From Our Files

From our files — May 5, 2019

10 Years ago: May 5, 2009 NEWS: The 26th annual Friends of St. Edmond Ball raised $263,000 for the school — a new record. SPORTS: Iowa Central won its first Region XI softball tournament. 25 Years ago: May 5, 1994 NEWS: Fort Dodge Transmission and Oak Hill Furniture & Gifts were ...

From our files — May 6, 2019

10 Years ago: May 6, 2009 NEWS: Alexander Robinson, of the National Black Justice Coalition, spoke to a group at Citizens Central. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Carroll Kuemper 9-2 in boys tennis. 25 Years ago: May 6, 1994 NEWS: Iowa Central’s truck driving program received a $50,000 ...

From our files: May 4, 2019

10 Years ago: May 4, 2009 NEWS: Mason Bockoven and Bria Kloss were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat NIACC 6-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: May 4, 1994 NEWS: About 80 people — students and adults — became ill after the Southern Cal prom, but the cause was likely ...

From our files – May 3, 2019

10 Years ago: May 3, 2009 NEWS: Joel R. Warland joined Security Savings Bank in Eagle Grove as an executive vice president. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth 13-0 and 10-5 in baseball. 25 Years ago: May 3, 1994 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council awarded a contract to expand the ...

From our files: May 2, 2019

10 Years ago: May 2, 2009 NEWS: Changes to ISU Extension would keep all the county offices open, but they were regrouped into 20 regions. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clear Lake 9-0 in boys tennis. 25 Years ago: May 2, 1994 NEWS: Lynn Polesky, a junior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was ...

From our files: May 1, 2019

10 Years ago: May 1, 2009 NEWS: Area emergency responders participated in a full-scale emergency disaster drill at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 9-2 in girls tennis. 25 Years ago: May 1, 1994 NEWS: Dave and Cindy Ford opened Video Circuit in Lake ...

From our files: April 30, 2019

10 Years ago: April 30, 2009 NEWS: Four victims of crimes shared their stories with inmates at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Twin River Valley 217-251 in girls golf. 25 Years ago: April 30, 1994 NEWS: Former British Prime Minister Margaret ...

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10 Years ago: April 29, 2009 NEWS: The Webster County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of a new pickup truck for the Secondary Road Department. SPORTS: Floyd Magnusson, of Fort Dodge, talked about officiating the 1959 Final Four at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky. 25 Years ...

From our files: April 28, 2019

10 Years ago: April 28, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved the purchase of buildings at First Avenue South and 13th Street which would later be demolished for future development. SPORTS: The Manson Northwest Webster girls track team won the Humboldt Relays. 25 Years ago: ...

From our files: April 27, 2019

10 Years ago: April 27, 2009 NEWS: Joey Kelley and Milo Hamilton were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Brad Keselowski won the Aaron’s 499 Sprint Cup at Talladega Superspeedway. 25 Years ago: April 27, 1994 NEWS: More than 30 farm managers from Germany toured agricultural sites ...

From our files – April 26, 2019

10 Years ago: April 26, 2009 NEWS: Party Productions branched out its business with Masque Productions — providing costumes to rent. SPORTS: The Algona boys golf team won the school’s own invitational. 25 Years ago: April 26, 1994 NEWS: Mike Vinson and Christina Grannon were named ...

This date in history – April 26, 2019

Today is Friday, April 26, the 116th day of 2019. There are 249 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 26, 1865, John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was surrounded by federal troops near Port Royal, Virginia, and killed. On this date: In ...

From our files: April 25, 2019

10 Years ago: April 25, 2009 NEWS: The St. Edmond Catholic School System received more than $1.2 million from the estate of W. Harold Welch and his wife, Martha Welch. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Spencer 8-1 in boys tennis. 25 Years ago: April 25, 1994 NEWS: St. Edmond senior Holly Wilson ...

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10 Years ago: April 24, 2009 NEWS: Marlene McComas and Dan Kinney were finalists for the position of president at Iowa Central. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 13-3 and 6-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: April 24, 1994 NEWS: Sandy Bushman was selected as one of Coldwell ...

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10 Years ago: April 23, 2009 NEWS: The Rev. Madai Taylor spoke about spiritual wellness to a group at Friendship Haven. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes 2-1 and 3-2 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 23, 1994 NEWS: Former President Richard M. Nixon died at age 81. SPORTS: Fort ...

From our files: April 22, 2019

10 Years ago: April 22, 2009 NEWS: PICA — Pride in Community Appearance — kicked off 2009 activities with landscaping and cleanup work at Citizens Central. SPORTS: Joe Flattery recorded a hole-in-one on the seventh hold at Sunkissed Meadows Golf Course. 25 Years ago: April 22, ...

From our files: April 21, 2019

10 Years ago: April 21, 2009 NEWS: The first phase of Fort Dodge’s Corridor of Commerce project was underway with the construction of a retaining wall at Fifth Avenue South and Eighth Street, where the sculpture “Parade” would be placed. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls soccer team beat ...

From our files: April 20, 2019

10 Years ago: April 20, 2009 NEWS: Matthew Sabus and Ian Duarte were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat William Penn JV 15-0 and 8-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 20, 1994 NEWS: Richard J. Wede resigned as superintendent of the Prairie Valley Community School ...

From our files – April 19, 2019

10 Years ago: April 19, 2009 NEWS: Tim Holtz, of Des Moines, purchased Fort Dodge Steel. SPORTS: Janice Park bowled a 743 series. 25 Years ago: April 19, 1994 NEWS: A grass fire that got out of control destroyed several out buildings and some cars on the Duane Davis farm southeast of ...

This date in history – April 19, 2019

Today is Friday, April 19, the 109th day of 2019. There are 256 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight: On April 19, 1995, a truck bomb destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people. (Bomber Timothy McVeigh, who prosecutors said had planned the ...