From Our Files

From our files: Dec. 29, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 29, 2008 NEWS: Beth Murman and Zainab Illo were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: The Vikings beat the Giants 20-19. 25 Years ago: Dec. 29, 1993 NEWS: A cold snap had local tow company employees busy helping hundreds of motorists get their cars started. SPORTS: ...

From our files: Dec. 28, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 28, 2008 NEWS: Dianne Panzy was named the new administrator at Stratford Nursing and Rehab Center. SPORTS: Jerry Anderson rolled a 300 in the men’s non-classic. 25 Years ago: Dec. 28, 1993 NEWS: Ikaika Markulec, 12, practiced his stick work on the downtown ice rink ...

From our files: Dec. 27, 2019

10 Years ago: Dec. 27, 2008 NEWS: Emily Martens and Travis Kraft, of Rockwell City, received an extra special Christmas gift when their son, Kale Nicholas, arrived seven weeks early on Christmas Day. SPORTS: Former Southeast Webster-Grand multisport standout athlete Jennifer Jorgensen ...

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10 Years ago: Dec. 26, 2008 NEWS: Local band H&K performed at Betsy’s Blue Note on Central Avenue. SPORTS: The L.A. Lakers beat the Boston Celtics 92-83. 25 Years ago: Dec. 26, 1993 NEWS: Kenneth McKenney, of Humboldt, was one of 11 Iowa farmers asked to participate in policy ...

From our files: Dec. 25, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 25, 2008 NEWS: The Salvation Army red kettle campaign raised $103,000 to cover the organization’s costs for the year — $12,000 short of the goal. SPORTS: St. Edmond senior John Engle was named the Class 2A state basketball player of the week by Iowa Network ...

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10 Years ago: Dec. 24, 2008 NEWS: Students at Community Christian School raised $1,500 for World Vision to help people in Haiti. SPORTS: Humboldt beat Clarion-Goldfield, 57-53, in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 24, 1993 NEWS: Mike and Jody McClintock, of Fort Dodge, hung their ...

From our files: Dec. 23, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 23, 2008 NEWS: Sarah Smith left the Webster County Attorney’s Office to join the Bennett, Crimmins, Ostrander law firm. SPORTS: Rockwell City-Lytton beat Laurens-Marathon 52-29 in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 23, 1993 NEWS: Myrtle Swedlund, 87, had no plans ...

From our files: Dec. 22, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 22, 2008 NEWS: Natalie Martinson and Efrain Molina were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: The Tennessee Titans beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-14. 25 Years ago: Dec. 22, 1993 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Regional Airport reached the 10,000-passenger level for the second ...

From our Files — Dec. 21, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 21, 2008 NEWS: Dr. Stephen P. Fox joined the staff at Wolfe Eye Clinic. SPORTS: Scott Harms bowled a 297 game in the men’s non-classic league. 25 Years ago: Dec. 21, 1993 NEWS: A money bag containing receipts from Friday and Saturday evenings — about $800 — was ...

From our files: Dec. 20, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 20, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High junior Dylan Essing donated blood at a Fort Dodge Senior High blood drive in memory of Kayla Jones. SPORTS: Webster City beat Bishop Garrigan 54-41 in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 20, 1993 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High senior ...

From our Files — Dec. 19, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 19, 2008 NEWS: Local law enforcement officers participated in an Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Reponse Training scenario. SPORTS: The St. Edmond eighth-grade girls basketball team beat Humboldt 40-23 (St. Edmond A squad) and 30-15 (St. Edmond B squad). 25 Years ago: ...

From our files: Dec. 18, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 18, 2008 NEWS: A pickup truck crashed through the front wall of Sun Market & Deli, but no one was injured. SPORTS: East Sac County beat Southeast Webster 73-60 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 18, 1993 NEWS: The Rev. Marvin Smith was the new pastor at ...

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10 Years ago: Dec. 17, 2008 NEWS: Niki Smith, of Rockwell City, shared her recipes for candy cane cookies, chocolate covered cherries, and bing bars. SPORTS: Rockwell City-Lytton beat Prairie Valley, 65-53, in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 17, 1993 NEWS: The father of two ...

From our files: Dec. 16, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 16, 2008 NEWS: The Salvation Army received 25 $100 bills in the red kettles in a two-day stretch. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown 74-71 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 16, 1993 NEWS: Tom Latham, of Alexander, announced he would run for Fred ...

From our files: Dec. 15, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 15, 2008 NEWS: Caitlin Grogan and Michael Daniel were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Southern Cal 83-38 in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 15, 1993 NEWS: Members of the Blairsburg Community Improvement Association were working to restore ...

From our Files — Dec. 14, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 14, 2008 NEWS: Promise McEntire, of Fort Dodge, returned home after serving 27 months in the Peace Corps in Cameroon. SPORTS: Fort Dodge came in second in a wrestling tournament in Emmetsburg. 25 Years ago: Dec. 14, 1993 NEWS: Sherry Weir, of Algona, won the ...

From our files: Dec. 13, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 13, 2008 NEWS: Don and Bonnie Sutter, of Manson, worked with members of Manson Mennonite Church to raise donations for Heifer International. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Marshalltown 55-49 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 13, 1993 NEWS: A young doe entered the ...

From our Files — Dec. 12, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 12, 2008 NEWS: Hawkeye Community Theatre performed “Gift of the Magi” and “O Holy Knight.” SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines East 47-27 in wrestling. 25 Years ago: Dec. 12, 1993 NEWS: Steve Hoesel, executive director of the MIDAS Council of Governments in ...

From our Files: Dec. 11, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 11, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High Principal Dave Keane gave a presentation about Dodger Time, which was beginning in January 2009, to the school board. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes 74-50 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 11, 1993 NEWS: ...

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10 Years ago: Dec. 10, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved the purchase of the former Community Cones building on South Eighth Street. SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Southeast Webster-Grand 58-49 in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 10, 1993 NEWS: Sandy Berlin, of Otho, ...