From our files: July 30, 2019

10 Years ago: July 30, 2009

NEWS: Calhoun County received $2 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds, which was slated to help pave about 12 miles of Calhoun County Road D15.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines Dowling 4-2 in baseball.

25 Years ago: July 30, 1994

NEWS: Twenty-seven residents of the Ban de la Roche area of Alsace, France, visited their “sister city,” Woolstock, in Wright County.

SPORTS: Cory Braunschweig (16-17-year-old boys) and Stacey Bergman (15-17-year-old girls) each won their divisions in the Fort Dodge Junior golf tournament at the Fort Dodge Country Club.

50 Years ago: July 30, 1969

NEWS: The Jerry Rabiner Memorial Boys’ Ranch received a small utility wagon at a cost of $60, with funds given by Eagles Clubs in the Central Iowa Conference.

SPORTS: Tom Walters, who had posted a 4-1 record since joining the Dodger baseball team in June, would be the team’s pitcher in the state tournament game against Norway.