From Our Files

From our Files — July 20, 2018

10 Years ago: July 20, 2008 NEWS: Rob Gunderson joined the staff of Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda won the Class 1A state softball championship with a 6-3 victory over Martinsdale St. Mary’s. 25 Years ago: July 20, 1993 NEWS: The Humboldt school ...

From our files: July 19, 2018

10 Years ago: July 19, 2008 NEWS: Carl Wendland, 10, of Barnum, was keeping a 4-inch dobsonfly in a glass bowl at his grandmother’s house. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Highland 4-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 19, 1993 NEWS: A Flood Relief ’93 concert and auction at the Laramar ...

From our files: July 18, 2018

10 Years ago: July 18, 2008 NEWS: Three offices in the Fort Dodge Municipal Building were reorganized for better customer service. SPORTS: Jim Bryan had the low individual gross in the Lakeside Men’s League with 33. 25 Years ago: July 18, 1993 NEWS: The Callendar family of Philip ...

From our files: July 17, 2018

10 Years ago: July 17, 2008 NEWS: A group of 24 Costa Rican ag producers, researchers and agronomy students toured farms in Webster and Calhoun counties. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Preston 3-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 17, 1993 NEWS: Hollis “Pete” Hilstrom, a former ...

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10 Years ago: July 16, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge lifeguards Ali Chambers, 16, and Ellie Savery, 17, rescued two boys in danger of drowning at West Lake Okoboji. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Preston 1-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 16, 1993 NEWS: It was E. Thomas Corcoran’s last day as ...

From our files: July 15, 2018

10 Years ago: July 15, 2008 NEWS: The Humboldt Public Library marked its 100th anniversary. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 9-8 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 15, 1993 NEWS: Dr. David A Haggard, superintendent of Fort Dodge schools, declined a 3.2 percent pay raise, saying he ...

From our files: July 14, 2018

10 Years ago: July 14, 2008 NEWS: A roughly $850,000 upgrade to the Oleson Park Bandshell was completed. SPORTS: Winners in the different divisiosn of the First American Bank City Golf Tournament were Heather Frye, Diane Blomker, Dean Underberg and Kevin Ault. 25 Years ago: July 14, ...

From our Files — July 13, 2018

10 Years ago: July 13, 2008 NEWS: Pocahontas business leaders worked together to build the 26-room Pocahontas Inn & Suites. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Carroll Kuemper 3-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 13, 1993 NEWS: Record flooding affected a large portion of the state of ...

From our files: July 12, 2018

10 Years ago: July 12, 2008 NEWS: The Iowa Department of Transportation received a federal grant of $451,290 to turn the 44 miles of U.S. Highway 20 between Moville and Early into four lanes instead of two. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Cedar Falls 4-1 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 12, ...

From our files: July 11, 2018

10 Years ago: July 11, 2008 NEWS: Hawkeye Community Theatre performed “The Odd Couple.” SPORTS: The Blacktop Service team from Humboldt won the 2008 Gypsum Hollow Teener Baseball League title with a record of 14-2. 25 Years ago: July 11, 1993 NEWS: The Laurens City Council approved ...

From our files: July 10, 2018

10 Years ago: July 10, 2008 NEWS: Logan Brinkman and Kristen Lawler were crowned Webster County Fair king and queen. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Cal-Dows 6-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 10, 1993 NEWS: The Rev. Doresa Collogan was the first female pastor at First United ...

From our files: July 7, 2018

10 Years ago: July 9, 2008 NEWS: More than $850,000 was raised in 18 days by people in West Bend and Mallard to save the West Bend-Mallard Community School. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Waukee 8-3 and 5-0 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 9, 1993 NEWS: The Webster City Children’s Summer ...

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 ...