From our files: Oct. 30, 2018

10 Years ago: Oct. 30, 2008

NEWS: The IRS was trying to track down dozens of Fort Dodge-area residents to give them their economic stimulus checks.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Nashua-Plainfield 35-28 in football.

25 Years ago: Oct. 30, 1993

NEWS: Shirl and Dave’s bar closed after the city bought the buildings on that side of the block to tear down so the DART bus storage and office could be built there.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Urbandale 27-25 in football.

50 Years ago: Oct. 30, 1968

NEWS: Marine Pfc. Gary Wayne Weir, 19, of Emmetsburg, died from wounds received fighting in Vietnam, one month to the day after his arrival in that country.

SPORTS: Darwin Neff bowled a 235 game in the East End Eight league.