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From our Files

Nov. 3, 2007 NEWS: Gen. Paul W. Tibbets, who had piloted the B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died, and his second cousin, David Haggard, of Fort Dodge, reminisced about him. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown in volleyball. Nov. 3, 1992 NEWS: Mike “Bubba” ...

From our files: Nov. 2, 2017

Nov. 2, 2007 NEWS: The African Children’s Choir performed at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. SPORTS: Iowa State beat Dubuque 66-38 in an exhibition basketball game. Nov. 2, 1992 NEWS: As part of their government classes, students in some area schools voted with actual voting ...

From our files: Nov. 1, 2017

Nov. 1, 2007 NEWS: Pride in Community Appearance received the Governor’s Volunteer Award. SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Pleasantville 17-14 in football. Nov. 1, 1992 NEWS: Michael E. Fort relocated his accounting and tax services office to the Boston Centre. SPORTS: Jerry Henderson ...

From our files — Oct. 31, 2017

Oct. 31, 2007 NEWS: Operation Christmas was setting up shop in the former Hancock Fabrics location at the Crossroads Mall (now Sears Hometown). SPORTS: Eagle Grove was headed to its first state playoff game in years, with a winning record of 5-4. Oct. 31, 1992 NEWS: Betsy Bryant won a ...

From our files — Oct. 30, 2017

Oct. 30, 2007 NEWS: Roya Stanley, director of the Iowa Office of Energy Independence, spoke at a public meeting at Iowa Central. SPORTS: Algona beat Forest City in volleyball. Oct. 30, 1992 NEWS: Hamilton County received a tourism award from the Iowa Travel Council. SPORTS: Spencer ...

From our files: Oct. 29, 2017

Oct. 29, 2007 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High junior Danniyal Ahmed presented at a three-day forum, with Nobel Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug attending. SPORTS: The Iowa Central men’s and women’s cross country teams claimed a pair of championships in the Region XI Meet at Lakeside Golf ...

From our files: Oct. 28, 2017

Oct. 28, 2007 NEWS: Kirk Schultz received the October 2007 Fort Dodge Correctional Facility Employee Spotlight Award. SPORTS: Prairie Valley senior Aaron Vosberg was the Class 1A champion in the state cross country meet at Lakeside Golf Course. Oct. 28, 1992 NEWS: Richard Pederson, of ...

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Oct. 27, 2007 NEWS: The Paula J. Baber Hospice Home was dedicated. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Prairie Valley 43-17 in football. Oct. 27, 1992 NEWS: Heather Janicki was selected as a member of the Central College A Capella Choir, Pella. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Forest City in ...

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Police Log FORT DODGE Wednesday A theft was reported in the 100 block of North 10th Street. A theft was reported in the 100 block of North 10th Street. A burglary was reported in the 1600 block of 12th Avenue Southwest. Fraud was reported in the 1500 block of L Street. A theft was ...

From our Files: Oct. 26, 2017

Oct. 26, 2007 NEWS: Fort Dodge Mayor Terry Lutz spoke at a town hall meeting about economic development in the city. SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Rockwell City -Lytton in volleyball. Oct. 26, 1992 NEWS: The team of Beth Shimkat, John Schulte, Randall Schuh, Riad Wahby and Chris Wilke placed ...

From our files: Oct. 25, 2017

Oct. 25, 2007 NEWS: Volunteers from the Brushy Creek Area Chapter of the American Red Cross headed to California to help people affected by wildfires. SPORTS: Algona beat Iowa Falls-Alden in volleyball. Oct. 25, 1992 NEWS: Bill Kurth, of Lake View, opened a law office in Lake ...

From our files: Oct. 24, 2017

Oct. 24, 2007 NEWS: Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., made a campaign stop in Fort Dodge in his bid for president. SPORTS: Thomas Ostrander, a senior at St. Edmond, was highlighted in The Messenger’s “Timeout with” feature. Oct. 24, 1992 NEWS: Dennis Anderson, a pizza delivery driver, ...

From our files — Oct. 23, 2017

Oct. 23, 2007 NEWS: Joelyn Johnson joined the Fort Dodge Police Department. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City in volleyball. Oct. 23, 1992 NEWS: Webster County Sheriff Chuck Griggs and his opponent Bob Webb squared off in a League of Women Voters forum. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat St. ...

From our files: Oct. 22, 2017

Oct. 22, 2007 NEWS: Brooklynn Bailey and Emily Patz were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: The Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 11-2. Oct. 22, 1992 NEWS: The MIDAS Council of Government in Fort Dodge received a 1992 Innovation Award fromt he National Association of ...

From our files: Oct. 21, 2017

Oct. 21, 2007 NEWS: Teresa Naughton was the new executive director of Iowa Central Industries. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat NIACC 7-0 in football. Oct. 21, 1992 NEWS: Fort Dodge attorney Blake Parker took out nomination papers to run for mayor. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Boone 125-53 in a ...

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Oct. 20, 2007 NEWS: Members of The Salvation Army boys group Adventure Corps were designing toys for the Wells Fargo Dress-A-Doll, Design-A-Toy program. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 18-13 in football. Oct. 20, 1992 NEWS: Fort Dodge Regional Airport Director Brad Hagen said the ...

From our files: Oct. 19, 2017

Oct. 19, 2007 NEWS: VeraSun announced plans for a $30 million investment in its Fort Dodge ethanol plant. SPORTS: Katie Thompson, a senior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was highlighted in The Messenger’s “Timeout With” feature. Oct. 19, 1992 NEWS: Nursing student Kenrik Rosenstrom, ...

From our files: Oct. 18, 2017

Oct. 19, 2007 NEWS: A memorial was installed at Gypsum City OHV Park to honor Jessica Schmehr. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes in volleyball. Oct. 19, 1992 NEWS: N.J. “Bubba” McCollum, a manager and bartender at Community Tavern, took out nomination papers to run for mayor of ...

From our files: Oct. 17, 2017

Oct. 17, 2007 NEWS: Dee Powell was taking care of her mother, with Alzheimer’s; her daughter, who was legally blind; and her granddaughter — while battling lung cancer. SPORTS: Marshalltown beat Iowa Central 1-0 in men’s soccer. Oct. 17, 1992 NEWS: The Rev. Russell Dilley, ...

From our Files — Oct. 16, 2016

Oct. 16, 2007 NEWS: Clare Fire and Rescue Agency was chosen to receive nearly $30,000 in federal funds. SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Paton-Churdan in volleyball. Oct. 16, 1992 NEWS: Wayne Rieck, of Barnum, was elected chairman of the Webster County Solid Waste Commission. SPORTS: ...