From our files: Jan. 1, 2019
10 Years ago: Jan. 1, 2009
NEWS: Sue Thompson was the new CEO at Trinity Regional Medical Center.
SPORTS: Ohio State beat Iowa 68-65 in men’s basketball.
25 Years ago: Jan. 1, 1994
NEWS: Sam, the “town watch cat” of Lytton, hitched a ride on a Pioneer Seed Corn Co. semitrailer and ended up in Toledo. The driver brought him back the next day.
SPORTS: California beat Iowa 37-3 in the first-ever Alamo Bowl.
50 Years ago: Jan. 1, 1969
NEWS: Troy Stanley Buehler was the first baby born in a Fort Dodge hospital in 1969.
SPORTS: Carl Gochee bowled a 235 game in the Pacemaker league.