From our files: July 31, 2019

10 Years ago: July 31, 2009

NEWS: Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band performed at Iowa Central.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Solon 8-4 in baseball.

25 Years ago: July 31, 1994

NEWS: Marvin Boehme was hired as superintendent of the Prairie Valley Community School District.

SPORTS: Mel McIntyre, course professional at the Fort Dodge Country Club, and his son Matt, 14, won the state father-son golf tournament at the Jester Park Golf Course.

50 Years ago: July 31, 1969

NEWS: Mark Lindstrom, 18, of Kalo, would make his second appearance at the National High School Championship Rodeo in San Antonio, Texas.

SPORTS: Central Webster beat Lohrville 2-0 to get to the finals of the district girls softball tournament.