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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...