From our files: July 21, 2018

10 Years ago: July 21, 2008

NEWS: About 500 people attended the rededication of the Oleson Park Bandshell.

SPORTS: West Des Moines Valley won the Class 4A state softball championship with a 2-1 victory over Sioux City North.

25 Years ago: July 21, 1993

NEWS: Bradgate residents had been drinking bottled water since July 1 because recent flooding may have polluted their wells.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Gilbert 10-2 in baseball.

50 Years ago: July 21, 1968

NEWS: Vikki Blanchfield, of Lake City, was crowned queen of the Calhoun County Fair.

SPORTS: Chuck Moran, a former high school champion from Graettinger, won the Pocahontas Amateur golf championship.