From our files: Sept. 1, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept. 1, 2008

NEWS: Members of St. Paul Lutheran Church participated in service projects such as visiting nursing homes and painting the Agape Church Wheel of Compassion Ministries building.

SPORTS: April Eisbernd was the new volleyball coach at Iowa Central.

25 Years ago: Sept. 1, 1993

NEWS: Joe Lex, a resident of the Expo Health Center, filed to run for mayor of Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: Gary Winkler opened his 22nd year as Fort Dodge Senior High swim coach.

50 Years ago: Sept. 1, 1968

NEWS: Army Maj. Leslie D. Crouse, a 1947 graduate of Fort Dodge High School, was killed in Vietnam when a mortar shell exploded in a barracks.

SPORTS: Ernie Lehman bowled a 225 game in the Crazy “8” league.