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From Our Files: Aug. 24, 2014

Aug. 24, 2004NEWS: Clarion residents held a fundraiser for the family of Juan and Patricia Castillo.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge golf squad placed sixth at the Mohawk Invitational in Mason City.Aug. 24, 1989NEWS: Nicole Holtz, of Fort Dodge, returned after a two-month humanitarian trip to Sengal, ...

From Our Files: Aug. 23, 2014

Aug. 23, 2004NEWS: Fundraising had begun to create a nature center at Smith Lake near Algona.SPORTS: Rich Lewerke, of Garner, won the IMCA Late Model race at the Hamilton County Speedway.Aug. 23, 1989NEWS: Joan Johanson received the Distinguished Toastmaster Award from Toastmasters ...

From Our Files: Aug. 22, 2014

Aug. 22, 2004NEWS: Mallard residents were refurbishing the 14-foot-long duck that sits by the sign welcoming people into town.SPORTS: The Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 8-1.Aug. 22, 1989NEWS: Don Rasmussen, of Webster City, showed Gelbvieh cattle at the Iowa State Fair.SPORTS: Dan ...

From our Files, Aug. 20, 2014

Aug. 20, 2004NEWS: Corn Belt Power Cooperative received a $74 million loan from the USDA that was to be used to build a power plant in Council Bluffs.SPORTS: The Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4.Aug. 20, 1989NEWS: David Flattery was named assistant vice president at First ...

From Our Files: Aug. 19, 2014

Aug 19, 2004NEWS: Palo Alto County switched to computerized voting machines.SPORTS: Dick Laurent, of Fort Dodge, shot a hole-in-one at Lakeside Golf Course.Aug 19, 1989NEWS: Harold Trask, of Renwick, was reappointed to the National Pork Board.SPORTS: The team of Ralph Voith, Jim Haub and Pat ...

From Our Files: Aug. 16, 2014

Aug. 17, 2004NEWS: Clarion resident Nancy Ahlstrom was named Iowan of the Day at the Iowa State Fair in recognition of her volunteer work.SPORTS: Vijay Singh won the PGA Championship.Aug. 17, 1989NEWS: Allen Hume, of Fort Dodge, was installed as District Area 2 lieutenant governor for ...

From Our Files: Aug. 16, 2014

Aug. 16, 2004NEWS: Clarion resident Nancy Ahlstrom was named Iowan of the Day at the Iowa State Fair in recognition of her volunteer work.SPORTS: Vijay Singh won the PGA Championship.Aug. 16, 1989NEWS: Allen Hume, of Fort Dodge, was installed as District Area 2 lieutenant governor for ...

From Our Files: Aug. 15, 2014

Aug. 15, 2004NEWS: Susan Shields was the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility Outstanding Employee of the Month for August 2004.SPORTS: Diane Blomker scored 75 in the Eclectic Tournament at the Fort Dodge Country Club.Aug. 15, 1989NEWS: Paulette Thenhaus was the new museum educator at the Blanden ...

From Our Files: Aug. 13, 2014

Aug. 13, 2004NEWS: Hawkeye Community Theatre performed "Jake's Women."SPORTS: Darin Putney had the low individual gross score at the Lakeside Tuesday Night Men's League with 34.Aug. 13, 1989NEWS: The El Paso Kid (Joe Hunt) and Slo Freight Ben (Benita Sanke) were crowned king and queen of ...

From Our Files: Aug. 12, 2014

Aug. 12, 2004NEWS: A farm machinery auction in Pocahontas offered hundreds of items for sale, including antique farm equipment.SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Sam Pingel placed second in the 14-15 year-old girls division of the U.S. Cellular Junior Golf Open.Aug. 12, 1989NEWS: The Pocahontas City ...

From our Files: Aug. 11, 2014

Aug. 11, 2004NEWS: Fort Dodge was awarded a grant from the Iowa Department of Transportation to help pay for building a new road north of the intersection of Fifth Avenue South and Webster County Road P59.SPORTS: Fort Dodge head softball coach Andi Adams was named District Coach of the ...

From Our Files: Aug. 10, 2014

Aug. 10, 2004NEWS: A torch honoring the 150th year of the Iowa State Fair traveled from Pomeroy to Fort Dodge.SPORTS: Johanna Wubbena represented the state of Iowa at a swim meet at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.Aug. 10, 1989NEWS: Otho City Councilman Steven Inman resigned his position ...

From Our Files: Aug. 9, 2014

Aug. 9, 2004NEWS: Hamilton County Social Services moved into a new building.SPORTS: Anthony and Kathy Mayer won the co-ed title at the Kate Nelson/YWCA Classic two-person best shot.Aug. 9, 1989NEWS: The Fort Dodge Plan and Zoning Commission voted against a request to vacate an alley between ...

From Our Files: Aug. 8, 2014

Aug. 8, 2004NEWS: The Fort Museum unveiled its "Monsters in Our Back Yard" exhibit, which included a nearly complete mammoth tusk.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Flame, a 10-and-under soccer team, won the sportsmanship award at the Iowa Games.Aug. 8, 1989NEWS: Jessica Bradley, 8, Dan Barnett, 7, and ...

From Our Files: Aug. 6, 2014

Aug. 6, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge Board of Adjustment split on whether the structure attached to a home at 300 N. Ninth St. was a planter or an unenclosed porch.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Sioux City East 8-0 in softball.Aug. 6, 1989NEWS: Laura Bice attended Space Academy at Huntsville, ...

From Our Files: Aug. 5, 2014

Aug. 5, 2004NEWS: Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. moved its office to the Trolley Center.SPORTS: Davenport West beat Fort Dodge 4-0 in softball.Aug. 5, 1989NEWS: Fort Dodge Public Library Director Matthew A. Kollasch resigned.SPORTS: Terry Jamieson was named head baseball coach at Iowa ...

From Our Files: Aug. 3, 2014

Aug. 3, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council discussed the possibility of renovating the Municipal Building.SPORTS: Clear Creek-Amana beat Eagle Grove 2-0 in softball.Aug. 3, 1989NEWS: Matthew Bartlett, 17, of Fort Dodge, returned home after working on a fishing boat in Alaska.SPORTS: Angie ...

From our Files: Aug. 4, 2014

Aug. 4, 2004NEWS: A disaster drill was held in Clarion.SPORTS: Eagle Grove beat West Lyon 8-7 in softball.Aug. 4, 1989NEWS: 139 descendents of Nicholas and Justina Altman Bormann attended a family reunion in St. Joseph.SPORTS: Anita Harsch won the Fort Dodge Women's Eclectic golf ...

From Our Files: Aug. 2, 2014

Aug. 2, 2004NEWS: Alana Otto won a $5,000 scholarship from Who's Who Among American High School Students.SPORTS: Al Johnson, of Story City, won the feature event at the Hamilton County Raceway.Aug. 2, 1989NEWS: The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reversed its decision and agreed not to ...

From Our Files: Aug. 1, 2014

Aug. 1, 2004NEWS: Former "Survivor" contestant Jake Billingsley visited Humboldt to meet John Dodgen.SPORTS: West Des Moines Valley beat Des Moines Lincoln 1-0 in the Class 4A championship of the state baseball tournament.Aug. 1, 1989NEWS: West Bend Police Chief Bill Rassmussen served time in ...