From our files: Dec. 25, 2018

10 Years ago: Dec. 25, 2008

NEWS: The Salvation Army red kettle campaign raised $103,000 to cover the organization’s costs for the year — $12,000 short of the goal.

SPORTS: St. Edmond senior John Engle was named the Class 2A state basketball player of the week by Iowa Network Services.

25 Years ago: Dec. 25, 1993

NEWS: Lehigh City Clerk Patricia Dellachiesa was retiring after 17 years.

SPORTS: Iowa City High running back Tim Dwight announced he would play for the University of Iowa.

50 Years ago: Dec. 25, 1968

NEWS: Boys were born on Christmas Day to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jorgensen, of Eagle Grove; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ramsey, of rural Fort Dodge; and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Boyd, of Otho.

SPORTS: Bert Schwering bowled a 254 game in the Rose Bowl Classic league.