From Our Files

From our files: March 1, 2018

March 1, 2008 NEWS: As part of a unit on Alaska, Prairie Valley seventh-graders got a visit from sled dogs Indy, Blu and Amber, to learn about the Iditarod. SPORTS: Springville beat Newell-Fonda 67-60 in the Class 1A girls state basketball championship. March 1, 1993 NEWS: Tony ...

From our files: Feb. 28, 2018

Feb. 28, 2008 NEWS: Mark Campbell threw his hat into the race for a seat on the Webster County Board of Supervisors. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Dunkerton 81-62 in girls basketball. Feb. 28, 1993 NEWS: Julie Crimmins was named director of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. SPORTS: ...

From our files: Feb. 27, 2018

Feb. 27, 2008 NEWS: Ivy Carnelley, of Fort Dodge, won the Pick the Oscars contest held by The Messenger. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Clinton 91-69 in men’s basketball. Feb. 27, 1993 NEWS: Michael Libbie was named interim executive director of Friendship Haven. SPORTS: St. Edmond ...

From our files — Feb. 26, 2018

Feb. 26, 2008 NEWS: Alexis Hanson and Ty Williamson were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat AGWSR, 36-33, in girls basketball. Feb. 26, 1993 NEWS: James C. Tourville resigned as executive director of Friendship Haven. SPORTS: Five Fort Dodge Senior ...

From our files: Feb. 25, 2018

Feb. 25, 2008 NEWS: Webster County Chief Deputy Jim O’Brien was featured in At Your Service. SPORTS: After shoveling snow off the field for two hours, Iowa Central beat Ottawa JV 13-2 and 20-1 in softball. Feb. 25, 1993 NEWS: Air Force Capt. Mark D. Kramer, a 1978 FDSH graduate, was ...

From our files: Feb. 24, 2018

Feb. 24, 2008 NEWS: Dr. Emile Li passed the sports medicine exam offered by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and earned the certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. SPORTS: Iowa Central won its third consecutive NJCAA national wrestling title. Feb. 24, 1993 NEWS: ...

From our files: Feb. 23, 2018

Feb. 23, 2008 NEWS: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission refused to issue a license for the city of Fort Dodge to generate power at the Hydroelectric Dam. SPORTS: St. Edmond senior Thomas Ostrander signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Drake University. Feb. 23, 1993 NEWS: ...

From our files: Feb. 22, 2018

Feb. 22, 2008 NEWS: A public meeting allowed Fort Dodge residents to view plans for a roundabout at the intersection of 10th Avenue North and North 32nd Street. SPORTS: Former Iowa Hawkeye standout and ex-Dodger Tom Chapman Jr. was named to the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame. Feb. 22, ...

From our files: Feb. 21, 2018

Feb. 21, 2008 NEWS: The Humboldt Workshop and Residential Services Inc. received a three-year accreditation from the Commission o Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes 68-67 in women’s basketball. Feb. 21, 1993 NEWS: Gene Moeller, of Fort ...

From our files: Feb. 20, 2018

Feb. 20, 2008 NEWS: Former Fort Dodge City Councilwoman Jane Burleson went to Nigeria to teach women there about government and politics. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Bishop Garrigan 62-47 in boys basketball. Feb. 20, 1993 NEWS: Southeast Webster Community School librarian Johnna Friesth ...

From our files — Feb. 19, 2018

Feb. 19, 2008 NEWS: Iowa Central Community College saw an increase in enrollment for the 26th consecutive semester. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat Carroll Kuemper, 55-36, in girls basketball. Feb. 19, 1993 NEWS: The Webster County Historical Society meeting included an adult ...

From our files: Feb. 18, 2018

Feb. 18, 2008 NEWS: Hannah Roberts and RayQuan Hall were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: The late Dick Kennedy, of Webster City, was inducted into the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame. Feb. 18, 1993 NEWS: Webster City parents objected to high school plans to have nine-week ...

From our files: Feb. 17, 2018

Feb. 17, 2008 NEWS: Plans were announced for Veterans Memorial Park to be built near Badger Lake. SPORTS: Eagle Grove’s Ridge Kiley won the state wrestling title at 112 pounds in Class 1A. Feb. 17, 1993 NEWS: Soybean producer Bill Patz, of Clare, won three awards at the Webster ...

From our files: Feb. 16, 2018

Feb. 16, 2008 NEWS: The Duckwall store in Rockwell City was closing after nine years in operation. SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat Battle Creek-Ida Grove 64-54 in girls basketball. Feb. 16, 1993 NEWS: Dredging continued at Five Island Lake near Emmetsburg. SPORTS: Fort Dodge ...

From our files: Feb. 15, 2018

Feb. 15, 2008 NEWS: Newman Strangeland and Francis Oliver were crowned king and queen during a Valentine’s Day party at Careage of Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand defeated East Greene 66-57 in boys basketball. Feb. 15, 1993 NEWS: Donnelle Janssen talked about the ...

From our files: Feb. 14, 2018

Feb. 14, 2008 NEWS: JoAnn Becker was arranging flowers for Valentine’s Day as she had done for 50 years at Becker Florists. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Boone 55-41 in girls basketball. Feb. 14, 1993 NEWS: Singer Tiny Tim entertained a crowd at the Laramar Entertainment ...

From our files: Feb. 13, 2018

Feb. 13, 2008 NEWS: The Wright County Board of Supervisors voted to close a historical bridge about two miles northeast of Renwick. SPORTS: Clarion-Goldfield beat Belmond-Klemme 56-38 in girls basketball. Feb. 13, 1993 NEWS: The Blanden Memorial Art Museum exhibit “Survival in the ...

From our files: Feb. 12 ,2018

Feb. 12, 2008 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Community School District Board of Education approved cutting 27 teaching positions. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High senior Taylor Getting was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. Feb. 12, 1993 NEWS: Sen. Charles Grassley discussed ...

From our files: Feb. 11, 2018

Feb. 11, 2008 NEWS: Savion Poe and Brandon Liedtke were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: All 10 members of the Iowa Central wrestling team advanced into the national tournament. Feb. 11, 1993 NEWS: Area lawmakers opposed a proposal to consolidate county clerk of court offices ...

From our files: Feb. 10, 2018

Feb. 10, 2008 NEWS: Casey Johnson, owner of Fort Dodge Ford Lincoln Mercury Toyota, was a nominee for Time Magazine’s Dealer of the Year. SPORTS: Fort Dodge won the Class 3A district wrestling title. Feb. 10, 1993 NEWS: Navy Seaman recruits Michael E. Bloom, Michael C. Ackerman and ...