From Our Files

From our files — May 28, 2018

May 28, 2008 NEWS: Craig Johnson resigned as CEO of Friendship Haven. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Algona 15-2 in baseball. May 28, 1993 NEWS: National Gypsum Co. CEO Peter C. Browning visited the Fort Dodge plant. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Interstate 35 of Truro 13-2 in baseball. May 28, ...

From our files: May 27, 2018

May 27, 2008 NEWS: Several area volunteers rolled out to aid in disaster relief after a deadly tornado hit eastern Iowa. SPORTS: Fort Dodge won its fourth straight tourney crown in the fifth annual St. Edmond Tournament at Patterson Field. May 27, 1993 NEWS: Leo Hanish, of Laurens, was ...

From our files: May 26, 2018

May 26, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High senior Laura Johnson received the Iowa Newspaper Foundation General Scholarship for $500. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat Kingsley-Pierson 10-1 in softball, then lost 8-7 to Central-Lyon. May 26, 1993 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Community ...

From our files: May 25, 2018

May 25, 2008 NEWS: The first JJ Bonnell Jr. Memorial Poker Run was held. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda finished second in the Class 1A state golf meet. May 25, 1993 NEWS: Former Fort Dodge Police Officer Jack Spurlin was named dean of the School of Technology at Missouri Southern State College ...

From our files: May 24, 2018

May 24, 2008 NEWS: Gas prices in the Fort Dodge area averaged $3.99 per gallon for regular unleaded. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clear lake 9-2 in softball. May 24, 1993 NEWS: Cindy Savage showed off her collection of more than 400 cookie jars. SPORTS: Terry Beardsley, of Fort Dodge, ...

From our files: May 23, 2018

May 23, 2008 NEWS: The Development Corp. of Fort Dodge and Webster County received an update on a study conducted by R.A. Smith. SPORTS: Eagle Grove beat St. Edmond 1-0 in softball. May 23, 1993 NEWS: Robert Kuebler, of Fort Dodge, loaded up a grocery cart at Fareway with $395.50 ...

From our files: May 22, 2018

May 22, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Community School District Board of Education was considering what action to take after a senior prank got out of hand. SPORTS: Dennis Gross scored a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club. May 22, 1993 NEWS: Diane Schlief, of Dayton, was the new ...

From our files: May 20, 2018

May 20, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved the demolition of two buildings in the Pleasant Valley neighborhood≥ SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Webster City 7-2 in baseball. May 20, 1993 NEWS: The town of Pomeroy planned to commemorate the July 6, 1893, tornado that nearly ...

From our files: May 19, 2018

May 19, 2008 NEWS: Paul Samuelson, a master trainer with North Iowa K-9, was featured in “At Your Service.” SPORTS: Former Dodger Lisa Koll came in second in the 5,000-meter race at the 2008 Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Boulder, Colorado. May 19, 1993 NEWS: The ...

From our Files — May 18, 2018

May 18, 2008 NEWS: Farmers Cooperative Co. and Iowa State University partnered to create a DVD to promote ag careers to youths. SPORTS: St. Edmond won the 4x400 meter relay in the coed state track meet. May 18, 1993 NEWS: Judge Albert L. Habhab, a former Fort Dodge mayor, was named ...

From our files: May 17, 2018

May 17, 2008 NEWS: About 100 trees were planted at Veterans Memorial Park. SPORTS: Algona’s Josh Manske scored a 67 in a Class 3A district golf meet. May 17, 1993 NEWS: Sam Camamo, 62, owner of the Big 3 market at 627 First Ave. S., said he stayed in business by offering ...

From our files: May 16, 2018

May 16, 2008 NEWS: Southeast Webster-Grand received $10,000 from Hidden Valley Salad Dressings to teach kids about healthy eating. SPORTS: Jennifer Jorgensen won her third consecutive long jump title. May 16, 1993 NEWS: Paula Haberman was promoted to assistant manager of the data ...

From our files: May 15, 2018

May 15, 2008 NEWS: David Ross was hired as principal at Laurens-Marathon High School. SPORTS: Artificial turf was being installed at Dodger Stadium. May 15, 1993 NEWS: Algona High School senior Andrea Clark took third place at the 44th International Science and Engineering ...

From our files: May 14, 2018

May 14, 2008 NEWS: Genevieve and Leo Crimmins were selected as parade marshals for the Frontier Days parade. SPORTS: The East Sac County girls golf team took fourth place in a district meet. May 14, 1993 NEWS: The first Carol Jean Porter Author Conference featured children’s author ...

From our files: May 13, 2018

May 13, 2008 NEWS: Iowa Central received a federal grant of nearly $1 million to help start a biofuels testing lab. SPORTS: The Dodger girls golf team placed sixth in the Fort Dodge Invitational. May 13, 1993 NEWS: The old Renwick power plant was nominated for the National Register of ...

From our files: May 12, 2018

May 12, 2008 NEWS: Jada Myers and Breann Wertz were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southeastern 24-22 in baseball. May 12, 1993 NEWS: The Lehigh City Council was negotiating to purchase the old railway depot to use as a museum. SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Alonzo ...

From our Files — May 11, 2018

May 11, 2008 NEWS: Humboldt native Brian Gargano purchased Woodman Wireless from Paul Lynch. SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys track team captured its third straight Class 2A district championship. May 11, 1993 NEWS: John B. Rudd was hired as city manager of Webster City. SPORTS: Fort ...

From our files: May 10, 2018

May 10, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Lions Club gave legally blind Amber Smith, a junior at Fort Dodge Senior High, a Victor Reader device to help her with her school work. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Kirkwood 11-0 in baseball. May 10, 1993 NEWS: Dr. Mary Sula Linney received the ...

From our files: May 9, 2018

May 9, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High Students performed the play “Lil’ Abner.” SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys tennis team claimed first-place honors at a Class 2A district meet. May 9, 1993 NEWS: Stephanie Harvey was celebrating a special Mother’s Day just five days after ...

From our files: May 8, 2018

May 8, 2008 NEWS: George Eichhorn, of Stratford, announced he would run for U.S. Senate against Tom Harkin. SPORTS: Prairie Valley beat Jefferson-Scranton 215-220 in girls golf. May 8, 1993 NEWS: John Mors, of Fort Dodge, was selected to receive the 1993 Governor’s Volunteer Award ...