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From Our Files: May 13, 2015

May 13, 2005NEWS: Children's author Jerry Pallotta visited Fort Dodge elementary schools and urged students to "read a zillion books."SPORTS: Scott Messerly moved up from assistant to head coach of the St. Edmond girls basketball program.May 13, 1990NEWS: The St. Edmond High School Decathlong ...

From Our Files: May 12, 2015

May 12, 2005NEWS: The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission nixed the idea of a casino in Fort Dodge, but approved a license for one in Emmetsburg.SPORTS: Heather Johnson rolled her first 300 game in the Tiara tournament at Ridgewood Lanes.May 12, 1990NEWS: Fort Dodge native Mary Ellen Summerlin ...

From Our Files: May 11, 2015

May 11, 2005NEWS: Hydrogen Engine Center in Algona was preparing to break ground on a new 140,000-square-foot building in Algona.SPORTS: The Pocahontas Area boys track and field team picked up team gold at the Humboldt Relays.May 11, 1990NEWS: The Fort Dodge YMCA announced plans to uncover a ...

From Our Files: May 10, 2015

May 10, 2005NEWS: Greenleaf Health Center held weeklong activities for residents and their families, including a mini concert by the St. Edmond Jazz Band and an ice cream social.SPORTS: Bobby Thompson was the new head wrestling coach at Fort Dodge Senior High.May 10, 1990NEWS: More than 100 ...

From Our Files: May 9, 2015

May 9, 2005NEWS: The Fort Museum opened the Trading post art gallery with items made by local artists.SPORTS: The Iowa Central men's golf team was in fourth place after day one of the Region XI Tournament in Marion.May 9, 1990NEWS: V.E. (Barney) Roberts, of Storm Lake, was named National ...

From Our Files: May 8, 2015

May 8, 2005NEWS: Racher Schmidt was crowned Miss Frontier Days 2005.SPORTS: St. Edmond took the team title in a Class 2A district co-ed track and field meet in Manson.May 8, 1990NEWS: Phillips Middle School students were growing and monitoring seeds that had been in space.SPORTS: Fort Dodge ...

From Our Files: May 7, 2015

May 7, 2005NEWS: Officials were hoping that boaters would return to good safety habits on the water.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Boone 9-2 in boys tennis.May 7, 1990NEWS: Dave Lande spoke to students at the Alternative Education Center in Fort Dodge about the value of finishing high school.SPORTS: ...

From Our Files: May 6, 2015

May 6, 2005NEWS: The Blanden Memorial Art Museum achieved the highest recognition for a museum accreditation by the American Association of Museums.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Newton 3-1 in boys soccer.May 6, 1990NEWS: The Rev. Gaylon Decious, pastor of First Christian Church in Laurens, whittled ...

From Our Files: May 5, 2015

May 5, 2005NEWS: Opponents of the proposed Mineral City Hotel and Casino spoke to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission.SPORTS: Iowa Central Community College athletes received honors for their achievements.May 5, 1990NEWS: Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Chrystal spoke at a campaign ...

From Our Files: May 4, 2015

10 years agoMay 4, 2005NEWS: Lewis and Michelle Pergande received an award for their dedication to the Main Street program in Jewell.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Ames 6-5 in boys tennis.25 years agoMay 4, 1990NEWS: Julie Moser, of Fort Dodge, was selected by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 130 ...

From Our Files: May 3, 2015

10 years agoMay 3, 2005NEWS: Buena Vista University President Fredrick Moore spoke at a Rotary Club meeting in Fort Dodge.SPORTS: Craig Graham won the econo stocks ract at the Hamilton County Speedway.25 years agoMay 3, 1990NEWS: Vicky Butrick, of Fort Dodge, won $20,000 in the Iowa Lotto ...

From Our Files: May 2, 2015

May 2, 2005NEWS: The Mid-West Tool Collector Association meeting was held at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds.SPORTS: The Sports Page Pride, an 18-and-under AAU softball team went 3-1 at Iowa City.May 2, 1990NEWS: Iowa Central had more applications than space available for its new radiography ...

From Our Files: May 1, 2015

May 1, 2005NEWS: Bradgate Beautification Day was held to help residents clean up debris from the May 2004 tornado.SPORTS: Fort Dodge lost to Carroll-Kuemper by one stroke in a girls golf invitational.May 1, 1990NEWS: Sen. C. Joseph Coleman, D-Clare, was appointed to the Iowa Highway Research ...

From Our Files: April 30, 2015

10 years agoApril 30, 2005NEWS: Students from Southeast Webster High School created a display on World War II code talkers for National History Day.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls golf team set a new team records with a 162 in their CIML Iowa Conference dual with Newton.25 years agoApril 30, ...

From Our Files: April 29, 2015

April 29, 2005NEWS: Dale Lyon resigned from the Pomeroy City Council.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Newton 11-0 in girls tennis.April 29, 1990NEWS: Gerald and Phyllis Pratt, of Fort Dodge, received the 1990 Governor's Award of Excellence in Foster Care.SPORTS: The Algona Bulldogs won the six-team ...

From Our Files: April 28, 2015

April 28, 2005NEWS: Chief Industries Inc. started a product line of chassis to haul intermodal containers.SPORTS: Iowa Central lost to Ellsworth 9-4 and 5-1 in softball.April 28, 1990NEWS: Friends and neighbors helped plant corn for Charles Bethel, of Otho, who had just had surgery.SPORTS: ...

From Our Files: April 27, 2015

10 years agoApril 27, 2005NEWS: The Webster City Community School Board finalized details of changing from a trimester to semester school year.SPORTS: Joe Hunter shot a meet low 77 for Iowa Central in a golf meet at Briggs Woods.25 years agoApril 27, 1990NEWS: David Miles, of Fort Dodge, won ...

From Our Files: April 26, 2015

April 26, 2005NEWS: Kendal Miller was the poster baby for the 2005 March of Dimes Walk America.SPORTS: Former Emmetsburg prep Mike Soenen was named the ICCAC male athlete of the week.April 26, 1990NEWS: Dorothy Brooks and Sally Klepper each received pins recognizing their 50 years of ...

From Our Files: April 25, 2015

April 25, 2005NEWS: Madison Garst, a sixth-grader at St. Edmond Middle School, was featured in Character Corner.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes 15-0 and 5-0 in baseball.April 25, 1990NEWS: Six Fort Dodge residents received Community Service Awards from the Fort Dodge noon Kiwanis, ...

From Our Files: April 24, 2015

April 24, 2005NEWS: Catherine Sandven raised $401 for the Humane Society of North Central Iowa at the Paws for a Cause dog walk.SPORTS: Burke Risetter bowled a 300 game.April 24, 1990NEWS: Angela Trevino was elected senior class president at St. Edmond High School for the 1990-1991 academic ...