From our files: May 6, 2013

May 6, 2003

NEWS: Tom Francis was promoted to Fort Dodge police chief.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High swept St. Edmond 9-0 and 6-3 in tennis.

May 6, 1988

NEWS: St. Paul Lutheran Church youths planted trees along the south side of Fifth Avenue South on the east side of the city.

SPORTS: The Prairie boys and girls golf teams took a dual meet from Central Webster-Dayton.

May 6, 1963

NEWS: Rosalie Mellor, of Humboldt, won first place in the 1963 poetry contest sponsored by the Iowa Poetry Association.

SPORTS: Construction had started on Iowa’s first sanctioned drag strip, located near Humboldt.