Jan. 14, 2004
NEWS: Messenger reporter Melissa Bregani and Hillcrest kindergarten teacher Maria Smith traded places, trying out each other's job for a day.
SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat St. Edmond 59-43 in girls basketball.
Jan. 14, 1989
NEWS: Jim Dowling, of Sac City, was hoping for snow so he could try out the snowshoes he had made.
SPORTS: Palmer beat Wall Lake 93-54 in boys basketball.
Jan. 14, 1964
NEWS: Dr. F.G. Dannenbring was elected head of the Webster County Medical Society.
SPORTS: Betty Schick bowled a 224 game in the Lads and Lassies league.