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From our files: May 31, 2014

May 31, 2004NEWS: A monument in Germany honored 10 U.S. serviceman who died when their B-24 Liberator crashed, including Sgt. Robert Thompson, of Clare.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Extreme fast pitch softball team finished second in the consolation bracket of a tournament in Ames.May 31, 1989NEWS: ...

From our files: May 30, 2014

May 30, 2004NEWS: Algona band director John Aboud received the Karl L. King Service Award.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Mesa 3-2 in baseball.May 30, 1989NEWS: Earl Berg, retired superintendent of schools, brought his hat collection to show the students at Otho Elementary for Hat Day.SPORTS: Mr. ...

From our files: May 28, 2014

May 28, 2004NEWS: Ponderosa Towing was given permission to build its new shop at the site of the former IBP plant.SPORTS: Bill Clay got a hole-in-one at Lakeside Golf Course.May 28, 1989NEWS: Fort Dodge students Staci Isaacson, Tina Ahrens, Dawn Thompson and Sarah Dannenbring were taking ...

From our files: May 27, 2014

May 27, 2004NEWS: Stratford third-graders learned about history with hands-on activities at the Carol and Wayne Larson farm.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Ogden 11-0 in baseball.May 27, 1989NEWS: Jean and Clark Mowry, of Webster City, acquired an instant family when they became legal guardians to ...

From our Files, May 26, 2014

May 26, 2004NEWS: Humboldt and Pocahontas were among 14 Iowa counties declared disaster areas after severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge freshman baseball team tied Southeast Polk 9-9.May 26, 1989NEWS: Derik Christensen, 7, and his sister Kendra, 3, starred in four ...

From our files: May 25, 2014

May 25, 2004NEWS: Five years after Denisa Bellani, of Albania, first stayed with Linda and Larry Dencklau as a foreign exchange student, she was reunited with her parents.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Thunder AAU baseball team beat Humboldt 8-3.May 25, 1989NEWS: Dean Ahrens, of Stratford, collected ...

From our files: May 24, 2014

May 24, 2004NEWS: Mark Maggio graduated from George Washington University with a doctorate in public policy.SPORTS: Rod Foster, of Eagle Grove, won the econo stock main event at the Hamilton County Speedway.May 24, 1989NEWS: About 45,000 bushels of corn spewed from the NEW Cooperative ...

From our files: May 23, 2014

May 23, 2004NEWS: Area agencies and volunteers were helping Bradgate residents clean up after the tornado that devasted the town.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Madison Tech 9-1 in baseball.May 23, 1989NEWS: John Mitchell was named grand marshal of the 1989 Frontier Days Parade.SPORTS: Fort Dodge ...

From our files: May 21, 2014

May 21, 2004NEWS: Arrow Acme Inc., of Webster City, received a $300,000 Iowa Values loan to use toward a $2 million expansion.SPORTS: Fort Dodge finished third at the CIML Iowa Conference track meet.May 21, 1989NEWS: Zelda Rae Lightfoot received an associate degree from Iowa Central 34 years ...

From our files: May 20, 2014

May 20, 2004NEWS: Construction of the new swimming pool in Manson was nearly complete.SPORTS: Craig Miller had the low individual gross score in the Lakeside Tuesday Night Golf League with 36.May 20, 1989NEWS: At 70-plus, Doris Johnson was the oldest person to received a GED at the Iowa ...

From our Files, May 19, 2014

May 19, 2004NEWS: Orville and Joyce O'Connell were named "Most Respected Citizen of the Year" by the Fort Dodge Dragoons.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls tennis team finished the regular season unbeaten for the first time in 11 years.May 19, 1989NEWS: Carolyn Kent was the new president of the Fort ...

From our files: May 18, 2014

May 18, 2004NEWS: As the first jail administrator in Webster County, Steve Elifrits was making sure the jail was up to code.SPORTS: Bishop Garrigan finished first in the district girls golf competition, with a score of 355.May 18, 1989NEWS: Dick Stoner, of Laurens, built a one-inch scale ...

From our files: May 17, 2014

May 17, 2004NEWS: Dustin Balm, of Fort Dodge, was named to the red honor roll at the Iowa School for the Deaf.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southeastern 17-11 in baseball.May 17, 1989NEWS: A break-in at the Interior Shop in Rockwell City was caused by a 200-pound deer.SPORTS: Former Fort Dodge ...

From our files: May 16, 2014

May 16, 2004NEWS: A "Chair-ished Art" project by Fort Dodge Correctional Facility inmates raised $1,000 at the Artful Dodger auction.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes 8-3 in baseball.May 16, 1989NEWS: Eighth-grader Michael Groat won the national Scholastic Art competition.SPORTS: Fort ...

From our files: May 14, 2014

May 14, 2004NEWS: VeraSun announced plans to build an ethanol plant just west of Fort Dodge.SPORTS: The Dodger boys soccer team beat Mason City 2-1.May 14, 1989NEWS: David Mitchell was the new sales manager at Guarantee Oil Co. Inc.SPORTS: Fort Dodge won the Big 8 girls tennis championship in ...

From our files: May 13, 2014

May 13, 2004NEWS: With prices ranging from $1.89 to more than $2 per gallon in Fort Dodge, drivers were looking for ways to improve gas mileage.SPORTS: Nebraska beat University of Northern Iowa 5-2 in baseball.May 13, 1989NEWS: Dr. William Lepley, director of the Iowa Board of Education, ...

From our Files, May 12, 2014

May 12, 2004NEWS: The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors approved plans to repave Old Highway 20 between Highview and the Webster County line.SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys track team won the Humboldt Relays.May 12, 1989NEWS: Mike Groat, a student at Fair Oaks Middle School, won a gold medal ...

From our files: May 11, 2014

May 11, 2004NEWS: Students from 17 area schools participated in Youth Environmental Agriculture Day.SPORTS: The Dodger girls tennis team claimed the CIML championship.May 11, 1989NEWS: Eleven graduate students from the Iowa State University department of architecture had an assignment to ...

From our files: May 10, 2014

May 10, 2004NEWS: Members of the Camp Algona POW Committee bought a building to be used for a museum.SPORTS: Rick Newman, of Fort Dodge, won the Pro II event at the Humboldt County Dragway.May 10, 1989NEWS: Mark Hanson, of Fort Dodge, received the North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society ...

From our files: May 9, 2014

May 9, 2004NEWS: Brian Bristow, a maintenance technical with the Kossuth County Conservation Board, took a group through the Smith Wildlife Area hunting morel mushrooms.SPORTS: The Dodger girls tennis team won the team title at the Spencer Invitational.May 9, 1989NEWS: Chiung-Ming Chu, of ...