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.