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From Our Files

From Our Files

10 years agoAug. 13, 2005NEWS: Local drivers were complaining about rising gasoline prices - in the range of $2.29 to $2.47 per gallon.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge White Sox, a 12-and-under baseball team, placed sixth in the Division I national championships.25 years agoAug. 13, 1990NEWS: An ...

From Our Files: Aug. 12, 2015

Aug. 12, 2005NEWS: Hawkeye Community Theatre performed "You Know I Can't Hear You When The Water's Running."SPORTS: Former area players on the Iowa State University football roster were Landon Streit, Seth Zehr, Nik Moser, Ryan Kock, Kurtis Taylor and Nick Harklau.Aug. 12, 1990NEWS: Terry ...

From Our Files: Aug. 9, 2015

Aug. 9, 2005NEWS: Fort Dodge native Dennis McNeilly was elected executive vice president for the National Council on Problem Gambling.SPORTS: Scott Burris won the econo stock event at the Mineral City Speedway.Aug. 9, 1990NEWS: Tom Engler, of Fort Dodge, received the GTE Sylvania Gold Award ...

From Our Files: Aug. 10, 2015

Aug. 10, 2005NEWS: A small wooden bridge in Wright county was destroyed by a fire that appeared to have been intentionally set.SPORTS: Will Wolfe had the low individual net in the Deer Creek Tuesday night men's league.Aug. 10, 1990NEWS: Simon Henry, of Algona, showed the Grand Champion Beef ...

From Our Files: Aug. 8, 2015

Aug. 8, 2005NEWS: The Moms Off Meth group gave women a chance to get their lives and families back on track.SPORTS: Dean Underberg shot a six-under-par 66 to win the Lakeside Senior Golf Tournament.Aug. 8, 1990NEWS: Master photographer Jay Stock, of Washington, Pennsylvania, gave a ...

From Our Files: Aug. 7, 2015

Aug. 7, 2005NEWS: Sharon Heun was named assistant vice president, agricultural banking, at First American Bank in Fort Dodge.SPORTS: Algona had top honors at the AHEELA Conference Swimming Championships in Humboldt with 1,492 points.Aug. 7, 1990NEWS: Dr. George Hogenson, of Eagle Grove, ...

From Our Files: Aug. 6, 2015

Aug. 6, 2005NEWS: Algona native Sarah Shey, a children's book author, held a book signing at the Kossuth County Fair.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Johnston 3-0 in softball.Aug. 6, 1990NEWS: Six former Hamilton County Fair queens attended a reunion breakfast in Webster City.SPORTS: Citizens ...

From Our Files: Aug. 5, 2015

Aug. 5, 2005NEWS: The heritage garden of All Cultures Equal in Webster City was dedicated.SPORTS: Mike Johnson shot a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.Aug. 5, 1990NEWS: Christy Donley was the executive director for Boy Scouts of America Twin Lakes District.SPORTS: The team of Pat ...

From Our Files: Aug. 4, 2015

Aug. 4, 2005NEWS: Former Fort Dodger Deb Welton and her husband David were leaving for Canada and the next leg of their around-the-world adventure.SPORTS: Laurens-Marathon beat Charter Oak-Ute 5-1 in softball.Aug. 4, 1990NEWS: Fort Dodge native Richard McCormick was named president and CEO of ...

From Our Files: Aug. 3, 2015

10 years agoAug. 3, 2005NEWS: A boil order was issued for Fonda after vandalism to the city's water tower.SPORTS: Southeast Webster beat North Mahaska 5-4 in softball.25 years agoAug. 3, 1990NEWS: Air Force Col. Loren Shirver, commander of the space shuttle Discovery mission that launched the ...

From Our Files: Aug. 2, 2015

Aug. 2, 2005NEWS: Citizens Central opened at 619 Central Ave. with three times as much space that the Fort Dodge Senior Citizens Center had at its old location.SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Southeast Webster 5-3 in softball.Aug. 2, 1990NEWS: Hal Kamm returned to the job as manager of the Wright ...

From Our Files: Aug. 1, 2015

Aug. 1, 2005NEWS: Gesila Macek, a second-grader at Butler Elementary School, was featured in Character Corner.SPORTS: Laurens-Marathon beat Murray 3-0 in softball.Aug. 1, 1990NEWS: Hajime Furui, a member of Future Farmers of Japan, was staying at the Nate and Janet Luthro farm near ...

From Our Files: July 31, 2015

July 31, 2005NEWS: Brett Lauinger, of Fort Dodge, was conferred his Chartered Financial Consultant designation from the American College.SPORTS: Frank Kimmel finished seventh in the Shop 'n Save 150.July 31, 1990NEWS: Scott Van Gundy was the new president of the Rotary Club of Fort ...

From Our Files: July 30, 2015

10 years agoJuly 30, 2005NEWS: Duane Amhof joined KHI Kingsgate Insurance and was appointed to the board of directors of First American Bank.SPORTS: Harrison Mayer, of Fort Dodge, qualfied for the Iowa PGA Section Drive, Chip and Putt State Finals by winning a regional qualifier in Cedar ...

From Our Files: July 29, 2015

July 29, 2005NEWS: Johnny Radial and the Retreads performed at the Hamilton County Fair.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Citizens Community Credit union 13-0 in the 21st annual 16-and-under baseball tournament at Patterson Field.July 29, 1990NEWS: Attorney David R. Johnson joined the law firm of ...

From Our Files: July 28, 2015

July 28, 2005NEWS: The Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band performed at Iowa Central Community College.SPORTS: Former Fort Dodge Senior High standout Stef Nelson placed ninth at the Iowa Women's Amateur Championship.July 28, 1990NEWS: Lisa Schmitt, of Wall Lake, was crowned Sac County Fair ...

From Our Files: July 27, 2015

July 27, 2005NEWS: Iowa first lady Christie Vilsack was riding on RAGBRAI, and reading to kids at libraries to promote reading.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Sioux City East 5-1 in softball.July 27, 1990NEWS: The Sac County Fair held a baby contest.SPORTS: Three St. Edmond players were chosen for ...

From Our Files: July 26, 2015

10 years agoJuly 26, 2005NEWS: The Webster County Police Department added a 2005 Harley Davidson Road King motorcycle to its fleet of vehicles.SPORTS: Southeast Webster beat Van Meter 3-0 in softball.25 years agoJuly 26, 1990NEWS: Daphne Maxon, 16, of Clarion, spent a month living out of a ...

From Our Files: July 25, 2015

July 25, 2005NEWS: Marci Vinsand, of rural Humboldt County, won the Farm Bureau Cookout Contest at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Country Club beat Lakeside Golf Course in the first-ever Fort Dodge Cup, 16-8.July 25, 1990NEWS: Dr. David Haggard received a $6,000 bonus ...

From Our Files: July 24, 2015

July 24, 2005NEWS: Willard Whitcome, 82, was preparing to ride on RAGBRAI for the 28th time.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 12-1 in softball.July 24, 1990NEWS: Algona welcomed RAGBRAI riders with a 2,100-foot-long cake.SPORTS: Humboldt beat Oelwein 5-1 in baseball.July 24, 1965NEWS: ...