From Our Files

From our files: April 15, 2018

April 15, 2008 NEWS: Ron and Peg Meyer sold Meyer Hardware in Lake City to Joyce Merrit, who renamed it Lake City Hardware. SPORTS: Morgan Brown came in second in the women’s division of the Triton Invitational golf tournament. April 15, 1993 NEWS: Robert Waller, author of “The ...

From our files: April 14, 2018

April 14, 2008 NEWS: Josie Essing and Zachariah Anderson were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 9-1 and 15-5 in softball. April 14, 1993 NEWS: Kevin Hardy, of Lake City, was named the State FFA Prepared Public Speaking winner at the state FFA ...

From our files: April 12, 2018

April 12, 2008 NEWS: Duncombe Elementary students treated parents to an Ocean Cafe as part of a unit called “Water, Water Everywhere.” SPORTS: Kyle Busch won his second straight NASCAR Nationwide Series. April 12, 1993 NEWS: Candis Streit was recognized as an outstanding teacher ...

From our files: April 11, 2018

April 11, 2008 NEWS: The owner of the Coastal station building at 807 N. 15th St. was given more time to make repairs. SPORTS: St. Edmond boys basketball coach Adolph Kochendorfer was named a Class 2A boys basketball coach of the year. April 11, 1993 NEWS: Terry Lutz was named ...

From our files: April 10, 2018

April 10, 2008 NEWS: The Algona Family YMCA received a $700,000 Vision Iowa grant to build an aquatic center and make renovations. SPORTS: Kim Vaughn stepped down after 10 years at Dodger girls basketball coach. April 10, 1993 NEWS: Army Sgt. Dale C. Wiese, formerly of Manson, ...

From our files — April 9, 2018

April 9, 2008 NEWS: The Duncombe recreation center was open to the public. SPORTS: Humboldt had 163, Bishop Garrigan had 168 and St. Edmond had 173 in boys golf. April 9, 2008 NEWS: The Duncombe recreation center was open to the public. SPORTS: Humboldt had 163, Bishop Garrigan had ...

From our files: April 8, 2018

April 8, 2008 NEWS: Phillips Middle School students were making friends around the world through the EPals website. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Fort Dodge 5-4 in boys tennis. April 8, 1993 NEWS: U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley talked to voters in Eagle Grove, Humboldt and Iowa Falls. SPORTS: ...

From our files: April 7, 2018

April 7, 2008 NEWS: Lake View held its first pelican festival. SPORTS: The Class of 2006 defeated the Class of 2000 in the championship game of the annual St. Edmond Alumni Basketball Tournament. April 7, 1993 NEWS: Voters in north central Iowa approved the consolidation of the Britt ...

From our files: April 6, 2018

April 6, 2008 NEWS: Jennifer Sauter was named assistant manager of the Hy-Vee branch of Citizens Community Credit Union. SPORTS: Former Dodger Tom Chapman Jr. was inducted into the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame. April 6, 1993 NEWS: Federal inspectors were coming to assess flood damage in the ...

From our files: April 5, 2018

April 5, 2008 NEWS: Excavation began on Veterans Memorial Park on the west side of Badger Lake. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat St. Edmond 9-0 in girls tennis. April 5, 1993 NEWS: Ethel and Raymond Oleson were elected to their fourth term as commanders of the Fort Dodge chapter of Disabled ...

From our files: April 4, 2018

April 4, 2008 NEWS: The 2008 Taste of Home Cooking School was held at Decker Auditorium. SPORTS: Ohio State beat Massachusetts 92-85 in the NIT championship game. April 4, 1993 NEWS: Carol Wede joined Iowa Realty of Fort Dodge as a sales associate. SPORTS: A women’s volleyball ...

From our files: April 3, 2018

April 3, 2008 NEWS: The students at Newell-Fonds would be the first students in the state to have take-home personal laptops for their high school classes and course work. SPORTS: John McBride was the new Dodger boys track head coach. April 3, 1993 NEWS: Messenger Editor Larry Johnson ...

From our files — April 2, 2018

April 2, 2008 NEWS: The Rev. Madai Taylor presented his Taking Back Our Community plan at a public meeting. SPORTS: Tennessee beat Texas A&M 53-45 in women’s basketball. April 2, 1993 NEWS: Fair Oaks Middle School science teacher Gary Lauterbach was named one of the outstanding ...

From our files: April 1, 2018

April 1, 2008 NEWS: VeraSun Energy Corp. completed a merger with US BioEnergy. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Elite wrestlers participated in the state AAU super pee-wee division. April 1, 1993 NEWS: Kayla Neavin, Cindy Champagne and Sarah Knutson each received the Dr. William and Edna Remer ...

From our files: March 31, 2018

March 31, 2008 NEWS: Rick Kuhlman was planning to retire after 34 years at Fort Dodge Senior High. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth 2-0 and 9-1 in baseball. March 31, 1993 NEWS: Lifeguard Shannon Guddall, of Humboldt, rescued a disoriented swimmer from the bottom of the deep end of ...

From our Files — March 30, 2018

March 30, 2008 NEWS: The BW Express convenience store in front of Menards was becoming a Casey’s General Store. SPORTS: Rockwell City-Lytton basketball coach Dave Birks was inducted into the Iowa Girls Coaches Association Hall of Fame. March 30, 1993 NEWS: The Jackowell Food store at ...

From our files: March 29, 2018

March 29, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Animal Health was installing a 53,000-pound dryer at its main plant. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 9-0 in two softball games. March 29, 1993 NEWS: Dale Rippke, of Fort Dodge, talked about being a dungeon master at a weekly Dungeons and Dragons ...

From our files: March 28, 2018

March 28, 2008 NEWS: St. Edmond students performed “Jesus Christ Superstar.” SPORTS: St. Edmond head coach Dick Tighe was named Iowa Coach of the Year by the Iowa Chapter of the National Football Coaches Association. March 28, 1993 NEWS: Mike Fort was named to the Fortunaire Club ...

From our files: March 27, 2018

March 27, 2008 NEWS: Jennifer Trunkhill, of Humboldt, and her family, were partnered with the Webster/Humboldt County Habitat for Humanity to build a new home. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 13-8 and 6-3 in baseball. March 27, 1993 NEWS: Riverside Elementary teacher Deb Jakel ...

From our files: March 26, 2018

March 26, 2008 NEWS: Phyllis Stewart, of Duncombe, announced she would run for the District 2 seat on the Webster County Board of Supervisors. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Western 2-1 and 4-2 in softball. March 26, 1993 NEWS: The Webster City Municipal Airport got a $373,050 grant ...