From Our Files

From our files: April 25, 2013

April 25, 2003NEWS: Iowa Central students showed off vocal and instrumental talents in "Spring Showcase."SPORTS: Humboldt's Brett Miner signed a letter of intent to play football for North Iowa Community College.April 25, 1988NEWS: Matt Geerdes and Pamela Duffy were crowned king and queen of ...

From our files: April 24, 2013

April 24, 2003NEWS: 8-month-old Sheyanne Deeds was the March of Dimes ambassador.SPORTS: The Iowa Central softball team swept Wartburg 4-1 and 6-5.April 24, 1988NEWS: Jay Reis, of Fort Dodge, won a $400 scholarship to participate in the High School Art Workshop at the University of ...

From our files: April 23, 2013

April 23, 2003NEWS: Changes to The Messenger's Page 2A included "This Day in History," "From Our Files" and a daily poll.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys tennis team picked up win No. 1 with a 9-0 victory over Des Moines North.April 23, 1988NEWS: The invitational Sixth Grade Math Bee was held at ...

From our files: April 22, 2013

April 22, 2003NEWS: Clarion High School senior Eric Carlson collected geodes and also sold them from his part-time business.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls soccer team lost to Urbandale 7-0.April 22, 1988NEWS: Otho Elementary school placed first in the State All-School Fire Prevention ...

From our files: April 21, 2013

April 21, 2003NEWS: Jenna Griffith, of Fort Dodge, was named a United States National Award Winner by the United States Achievement Academy.SPORTS: Nebraska assistant Amy Stephens was hired as women's basketball coach at Drake.April 21, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge Mayor Michael McCarville received ...

From our files: April 20, 2013

April 20 2003NEWS: A toothpick bridge earned members of the Manson Northwest Webster Physics Team first place at the State Physics Olympics in Des Moines.SPORTS: The Newton City Council approved a plan to build a $30 million race track.April 20, 1988NEWS: Members of the Douglas Dreamers 4-H ...

From our files: April 19, 2013

April 19, 2003NEWS: Webster County Habitat for Humanity celebrated its 10th anniversary.SPORTS: Dennis Detmering and Marve Christian each bowled a perfect game.April 19, 1988NEWS: Lynn Bormann, of Livermore, was chosen to receive a $2,000 National Merit Scholarship.SPORTS: Algona took first ...

From our files: April 18, 2013

April 18, 2003NEWS: Callender was named a Tree City USA for the seventh year.SPORTS: Dodger Jordan Crosby won the 110-meter high hurdles and the 400-meter low hurdles at the Waukee Invitational.April 18, 1988NEWS: Marit Youngquist and Donna Patterson, both of Fort Dodge, completed a four-week ...

From our files: April 17, 2013

April 17, 2003NEWS: James Moline, of Humboldt, received the Bronze Star for heroism and meritorius service during World War II - 59 years late.SPORTS: Michael Jordan retired from basketball after playing his last game for the Washington Wizards.April 17, 1988NEWS: Kay Britton was named ...

From our files: April 14, 2013

April 14, 2003NEWS: Fritz and Sandra Bachmeyer turned the Early Mansion in Sac City into a bed and breakfast.SPORTS: The Iowa Central baseball team swept Ellsworth 3-2 and 7-3.April 14, 1988NEWS: Blind entrepreneur Melva Urban operated a bakery, Urban Breads, in her Newell home.SPORTS: Kurt ...

From our files: April 13, 2013

April 13, 2003NEWS: Eric and Diane Amundson, of Humboldt, organized an air show and airplane rides at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport to raise funds for diabetes awareness.SPORTS: Iowa Central basketball players Jae Conn and Sullivan Sykes were named to the junior college All-American ...

From our files: April 12, 2013

April 12, 2003NEWS: Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., made a campaign stop at the Fort Dodge Fire Department.SPORTS: Southern Cal won the Sac City Good Indians Relays girls team title with 117 points.April 12, 1988NEWS: Sonya Schamel was named outstanding science student at the Fort Dodge ...

From our files: April 11, 2013

April 11, 2003NEWS: Webster City Community Theatre performed "Charlotte's Web."SPORTS: Dodger Jordan Crosbyset meet records of 14.42 in the high hurdles and 53.84 in the lows at the Lincoln Relays.April 11, 1988NEWS: Pulitzer Prize winner Clark R. Mollenhoff, a Burnside native, spoke to ...

From our files: April 10, 2013

April 10, 2003NEWS: The Southern Cal Jazz Band won first place in the Class 1A Iowa Jazz Competition.SPORTS: Webster City native Jessica Kastler was named the ICCAC student of the week for her performances with Iowa Central.April 10, 1988NEWS: Dan Hartwigsen, a student at Glidden-Ralston ...

From our files: April 9, 2013

April 9, 2003NEWS: Filmmaker John Paling was the keynote speaker at Corn Belt Power Cooperative's annual meeting.SPORTS: Fort Dodge basketball standout Alyssa O'Brien signed a letter of intent to play for Iowa Central.April 9, 1988NEWS: Richard Chinburg, of Dayton, received an award for 30 ...

From our files: April 8, 2013

April 8, 2003NEWS: An unseasonable storm brought Fort Dodge 8 inches of snow.SPORTS: Kyle Egemo, of Fort Dodge, defeated Dustin Henningston in a boxing match in Sigourney.April 8, 1988NEWS: Vladimir Liska, of Moorland, an immigrant from Czechslovakia, won the Sertoma freedom essay ...

From our files: April 7, 2013

April 7, 2003NEWS: Julie Jackson, of Lehigh, was named to the Simpson College dean's list for the fall 2002 semester.SPORTS: Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Aaron's 499 in Talladega.April 7, 1988NEWS: Roger Natte, a history and government instructor at Iowa Central, received the Lions Club ...

From our files: April 6, 2013

April 6, 2003NEWS: Messenger Lifestyle Editor Sandy Mickelson won several first-place awards at the Iowa Press Women's convention.SPORTS: The Detroit Tigers lost 6-0 to the Chicago White Sox.April 6, 1988NEWS: State archaelogists investigated the possibility of an Indian burial mound near Sac ...

From our files: April 5, 2013

April 5, 2003NEWS: The Artful Dodger auction brought in funds for the Blanden Memorial Art Museum and the Young at Art program.SPORTS: Dan Schuman, Jeremy Newcombe and Jared Feddersen were returning letterwinners for the FDSH boys tennis team.April 5, 1988NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident ...

From our files: April 4, 2013

April 4, 2003NEWS: Lt. Gov. Sally Pederson visited Webster City and spoke about the need for a mental health insurance bill.SPORTS: The Iowa Central baseball team lost 1-0 and 3-2 to North Iowa at Mason City.April 4, 1988NEWS: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schulta, of Lehigh, picked up an inflated ...