From our files: July 16, 2019
10 Years ago: July 16, 2009
NEWS: Sixty inmates earned college certificates after completing vocational programs at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility.
SPORTS: The Newell-Fonda softball team was headed to state after defeating WCLT 5-4.
25 Years ago: July 16, 1994
NEWS: About 350 people attended a benefit for Matt Sigmon in Sac City, raising nearly $1,000.
SPORTS: The Dodger girls softball team lost 2-1 and 6-5 in a double header against Newton.
50 Years ago: July 16, 1969
NEWS: Darrell H. Oleson, a Fort Dodge high school alum, was a computer systems engineer in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Goddard Space Flight Center, as the U.S. prepared for the Apollo 11 moon mission.
SPORTS: The Rockwell City baseball team beat Gilmore City 9-1 in a sectional tournament first-round game at Rogers Park.