From our files: July 15, 2019

10 Years ago: July 15, 2009

NEWS: Ten local artists participated in a weeklong art retreat called “The Painted Page: Books and Beyond” at Iowa Central.

SPORTS: The No. 2 Gaels baseball team beat rival Eagle Grove 10-0 to advance to district finals.

25 Years ago: July 15, 1994

NEWS: Air Force Airman Christopher M. Macek, of Fort Dodge, graduated from Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat St. Edmond 11-8 in a Class 2A District baseball semifinal.

50 Years ago: July 15, 1969

NEWS: Jana Fertig, of Fort Dodge, became a foreign service secretary for the U.S. Department of State.

SPORTS: The St. Edmond baseball team beat Pomeroy 6-1.