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From Our Files: Dec. 19, 2014

Dec. 19, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge Daybreak Rotary Club's Da'Dragons team was invited to be the first team to represent the United States in an international race in Europe.SPORTS: Emmetsburg won the Fort Dodge Invitational wrestling championship with 194.5 points.Dec. 19, 1989NEWS: Jeff Riley ...

From Our Files: Dec. 18, 2014

10 years agoDec. 18, 2004NEWS: A revamp at St. Olaf included naming the Sunday school classrooms.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 57-39 in boys basketball.25 years oldDec. 18, 1989NEWS: The Restoration for Community Life civic group had purchased the Rockwell City depot with plans to ...

From Our Files: Dec. 17, 2014

Dec. 17, 2004NEWS: An Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter landed in Manson.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Pocahontas Area 47-21 in wrestling.Dec. 17, 1989NEWS: Perry Black, of Somers, received the Webster County Farm Bureau recognition award.SPORTS: Webster City won the Fort Dodge Invitational ...

From Our Files: Dec. 16, 2014

Dec. 16, 2004NEWS: Proposed plans to renovate the Oleson Park Bandshell were submitted to the Iowa Historical Society and the National Park Service.SPORTS: Southern Cal beat Manson Northwest Webster 58-53 in boys basketball.Dec. 16, 1989NEWS: Former Iowa Gov. Robert Blue, of Eagle Grove, died ...

From Our Files: Dec. 15, 2014

10 years agoDec. 15, 2004NEWS: Derek Rohde, of Lake View, received a certificate of apprection for service to the Sac County Extension Service.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 62-44 in boys basketball.25 years agoDec. 15, 1989NEWS: Dennie Friederichs was named Sertoman of the Year by the ...

From our Files: Dec. 15, 2014

Dec. 15, 2004NEWS: Derek Rohde, of Lake View, received a certificate of appreciation for service to the Sac County Extension Service.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 62-44 in boys basketball.Dec. 15, 1989NEWS: Dennie Friederichs was named Sertoman of the Year by the Sertoma Sundowners Club of ...

From Our Files: Dec. 14, 2014

Dec. 14, 2004NEWS: Southern Cal High School students put on a "Madrigal Feaste" at the high school.SPORTS: Former St. Edmond cross country runner Mike McLoughlin was named to the academic all-Iowa Conference team.Dec. 14, 1989NEWS: Middle school science teachers Dennis Keck, Judy Sheker, ...

From Our Files: Dec. 13, 2014

10 years agoDec. 13, 2004NEWS: About 100 people attended the annual Civitan Christmas party at Trinity United Methodist Church.SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster graduate Raegan Schultz Wagner was named the Duane Schroeder IIAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2003-2004 academic ...

From Our Files: Dec. 12, 2014

Dec. 12, 2004NEWS: About 200 people attended the Lucia pageant at the Swede Bend Museum in Stratford.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge wrestling team won its first title at the Emmetsburg Invitational.Dec. 12, 1989NEWS: The Rolfe Community School Board decided to wait until January 1990 to decide ...

From Our Files: Dec. 11, 2014

10 years agoDec. 11, 2004NEWS: Webster County Public Health was on the alert after two cases of whooping cough were reported in the county.SPORTS: Humboldt beat Bishop Garrigan 41-30 in boys basketball.25 years agoDec. 11, 1989NEWS: Storm Lake removed parking meters from city parking ...

From Our Files: Dec. 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2004NEWS: Hawkeye Theatre put on a production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever."SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Dowling 56-19 in a wrestling dual.Dec. 10, 1989NEWS: Merlyn Groot, of Manson, was elected to the board of directors of the Federal Land Bank Association of the Midlands.SPORTS: ...

From Our Files: Dec. 9, 2014

Dec. 9, 2004NEWS: David Young won a special election in Hamilton County for the District 2 supervisor seat.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Simpson JV 74-50 in men's basketball.Dec. 9, 1989NEWS: Christine Mollenkoph was the new director of Webster City's Main Street program.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat ...

From Our Files: Dec. 8, 2014

10 years agoDec. 8, 2004NEWS: Jackie Schott, of Fort Dodge, received an Iowa Certificate of Recognition in honor of the handmade rosaries she had made for American troops.SPORTS: St. Edmond Algona 101-53 in boys basketball.25 years agoDec. 8, 1989NEWS: Coin collecter Peter P. Fritz, of Fort ...

From Our Files: Dec. 7, 2014

Dec. 7, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge Historic Preservation Commission endorsed proposed plans to renovate the Oleson Park Bandshell.SPORTS: Webster City beat St. Edmond in a pair of seventh-grade boys basketball games.Dec. 7, 1989NEWS: Joan Fedderson was the new president of the Fort Dodge Area ...

From Our Files: Dec. 6, 2014

10 years agoDec. 6, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge SymponyYule Walk included a stop at the Smeltzer House.SPORTS: Iowa State beat Iowa 19-16 in a wrestling dual.25 years agoDec. 6, 1989NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident Randy Venteicher was recovering after being attacked by a bear near his home near ...

From Our Files: Dec. 5, 2014

Dec. 5, 2004NEWS: The Rev. Verne Stapenhorst, priest of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Laurens, decorated the church and parish center for Christmas.SPORTS: The Jefferson-JSPC wrestling team finished second at their own tournament.Dec. 5, 1989NEWS: The Rev. Dr. Herbert W. Chilstrom, bishop ...

From Our Files: Dec. 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2004NEWS: Iowa Central students were preparing for the first Share What You Wear event.SPORTS: Prairie Valley beat Southern Cal 42-33 in girls basketball.Dec. 3, 1989NEWS: Ralph "Heinie" Skaugstad, 89, threw a party for people sharing his Nov. 29 birthday.SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys ...

From Our Files: Dec. 2, 2014

Dec. 2, 2004NEWS: Pocahontas had begun the process of applying for Main Street Iowa status.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Indian Hills 77-63 in men's basketball.Dec. 2, 1989NEWS: U.S. Rep. Jim Lightfoot, R-Shenandoah, kicked off the Care and Share program in Fort Dodge that provided food and ...

From Our Files: Dec. 1, 2014

10 years agoDec. 1, 2004NEWS: Members of First Evangelical Free Church and students at community Christian were collecting items to send to Romania.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys basketball team beat Indianola 68-48.25 years agoDec. 1, 1989NEWS: Bixie Smith, of Fort Dodge, won Norwest Bank's ...

From our Files: Dec. 1, 2014

Dec. 1, 2004NEWS: Members of First Evangelical Free Church and students at community Christian were collecting items to send to Romania.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys basketball team beat Indianola 68-48.Dec. 1, 1989NEWS: Bixie Smith, of Fort Dodge, won Norwest Bank's Design-a-Toy contest with ...