From our files: May 31, 2019

10 Years ago: May 31, 2009

NEWS: Linda Sparks relocated Sparky’s Furniture Restoration to 906 Third Ave. N.W.

SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Alta 1-0 in softball.

25 Years ago: May 31, 1994

NEWS: Several hundred people gathered at North Lawn Cemetery to honor those who died in military service.

SPORTS: The Pacers beat the Knicks 83-77.

50 Years ago: May 31, 1969

NEWS: Thieves broke into the Cornell Grocery Store and took about $1,250 from the safe.

SPORTS: Iowa State University golfer John Benda, of Humboldt, won the Diamond Amateur golf tournament at the Eagle Grove Country Club.