From Our Files

From our files: March 1, 2013

March 1, 2003NEWS: The Rev. Jean Ivory was named pastor of Mission Followers of Christ Church.SPORTS: Dennie Friederichs, a three-time state qualifier for Fort Dodge and collegiate wrestler for Iowa State, was named to the IHSAA Hall of Fame.March 1, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge Rotarians gave or ...

From our files: Feb. 28, 2013

Feb. 28, 2003NEWS: The Hawkeye Theatre was performing "The Mousetrap."SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Cody McClintock beat Dan Klavitter of Dubuque 5-3 in the 103-pound quarterfinal of the state wrestling tournament.Feb. 28, 1988NEWS: Mary Putzke Jarvis, formerly of Dayton, received a master's degree in ...

From our files: Feb. 27, 2013

Feb. 27, 2003NEWS: Robert Homewood and Shanna Dettman, both of Rockwell City, hit the 1-gallon mark for blood donations.SPORTS: The Gaels beat Eagle Grove 56-31 in boys basketball.Feb. 27, 1988NEWS: Allan L. Goode, of Fort Dodge, was appointed a district court judge for District 2-B.SPORTS: ...

From our files: Feb. 26, 2013

Feb. 26, 2003NEWS: Former Humboldt resident Greg Helle spoke at the Humboldt Middle School about the experiences that he wrote about in "A Walk in Hell: The Other Side of War."SPORTS: The Dodgers beat Boone 62-42 in boys basketball.Feb. 26, 1988NEWS: Sen. C. Joseph Coleman, D-Clare, was named ...

From our files: Feb. 25, 2013

Feb. 25, 2003NEWS: A scholarship was established at Dana College, in Blair, Neb., in honor of former Webster County farmers Harry and Amanda Hanson.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 67-43 in boys basketball.Feb. 25, 1988NEWS: About 50 members of the Des Moines Playhouse cast performed ...

From our files: Feb. 24, 2013

Feb. 24, 2003NEWS: More than 20 countries were represented at the Iowa Central Community College Multiculturan Diversity Fair.SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Sac City 69-62 in a Class 1A district wrestling final.Feb. 24, 1988NEWS: Joan Harp was named to the Webster County Conservation Board by the ...

From our files: Feb. 23, 2013

Feb. 23, 2003NEWS: Tina Twito, librarian at the Callender Public Library, earned public librarian certification from the Iowa State Library.SPORTS: The Dodger wrestlers won the Class 3A District wrestling title.Feb. 23, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge City Council members John Hale and Jerry Snyder were ...

From our files: Feb. 22, 2013

Feb. 22, 2003NEWS: Jo Girard and Barb McCain were chosen as grand marshals for Emmetsburg's St. Patrick's Day celebration.SPORTS: The Webster City boys basketball team won the North Central Conference title with a 66-53 victory over Algona.Feb. 22, 1988NEWS: Andrew Tam, 12, of Jewell, was ...

From our files: Feb. 21, 2013

Feb. 21, 2003NEWS: The touring company of the Guthrie Theater of Minneapolis visited Algona to perform "The Stuff of Dreams."SPORTS: The Dodger girls basketball team lost to Boone 52-51 in overtime.Feb. 21, 1988NEWS: Dr. Terry and Pam Moehnke opened a record shop called the Flip Side on Fifth ...

From our files: Feb. 19, 2013

Feb. 19, 2003NEWS: Chad Winters and Dan Payne won seats on the Fort Dodge City Council in a special election.SPORTS: Webster City beat St. Edmond 65-56 in boys basketball.Feb. 19, 1988NEWS: Eighth-grade students Brian Hair, Brad Steele, Bonnie Pickett and Angie Larsen received awards at the ...

From our files: Feb. 20, 2013

Feb. 20, 2003NEWS: Rutland won the North Central Iowa Regional Solid Waste Agency's recycling award for the sixth year in a row.SPORTS: St. Edmond defeated Webster City 74-43 in girls basketball.Feb. 20, 1988NEWS: Hamilton County Engineer Wesley D. Smith was cited as Rural Engineer of the ...

From our files: Feb. 18, 2013

Feb. 18, 2003NEWS: Marine Corps Pfc. Joshua F. Carpenter, of Fort Dodge, reported for duty with Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Camp Butler, Japan.SPORTS: The Dodgers won the CIML Iowa Conference wrestling title.Feb. 18, 1988NEWS: Ron Morlan, of Churdan, was selected to ...

From our files: Feb. 17, 2013

Feb. 17, 2003NEWS: Ashley Ladlie, of Fort Dodge, received a $500 scholarship from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.SPORTS: Eagle Grove beat Clarion-Goldfield 51-40 in girls basketball.Feb. 17, 1988NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council unanimously approved Ivan Metzger as assistant chief of ...

From our files: Feb. 16, 2013

Feb. 16, 2003NEWS: John Ohrtman of Community and Family Resources accepted the position of State Incentive Grant coordinator for Calhoun County.SPORTS: Casey Johnson had a 300 game and 810 series in city bowling.Feb. 16, 1988NEWS: Mike Cormack and Lori Fehr received first place awards in ...

From our files: Feb. 15, 2013

Feb. 15, 2003NEWS: Mary Consier, of Grandma's Quilts, organized a knitting and crocheting group to make hats, scarves, gloves and headbands to donate.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Clinton 68-59 in men's basketball.Feb. 15, 1988NEWS: Pianist Chiu-Ling Lin performed at the Congregational United ...

From our files: Feb. 14, 2013

Feb. 14, 2003NEWS: Ramona Weins, senior vice president of CSBank, was the winner of the 2003 Athena Award from the Fort Dodge Area Chamber of Commerce.SPORTS: Mason City beat Fort Dodge 48-47 in girls basketball.Feb. 14, 1988NEWS: Clarion High School Principal Bob Olson was recognized in The ...

From our files: Feb. 13, 2013

Feb. 13, 2003NEWS: People in Fort Dodge were shocked to see a jump in gas prices from $1.49 per gallon to nearly $1.64 per gallon in two days.SPORTS: The Humboldt boys beat Eagle Grove 79-43 in basketball.Feb. 13, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge Police Sgt. Ivan Metzger was named assistant to Chief ...

From our files: Feb. 12, 2013

Feb. 12, 2003NEWS: Wayne A. Gerdes, of Pomeroy, was promoted to sergeant first class in the U.S. Army.SPORTS: The Dodger wrestlers beat Des Moines Roosevelt 51-14, for the team's first unbeaten and untied dual season since 1949.Feb. 12, 1988NEWS: Shelley Lowrey and Kelly Eggers were two of ...

From our files: Feb. 11, 2013

Feb. 11, 2003NEWS: Spring enrollment at Iowa Central Community College was up, markinng 18 consecutive semesters of growth.SPORTS: The Gael girls defeated Storm Lake 48-45 in a nonconference basketball game.Feb. 11, 1988NEWS: Emmetsburg sophomore Jamie Sorenson received second place of 13 ...

From our files: Feb. 10, 2013

Feb. 10, 2003NEWS: Jennifer Jepson, Manson, and Jennifer Wittenberg, Algona, were named to the dean's list at Winona State University.SPORTS: The Southeast Webster Eagles, a 14-and-under volleyball team, went 3-2 in winning the consolation bracket of the South Hamilton volleyball ...