From Our Files

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 ...

From our files: April 3, 2013

April 3, 2003NEWS: The Fort Dodge YMCA hosted Healthy Kids Day activities for kids ages 6-12.SPORTS: The Iowa Central men's golf team fired a 311 and 333 at a Region IX golf meet in Iowa Falls.April 3, 1988NEWS: The Laura Epple Tompkins Special Care Unit was dedicated at Friendship ...

From our files: April 2, 2013

April 2, 2003NEWS: The Pocahontas Municipal Utility received the American Public Power Association's 2002 Electric Utility Safety Award.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls track team finished fourth out of five teams in the Boone Invitational.April 2, 1988NEWS: John Abrams, of Fort Dodge, had ...

From our files: March 31, 2013

March 31, 2003NEWS: Kyle Gilliland, fo Clare, received a four-year $1,000 scholarship from the Postal Employees Credit Union.SPORTS: The Iowa Central baseball team swept Marshalltown 6-2 and 11-9.March 31, 1988NEWS: Ruth Buddenhagen, of Humboldt, was the the new leader of TOPS (Take Off ...

From our files: March 30, 2013

March 30, 2003NEWS: Shannon Minshall was named administrator of Shady Oaks in Lake City.SPORTS: Dennis Detmering bowled a perfect game in the men's non-classic league.March 30, 1988NEWS: Carl A Shold, of Fort Dodge, announced he would challenge state Rep. Rod Halvorson in the Democratic ...

From our files: March 29, 2013

March 29, 2003NEWS: Volunteers led Riverside Elementary students through hands-on activities for Ag Day.SPORTS: Local baseball enthusiast and historian Jerry Patterson gave a Brown Bag Briefing presentation on the early days of baseball in Fort Dodge.March 29, 1988NEWS: The Fort Nokomis ...

From our files: March 28, 2013

March 28, 2003NEWS: Daryl Starrett received the Fort Dodge Sertoman of the Year Award and the District Sertoman of the Year AwardSPORTS: Heather Lundberg was starting her first season as Iowa Central head softball coach with only four returning players.March 28, 1988NEWS: St. Edmond students ...

From our files: March 27, 2013

March 27, 2003NEWS: James Crean was named executive director of Webster County Development.SPORTS: Iowa Lakes defeated the Iowa Central softball team 3-2 and 8-6 on Iowa Central's field.March 27, 1988NEWS: Rep. Rod Halvorson, D-Fort Dodge, announced he would seek re-election to the Iowa ...

From our files: March 26, 2013

March 26, 2003NEWS: Gary Nicholson was elected to fill a vacant seat on the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors.SPORTS: Ex-Fort Dodge tennis star Nick Cochrane was named the Iowa Conference men's tennis player of the week.March 26, 1988NEWS: Polish refugee Jerzy (George) Zmelka was reunited ...

From our files: March 25, 2013

March 25, 2003NEWS: The Shop With a Cop program changed its name to Santa Cops.SPORTS: Twin River Valley senior Adrienne Trauger was named a winner of the E. Wayne Cooley "You Can" Award.March 25, 1988NEWS: Charlie Girard, 85, of Rockwell City, had owned his own barber shop since the age of ...

From our files: March 24, 2013

March 24, 2003NEWS: More than $16,000 for a scholarship fund was raised at a fundraiser honoring the late Ivan Metzger.SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Justin Faiferlick took first place in sparring in the middleweight ultra division of the 17th annual Midwest Open Tae Kwon Do championships.March 24, ...

From our files: March 22, 2013

March 22, 2003NEWS: All the Catholic churches in Webster County were included in the Team Parishes.SPORTS: A.J. Angsrom picked up St. Edmond's only first-place finish at the Buena Vista Challenge with a time of 0:06.47 in the 55-meter dash.March 22, 1988NEWS: Ron Newsum was elected president ...

From our files: March 21, 2013

March 21, 2003NEWS: Daniel DiNardo, Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Sioux City, spoke at a town hall meeting at Corpus Christi parish.SPORTS: The Iowa Central baseball team swept Simpson JV 14-4 and 9-2 at Indianola.March 21, 1988NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved hiring Lisa A. ...

From our files: March 20, 2013

March 20, 2003NEWS: U.S. forces launched air strikes against "targets of military importance" in Iraq.SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Bellevue Marquette 63-50 in a Class 1A boys basketball semifinal.March 20, 1988NEWS: Virginia Kelley, of Fort Dodge, was appointed district chairman of the Terrace ...