From Our Files

From our files — Jan. 29, 2018

Jan. 29, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Mayor Terry Lutz called for a higher local option sales tax in his State of the City address. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Northeast Nebraska, 77-60, in men’s basketball. Jan. 29, 1993 NEWS: A German shepherd lost control of a 1989 Toyota in Rockwell City ...

From our files: Jan. 28, 2018

Jan. 28, 2008 NEWS: Alaysha Ross and Landon Getting were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster finished third in the 18-team Guthrie Center wrestling tournament. Jan. 28, 1993 NEWS: A building housing three businesses in Graettinger was destroyed by ...

From our files: Jan. 27, 2018

Jan. 27, 2008 NEWS: Sarah Sturgis was promoted to senior administrator for the Fort Dodge office of First American Bank. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth 58-54 in women’s basketball. Jan. 27, 1993 NEWS: Scott Tapper, of rural Webster City, was one of 22 Iowans named a Master Pork ...

From our Files — Jan. 26, 2018

Jan. 26, 2008 NEWS: The Duncombe Volunteer Fire Department received a $14,060 grant for equipment. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Iowa Falls-Alden 57-40 in boys basketball. Jan. 26, 1993 NEWS: Former Hamilton County Attorney Josi Greenley was appointed to fill the unexpired term of ...

From our files: Jan. 25, 2018

Jan. 25, 2008 NEWS: Camiros, a Chicago consulting firm hired by the Fort Dodge City Council, unveiled its proposal for revitalizing Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Jason Truscheff, a senior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. Jan. 25, 1993 NEWS: ...

From our files: Jan. 24, 2018

Jan. 24, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Carnegie Library building was sold to Mike Doyle, who planned to turn the building into apartments. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat NIACC 27-15 in wrestling. Jan. 24, 1993 NEWS: The Webster County Peace, Justice and Freedom Foundation awarded Fort Dodge ...

From our files: Jan. 23, 2018

Jan. 23, 2008 NEWS: Voters in Dayton approved funds for the city to purchase the Dayton golf course. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Boone 67-57 in girls basketball. Jan. 23, 1993 NEWS: Clarion City Councilman Ted Bunn resigned from the City Council. SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Manson ...

From our files — Jan. 22, 2018

Jan. 22, 2008 NEWS: The house that was built for Brenda Cerney, a quadriplegic, was repurposed into a five-person assisted living facility after her death. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster’s wrestling team was 25-0. Jan. 22, 1993 NEWS: Trudy Yoder, an education professional employed ...

From our files: Jan. 21, 2018

Jan. 21, 2008 NEWS: Inmates at the North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City held a commemoration for the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Southeast Webster-Grand 60-50 in boys basketball. Jan. 21, 1993 NEWS: Barb Selander, of Gowrie, opened ...

From our files: Jan. 20, 2018

Jan. 20, 2008 NEWS: Robin Smith was a new qualified mental retardation professional at Northwoods Living. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Senior High wrestling team won the team title at the Iowa City High Duals. Jan. 20, 1993 NEWS: Melissa Bruening and Eric Stromberg were named to the Mount ...

From our files: Jan. 19, 2018

Jan. 19, 2008 NEWS: President George W. Bush called for up to $150 billion in tax relief for consumers and businesses. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ridgewater, Minnesota, 38-16 in wrestling. Jan. 19, 1993 NEWS: Rockwell City Den 5 Cub Scouts went to the Red Cross Bloodmobile to watch one ...

From our files: Jan. 18, 2018

Jan. 18, 2008 NEWS: Former Fort Dodge Mayor Will Patterson died while shoveling snow. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Waukee 62-10 in boys basketball. Jan. 18, 1993 NEWS: Louise Piper, of Rolfe, was highlighted in The Messenger’s “Neighbors” feature, talking about her award-winning ...

From our files: Jan. 17, 2018

Jan. 17, 2008 NEWS: Lt. Gov. Patty Judge visited Fort Dodge and talked about budget priorities for 2008-09. SPORTS: Southeast Webster Grand lost three wrestling duals. Jan. 17, 1993 NEWS: Dr. Lyle D. Smith was participating in a nationwide fever study conducted by Boston ...

From our files: Jan. 16, 2018

Jan. 16, 2008 NEWS: The Iowa Central board of directors discussed selling 80 acres located west of Dayton. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Southeast Polk 54-49 in girls basketball. Jan. 16, 1993 NEWS: Navy Seaman Recruit Chad P. Ralston completed basic training at Recruit Training Center, ...

From our files: Jan. 15, 2018

Jan. 14, 2008 NEWS: Pat Colwell was hired as the Humboldt County emergency management coordinator. SPORTS: West Bend-Mallard beat Ruthven-Ayrshire 75-23 in girls basketball. Jan. 14, 1993 NEWS: Jacque Johanson was installed as president of the “Ah” Masters Toastmasters ...

From our files: Jan. 14, 2018

Jan. 14, 2008 NEWS: Shariah Smith and Ashley Neavin were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Webster City took home first-place honors at the Adel-ADM wrestling tourney. Jan. 14, 1993 NEWS: Howard Dencklau purchased Wooten Radiator Service from Dale R. Wooten, who was retiring ...

From our Files — Jan. 13, 2018

Jan. 13, 2008 NEWS: Former Moorland resident Jason Moe received his professional engineering license in mechanical engineering in Kansas. SPORTS: South Hamilton beat St. Edmond 51-48 in girls basketball. Jan. 13, 1993 NEWS: Will Patterson was elected mayor of Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Former ...

From our files: Jan. 12, 2018

Jan. 12, 2008 NEWS: Roy Heggen, of Dayton, painted more than 30 country churches on muslin squares that were made into a quilt by his sister. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat Southeast Webster Grand 58-47 in girls basketball. Jan. 12, 1993 NEWS: Airman 1st Class Donald W. ...

From our files: Jan. 11, 2018

Jan. 11, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge School Board President Stu Cochrane said that enough money had been pledged to guarantee the purchase and installation of artifical turf at Dodger Stadium. SPORTS: Humboldt beat St. Edmond 48-28 in wrestling. Jan. 11, 1993 NEWS: Mike Hardy, of Lohrville, ...

From our files: Jan. 10, 2018

Jan. 10, 2008 NEWS: Plans for the proposed Northcentral Iowa Ag-Industrial Park west of Fort Dodge on Iowa Highway 7 were shown at a public meeting. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat Pomeroy-Palmer 83-0 in a wrestling dual. Jan. 10, 1993 NEWS: The Twin Lakes District of Boy Scouts ...