From our files: July 27, 2019

10 Years ago: July 27, 2009

NEWS: The Humboldt County Fair Cookoff Challenge was a new addition to the fair.

SPORTS: Jim Redemske, of Clarion, won the Lakeside Senior Amateur golf title.

25 Years ago: July 27, 1994

NEWS: The Frigidaire-Laundry Division sent home 150 employees early when they were overcome by fumes from an assembly line lubricant.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge all-stater Nate Zehr, an offensive tackle, headed a group of five area preps playing in the Iowa Shrine Bowl football game.

50 Years ago: July 27, 1969

NEWS: Fort Dodge and northwest Iowa were pounded by torrential rains, tornadic winds and hail, leaving behind heavy property and crop damage.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Merchants posted a 7-5 victory over Williamsburg, earning the right to play for the semi-pro title.

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