From our files — May 5, 2019

10 Years ago: May 5, 2009

NEWS: The 26th annual Friends of St. Edmond Ball raised $263,000 for the school — a new record.

SPORTS: Iowa Central won its first Region XI softball tournament.

25 Years ago: May 5, 1994

NEWS: Fort Dodge Transmission and Oak Hill Furniture & Gifts were recognized as outstanding small businesses by the Greater Fort Dodge Area Chamber of Commerce.

SPORTS: Webster City won the Lady Eagles Relays in Eagle Grove.

50 Years ago: May 5, 1969

NEWS: Mark Oppedahl, 15, and Sam Ashton, 14, both of Fort Dodge, received their Eagle Awards.

SPORTS: Bonnie Van Gundy bowled a 206 game in the Sun Riser league.