From Our Files

From our files: June 24, 2019

10 Years ago: June 23, 2009 NEWS: An update on the shuttered Tate & Lyle plant west of Fort Dodge revealed no timeline to reopen the plant. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High senior Tim Kayser was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: June 23, ...

From our files: June 22, 2019

10 Years ago: June 22, 2009 NEWS: Melissa Mikos and Kaden McClintock were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa State All-American Lisa Koll earned first-team CoSIDA Academic honors for the second straight year. 25 Years ago: June 22, 1994 NEWS: Former Lake City resident Deb ...

From our files: June 23, 2019

10 Years ago: June 23, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved a $2 million street repair contract. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat West Des Moines Valley 5-1 and lost 4-3 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 23, 1994 NEWS: Marilyn and Gary McCubbin opened the Crystal Candle restaurant in ...

From our files: June 21, 2019

10 Years ago: June 21, 2009 NEWS: Thomas McBurney, of Humboldt, talked about his home-based business — Grandpa’s Toys. SPORTS: Webster City beat Bishop Garrigan 11-4 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 21, 1994 NEWS: Cheryl Lychwick was named Club Woman of the Year by the Fort Dodge ...

From our files: June 20, 2019

10 Years ago: June 20, 2009 NEWS: Jim and Gracia Willis, of Rockwell City, installed a wind turbine on their farm — the first of its size in Calhoun County. SPORTS: East Sac County beat Southeast Webster-Grand 10-0 in five innings of baseball. 25 Years ago: June 20, 1994 NEWS: Nathan ...

From our files: June 19, 2019

10 Years ago: June 19, 2009 NEWS: C&S Products Co. Inc. announced plans for a $3.1M expansion and renovation project. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Bedford 14-2 in five innings. 25 Years ago: June 19, 1994 NEWS: Dr. Steve Chu was promoted to vice president of biological research, ...

From our files: June 18, 2019

10 Years ago: June 18, 2009 NEWS: Residents of Hamilton County learned a little local history at the Homer Cemetery Tour. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 9-1 and 9-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 18, 1994 NEWS: Mike Cassidy was installed as president of Eagles F.O.E. Aerie 3369 in Fort ...

From our files: June 16, 2019

10 Years ago: June 16, 2009 NEWS: Tom Heman announced he would run for Fort Dodge City Council. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Waukee 6-4 and 3-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 16, 1994 NEWS: Riverside School Principal Marvin Dick received a Doctor of Education degree from Drake ...

From our files — June 17, 2019

10 Years ago: June 17, 2009 NEWS: More than 140 children took part in a Family Victorian Evening at Butler Elementary. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High senior Jerry Ellendson was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: June 17, 1994 NEWS: Monsignor E.L. ...

From our files: June 15, 2019

10 Years ago: June 15, 2009 NEWS: Susan Gill was the first female president of Fort Dodge Noon Lions, beginning July 1, 2009. SPORTS: Neil Doak won the Lakeside Amateur golf tournament. 25 Years ago: June 15, 1994 NEWS: R. Dana Wilson was promoted from deputy to sergeant in the uniform ...

From our files: June 14, 2019

10 Years ago: June 14, 2009 NEWS: Robert Kurtz retired after 40 years on the Fort Dodge Betterment Foundation board. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Glidden-Ralston 7-2 and Panorama 7-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 14, 1994 NEWS: Dorothy Lambert Depew was hired to teach ...

From our files — June 12, 2019

10 Years ago: June 12, 2009 NEWS: The Humboldt Arts Festival kicked off with the Neal Simon play “Rumors” at the Humboldt High School auditorium. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Ames 6-3 and 11-6 in baseball, and 10-0 and 6-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 12, 1994 NEWS: The 36th annual ...

From our files — June 11, 2019

10 Years ago: June 11, 2009 NEWS: Webster County K9 Cayd took first place in a national competition. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Bishop Garrigan 8-0 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 11, 1994 NEWS: The Rev. Earl V. Nelson, the Rev. Robert H. Ruppert, and the Rev. Donald L. Carver were all ...

From our files — June 10, 2019

10 Years ago: June 10, 2009 NEWS: School was out for the summer, but Fort Dodge teachers were still at work, preparing for next fall. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Lisa Koll prepared to defend the 10,000-meter title at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 25 Years ...

From our files: June 9, 2019

10 Years ago: June 9, 2009 NEWS: About 30 Fort Dodge residents would receive paving bills as a result of City Council action. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Marshalltown 4-1 and 9-4 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 9, 1994 NEWS: Nicholas Knouf, of Badger, was chosen to participate in an ...

From our files: June 8, 2019

10 Years ago: June 8, 2009 NEWS: The Karl L. King Municipal Band kicked off its summer concert series at Oleson Park. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Remsen St. Mary’s 5-3 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 8, 1994 NEWS: Incumbent Gov. Terry Branstad narrowly beat U.S. Rep. Fred Grandy for the ...

From our files: June 6, 2019

10 Years ago: June 6, 2009 NEWS: Loren Greiner, 101, recalled his role in the historic D-Day invasion. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 6-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 6, 1994 NEWS: World War II vets Herb Zobrosky, Bud Baker and Ernie Larson recalled the Normandy invasion on ...

From our files — June 7, 2019

10 Years ago: June 7, 2009 NEWS: Casey’s General Store announced plans to build a new store on Third Avenue Northwest and tear down the existing store. SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Bob Dickerson received golf tips from Tiger Woods at a “Swing with Tiger” clinic in Orlando, Florida. 25 ...

From our files: June 5, 2019

10 Years ago: June 5, 2009 NEWS: Duncombe Elementary Principal Steve Harbaugh and Butler Principal Mike Woodall each kissed a pig during last-day-of-school festivities. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Storm Lake 6-0 and 2-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 5, 1994 NEWS: Derek Lawson, 4, and ...

From our files: June 4, 2019

10 Years ago: June 4, 2009 NEWS: Military police soldiers from an Army Reserve unit based in Pocahontas were dispatched to Afghanistan. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster City 12-2 in baseball in five innings. 25 Years ago: June 4, 1994 NEWS: Relatives of Gen. Lewis Armistead visited Fort ...