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From our files

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 28, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 27, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 28, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 24, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 23, 2018

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 ...

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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 ...

From our files: Oct. 21, 2018

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. ...

From our files: Oct. 20, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 21, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 17, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 16, 2018

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 ...

From our Files — Oct. 15, 2018

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 ...

From our Files — Oct. 14, 2018

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 NEWS: ...

From our files: Oct. 13, 2018

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 ...

From our Files — Oct. 12, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 11, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 10, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Oct. 9, 2018

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. 25 ...

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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 ...