years ago: ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 19, 2008
NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council considered instituting a local option sales tax with the proceeds going 100 percent toward streets if voters would approve.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge opened the boys golf season with a 311-340 loss to Marshalltown.
25 Years ago: Aug. ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 18, 2008
NEWS: Sandy Kelly, of rural Vincent, had worked at the Vincent post office for nearly 30 years.
SPORTS: University of Colorado senior Jenny Barringer, a Webster City native, earned a ninth-place finish in the first ever final of the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 17, 2008
NEWS: Volunteers manned golf carts to move the contents of the Rockwell City Public Library to its new location.
SPORTS: Tanner Kesterson, of Fort Dodge, placed 25th overall at the Junior PGA National Championship golf tournament.
25 Years ago: Aug. 17, ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 16, 2008
NEWS: Ryan Szalat, 11, and his brother, Jake, 8, earned $44.54 selling lemonade, and donated it to the Fort Dodge Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department — to be used toward the building of a new aquatic center.
SPORTS: Dale Dutcher shot a hole-in-one at ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 15, 2008
NEWS: Local rock/blues band Cheap Drinks performed at Betsy’s Blue Note.
SPORTS: The Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 11-7.
25 Years ago: Aug. 15, 1993
NEWS: Tom and Sonia Johnson opened Games — an arcade game and leisure center — in the former ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 14, 2008
NEWS: Kari Prescott was the new director of the Webster County Public Health Department.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Tanner Kesterson carded an even-par round of 72 in the National Junior PGA championship.
25 Years ago: Aug. 14, 1993
NEWS: Vern Webb, of Rockwell ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 13, 2008
NEWS: Local schools prepared to implement the new state smoking ban, which applied to all school grounds.
SPORTS: U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, 21, became the winningest Olympian of all time with 11 gold medals.
25 Years ago: Aug. 13, 1993
NEWS: Vista ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 12, 2008
NEWS: Manson teen Ashley Quade was crowned the Iowa State Fair queen.
SPORTS: Emile Vinson, 10, of Fort Dodge, won gold, silver and bronze medals at the national AAU Junior Olympic Games.
25 Years ago: Aug. 12, 1993
NEWS: An accumulation of about 2 feet of ...