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From our files: July 21, 2019

10 Years ago: July 21, 2009

NEWS: The 875th Replacement Co., a Fort Dodge Army reserve unit, would be deployed to Fort Benning for active duty in the spring.

SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat North Mahaska 10-3 in the quarterfinals of the state softball tournament.

25 Years ago: July 21, 1994

NEWS: Brent Yoder, a Fort Dodge Senior High alum, proposed to Deb Wetzel, of Vinton, during the fifth inning of a softball game at Rogers Park. She said “yes.”

SPORTS: The Dodger baseball team beat Sioux City West 10-4 in a Class 4A district final.

50 Years ago: July 21, 1969

NEWS: Science teachers Gilbert Copper, of St. Edmond, and Harland Narem, from South Junior High, participated in a five-week earth science program at the Philmont Scout and Explorer Base in Cimarron, New Mexico.

SPORTS: Tom Chapman Sr. won the club championship at the Fort Dodge Country Club with a 36-hole total of 140, two under par.