From Our Files

From our files: Nov. 17, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 17, 2008 NEWS: Iowa Central’s student recreational building was named the Hanson Center to honor Garland Hanson’s longtime service on the school’s board of trustees. SPORTS: The Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears 37-3. 25 Years ago: Nov. 17, 1993 NEWS: ...

From our files: Nov. 16, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 16, 2008 NEWS: The renovations at Trinity Regional Medical Center were complete, including the new Atrium Tower. SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Madrid 42-29 in football. 25 Years ago: Nov. 16, 1993 NEWS: Three people were injured when a two-story farmhouse near Gilmore ...

From our files: Nov. 15, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 15, 2008 NEWS: Colleen Eastwood was named Outstanding Young Volunteer at the annual Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Sierra College of California 27-10 in wrestling. 25 Years ago: Nov. 15, 1993 NEWS: Doug Weydert, of Bode, talked about his ...

From our files: Nov. 14, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 14, 2008 NEWS: Comedia Musica Players performed “Here’s Love,” a musical adaptation of “Miracle on 34th Street.” SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Mount Mercy JV 66-48 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Nov. 14, 1993 NEWS: John Hale, district manager for the ...

From our files: Nov. 13, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 13, 2008 NEWS: The historic Vincent House at 824 Third Ave. S. was undergoing renovations. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat William Penn JV 98-54 in men’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Nov. 13, 1993 NEWS: Pat and Bill Acree adopted Matthew, an 8-year-old boy from ...

From our Files: Nov. 12, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 12, 2008 NEWS: Electrolux Home Products announced plans to lay off 99 workers in Webster City. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat North Central Missouri 95-61 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Nov. 12, 1993 NEWS: Somers native Daryl Beall was named president and ...

From our files: Nov. 11, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 11, 2008 NEWS: Webster County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Jim O’Brien was promoted to sergeant. SPORTS: 2005 St. Edmond graduate Becky Eckerman earned all-conference honors in cross country at Luther College. 25 Years ago: Nov. 11, 1993 NEWS: Several items of military ...

From our files: Nov. 10, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 10, 2008 NEWS: Abigail Adams and Taylor Smith were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Arkansas Fort Smith beat Iowa Central 67-59 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Nov. 10, 1993 NEWS: Iowa Attorney General Bonnie Campbell make a campaign stop in Fort Dodge in ...

From our Files — Nov. 9, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 9, 2008 NEWS: Dr. Subhash Sahai was named 2008 Iowa Family Physician of the Year by the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth 16-12 in football. 25 Years ago: Nov. 9, 1993 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Environmental Corp. was formed to acquire ...

From our files: Nov. 8, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 8, 2008 NEWS: Holy Rosary Catholic Church held its final Mass. SPORTS: Corwith-CWL beat Janesville 42-0 in football. 25 Years ago: Nov. 8, 1993 NEWS: The Callendar Public Library received a $375 grand from the Iowa Humanities Board to support two presentations by ...

From our files: Nov. 7, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 7, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High’s fall play was “Saturday the 14th.” SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Grand View JV 67-39 in women’s basketball. 25 Years ago: Nov. 7, 1993 NEWS: Sandy Hedeen, Pam Larson and Brian Michener received service awards from the Fort ...

From our files: Nov. 6, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 6, 2008 NEWS: Herb Conlon, who founded the Webster County Crime Stoppers chapter, received a lifetime Top Gun membership. SPORTS: Dr. Aaron Mobley competed in the 2008 Iowa Bench/Push/Pull/Deadlift/Strict Curl State Championship. 25 Years ago: Nov. 6, 1993 NEWS: The ...

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10 Years ago: Nov. 5, 2008 NEWS: Webster County Sheriff Brian Mickelson won re-election. SPORTS: Garry Tucker shot a hole-in-one at Willow Ridge. 25 Years ago: Nov. 5, 1993 NEWS: Bosnian exchange student Goran Djuric was staying in Manson after his year at Manson Northwest Webster ...

From our files: Nov. 4, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 4, 2008 NEWS: Renovations were nearly complete on a 120-year-old pioneer log cabin in Lake View. SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Le Mars Gehlen 35-6. 25 Years ago: Nov. 4, 1993 NEWS: The Laurens City Council voted to buy a new fire truck. SPORTS: Rockwell City-Lytton beat ...

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10 Years ago: Nov. 3, 2008 NEWS: The Paula J. Baber Hospice Home was open to serve the Fort Dodge region. SPORTS: Iowa Western beat Iowa Central 3-0 in women’s soccer. 25 Years ago: Nov. 3, 1993 NEWS: Joe McBride Jr. defeated Fort Dodge Mayor William Patterson. SPORTS: Algona beat ...

From our files: Nov. 2, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 2, 2008 NEWS: VeraSun Energy Corp. declared bankruptcy. SPORTS: The Algona boys cross country team won its first-ever Class 3A state championship. 25 Years ago: Nov. 2, 1993 NEWS: Curt Hammen, of Palmer, was driving through Manson when he discovered a house fire. He ...

From our files: Nov. 1, 2018

10 Years ago: Nov. 1, 2008 NEWS: Local philanthropist and Fort Dodge native Katherine Doan died one day after her 95th birthday. SPORTS: St. Edmond senior Rex Rodenborn was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: Nov. 1, 1993 NEWS: Dwain Heppler was the new ...

From our files: Oct. 31, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 31, 2008 NEWS: Nadine Spier, of Encinitas, California, demonstrated making baskets of pine needles and sweetgrass in a class at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum. SPORTS: Lexie Ronconi, a senior at St. Edmond High School, was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With ...

From our files: Oct. 30, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 30, 2008 NEWS: The IRS was trying to track down dozens of Fort Dodge-area residents to give them their economic stimulus checks. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Nashua-Plainfield 35-28 in football. 25 Years ago: Oct. 30, 1993 NEWS: Shirl and Dave’s bar closed after the ...

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10 Years ago: Oct. 29, 2008 NEWS: U.S. Rep. Tom Latham spoke to a group of about 50 people at Republican Party headquarters in Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Humboldt swept Garner-Hayfield in volleyball. 25 Years ago: Oct. 29, 1993 NEWS: Launa Rasch, 8, and Mandy Fortney, 10, painted pumpkins to ...