10 Years ago: Sept 8, 2008
NEWS: Marlene Johnson began her first year as principal of Cooper Elementary.
SPORTS: John Calisesi bowled a high series of 769 in the men’s classic league at Ridgewood Lanes.
25 Years ago: Sept 8, 1993
NEWS: Kim Landhuis, Pam Hinton and Richard Sprague ...
10 Years ago: Sept. 7, 2008
NEWS: The Otho Fire Department broke ground on its new fire station.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat rock Valley 9-0 in football.
25 Years ago: Sept. 7, 1993
NEWS: Graettinger’s Labor Day celebration — the oldest in Iow — marked its 97th year.
SPORTS: Both ...
10 Years ago: Sept. 6, 2008
NEWS: The Town Square Apartments building was nearly ready for occupancy.
SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Mason City Newman 41-6 in football.
25 Years ago: Sept. 6, 1993
NEWS: Brenda Waggoner, a Fort Dodge at-home mother, taught community education classes on how to ...
10 Years ago: Sept. 5, 2008
NEWS: Red Cross volunteer Pat Opheim, of Clarion, was deployed to Texas as part of the relief efforts following Hurricane Gustav.
SPORTS: Humboldt beat Clear Lake in three straight sets of volleyball.
25 Years ago: Sept. 5, 1993
NEWS: Mother and daughter ...
10 Years ago: Sept. 4, 2008
NEWS: Laurie Hagey resigned as CEO of the United Way and Community Foundation of North Central Iowa.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Anoka-Ramsey 14-0 in women’s soccer.
25 Years ago: Sept. 4, 1993
NEWS: Messenger reporter Nathan L. Kreps took his work sky-high ...
10 Years ago: Sept. 3, 2008
NEWS: The Oleson Park splashpad closed early for the season after it was vandalized.
SPORTS: The St. Edmond girls cross country team won the Lynx Invitational.
25 Years ago: Sept. 3, 1993
NEWS: Joel Meyer, of Fort Dodge, won two round-trip tickets anywhere in ...
10 Years ago: Sept. 2, 2008
NEWS: Leonard and Marilyn Anderson led the Dayton parade.
SPORTS: UCLA beat Tennessee 27-24 in football.
25 Years ago: Sept. 2, 1993
NEWS: Terry Brown, a Fort Dodge truck driver, received a lifesaving award from Gov. Terry Branstad for a 1992 incident where ...
10 Years ago: Sept. 1, 2008
NEWS: Members of St. Paul Lutheran Church participated in service projects such as visiting nursing homes and painting the Agape Church Wheel of Compassion Ministries building.
SPORTS: April Eisbernd was the new volleyball coach at Iowa Central.
25 Years ago: ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 31, 2008
NEWS: Lynn Foldhazi was the new executive director of the Humane Society of North Central Iowa.
SPORTS: Mark Haglund was the season champion in the Hobby Stock division at Mineral City Speedway.
25 Years ago: Aug. 31, 1993
NEWS: Beth Buehler was the new ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 30, 2008
NEWS: Renovation of Andrew Birzer’s home was nearly complete. Birzer had received a traumatic brain injury while serving in the Iowa Army National Guard in Afghanistan and the renovation was done in honor of his service and to make his life easier.
10 Years ago: Aug. 29, 2008
NEWS: The 28th annual Couch Freak Boogie kicked off at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport.
SPORTS: Kevin McCormack scored a hole-in-one at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course.
25 Years ago: Aug. 29, 1993
NEWS: Edith Hodgell, of Humboldt, attended the first People to ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 28, 2008
NEWS: Bob Paxton resigned as president of Iowa Central Community College.
SPORTS: Marc Pedersen, of Humboldt, and Glen Winthers, of Rolfe, each bowled a perfect game at Sundance Lanes in Humboldt.
25 Years ago: Aug. 28, 1993
NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 27, 2008
NEWS: Voters approved the plan for an aquatic center in Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: Gymnast Shawn Johnson returned to Iowa after winning one gold and three silver medals at the Summer Olympics.
25 Years ago: Aug. 27, 1993
NEWS: Phillips Middle School art teacher ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 26, 2008
NEWS: The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors agreed the county would help pay for signs to welcome travelers into the county.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys golf team came in third in the Mason City Invitational.
25 Years ago: Aug. 26, 1993
NEWS: Sharon ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 25, 2008
NEWS: Scott Meinders talked about his job as an engineer-in-training for the city of Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: The U.S. men’s volleyball team beat Brazil 3-1 at the Summer Olympics.
25 Years ago: Aug. 25, 1993
NEWS: A pilot program for at-risk students was ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 24, 2008
NEWS: Dakota City marked its 150th anniversary with a celebration that included a parade.
SPORTS: The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 11-0.
25 Years ago: Aug. 24, 1993
NEWS: Donna Porter was elected president of the Fort Dodge Area Solo Parents and ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 23, 2008
NEWS: Children at Grace Lutheran Church were participating in service missions to help others.
SPORTS: Draper’s Destroyers, a 12-and-under girls soccer team, earned a gold medal at the Iowa Games in Ames.
25 Years ago: Aug. 23, 1993
NEWS: Fort Dodge ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 22, 2008
NEWS: The final public meeting for a proposed aquatic center in Fort Dodge had a small turnout.
SPORTS: Decker Sports beat the Fort Dodge Sentrys 6-5 in Twilight baseball action at Patterson Field.
25 Years ago: Aug. 22, 1993
NEWS: Gary Winch joined the ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 21, 2008
NEWS: It was the first day of school for Fort Dodge Public School students and 26 new teachers.
SPORTS: Darin Putney scored a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.
25 Years ago: Aug. 21, 1993
NEWS: Trinity Lutheran Church of Mallard celebrated its ...
10 Years ago: Aug. 20, 2008
NEWS: Martha Williams, of Kelly, demonstrated spinning alpaca fleece into wool at a meeting of the Noon Kiwanis Club.
SPORTS: About 250 people attended an open house celebration at Dodger Stadium showing off the newly installed artificial turf.
25 Years ago: ...