From our files – April 19, 2019

10 Years ago: April 19, 2009

NEWS: Tim Holtz, of Des Moines, purchased Fort Dodge Steel.

SPORTS: Janice Park bowled a 743 series.

25 Years ago: April 19, 1994

NEWS: A grass fire that got out of control destroyed several out buildings and some cars on the Duane Davis farm southeast of Gowrie, but no injuries were reported.

SPORTS: Webster City beat Fort Dodge 6-3 in boys tennis.

50 Years ago: April 19, 1969

NEWS: Kenneth L. Schauer, of Fort Dodge, was appointed personnel manager of the new Geo. A. Hormel & Co. distribution plant in Atlanta, Georgia.

SPORTS: June Nelson rolled a 188 game in the Friday Night Circus league.