From our files

10 Years ago: Dec. 10, 2008

NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved the purchase of the former Community Cones building on South Eighth Street.

SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Southeast Webster-Grand 58-49 in girls basketball.

25 Years ago: Dec. 10, 1993

NEWS: Sandy Berlin, of Otho, talked about meeting David Koresh when he visited Fort Dodge about 10 years prior.

SPORTS: Urbandale beat Fort Dodge 102-83 in swimming.

50 Years ago: Dec. 10, 1968

NEWS: Steve Wright, 15, of Fort Dodge, built his own reflector telescope.

SPORTS: John Calisesi bowled a 244 game in the Rose Bowl Classic league.