From our files: Jan. 10, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 10, 2009

NEWS: The Rivieras performed at the Eagles Ballroom.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 69-64 in a boys basketball game that went into double overtime.

25 Years ago: Jan. 10, 1994

NEWS: Elizabeth Witkop, a junior at St. Edmond High School, was highlighted in The Messenger’s School Ties feature.

SPORTS: Chris Savell, of Fort Dodge, won the boys 12-13 age division in the 1994 Elks Hoop Shoot by making 21 out of 25 shots.

50 Years ago: Jan. 10, 1969

NEWS: A fully loaded semitrailer rolled down lower Central Avenue from in front of the Hormel warehouse and crashed into a railroad hopper car directly in front of the Cargill office.

SPORTS: Anna Schwering bowled a 209 game in the Business Girls league.