From our files: July 23, 2019

10 Years ago: July 23, 2009

NEWS: Organizers were preparing for Twin Lakes Wakefest, where nearly 60 wakeboarders were expected to compete for gold.

SPORTS: The Dodger baseball team rallied from a six-run deficit to beat Valley 10-6 in a Class 4A substate final.

25 Years ago: July 23, 1994

NEWS: The Wright County District Junior Fair was underway.

SPORTS: West Des Moines Dowling beat the Dodger baseball team 22-1 in a substate final in Carroll.

50 Years ago: July 23, 1969

NEWS: The Fort Dodge Municipal Band, directed by Karl L. King, presented its midweek concert at City Square Park.

SPORTS: The Twin Rivers softball team moved its record to 22-0 by beating Mallard, 9-0.