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From our files: July 8, 2018

10 Years ago: July 8, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council heard details on a proposed aquatic center. SPORTS: Fort Dodge senior Jay Lombard was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: July 8, 1993 NEWS: The Sac County Board of Supervisors approved a plan ...

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10 Years ago: July 7, 2008 NEWS: The Twin Lakes Trail was dedicated. SPORTS: Fort Dodge senior Kenzie Scharf was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: July 7, 1993 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Regional Airport Commission passed a resolution naming Vern L. Peters, ...

From our Files — July 6, 2018

10 Years ago: July 6, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge attorney Tito Trevino was elected to the Board of Governors of the Iowa State Bar Association. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 3-2 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 6, 1993 NEWS: The Gowrie Fourth of July parade was delayed by rain and later ...

From our files: July 5, 2018

10 Years ago: July 5, 2008 NEWS: The Rev. Gary Schultz was the new pastor at Mount Calvary Lutheran in Eagle Grove and Immanuel Lutheran in Rowan. SPORTS: Emmetsburg beat Bishop Garrigan 1-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 5, 1993 NEWS: Merland Coty, of Humboldt, talked about his most ...

From our files: July 4, 2018

10 Years ago: July 4, 2008 NEWS: U.S. Sen Charles Grassley and Rep. Tom Latham spoke at a Republican fundraiser in Humboldt. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 3-2 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 4, 1993 NEWS: The town of Otho celebrated its 100th anniversary since the town moved to ...

From our files: July 3, 2018

10 Years ago: July 3, 2008 NEWS: The Berryhill Center for Mental Health joined Trinity Health Systems. SPORTS: St. Edmond won its first outright North Central Conference baseball title with a 14-2 victory over Storm Lake. 25 Years ago: July 3, 1993 NEWS: A band of six horse riders ...

From our files: July 1, 2018

10 Years ago: July 2, 2008 NEWS: Emmett “Skip” Martin, of Clare, a former Webster County supervisor, passed away at the age of 78. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clarion-Goldfield 3-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 2, 1993 NEWS: District Court Judge Mark Cady was one of three candidates ...

From our files: July 1, 2018

10 Years ago: July 1, 2008 NEWS: Matt Dominick said he was settling into his new job as Humboldt police chief. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 5-3 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 1, 1993 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High cheerleader Stacey Jamieson was selected for the National ...

From our files: June 30, 2018

10 Years ago: June 30, 2008 NEWS: George Markman, of Hardy, talked about his service during World War II, defusing land mines and explosives. SPORTS: Jeff Peterson, of Des Moines, won the Lakeside Amateur golf tournament. 25 Years ago: June 30, 1993 NEWS: Wes Carlson agreed to come out ...

From our Files — June 29, 2018

10 Years ago: June 29, 2008 NEWS: The 10th annual Raspberry Festival was held ont he 7-B Ranch in Webster City. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Carroll Kuemper 4-0 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 29, 1993 NEWS: 21 people were sworn in as new U.S. citizens in Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Fort Dodge ...

From our files: June 28, 2018

10 Years ago: June 28, 2008 NEWS: The Rev. J. Faulkner Martin was the new pastor at First Presbyterian Church. SPORTS: Former Dodger Lisa Koll placed eighth in the 10,000-meter event in the Olympic Team Trials. 25 Years ago: June 28, 1993 NEWS: Mike Zahm, an Arrowhead Area Education ...

From our files: June 27, 2018

10 Years ago: June 27, 2008 NEWS: Cory Ewing, 21, of Fort Dodge, announced he would run against state Rep. Helen Miller as an independent. SPORTS: Tyler Leadley, a senior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: June 27, ...

From our files: June 26, 2018

10 Years ago: June 26, 2008 NEWS: Several Fort Dodge business teamed up for the Hope Floats donation drive to help people in eastern Iowa affected by historic flooding. SPORTS: Bryan Friedrichs was the new girls basketball coach at Fort Dodge Senior High. 25 Years ago: June 26, ...

From our files: June 25, 2017

10 Years ago: June 25, 2008 NEWS: Joyce DeHaan stepped down as executive director of the Domestic/Sexual Assault Outreach Center. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Ankeny 16-6 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 25, 1993 NEWS: The old railway depot in Lehigh was donated by Velma Ganeff to the fledgling ...

From our files: June 24, 2018

10 Years ago: June 24, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Public Library maintenance man Alan McNeil retired after 19 years. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Marshalltown 8-3 and 2-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 24, 1993 NEWS: Decker Truck Line Inc. drivers Greg Thede and Bill Smith placed in the annual ...

From our files: June 23, 2018

10 Years ago: June 23, 2008 NEWS: Adela Myers Betancourt and Emma Ebelsheiser were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Cody Schweinefus, of Decorah, won the 60th annual Fort Dodge Amateur men’s golf tournament. 25 Years ago: June 23, 1993 NEWS: Candy Abbott, 15, of Webster City, ...

From our files: June 22, 2018

10 Years ago: June 22, 2008 NEWS: Trudy Koppen retired from Frontier Community Credit Union and Postal Employees Credit Union after 38 years of service. SPORTS: Algona beat Bishop Garrigan 10-6 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 22, 1993 NEWS: Jenna Skophammer, a second-grade student at ...

From our files: June 21, 2018

10 Years ago: June 21, 2008 NEWS: Former Webster City resident Ben Nelson, a Navy sailor, was wounded in Afghanistan. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 16-0 in four innings of baseball. 25 Years ago: June 21, 1993 NEWS: John Brandrup, of Webster City, talked about the 10 years he spent ...

From our files: June 20, 2018

10 Years ago: June 20, 2008 NEWS: Iowa Central Industries changed its name to Lifeworks Community Services. SPORTS: Humboldt beat St. Edmond 4-2 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 20, 1993 NEWS: Cary Estlund talked about working with her dad, Bob Kirkberg, at Kirkberg’s ...

From our files: June 19, 2018

10 Years ago: June 19, 2008 NEWS: Alan Wooters retired as first deputy auditor after working in the Webster County Auditor’s office for 44 years. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster City 3-2 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 19, 1993 NEWS: The Rev. Roger Madden, assistant pastor at First ...