From Our Files

From our files: Jan. 17, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 17, 2009 NEWS: Babies born at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital were sent home with caps knitted by SMCH volunteer Lois Buttolph. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Marshalltown 36-34 in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 17, 1994 NEWS: Kelly Wirtz was the first woman mayor ...

From our files: Jan. 16, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 16, 2009 NEWS: Dr. Terry Moehnke was named Sertoman of the Year by the Fort Dodge Sertoma Club. SPORTS: St. Edmond senior John Engler was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: Jan. 16, 1994 NEWS: Jim Barr was named club manager of the ...

From our files: Jan. 15, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 15, 2009 NEWS: The Stratford Food Center opened, giving the town a grocery store after two years without one. SPORTS: Former Iowa Hawkeye wide receiver DeMarco Paine transfered to Iowa Central. 25 Years ago: Jan. 15, 1994 NEWS: At the request of Councilwoman Jane ...

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10 Years ago: Jan. 14, 2009 NEWS: The Blanden Memorial Art Museum board of directors tabled the city’s suggestion of charging an admission fee. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Webster City 46-44 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 14, 1994 NEWS: The Central Iowa Tourism Region office ...

From our files: Jan. 13, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 13, 2009 NEWS: Fort Dodge Animal Health postponed construction of a new research and development facility. SPORTS: Prairie Valley girls basketball standout Karlie Warehime was named the Iowa Network Services Class 2A Player of the Week. 25 Years ago: Jan. 13, ...

From our files: Jan. 12, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 12, 2009 NEWS: D’Arien Calahan and Kendalyn Pierson were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central won the NJCAA National wrestling duals for the third straight year. 25 Years ago: Jan. 12, 1994 NEWS: The east wing of Clarion-Goldfield High School in ...

From our Files — Jan. 11, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan.11, 2009 NEWS: James W. Tausz opened The Bradford Tax and Accounting Network in Clarion. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Iowa Falls-Alden 61-53 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan.11, 1994 NEWS: Webster County District Court Judge Mark S. Cady was appointed to the Iowa ...

From our files: Jan. 10, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 10, 2009 NEWS: The Rivieras performed at the Eagles Ballroom. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 69-64 in a boys basketball game that went into double overtime. 25 Years ago: Jan. 10, 1994 NEWS: Elizabeth Witkop, a junior at St. Edmond High School, was highlighted in ...

From our files: Jan. 9, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 9, 2009 NEWS: Former Iowa Central President Bob Paxton took a job at National American University in Rapid City, South Dakota. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 42-37 in wrestling. 25 Years ago: Jan. 9, 1994 NEWS: Lenard L. Butrick, of rural Fort Dodge, completed five ...

From our Files — Jan. 8, 2018

10 Years ago: Jan. 8, 2009 NEWS: City Manager David Fierke held a Coffee with the City Manager event at Hy-Vee. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat AIB 89-44 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 8, 1994 NEWS: Keith Kephart, of Fort Dodge, was named to a chair position on the China Mission ...

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10 Years ago: Jan. 7, 2009 NEWS: Marine Lance Capt. Matt Gronbach talked to Riverside Elementary students about his time serving in Afghanistan. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Bishop Garrigan 70-37 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 7, 1994 NEWS: Bernie Case was sworn in for another term as ...

From our Files — Jan. 6, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 6, 2009 NEWS: Becky Bruns won $30,000 in an Iowa Lottery scratch game. SPORTS: Eagle Grove beat Humboldt 63-41 in boys basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 6, 1994 NEWS: Radio Shack was in a temporary location at the Crossroads Mall while its store was being ...

From our files: Jan. 5, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 5, 2009 NEWS: Shelly Escobedo talked about her job as Victim/Witness coordinator for the Webster County Attorney’s Office. SPORTS: Anthony Latta, a senior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: Jan. 5, ...

From our files: Jan. 4, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 4, 2009 NEWS: Sukup Manufacturing Co., of Sheffield, received the Renew Rural Iowa award from Iowa Farm Bureau. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Urbandale 45-44 in girls basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 4, 1994 NEWS: Joe McBride took the oath of office as Fort Dodge’s new ...

From our files: Jan. 3, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 3, 2009 NEWS: The Rev. Don Urey was interim pastor at First Evangelical Free Church. SPORTS: Utah beat Alabama 31-17 in the Sugar Bowl. 25 Years ago: Jan. 3, 1994 NEWS: Clinton Hays, of Albert City, was preparing to enter the U.S. Military Academy at West ...

From our Files: Jan. 2, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 2, 2009 NEWS: Alaitz Araiza was the first baby born in Fort Dodge in 2009. SPORTS: Iowa beat South Carolina 31-10 in the Outback Bowl. 25 Years ago: Jan. 2, 1994 NEWS: Dr. Timothy J. Nagel, of Clarion, was recertified a diplomate of the American Board of Family ...

From our files: Jan. 1, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 1, 2009 NEWS: Sue Thompson was the new CEO at Trinity Regional Medical Center. SPORTS: Ohio State beat Iowa 68-65 in men’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Jan. 1, 1994 NEWS: Sam, the “town watch cat” of Lytton, hitched a ride on a Pioneer Seed Corn Co. semitrailer ...

From our files: Dec. 31, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 31, 2008 NEWS: Webster County 4-H held an activity day for Clover Kids — second- and third-graders. SPORTS: Iowa State beat Niagara 89-39 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Dec. 31, 1993 NEWS: Lori Nilles was the new editor of The Daily ...

From our files: Dec. 30, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 30, 2008 NEWS: The Humboldt County Board of Superviors got an update on new legislation that could impact area agriculture. SPORTS: Missouri beat Northwestern 30-23 in the Alamo Bowl. 25 Years ago: Dec. 30, 1993 NEWS: Christian Nygaard, of Humboldt, was re-elected to ...

From our files: Dec. 29, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 29, 2008 NEWS: Beth Murman and Zainab Illo were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: The Vikings beat the Giants 20-19. 25 Years ago: Dec. 29, 1993 NEWS: A cold snap had local tow company employees busy helping hundreds of motorists get their cars started. SPORTS: ...