From Our Files

From our files — May 7, 2018

May 7, 2008 NEWS: Amy Bruno was the new executive director of the Fort Dodge Area Chamber of Commerce. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City, 9-1, in boys tennis. May 7, 1993 NEWS: Gale W. McKinney was named chief financial officer and director of admissions for independent living at ...

From our files: May 6, 2018

May 6, 2008 NEWS: Iowa Gov. Chet Culver signed three bills into law to benefit veterans, while on a visit to Fort Dodge. SPORTS: The Webster City girls track team won the North Central Conference crown. May 6, 1993 NEWS: Dena Maxon, of Webster City High School, and Gabrielle Coon, of ...

From our files: May 5, 2018

May 5, 2008 NEWS: Autumn Thayer and Natalie Nordstrom were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Ron Cummins had a 747 series in city bowling. May 5, 1993 NEWS: Don Boardwell and Mary Jo Regis were crowned king and queen at the annual Civitan spring dance. SPORTS: The Dodger girls ...

From our Files — May 4, 2018

May 4, 2008 NEWS: The Rev. Walden “Wally” Paige was appointed to the Friendship Haven Memorial Foundation Board. SPORTS: Iowa Central lost 4-2 to Iowa Lakes, but beat Marshalltown 9-1 in softball. May 4, 1993 NEWS: State Rep. Fred Grandy, a Republican, said he wouldn’t rule out ...

From our files: May 3, 2018

May 3, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Residential Correctional Facility on First Avenue South opened. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth 9-1 in the Region XI softball tournament. May 3, 1993 NEWS: Rick Bitterman, of Algona, turned his hobby into a business videotaping weddings and other ...

From our files: May 2, 2018

May 2, 2008 NEWS: The Rotary Group Study Exchange program was bringing a team of people from India to visit Fort Dodge and Humboldt. SPORTS: Fort Dodge placed second in Class 2A in the 50th annual Dodger Relays. May 2, 1993 NEWS: The Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie 3369 in Fort ...

From our files: May 1, 2018

May 1, 2008 NEWS: The Webster/Humboldt County Habitat for Humanity chapter announced plans to build three new houses by the end of the year. SPORTS: Iowa Central won 7-3 and lost 7-5 in baseball against Southwestern. May 1, 1993 NEWS: Jim and JoAnn Jones won a 1993 Pontiac Grand Prix ...

From our files — April 29, 2018

April 30, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Correctional Facility was 10 years old. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Marshalltown 4-0 in boys soccer. April 30, 1993 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High senior Sarah Gavitt wrote and directed “A Lot of Little Animals,” a one-act play. SPORTS: Webster City ...

From our files — April 29, 2018

April 29, 2008 NEWS: Chad Schaeffer was appointed Fort Dodge city engineer. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls track team came in second at the Boone Invitational. April 29, 1993 NEWS: Dr. V.G. Reints, of Graettinger, said his chiropractic clinic would be rebuilt by the end of May after it ...

From our files: April 28, 2018

April 28, 2008 NEWS: Connor Allison and Sam Dougall were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Simpson JV 2-0 and 7-3 in softball. April 28, 1993 NEWS: Webster County Engineer Bob Sperry said that 35 of the planned 90 Dragoon Trail signs had been installed in Webster ...

From our files — April 26, 2018

April 26, 2008 NEWS: Dave Keane was named principal of Fort Dodge Senior High. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand senior Jennifer Jorgensen won her third consecutive Drake Relays title. April 26, 1993 NEWS: Dena Scharf and John Heun, both of rural Duncombe, each received a $200 ...

From our files: April 25, 2018

April 25, 2008 NEWS: The Community Action Network teamed up with Trinity Regional Medical Center on a Healthy Living program. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown 5-2 and 11-0 in baseball. April 25, 1993 NEWS: Cindy Craig joined the staff of Electronic Engineering Co. in Fort ...

From our files: April 24, 2018

April 24, 2008 NEWS: Gas prices in the Fort Dodge area were around $3.45 per gallon. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown 9-4 and 7-4 in baseball. April 24, 1993 NEWS: Kenny Harvey was retiring after 30 years on the Badger Volunteer Fire Department. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster ...

From our files — April 23, 2018

April 23, 2008 NEWS: There was an outbreak of fifth disease in Fort Dodge, affecting dozens of students. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys track team came in third at the Mason City Relays. April 23, 1993 NEWS: Mary Beth Rice received the Carrie Chapman Catt Award from the League of Women ...

From our files: April 22, 2018

April 22, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Mayor Terry Lutz and the City Council disagreed about billing property owners for some types of street work near their streets; the mayor was in favor of assessments. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines Lincoln 1-0 in girls soccer. April 22, 1993 NEWS: ...

From our Files: April 21, 2018

April 21, 2008 NEWS: Abby Doster and Jillian Doyl were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Muscatine 42-5 and 19-3 in softball. April 21, 1993 NEWS: Gloria Fevold Anderson was retiring from the Eagle Grove school system after teaching more than 30 years. SPORTS: ...

From our Files — April 20, 2018

April 20, 2008 NEWS: Andrea Syferd was appointed vice president of functional training and special projects for First American Bank. SPORTS: Josh Manske scored 69 to lead Algona to a first-place finish at the Algona boys golf invitational.April 20, 1993 NEWS: The Iowa Radio Reading ...

From our files: April 19, 2018

April 19, 2008 NEWS: The Otho Fire Department was raising funds for a new fire station. SPORTS: The Pocahontas Area girls golf team topped West Bend-Mallard 223-226 in a dual meet. April 19, 1993 NEWS: Mike Stromberg and Duree Driscoll were crowned king and queen of the St. Edmond ...

From our files: April 18, 2018

April 18, 2008 NEWS: Amy Bruno was named director of the Fort Dodge Area Chamber of Commerce. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls golf team came in fourth at the Ankeny Invitational. April 18, 1993 NEWS: Brian Iverson was named manager of the Fort Dodge Walmart. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys ...

From our files: April 17, 2018

April 17, 2008 NEWS: The annual Correctional Emergency Response Team Challenge was held at Brushy Creek State Recreation Area. SPORTS: The Prairie Valley boys golf team won the Southeast Webster-Grand tournament. April 17, 1993 NEWS: The Rev. Brian Hagglund was leaving Grace Lutheran ...