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From our files: Oct. 1, 2013

Oct. 1, 2003NEWS: Pocahontas held its Fall Harvest Celebration.SPORTS: The Dodger cross country teams won the boys and girls races at the Urbandale Invitational.Oct. 1, 1988NEWS: Fort Dodge attorney Bill Thatcher was elected president of the Fort Dodge Rotary Club.SPORTS: The Dodger football ...

From our files: Sept. 30, 2013

Sept. 30, 2003NEWS: Naval Reservist Chad Ralston talked about his experiences in Iraq, where he helped build a camp to support troops deployed in the war.SPORTS: The Iowa Central volleyball team beat Iowa Lakes 3-2 at Estherville.Sept. 30, 1988NEWS: A dedication ceremony was held at the ...

From our files: Sept. 29, 2013

Sept. 29, 2003NEWS: A special Service of Celebration was held at St. Paul Lutheran Church to thank those involved in helping the church rebuild after a fire in 1999.SPORTS: The Clarion-Goldfield volleyball team defeated Eagle Grove 25-21, 25-14, 25-17.Sept. 29, 1988NEWS: Phyllis Hazel was the ...

From our files: Sept. 28, 2013

Sept. 28, 2003NEWS: Harriet Thomas, 78, of Humboldt, was preparing to make her fourth trip to Nepal.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge sophomore volleyball team defeated Carroll, Southern Cal and Osage to win the junior varsity tournament.Sept. 28, 1988NEWS: Kim Anderson, of Clarion, showed the champion ...

From our files: Sept. 27, 2013

Sept. 27, 2003NEWS: Jackie Schott, of Fort Dodge had made 300 rosaries for American soldiers in Kuwait and Iraq.SPORTS: The Iowa Central football team defeated Highland Community College 17-14.Sept. 27, 1988NEWS: Ivan Hunter, of Gowrie, received the Prisoner of War Medal, which he earned as a ...

From our Files, Sept. 26, 2013

Sept. 26, 2003NEWS: Elm Street Home, a specially built house in Webster City was designed to accommodate five young men with disabilities.SPORTS: The St. Edmond eighth-grade football team defeated Eagle Grove 26-12.Sept. 26, 1988NEWS: Several Iowa legislators visited Brushy Creek to help ...

From our files: Sept. 25, 2013

Sept. 25, 2003NEWS: The Fort Dodge Historical Foundation, which runs the Fort Museum, received a gift of $161.060.73 from the estate of Harold D. Peterson.SPORTS: The Kirkwood volleyball team defeated Iowa Central 30-26, 30-20, 30-18.Sept. 25, 1988NEWS: Kathy Fort, of Sac City, was named the ...

From our files: Sept. 24, 2013

Sept. 24, 2003NEWS: Chuck Reetz, of Fort Dodge, built a three-row pergola to make his tomatoes grow up instead of on a big bush.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge golf team downed Boone at the Fort Dodge Country Club, 166-191.Sept. 24, 1988NEWS: Dr. Clyde Lindquist, director of Trinity Regional ...

From our files: Sept. 23, 2013

Sept. 23, 2003NEWS: Sister Delores Hannon was settling into her role at president of St. Edmond Catholic Schools.SPORTS: Fort Dodge native Duran Barlow earned a second-round knockout at the U.S. Olympic boxing qualifying tournament in Toledo, Ohio.Sept. 23, 1988NEWS: Former Iowa Gov. Robert ...

From our files: Sept. 22, 2013

Sept. 22, 2003NEWS: Wade Sundell, of Boxholm, took top honors in the IRCA State Rodeo Championships at the Webster County Fairgrounds.SPORTS: Joey Krug, of Humboldt, won the Pro II event at the Humboldt County Dragway.Sept. 22, 1988NEWS: Dr. John Kolesar built a special birdhouse for ...

From our files: Sept. 21, 2013

Sept. 21, 2003NEWS: Seven teams competed in Webster City's first dragon boat races, held at Otter Lake.SPORTS: Community Christian School placed second out of five teams in the Bellevue, Neb., junior varsity volleyball tournament.Sept. 21, 1988NEWS: Bill Reed, formerly of Fort Dodge, and his ...

From our files: Sept. 20, 2013

Sept. 20, 2003NEWS: Local band 4 on the Floor performed at Fall Fest on Central Avenue.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge golf team finished fourth at the Marshalltown Invitational Golf Meet.Sept. 20, 1988NEWS: William Enke and Richard Rhiner were elected president and vice president of the Fort Dodge ...

From our files, Sept. 19, 2013

Sept. 19, 2003NEWS: The Clare Fire Department was raising funds to buy a tanker truck; 75 percent of the cost was covered by a federal grant.SPORTS: The Gaels crushed North Iowa's homecoming game 54-0 in a mercy rule decision.Sept. 19, 1988NEWS: Members of the Fort Dodge Chapter of Civitan ...

From our files: Sept. 18, 2013

Sept. 18, 2003NEWS: Members of Fort Dodge's commission on governing drafted a list of essentials for good government.SPORTS: The Iowa Central men's soccer team defeated Marshalltown 4-0.Sept. 18, 1988NEWS: Darold Stinman, of rural Fort Dodge, joined Egemo Realty.SPORTS: Eddie Jacobson shot a ...

From our files: Sept. 17, 2013

Sept. 17, 2003NEWS: Nestle Purina PetCare announced plans to invest $12 million over two years in its Fort Dodge cat food plant.SPORTS: The Dodger golf team earned CIML Conference victory No. 1 by beating Newton 155-171.Sept. 17, 1988NEWS: The Rev. Keith Banwart was the new vicar at Good ...

From our files: Sept. 16, 2013

Sept. 16, 2003NEWS: A group re-enacted the trial of John A. Porter for the murder of Adelaide Jameson that occurred on Sept. 14, 1884, near Brushy Creek.SPORTS: The Webster City boys claimed the Class A team championship at the Ballard Invitational cross country meet in Huxley.Sept. 16, ...

From our files: Sept. 15, 2013

Sept. 15, 2003NEWS: Webster City resident Elena Reveiz passed the Iowa Bar exam.SPORTS: Dr. Mike Willerth recorded a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.Sept. 15, 1988NEWS: Kim Kemmann, of Fort Dodge, was elected secretary-treasurer of the Iowa Home Economics Association Student Member ...

From our files: Sept. 14, 2013

Sept. 14, 2003NEWS: The Fort Dodge Social Security Administration office relocated to a new building at 2315 Second Ave. N.SPORTS: Iowa Central defeated Ellsworth in the football season opener, 24-6.Sept. 14, 1988NEWS: Pat Reed, William Nelson and Ed O'Leary won seats on the Fort Dodge ...

From our files: Sept. 13, 2013

Sept. 13, 2003NEWS: The city of Pomeroy offered a three-bedroom home in a raffle with $100 tickets that would be concluded Dec. 24, 2003.SPORTS: The Dodger football team defeated Des Moines North 56-6.Sept. 13, 1988NEWS: In an effort to increase the town's population, Rolfe offered a free lot ...

From our Files, Sept. 12, 2013

Sept. 12, 2003NEWS: The Harmony Brigade, Fort Dodge Civic Glee Club Fort Dodge Choral Society and Sonshine Singers performed a concert to honor the anniversary of Sept. 11.SPORTS: The Rockwell City-Lytton volleyball team swept Prairie Valley 25-12, 26-24 and 25-15.Sept. 12, 1988NEWS: The Rev. ...