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From our files: Sept. 13, 2013

Sept. 13, 2003NEWS: The city of Pomeroy offered a three-bedroom home in a raffle with $100 tickets that would be concluded Dec. 24, 2003.SPORTS: The Dodger football team defeated Des Moines North 56-6.Sept. 13, 1988NEWS: In an effort to increase the town's population, Rolfe offered a free lot ...

From our Files, Sept. 12, 2013

Sept. 12, 2003NEWS: The Harmony Brigade, Fort Dodge Civic Glee Club Fort Dodge Choral Society and Sonshine Singers performed a concert to honor the anniversary of Sept. 11.SPORTS: The Rockwell City-Lytton volleyball team swept Prairie Valley 25-12, 26-24 and 25-15.Sept. 12, 1988NEWS: The Rev. ...

From our files: Sept. 11, 2013

Sept. 11, 2003NEWS: Webster County Public Health had a Bio-Emergency Response Plan which would enable the department to vaccinate the county's population in 72 hours in case of germ warfare.SPORTS: The Iowa Central women's soccer team beat NIACC 9-1.Sept. 11, 1988NEWS: L. Jay Smith, former ...

From our files: Sept. 10, 2013

Sept. 10, 2003NEWS: Loween Clayberg was elected to a spot on the Webster City school board.SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster swept Humboldt 3-0 in volleyball.Sept. 10, 1988NEWS: 5 Star Quality Care, owner of seven nursing homes in Iowa, announced it would move its headquarters to Fort ...

From our files: Sept. 9, 2013

Sept. 9, 2003NEWS: The grain elevator in Woolstock was gearing up for harvest one year after an explosion injured three people and damaged the facility.SPORTS: The Iowa Central volleyball team beat Ellsworth 3-1 in the ICCAC season opener.Sept. 9, 1988NEWS: Sister Mary Frances Sexton ...

From our files: Sept. 8, 2013

Sept. 8, 2003NEWS: Lucy Blocker, of Bode, received a scholarship to attend the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D.SPORTS: The Minnesota Vikings beat the Green Bay Packers 30-25.Sept. 8, 1988NEWS: Webster County Sheriff Chuck Griggs and Fort Dodge Mayor Michael McCarville were ...

From our files: Sept. 7, 2013

Sept. 7, 2003NEWS: The Fall Back to West Bend festival included old-fashioned activities like making cider , bobbing for apples and playing tug of war.SPORTS: Clarion-Goldfield beat St. Edmond 14-6 in football.Sept. 7, 1988NEWS: Vicki Olthoff, of rural Stanhope, created gift items for sale ...

From our files: Sept. 6, 2013

Sept. 6 2003NEWS: Grace Kirwan, of Sheldon, and Ashley Moore, of Algona, participated in the atlatl toss at the International Horse Archery Festival.SPORTS: Fort Dodge defeated Sioux City West 37-6 in the Dodgers' first football game of the season.Sept. 6, 1988NEWS: Messenger Editor Larry ...

From our Files, Sept. 5, 2013

Sept. 5, 2003NEWS: Brian Grover, of Chicago, performed in the opening ceremonies of the International Horse Archer Festival at the Webster City Fairgrounds.SPORTS: The Dodgers defeated St. Edmond 25-9, 25-14 and 25-14 in volleyball.Sept. 5, 1988NEWS: Judy Kahler, of Badger, was elected ...

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 ...