From our Files — July 22, 2018

10 Years ago: July 22, 2008

NEWS: Postal authorities suggested replacing individual mail delivery with locked, clustered mailboxes in parts of Fort Dodge; local response was negative.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Gold, a 9-and-under coed soccer team, finished fourth at the Iowa Games.

25 Years ago: July 22, 1993

NEWS: Jenny Peterson and Justin Egli were named queen and king at the Webster County Fair.

SPORTS: Marshalltown beat Fort Dodge 8-1 in baseball.

50 Years ago: July 22, 1968

NEWS: Craig Barnes, of rural Fort Dodge, won grand champion at the Calhoun County Fair with his 910-pound angus steer named Darkhorse.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Merchants beat Kellogg 15-5 in baseball.