From Our Files

From our files: Sept. 15, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 15, 2008 NEWS: Woolstock Mayor Conrad “Connie” Grunwald was highlighted in The Messenger’s At Your Service feature. SPORTS: Iowa beat Iowa State 17-5 in football. 25 Years ago: Sept. 15, 1993 NEWS: Kim Landhuis and Pam Hinton won seats on the Fort Dodge school ...

From our Files — Sept. 14, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 14, 2008 NEWS: Carl Koehn was named local manager of Frontier Communications Inc. properties in and around Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Joliet 8-3 in football. 25 Years ago: Sept. 14, 1993 NEWS: Urban Ministry was the oldest organization serving the ...

From our files: Sept. 13, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 13, 2008 NEWS: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Rockwell City was preparing to celebrate 100 years. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Garner-Hayfield 15-13 in football. 25 Years ago: Sept. 13, 1993 NEWS: Vladimir Burryashev, from Crimea, was staying with Jim Ricke, rural Fort ...

From our files: Sept. 12, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 12, 2008 NEWS: Becky Greenwald made a campaign stop in Fort Dodge in her bid for Tom Latham’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown in three of five games of volleyball. 25 Years ago: Sept. 12, 1993 NEWS: The YWCA began ...

From our files: Sept. 11, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 11, 2008 NEWS: State transportation officials were considering adding $48 million to the project to widen U.S. Highway 20. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Western 3-0 in men’s soccer, but the Iowa Central women’s team lost 1-0. 25 Years ago: Sept. 11, 1993 NEWS: ...

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10 Years ago: Sept. 10, 2008 NEWS: Jerry Schnurr III and Kevin Rogers were elected to the Fort Dodge school board. SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys cross country team won the team title at the Cougar Invitational in Manson. 25 Years ago: Sept. 10, 1993 NEWS: Velma and Gerhard Wendt, of ...

From our files: Sept. 9, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 9, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council voted to accept “Parade,” a sculpture paid for by the Catherine Vincent Deardorf Foundation, to be installed at Fifth Avenue South and Eighth Street. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth in three of five games of ...

From our files: Sept. 8, 2018

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 ...

From our Files — Sept. 7, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Sept. 6, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Sept. 5, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Sept. 4, 2018

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 ...

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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 ...

From our files: Sept. 2, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Sept. 1, 2018

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: ...

From our Files — Aug. 31, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Aug. 30, 2018

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. SPORTS: ...

From our files: Aug. 29, 2018

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 ...

From our files: Aug. 28, 2018

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 ...

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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 ...