From our files: July 8, 2019

10 Years ago: July 8, 2009

NEWS: Chris McGonegle, of Fort Dodge, announced he would run against incumbent Daryl Beall for a seat in the Iowa Senate.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clear Lake 11-1 in softball.

25 Years ago: July 8, 1994

NEWS: Andrea Brown and Jeanna Hearn won the Fort Dodge jacks tournament.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat BCL-UW 15-4 in softball.

50 Years ago: July 8, 1969

NEWS: Lightning struck the Beh Building at 629 Central Ave., scattering bricks half a block away.

SPORTS: Bob Brown’s “Crowd Noise” column mentioned three Humboldt athletes — John Sleiter, Jeff Larson and Randy Kuhlman — as being major factors on three of Humboldt’s championship teams.