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From our files: April 18, 2019

10 Years ago: April 18, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge Police Department, Webster County Sheriff’s Department and Post No. 7 of the Iowa State Patrol were honored by the Iowa Department of Public Safety. SPORTS: Fort Dodge came in second in the Dodger Relays. 25 Years ago: April 18, ...

From our files: April 17, 2019

10 Years ago: April 17, 2009 NEWS: The Otho Fire Department was getting closer to having a new station built. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat East Greene 223-353 in girls golf. 25 Years ago: April 17, 1994 NEWS: Terry Lutz, of McClure Engineering, was elected president of the ...

From our files: April 16, 2019

10 Years ago: April 16, 2009 NEWS: Mari Culver, wife of Iowa Gov. Chet Culver, visited the Introduction to Human Services class at Iowa Central. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Morningside JV 10-5 and 12-4 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 16, 1994 NEWS: Renovation work at the Webster County ...

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10 Years ago: April 15, 2009 NEWS: One person was seriously injured in a house fire on Seventh Avenue North. SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys track team came in second in the Warrior Relays in Gowrie. 25 Years ago: April 15, 1994 NEWS: A group of lawmakers and candidates expressed support ...

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10 Years ago: April 14, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council decided to meet twice a month instead of the first four Mondays each month. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clear Lake 8-1 in girls tennis. 25 Years ago: April 14, 1994 NEWS: The federal Department of Housing began foreclosure ...

From our files: April 13, 2019

10 Years ago: April 12, 2009 NEWS: Justice Gordon and Logan Parker were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Fort Dodge native Mark Rial reached the final round of the U.S. Nationals wrestling tournament. 25 Years ago: April 12, 1994 NEWS: Iowa Department of Natural Resources ...

From our files: April 12, 2019

10 Years ago: April 12, 2009 NEWS: Julie Howell was named staff development coordinator at Good Samaritan Society — Manson. SPORTS: Jerry Henderson and Matt Johnson each bowled a 300 game. 25 Years ago: April 12, 1994 NEWS: Pops pianist Ronnie Kole performed for the Spotlight 1994 ...

From our files: April 11, 2019

10 Years ago: April 11, 2009 NEWS: Iowa’s Trumpeter Swan Restoration Program had placed more than 1,000 swans around the state, including at Moorland Pond. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 8-0 and 19-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 11, 1994 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High ...

From our files: April 10, 2019

10 Years ago: April 10, 2009 NEWS: Dr. John Bonner shared the realities of Civil War-era medicine at a Brown Bag Briefing at the Fort Dodge Public Library. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Senior High boys track team earned four first-place finishes at the Lincoln Invitational. 25 Years ago: April ...

From our files: April 9, 2019

10 Years ago: April 9, 2009 NEWS: Charlie Wittmack, of Des Moines, the first Iowan to climb Mt. Everest successfully, spoke at the annual meeting of the Corn Belt Cooperative. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Iowa Lakes 9-1 and lost 8-4 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 9, 1994 NEWS: The Rev. ...

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10 Years ago: April 8, 2009 NEWS: A group of historians and archaeologists were examining the original site of the 1850s military post along First Avenue North in Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Humboldt beat Fort Dodge 3-1 in boys soccer. 25 Years ago: April 8, 1994 NEWS: The Webster City ...

From our files: April 7, 2019

10 Years ago: April 7, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council dropped a controversial plan to require Fort Dodge property owners to pay a fee when a nearby street is rebuilt. SPORTS: North Carolina beat Michigan State 89-72 in the NCAA basketball tournament. 25 Years ago: April 7, ...

From our files: April 6, 2019

10 Years ago: April 6, 2009 NEWS: Chasmere Nickerson and Ernie Grove were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: The St. Edmond class of 2004 won the 18th annual St. Edmond High School alumni men’s basketball tournament. 25 Years ago: April 6, 1994 NEWS: The Fort Dodge chapter of ...

From our files — April 5, 2019

10 Years ago: April 5, 2009 NEWS: Erica Carver was hired as a customer service representative at Security Savings Bank in Gowrie. SPORTS: Iowa Central picked up three more softball wins in the Johnson County Tournament in Shawnee, Kansas. 25 Years ago: April 5, 1994 NEWS: Blanden Memorial ...

From our files: April 4, 2019

10 Years ago: April 4, 2009 NEWS: The Iowa Supreme Court declared that a ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Ellsworth 8-0 and 7-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 4, 1994 NEWS: Harvest Baptist Church was moving into the building on Second Avenue ...

From our files: April 3, 2019

10 Years ago: April 3, 2009 NEWS: Tate & Lyle laid off 56 of its 90 employees at the company’s plant west of Fort Dodge. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Marshalltown 5-1 and 8-2 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 3, 1994 NEWS: Richard Snyder qualified for the Principal Financial ...

From our files: April 2, 2019

10 Years ago: April 2, 2009 NEWS: Ken Miller, of Fort Dodge, won $50,000 in the Iowa Lottery Double Payday game. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat NIACC 12-2 and 3-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: April 2, 1994 NEWS: Pearl Madson, East Friendship Haven, received 99 red roses for her 99th ...

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10 Years ago: April 1, 2009 NEWS: Randy Kuhlman was named CEO of the Fort Dodge-based United Way and Community Foundation of Northwest Iowa. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Boxing Club’s Martin Schuh earned the right to represent Iowa in the 2009 boxing nationals. 25 Years ago: April 1, 1994 NEWS: ...

From our files: March 31, 2019

10 Years ago: March 31, 2009 NEWS: The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance on wind energy conversion property. SPORTS: Iowa Central swept Grand View JV 8-0 and 12-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: March 31, 1994 NEWS: Webster City business Racing Unlimited announced ...

From our files: March 30, 2019

10 Years ago: March 30, 2009 NEWS: Matthew Crosby and Tavaris Hill were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa Central beat William Penn JV 8-6 and 6-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: March 30, 1994 NEWS: The Iowa House approved spending $1,066,500 for a new Highway Patrol post in Fort ...