From our files: July 7, 2018

10 Years ago: July 9, 2008

NEWS: More than $850,000 was raised in 18 days by people in West Bend and Mallard to save the West Bend-Mallard Community School.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Waukee 8-3 and 5-0 in baseball.

25 Years ago: July 9, 1993

NEWS: The Webster City Children’s Summer Musical Theatre performed “Oliver!”

SPORTS: Webster City beat Sioux City East 9-1 in softball.

50 Years ago: July 9, 1968

NEWS: Dr. David R. Sonksen began practicing dentistry in the office of Dr. H.W. Hines in the Carver Building.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Paton-Churdan 5-4 in baseball.