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From our files: April 18, 2014

April 18, 2004NEWS: Meghan Sells and James McLoughlin were queen and king at the St. Edmond High School prom.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes 8-1 and 11-2 in baseball.April 18, 1989NEWS: Eric Wilson, a senior at Algona High School, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.SPORTS: St. Edmond ...

From our Files, April 17, 2014

April 17, 2004NEWS: A "Day to End Sexual Violence" rally was held at Iowa Central.SPORTS: Fort Dodge placed second in the Dodger Relays with 68 points.April 17, 1989NEWS: Dr. Jed Norris, a Stanhope dentist, won first place in the men's canvaswork picture division of the Woodlawn Plantation ...

From our files: April 16, 2014

April 16, 2004NEWS: Fort Dodge Animal Health was awarded a $3.5 million forgivable loan by the Iowa Values Fund for an expansion project expected to keep more than 1,000 jobs in Iowa.SPORTS: The Dodger girls soccer team lost to Southeast Polk 3-2 in double overtime.April 16, 1989NEWS: Nancy ...

From our files: April 15, 2014

April 15, 2004NEWS: Barnum was raising funds to build a new fire station.SPORTS: The Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex was in the midst of a major renovation project.April 15, 1989NEWS: Livermore presented 102-year-old resident Karl Baessler with a certificate declaring him Humboldt ...

From our Files, April 14, 2014

April 14, 2004NEWS: Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rocky Bleier was the keynote speaker at the Corn Belt Power Cooperative annual meeting.SPORTS: Pocahontas Area took home four Class B titles at the Warrior Invitational.April 14, 1989NEWS: The Lehigh Public Library met the standards ...

From our files: April 13, 2014

April 13, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved the purchase of the old AGP site for $200,000.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls tennis team defeated Roosevelt 9-2.April 13, 1989NEWS: John Rowles received the Lion of the Year award from the Noon Lions Club.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Carroll ...

From our files: April 12, 2014

April 12, 2004NEWS: Southeast Webster High School students were building a house in Dayton.SPORTS: Fort Dodgers Duran Barlow, Ryan Zuspann and Nick Boulware competed in a Golden Gloves event in Des Moines.April 12, 1989NEWS: James J. Koll was appointed Webster County attorney by the Board of ...

From our files: April 11, 2014

April 11, 2004NEWS: More than 600 kids attended the 10th annual Moose Lodge Easter Egg Hunt in Oleson Park.SPORTS: Allan Pickett topped city bowling charts with a 793 series.April 11, 1989NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council decided that the reconstruction of Sixth Avenue North would be ...

From our files: April 10, 2014

April 10, 2004NEWS: Order of the Eastern Star Iowa Grand Chapter honored Ida May Lohafer.SPORTS: Webster City graduate Meisha Pruismann was named national Division II junior college softball player of the week by the NJCAA.April 10, 1989NEWS: The Widowed Persons Service organization was ...

From our files: April 9, 2014

April 9, 2004NEWS: St. Edmond math teacher Jane Nordquist used quilt-making to help students with the practical applications of math.SPORTS: The Iowa Central softball team swept Iowa Western 3-2 and 2-0.April 9, 1989NEWS: Amy Harklau, of Fort Dodge, won a Lorraine Hoevet Johnson Educational ...

From our files: April 8, 2014

April 8, 2004NEWS: The Curious Kids Museum was dismantling and selling its exhibits after shutting down.SPORTS: Lisa Koll took two first-place finishes at the Waukee Invitational track meet.April 8, 1989NEWS: The Rev. Bonifacio Mequi, superintendent of the Fort Dodge District of the Iowa ...

From our files: April 7, 2014

April 7, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved the purchase of three new patrol cars for the Police Department.SPORTS: Fort Dodge swept St. Edmond in 18 varsity tennis matches.April 7, 1989NEWS: Cooper Elementary fifth-graders were involved in a community outreach project with ...

From our files: April 6, 2014

April 6, 2004NEWS: Southeast Webster Community School was approved as the first charter high school in the state.SPORTS: The Southern Cal girls claimed the Class A title at the Ryan Relays.April 6, 1989NEWS: A Soviet television crew visited Calhoun County to conduct research for a documentary ...

From our files: April 5, 2014

April 5, 2004NEWS: Charles Miller stepped down after 26 years as Webster County Conservation director.SPORTS: Iowa Central swept Ellsworth 8-0 and 3-1 in baseball.April 5, 1989NEWS: Jeannie Calkins resigned as Pocahontas County nurse administrator to take a position at the Iowa Department of ...

From our files: April 4, 2014

April 4, 2004NEWS: The annual D/SAOC cake auction raised $37,800.SPORTS: Doug Sealine, Craig Miller and Kirk Lemon all bowled 300 games.April 4, 1989NEWS: Webster County Attorney Stephen Barbour resigned to take a position as Juvenile Court referee for six counties in Judicial District ...

From our files: April 3, 2014

April 3, 2004NEWS: "Behind Barbed Wire," a traveling exhibit about World War II prisoners of war, made a stop in Fort Dodge.SPORTS: The Iowa Central men's golf team finished third among four teams in their season opener.April 3, 1989NEWS: Ethel Mack retired after 18 years as a nurse at ...

April 3, 1989

NEWS: Ethel Mack retired after 18 years as a nurse at Calhoun County Public Health.SPORTS: Iowa Central split a baseball doubleheader with Normandale, losing 12-0, then winning 2-0.

April 3, 1964

NEWS: Gary Hahn, 13, of Coalville, crawled 30 feet into a culvert to rescue Snoopy, a dog owned by the Everett Vincent family, that had been missing for 12 days.SPORTS: Jerry Dutcher's 719 series was the highest in Fort Dodge so far in 1964.

From our files: April 2, 2014

April 2, 2004NEWS: Hillcrest Elementary students learned about farming on Ag Day.SPORTS: Iowa Central pitcher Justin Sokol was named the ICCAC athlete of the week.April 2, 1989NEWS: Jack Riley and Harry Armstrong opened Riley-Armstrong Plubming and Heating.SPORTS: Vaughn Werning bowled a 287 ...

From our Files, April 1, 2014

April 1, 2004NEWS: Fort Museum Director David Parker talked about the history and Fort Dodge origin of the Cardiff Giant.SPORTS: Community Christian School sixth-grader Loren Nerhus was named MVP of a four-team tournament at New Providence.April 1, 1989NEWS: Humboldt High School Principal ...