From our files

10 Years ago: Jan. 7, 2009

NEWS: Marine Lance Capt. Matt Gronbach talked to Riverside Elementary students about his time serving in Afghanistan.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Bishop Garrigan 70-37 in boys basketball.

25 Years ago: Jan. 7, 1994

NEWS: Bernie Case was sworn in for another term as mayor of Clarion.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Marshalltown 34-26 in wrestling.

50 Years ago: Jan. 7, 1969

NEWS: Slick roads and limited visibility led to a chain-reaction accident involving at least 20 vehicles on Highway 20 between Duncombe and Highview, but only minor injuries were reported.

SPORTS: Wayne Schuh bowled a 224 game in the Sunday Mixers league.