From our files: Dec. 20, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 20, 2008

NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High junior Dylan Essing donated blood at a Fort Dodge Senior High blood drive in memory of Kayla Jones.

SPORTS: Webster City beat Bishop Garrigan 54-41 in girls basketball.

25 Years ago: Dec. 20, 1993

NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High senior Carrie Salmon was highlighted in The Messenger’s School Ties feature.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Iowa Falls 67-63 in boys basketball.

50 Years ago: Dec. 20, 1968

NEWS: 1st Lt. Robert J. Dallenbach, formerly of Laurens, received the U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal at High Wycombe Air Station in England.

SPORTS: Bob Shafer bowled a 223 game in the East End Eight league.