From our files: Sept. 8, 2018

10 Years ago: Sept 8, 2008

NEWS: Marlene Johnson began her first year as principal of Cooper Elementary.

SPORTS: John Calisesi bowled a high series of 769 in the men’s classic league at Ridgewood Lanes.

25 Years ago: Sept 8, 1993

NEWS: Kim Landhuis, Pam Hinton and Richard Sprague were vying for two seats on the Fort Dodge school board.

SPORTS: The Sac City volleyball team broke a five-year losing streak with a three-game sweep of East Greene.

50 Years ago: Sept 8, 1968

NEWS: A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Bethel Lutheran Church in the Thiess addition, just west of Treloar’s.

SPORTS: The Goldfield Indians beat Lu Verne 5-4 in baseball.