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From our files: Sept. 4, 2013

Sept. 4, 2003NEWS: Artist Pam Dennis helped St. Edmond fourth-graders express their creativity by making colorful bookmarks.SPORTS: The Bishop Garrigan boys varsity squad won its first cross country meet in 15 years at Mason City Newman.Sept. 4, 1988NEWS: Sts. Peter and Paul Church, West ...

From our files: Sept. 3, 2013

Sept. 3, 2003NEWS: The White Transfer & Storage Co. warehouse in Fort Dodge was used to film scenes for the movie "Vamoose."SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls cross country team won the Webster City Invitational.Sept. 3, 1988NEWS: Sylvia DeWitt and Dale Haag tied the knot 15,000 feet over ...

From our files: Sept. 2, 2013

Sept. 2, 2003NEWS: Sam Fleener, of the Dayton Lions Club, was a clown in the Dayton Rodeo parade.SPORTS: Matt and Kevin McCormack were the overall winners in the Fort Dodge City Rec Family Golf Outing with 29.Sept. 2, 1988NEWS: Ina and Bobby Breeden, of Gowrie, produced "Bobby L's Premium ...

From our files: Sept. 1, 2013

Sept. 1, 2003NEWS: The 66th annual Dayton Rodeo featured John S. Payne, "The One-Armed Bandit."SPORTS: The Iowa Central men's soccer team defeated Robert Morris 4-0 to win a championship at the College of Lake County Tournament.Sept. 1, 1988NEWS: Gov. Terry Branstad visited Algona to ...

From our files: Aug. 31, 2013

Aug. 31, 2003NEWS: The Dayton Rodeo opened its first-ever event as an affiliate of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.SPORTS: The Iowa Central football team beat College of DuPage 28-7.Aug. 31, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge families were preparing to host a group of 40 foreign delegates ...

From our files: Aug. 30, 2013

Aug. 30, 2003NEWS: Twelve bands performed on three stages at the Humboldt Polka Fest.SPORTS: The Iowa Central volleyball team lost in straight sets, 30-19 and 30-21, against Kirkwood.Aug. 30, 1988NEWS: Hawkeye Community Theatre performed "The Nerd" at the Stark White Barn.SPORTS: Fort Dodge ...

From our Files, Aug. 29, 2013

Aug. 29, 2003NEWS: The Iowa Association of Business and Industry presented an award to Fort Dodge Animal Health for the company's 50 years of association membership.SPORTS: Tom Anderson had the low individual net in the Lakeside Men's League with 33.Aug. 29, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High ...

From our files: Aug. 28, 2013

Aug. 28, 2003NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council and Webster County Board of Supervisors came to a final agreement about parking arrangements for the renovated Beh Building.SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Amber Vaughn was named a Class 3A special mention selection by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic ...

From our files: Aug. 27, 2013

Aug. 27, 2003NEWS: Iowa's oldest resident, Fairy Watkins, of Oskaloosa, died at age 109.SPORTS: John Jordison recorded a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.Aug. 27, 1988NEWS: Virginia and Charles Bryant, of Fort Dodge, sold silver and turquoise jewelry at the Iowa State Fair.SPORTS: ...

From our files: Aug. 26, 2013

Aug. 26, 2003NEWS: The Fort Dodge Police Department had three new in-car cameras installed.SPORTS: Webster City native Kyle Kepler was promoted to head men's and women's cross country coach at the University of Northern Iowa.Aug. 26, 1988NEWS: Tony Kapustka, of Barnum; Kyle Petersen, of ...

From our files: Aug. 25, 2013

Aug. 25, 2003NEWS: Anya Morozov, 4, of Fort Dodge, a leukemia patient, received a horse from the Make A Wish Foundation and was chosen to be honorary Dayton Rodeo queen.SPORTS: Mike Boyington, of Eagle Grove, won the Super Pro class at the Humboldt County Dragway.Aug. 25, 1988NEWS: Dale ...

From our files: Aug. 24, 2013

Aug. 24, 2003NEWS: More than 100 people attended the opening of the Swedish Immigrant Museum in Stratford.SPORTS: Mike Dillehay bowled a perfect game on the first night of bowling season.Aug. 24, 1988NEWS: Richard Schiek, of Algona; Neal Montag, of West Bend; and Timothy Schnell, of Webster ...

From our files: Aug. 23, 2013

Aug. 23, 2003NEWS: A ribbon cutting was held at Steamboat Rock to formally open four-lane U.S. Highway 20 in Hardin and Grundy counties.SPORTS: The Dodger golf team placed fifth in the CIML Invitational at Cooper Creek Golf Course in Pleasantville with a 301 team total.Aug. 23, 1988NEWS: Fort ...

From our files, Aug. 22, 2013

Aug. 22, 2003NEWS: U.S. Rep. Tom Latham toured a Dodgen Industries facility in Humboldt.SPORTS: Lyle Busse had the low individual net in the American Legion Men's Thursday Night League with 28.Aug. 22, 1988NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident Laurie Sears talked about her trip backpacking through ...

From our files: Aug. 21, 2013

Aug. 21, 2003NEWS: Members of the Cylinder Co-op board signed an exclusive contract to provide corn for the new ethanol plant under construction by Renewable Fuels Inc. of Emmetsburg.SPORTS: Tina Woodall had the low individual net in the Fort Dodge Country Club Women's League with 27.Aug. 21, ...

From our files: Aug. 20, 2013

Aug. 20, 2003NEWS: The Historic Preservation Committee in Lake City was working to get the town's Community Center restored.SPORTS: Wells Fargo Home Mortgage donated $5,000 to Eagle Grove High School as the prize for sophomore golfer Megan Smith's essay on Karl Malone.Aug. 20, 1988NEWS: A ...

From our files: Aug. 19, 2013

Aug. 19, 2003NEWS: More than 500 backpacks with school supplies were handed out at the Back to School Bash at Phillips Middle School.SPORTS: Father and son Bill and Bill Schlitz, of Algona, shot 69 to take fourth in the IGA's father/son championship at Jester Park in Granger.Aug. 19, 1988NEWS: ...

From our files: Aug. 18, 2013

Aug. 18, 2003NEWS: Ryan Habeger, a 2003 graduate of Algona High School, received the Gov. Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship.SPORTS: Shaun Micheel won the 85th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y.Aug. 18, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge's high temperature of 106 made ...

From our files: Aug. 17, 2013

Aug. 17, 2003NEWS: The River Front Radio Control Club held RC races at the River Front Speedway.SPORTS: Eagle Grove's Brlck Iverson signed to play baseball for Iowa Central Community College.Aug. 17, 1988NEWS: Vice President George Bush picked Dan Quayle for his running mate in the 1988 ...

From our files: Aug. 16, 2013

Aug. 16, 2003NEWS: Blues Under the Trees was held at the Off Road Race Track south of Fort Dodge.SPORTS: Prairie Valley first-team all-state selection Kyle Heatherington signed to play baseball for Iowa Central Community College.Aug. 16, 1988NEWS: Former Fort Dodge schools Superintendent Carl ...