From our files: May 29, 2019

10 Years ago: May 29, 2009

NEWS: Scotty Roxstar performed at The Brickyard, 2223 Fifth Ave. S.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 5-1 in softball.

25 Years ago: May 29, 1994

NEWS: Steve Springer was elected president of the Fort Dodge Association of Life Underwriters.

SPORTS: St. Edmond finished second in the Class 2A team standings at the boys state track meet.

50 Years ago: May 29, 1969

NEWS: The Messenger printed the names of 34 area servicemen who had died in the Vietnam War.

SPORTS: Chris Gemberling, of Lake City, had set five track records, including the state record in the 880 run at 2:19.1.