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From our Files — Jan. 8, 2018

10 Years ago: Jan. 8, 2009 NEWS: City Manager David Fierke held a Coffee with the City Manager event at Hy-Vee. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat AIB 89-44 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 8, 1994 NEWS: Keith Kephart, of Fort Dodge, was named to a chair position on the China Mission ...

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10 Years ago: Jan. 7, 2009 NEWS: Marine Lance Capt. Matt Gronbach talked to Riverside Elementary students about his time serving in Afghanistan. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Bishop Garrigan 70-37 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 7, 1994 NEWS: Bernie Case was sworn in for another term as ...

From our Files — Jan. 6, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 6, 2009 NEWS: Becky Bruns won $30,000 in an Iowa Lottery scratch game. SPORTS: Eagle Grove beat Humboldt 63-41 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 6, 1994 NEWS: Radio Shack was in a temporary location at the Crossroads Mall while its store was being ...

From our files: Jan. 5, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 5, 2009 NEWS: Shelly Escobedo talked about her job as Victim/Witness coordinator for the Webster County Attorney’s Office. SPORTS: Anthony Latta, a senior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: Jan. 5, ...

From our files: Jan. 4, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 4, 2009 NEWS: Sukup Manufacturing Co., of Sheffield, received the Renew Rural Iowa award from Iowa Farm Bureau. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Urbandale 45-44 in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 4, 1994 NEWS: Joe McBride took the oath of office as Fort Dodge’s new ...

From our files: Jan. 3, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 3, 2009 NEWS: The Rev. Don Urey was interim pastor at First Evangelical Free Church. SPORTS: Utah beat Alabama 31-17 in the Sugar Bowl. 25 Years ago: Jan. 3, 1994 NEWS: Clinton Hays, of Albert City, was preparing to enter the U.S. Military Academy at West ...

From our Files: Jan. 2, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 2, 2009 NEWS: Alaitz Araiza was the first baby born in Fort Dodge in 2009. SPORTS: Iowa beat South Carolina 31-10 in the Outback Bowl. 25 Years ago: Jan. 2, 1994 NEWS: Dr. Timothy J. Nagel, of Clarion, was recertified a diplomate of the American Board of Family ...

From our files: Jan. 1, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 1, 2009 NEWS: Sue Thompson was the new CEO at Trinity Regional Medical Center. SPORTS: Ohio State beat Iowa 68-65 in men’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 1, 1994 NEWS: Sam, the “town watch cat” of Lytton, hitched a ride on a Pioneer Seed Corn Co. semitrailer ...

From our files: Dec. 31, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 31, 2008 NEWS: Webster County 4-H held an activity day for Clover Kids — second- and third-graders. SPORTS: Iowa State beat Niagara 89-39 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 31, 1993 NEWS: Lori Nilles was the new editor of The Daily ...

From our files: Dec. 30, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 30, 2008 NEWS: The Humboldt County Board of Superviors got an update on new legislation that could impact area agriculture. SPORTS: Missouri beat Northwestern 30-23 in the Alamo Bowl. 25 Years ago: Dec. 30, 1993 NEWS: Christian Nygaard, of Humboldt, was re-elected to ...

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 ...