From our files: July, 2019

10 Years ago: July 2, 2009

NEWS: It was Dan Kinney’s official first day as president of Iowa Central.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Lisa Koll was named ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America of the Year winner for track and field/cross country.

25 Years ago: July 2, 1994

NEWS: The Blanden Memorial Art Museum hosted an interactive exhibit called “The Art of Golf” — a miniature golf course constructed by area artists and museum staff.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Colo-Nesco 1-0 in softball.

50 Years ago: July 2, 1969

NEWS: Sgt. Thomas E. Salvatore, 20, was wounded by an enemy booby-trap in Vietnam.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Jefferson 5-4 in baseball.