From Our Files

From our files: Dec. 22, 2013

Dec. 22, 2003NEWS: Christopher Heidick, of Fort Dodge, was named to the dean's list at Savannah College of Art and Design.SPORTS: A Fort Dodge eighth-grade traveling girls basketball team won one of three games at a tournament in Urbandale.Dec. 22, 1988NEWS: Ramon and Elvena Hinde, of ...

From our files: Dec. 21, 2013

Dec. 21, 2003NEWS: Subway opened restaurants in Rockwell City and Webster City.SPORTS: Emmetsburg won the Fort Dodge Invitational with 222 points.Dec. 21, 1988NEWS: St. Paul Lutheran School students performed "Hark, the Herald Angel."SPORTS: St. Edmond defeated Jefferson 81-58 in boys ...

From our files: Dec. 20, 2013

Dec. 20, 2003NEWS: Linda Layman, of Rockwell City, wrote a children's book called "The Christmas Pony."SPORTS: Webster City beat Clarion-Goldfield 72-41 in boys basketball.Dec. 20, 1988NEWS: Casey Pipal, of Badger, asked for a remote control racing car and promised Santa cookies and chocolate ...

From Our Files, Dec. 19, 2013

Dec. 19, 2003NEWS: A literacy program at the Calvary Family Center was helping about 20 students improve their reading skills.SPORTS: The Gaels wrestling squad beat Pocahontas Area 36-33.Dec. 19, 1988NEWS: The Fort Dodge Area Mothers of Twins Club made a holiday visit to the Tompkins Health ...

From our files: Dec. 18, 2013

Dec. 18, 2003NEWS: Shimkat Motor Co. and Shoppers Supply announced plans to move to the former Kmart store building on Fifth Avenue South.SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Dalton Gailey finished first in the Heartland Motocross series.Dec. 18, 1988NEWS: Jon Gottschalk's letter to Santa requested a ...

From our files: Dec. 17, 2013

Dec. 17, 2003NEWS: Webster City residents Gene Barrick, Bill Greenley, Elizabeth Ann Smith and Doug Bailey received plaques for their contributions to the city's quality of life.SPORTS: Sam Moser resigned as head football coach at Fort Dodge Senior High.Dec. 17, 1988NEWS: Hospice Inc. and ...

From Our Files, Dec. 16, 2013

Dec. 16, 2003NEWS: Kindergarten students at Hillcreast Elementary honed their reading skills with a reading rodeo.SPORTS: The St. Edmond ninth-grade boys beat Southern Cal JV 54-33 in the A game and 32-29 in the B game.Dec. 16, 1988NEWS: Leonard Reynolds, fo Manson, showed off his HO-scale ...

From our files: Dec. 15, 2013

Dec. 15, 2003NEWS: Fort Dodge leaders reacted to the capture of deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.SPORTS: The Chicago Bears beat the Minnesota Vikings 13-10.Dec. 15, 1988NEWS: Dale Leman, of West Bend, won a Ford semitractor and Timpte refrigerated trailer in a drawing.SPORTS: The Iowa ...

From Our Files, Dec. 14, 2013

Dec. 14, 2003NEWS: Renovation work was underway on the Smeltzer House.SPORTS: The Twin River Valley girls basketball team beat West Bend-Mallard 59-42.Dec. 14, 1988NEWS: Jennifer Lynn's Letter to Santa included requests from her family: peace and quiet for her mom, jeans for her dad, money ...

From our files: Dec. 13, 2013

Dec. 13, 2003NEWS: State Rep. Dave Tjepkes, R-Gowrie, announced he would seek a second term in office during the 2004 elections.SPORTS: The St. Edmond girls basketball team beat Clear Lake 56-39.Dec. 13, 1988NEWS: The Central Neighborhood Betterment Group played Santa for the youths at ...

From our files: Dec. 12, 2013

Dec. 12, 2003NEWS: MaDeen Ludwig, of West Bend, received the Purple Heart he had earned in World War II.SPORTS: A Pocahontas Area graduate received the Mentink Award at Central College.Dec. 12, 1988NEWS: Gary Carlson, of rural Jewell, spread holiday cheer playing Santa at parties and other ...

From our files: Dec. 11, 2013

Dec. 11, 2003NEWS: After bad weather delayed the ballot count, the result of the Webster County sheriff's race was announced: Brian Mickelson was the winner.SPORTS: The Iowa Central wrestling squad picked up its first three dual victories of the season in Wilmer, Minn.Dec. 11, 1988NEWS: Terry ...

From our files: Dec. 10, 2013

Dec. 10, 2003NEWS: Members of the Otho-Kalo Community Church packed care boxes for U.S. soldiers in Iraq.SPORTS: The St. Edmond ninth-grade boys basketball team defeated Iowa Falls 34-23.Dec. 10, 1988NEWS: "365 Days of Each Christmas Year" was performed at the Congregational Church in Webster ...

From our files: Dec. 9, 2013

Dec. 9, 2003NEWS: Fort Dodge Mayor Will Patterson declared Dec. 11, 2003, as "Maj. Robin Hosch and Senior Airman Zach Heck Service Day."SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Briar Cliff JV 94-48 in men's basketball.Dec. 9, 1988NEWS: The Great Sac County Meltdown and Shape Up was featured in the Nov. 22, ...

From our files: Dec. 8, 2013

Dec. 8, 2003NEWS: Hamilton Hospital in Webster City offered a way for family members to see newborns with its new Web nursery.SPORTS: The Rockwell City-Lytton wrestling team improved to 6-0 by sweeping through four squads at the Jefferson Duals.Dec. 8, 1988NEWS: The Fort Dodge Senior High ...

From our files: Dec. 7, 2013

Dec. 7, 2003NEWS: Twelve couples who had been married after St. Paul Lutheran Church was destroyed by fire and before the new building was dedicated, renewed their vows in a group ceremony at the church.SPORTS: The St Edmond wrestling team won the title at the Manson Northwest Webster ...

From our files: Dec. 6, 2013

Dec. 6, 2003NEWS: The Fort Dodge Symphony Yule Walk included the home of Tom and Jo Kelly.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 62-30 in boys basketball and 54-29 in girls basketball.Dec. 6, 1988NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council established an urban renewal area of about 100 acres along the ...

From our files: Dec. 5, 2013

Dec. 5, 2003NEWS: The Holmes Christmas Club in Clarion put together holiday fruit baskets to give out for Christmas.SPORTS: The Eagle Grove wrestling team beat St. Edmond 45-27 in a North Central Conference dual meet.Dec. 5, 1988NEWS: Jessica Becker's letter to Santa included a request for ...

From our files: Dec. 4, 2013

Dec. 4, 2003NEWS: Lt. Gov. Sally Pederson made a visit to Fort Dodge.SPORTS: The Iowa State men's basketball team beat Iowa 101-94 in double overtime.Dec. 4, 1988NEWS: Northwest Webster Community students held a food drive for the Lord's Cupboard.SPORTS: Eagle Grove won the team title at the ...

From our files: Dec. 3, 2013

Dec. 3, 2003NEWS: Students at Southern Cal High School were raising funds to help needy families at Christmas.SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys basketball team beat Webster City 49-46.Dec. 3, 1988NEWS: Beth Colby Plautz was the new director of the United Way of Fort Dodge.SPORTS: The Dodger boys ...