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From our files: Sept. 27, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 27, 2008 NEWS: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorsed U.S. Rep. Tom Latham, R-Iowa, in his bid for re-election. SPORTS: Emmetsburg beat St. Edmond 18-7 in football. 25 Years ago: Sept. 27, 1993 NEWS: Craig and Kathy Herrig, of Albert City, and their kids, spent about ...

From our files: Sept. 26, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 26, 2008 NEWS: Renovation of the Loomis Park boathouse was nearly complete. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat West Des Moines Valley 151-164 in boys golf. 25 Years ago: Sept. 26, 1993 NEWS: Sonna Johnson was the new owner of the Goldfield Cheese Mart. SPORTS: Shirley Klass ...

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10 Years ago: Sept. 24, 2008 NEWS: Webster County Conservation unveiled plans for a new education facility. SPORTS: Webster City swept Bishop Garrigan in volleyball. 25 Years ago: Sept. 24, 1993 NEWS: The Humboldt Community School board offered the superintendent position to Carl ...

From our files: Sept. 25, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 25, 2008 NEWS: Webster County Sheriff Brian Mickelson kicked off his campaign for re-election. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys golf team came in sixth in the Little Cyclone Invitational. 25 Years ago: Sept. 25, 1993 NEWS: Andea Lawler and Jeremy Bruening were named 1968 ...

From our files: Sept. 23, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 23, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council hired Shive Hattery of Des Moines to prepare the design and oversee construction of the new aquatic center. SPORTS: Algona placed first in the team race at the Humboldt Cross Country Invitational. 25 Years ago: Sept. 23, ...

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10 Years ago: Sept. 22, 2008 NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident Scott Fortune was working on a machine that would process soybeans and peanuts as a way for astronauts to make food in space. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Dakota County in men’s and women’s volleyball. 25 Years ago: Sept. 22, ...

From our Files — Sept. 21, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 21, 2008 NEWS: More than 300 people gathered in Gowrie for the dedication of a new veterans memorial. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Grand Rapids 21-7 in football. 25 Years ago: Sept. 21, 1993 NEWS: Mike Lynch won awards for his restored 1937 Ford Woody Wagon. SPORTS: ...

From our files: Sept. 20, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 20, 2008 NEWS: A dedication was held at Miller Marsh near Vincent, where the wetlands expansion project was nearly completed. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat West Fork 51-14 in football. 25 Years ago: Sept. 20, 1993 NEWS: Kenneth Hindraker, 72, had returned a flag he had ...

From our files: Sept. 19, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 19, 2008 NEWS: Nick Moss and the Flip Tops performed at Betsy’s Blue Note on Central Avenue. SPORTS: Humboldt beat Iowa Falls-Alden in three of four games of volleyball. 25 Years ago: Sept. 19, 1993 NEWS: Esther Theiss, of Fort Dodge,, retired after serving 25 ...

From our files: Sept. 18, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 18, 2008 NEWS: One block of South 10th Street between Central Avenue and First Avenue South was closed while Wahkonsa Manor was undergoing extensive renovations. SPORTS: Chris Wolten bowled a 300 game. 25 Years ago: Sept. 18, 1993 NEWS: The Eagle Grove Equality Club ...

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10 Years ago: Sept. 17, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge police alerted the public to a scam where a caller claiming to represent the Amber Alert program asked for donations over the phone. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove in five games of volleyball. 25 Years ago: Sept. 17, 1993 NEWS: No one ...

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10 Years ago: Sept. 16, 2008 NEWS: The 2008 Artful Dodger exhibit opened at Iowa Central. SPORTS: The Bishop Garrigan volleyball team won the Emmetsburg Tournament. 25 Years ago: Sept. 16, 1993 NEWS: Don Ambroson, chief administrator of the Arrowhead Area Education Agency since 1975, ...

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 ...