From Our Files

From our files

10 Years ago: July 30, 2008 NEWS: State Rep. Helen Miller, D-Fort Dodge, was named to a pair of state panels assessing how the 1993 floods impacted Iowa’s cultural and historic items. SPORTS: Fort Dodge softball coach Andi Adams was named Coach of the Year by the Iowa Girls Coaches ...

From our files: July 29, 2018

10 Years ago: July 29, 2008 NEWS: Sentimental Journey, a B-17G Flying Fortress — a World War II-era plane — landed at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport. SPORTS: Class 1A state champion North Sentral Kossuth placed four players on the Iowa Newspaper Association all-state baseball ...

From our files: July 28, 2018

10 Years ago: July 28, 2008 NEWS: Boy Scout Matthew Bentz, 15, of Humboldt, organized the “Dealing Out Good Turns” project in honor of Aaron Eilerts, of Eagle Grove, who died when a tornado hit the Little Sioux Scout Ranch. SPORTS: Dean Underberg won the Lakeside Senior Amateur men’s ...

From our Files — July 27, 2018

10 Years ago: July 27, 2008 NEWS: Ansell Ltd., of Australia, purchased Hawkeye Glove Manufacturing Co, of Fort Dodge, for $10.8 million. SPORTS: North Sentral Kossuth won the Class 1A state baseball tournament. 25 Years ago: July 27, 1993 NEWS: The 1993 RAGBRAI held an overnight stop ...

From our files: July 26, 2018

10 Years ago: July 26, 2008 NEWS: The Palo Alto County Fair included a performance by the Treasure Village Children’s Theatre. SPORTS: Nine Fort Dodge softball players were named to the CIML Iowa all-conference list. 25 Years ago: July 26, 1993 NEWS: Eight Japanese students were ...

From our files: July 25, 2018

10 Years ago: July 25, 2008 NEWS: The Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District’s board was working on ways to improve downtown Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Fort Dodge placed five players on the all-CIML Iowa conference baseball teams. 25 Years ago: July 25, 1993 NEWS: The Blanden ...

From our files: July 24, 2018

10 Years ago: July 24, 2008 NEWS: Yvonne Stevens, a board member for the 4-H museum in Clarion, talked about the museum’s history. SPORTS: St. Edmond placed six players on the all-North Central Conference softball team. 25 Years ago: July 24, 1993 NEWS: Evelyn Barron, of rural ...

From our Files: July 23, 2018

10 Years ago: July 23, 2008 NEWS: Janet Clark, of Fort Dodge, started a support group for people who had been victimized by clergy. SPORTS: Bridget Lambright was named head coach of the Iowa Central men’s and women’s rodeo team. 25 Years ago: July 23, 1993 NEWS: Matt Field, of ...

From our Files — July 22, 2018

10 Years ago: July 22, 2008 NEWS: Postal authorities suggested replacing individual mail delivery with locked, clustered mailboxes in parts of Fort Dodge; local response was negative. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Gold, a 9-and-under coed soccer team, finished fourth at the Iowa Games. 25 Years ...

From our files: July 21, 2018

10 Years ago: July 21, 2008 NEWS: About 500 people attended the rededication of the Oleson Park Bandshell. SPORTS: West Des Moines Valley won the Class 4A state softball championship with a 2-1 victory over Sioux City North. 25 Years ago: July 21, 1993 NEWS: Bradgate residents had been ...

From our Files — July 20, 2018

10 Years ago: July 20, 2008 NEWS: Rob Gunderson joined the staff of Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda won the Class 1A state softball championship with a 6-3 victory over Martinsdale St. Mary’s. 25 Years ago: July 20, 1993 NEWS: The Humboldt school ...

From our files: July 19, 2018

10 Years ago: July 19, 2008 NEWS: Carl Wendland, 10, of Barnum, was keeping a 4-inch dobsonfly in a glass bowl at his grandmother’s house. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Highland 4-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 19, 1993 NEWS: A Flood Relief ’93 concert and auction at the Laramar ...

From our files: July 18, 2018

10 Years ago: July 18, 2008 NEWS: Three offices in the Fort Dodge Municipal Building were reorganized for better customer service. SPORTS: Jim Bryan had the low individual gross in the Lakeside Men’s League with 33. 25 Years ago: July 18, 1993 NEWS: The Callendar family of Philip ...

From our files: July 17, 2018

10 Years ago: July 17, 2008 NEWS: A group of 24 Costa Rican ag producers, researchers and agronomy students toured farms in Webster and Calhoun counties. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Preston 3-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 17, 1993 NEWS: Hollis “Pete” Hilstrom, a former ...

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10 Years ago: July 16, 2008 NEWS: Fort Dodge lifeguards Ali Chambers, 16, and Ellie Savery, 17, rescued two boys in danger of drowning at West Lake Okoboji. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Preston 1-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 16, 1993 NEWS: It was E. Thomas Corcoran’s last day as ...

From our files: July 15, 2018

10 Years ago: July 15, 2008 NEWS: The Humboldt Public Library marked its 100th anniversary. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 9-8 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 15, 1993 NEWS: Dr. David A Haggard, superintendent of Fort Dodge schools, declined a 3.2 percent pay raise, saying he ...

From our files: July 14, 2018

10 Years ago: July 14, 2008 NEWS: A roughly $850,000 upgrade to the Oleson Park Bandshell was completed. SPORTS: Winners in the different divisiosn of the First American Bank City Golf Tournament were Heather Frye, Diane Blomker, Dean Underberg and Kevin Ault. 25 Years ago: July 14, ...

From our Files — July 13, 2018

10 Years ago: July 13, 2008 NEWS: Pocahontas business leaders worked together to build the 26-room Pocahontas Inn & Suites. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Carroll Kuemper 3-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 13, 1993 NEWS: Record flooding affected a large portion of the state of ...

From our files: July 12, 2018

10 Years ago: July 12, 2008 NEWS: The Iowa Department of Transportation received a federal grant of $451,290 to turn the 44 miles of U.S. Highway 20 between Moville and Early into four lanes instead of two. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Cedar Falls 4-1 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 12, ...

From our files: July 11, 2018

10 Years ago: July 11, 2008 NEWS: Hawkeye Community Theatre performed “The Odd Couple.” SPORTS: The Blacktop Service team from Humboldt won the 2008 Gypsum Hollow Teener Baseball League title with a record of 14-2. 25 Years ago: July 11, 1993 NEWS: The Laurens City Council approved ...