From our files
10 Years ago: Dec. 24, 2008
NEWS: Students at Community Christian School raised $1,500 for World Vision to help people in Haiti.
SPORTS: Humboldt beat Clarion-Goldfield, 57-53, in boys basketball.
25 Years ago: Dec. 24, 1993
NEWS: Mike and Jody McClintock, of Fort Dodge, hung their Christmas tree upside-down from the ceiling to prevent their daughter, Ashley, 11 months, from toppling it.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge wrestling team was ranked No. 3 in the first Associated Press poll of the season.
50 Years ago: Dec. 24, 1968
NEWS: The Joseph E. Spore home at 1416 N. 14th St. won the Lions Club’s annual Christmas home lighting contest — there were 1,125 lights decorating the home.
SPORTS: Fred Pierce, former Lake City High School athlete, was named head baseball coach at Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska.