From Our Files

From our files: July 10, 2019

10 Years ago: July 10, 2009 NEWS: Local law enforcement agencies joined together in the Webster County FALCON operation, resulting in 19 arrests. SPORTS: The Dodger baseball team won its first outright CIML baseball title. 25 Years ago: July 10, 1994 NEWS: Rockwell City native Elisa ...

From our files: July 9, 2019

10 Years ago: July 9, 2009 NEWS: Lt. Gov. Patty Judge toured the POW Museum in Algona. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clarion-Goldfield 12-2 in five innings of baseball. 25 Years ago: July 9, 1994 NEWS: Daniel D. Stehn was hired as principal at Emmetsburg. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clear Lake ...

From our files: July 8, 2019

10 Years ago: July 8, 2009 NEWS: Chris McGonegle, of Fort Dodge, announced he would run against incumbent Daryl Beall for a seat in the Iowa Senate. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clear Lake 11-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 8, 1994 NEWS: Andrea Brown and Jeanna Hearn won the Fort Dodge ...

From our files: July 7, 2019

10 Years ago: July 7, 2009 NEWS: The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved four bridge replacement projects in the county. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 10-0 in baseball, then lost 4-3. 25 Years ago: July 7, 1994 NEWS: Navy Seaman Recruit Scott H. Helgevold, a 1989 Eagle ...

From our files: July 6, 2019

10 Years ago: July 6, 2009 NEWS: Tristan Sitzmann and Tatum Lundberg were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Bishop Garrigan beat Hampton-Dumont 5-4 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 6, 1994 NEWS: The North Central Regional Library System received a $10,000 Governmental Services ...

From our files: July 5, 2019

10 Years ago: July 5, 2009 NEWS: Kurt Stoebe was elected secretary-treasurer of the Iowa Judges Association for the 2009-2010 year. SPORTS: St. Edmond senior Joey Flattery was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: July 5, 1994 NEWS: The Kiwanis Kavaliers, ...

From our files: July 3, 2019

10 Years ago: July 3, 2009 NEWS: Thousands of bikers attended the ABATE motorcycle rally in Algona. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Iowa Falls-Alden 8-2 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 3, 1994 NEWS: Ca Thi Nguyen was named Employee of the Month at Friendship Haven. SPORTS: Webster City beat ...

From our files: July, 2019

10 Years ago: July 2, 2009 NEWS: It was Dan Kinney’s official first day as president of Iowa Central. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Lisa Koll was named ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America of the Year winner for track and field/cross country. 25 Years ago: July 2, ...

From our files: June 30, 2019

10 Years ago: June 30, 2009 NEWS: A few area residents got to ride the Union Pacific Operation Lifesaver Train. SPORTS: John Engler received the Terry Griffey Award. 25 Years ago: June 30, 1994 NEWS: My Brother’s Restaurant in Dakota City was relocating to Wind River Restaurant at ...

From our files: July 1, 2019

10 Years ago: July 1, 2009 NEWS: Community Health Center of Fort Dodge received a $356,750 federal grant to help pay for building renovations. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Boone 6-4 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 1, 1994 NEWS: Stewart Memorial Hospital received a $636,000 bequest from the ...

From our files: June 29, 2019

10 Years ago: June 29, 2009 NEWS: Lauren Moeding and Maddie McCarville were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Tom Schill, of Gowrie, won the 61st annual Fort Dodge Amateur golf tournament. 25 Years ago: June 29, 1994 NEWS: Plans for the Gowrie Fourth of July parade included six drum ...

From our files: June 28, 2019

10 Years ago: June 28, 2009 NEWS: Manson marked the 30th anniversary of the 1979 tornado during Greater Crater Days. SPORTS: Former Fort Dodge city recreation Director Jack Hardcastle died at age 69. 25 Years ago: June 28, 1994 NEWS: A building in the 200 block of Central Avenue ...

From our files: June 27, 2019

10 Years ago: June 27, 2009 NEWS: Nancy J. Powell, a former Dayton teacher, was named ambassador to Nepal. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 11-1 in five innings of baseball. 25 Years ago: June 27, 1994 NEWS: Louise Perry opened a bed and breakfast named 7 Oaks Inn in Laurens. SPORTS: ...

From our files: June 26, 2019

10 Years ago: June 26, 2009 NEWS: The federal government awarded $533,520 to continue making U.S. Highway 20 a four-lane route through northwestern Iowa. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Marshalltown 15-6 and 14-7 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 26, 1994 NEWS: Ann Wessels joined Norwest Bank as ...

From our files: June 25, 2019

10 Years ago: June 25, 2009 NEWS: Two workers were injured after a minor explosion at the West Central Co-op grain elevator in Gowrie. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster City 15-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 25, 1994 NEWS: Bradley Block talked about his job as Pocahontas County ...

From our files: June 24, 2019

10 Years ago: June 23, 2009 NEWS: An update on the shuttered Tate & Lyle plant west of Fort Dodge revealed no timeline to reopen the plant. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High senior Tim Kayser was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature. 25 Years ago: June 23, ...

From our files: June 22, 2019

10 Years ago: June 22, 2009 NEWS: Melissa Mikos and Kaden McClintock were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Iowa State All-American Lisa Koll earned first-team CoSIDA Academic honors for the second straight year. 25 Years ago: June 22, 1994 NEWS: Former Lake City resident Deb ...

From our files: June 23, 2019

10 Years ago: June 23, 2009 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved a $2 million street repair contract. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat West Des Moines Valley 5-1 and lost 4-3 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 23, 1994 NEWS: Marilyn and Gary McCubbin opened the Crystal Candle restaurant in ...

From our files: June 21, 2019

10 Years ago: June 21, 2009 NEWS: Thomas McBurney, of Humboldt, talked about his home-based business — Grandpa’s Toys. SPORTS: Webster City beat Bishop Garrigan 11-4 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 21, 1994 NEWS: Cheryl Lychwick was named Club Woman of the Year by the Fort Dodge ...

From our files: June 20, 2019

10 Years ago: June 20, 2009 NEWS: Jim and Gracia Willis, of Rockwell City, installed a wind turbine on their farm — the first of its size in Calhoun County. SPORTS: East Sac County beat Southeast Webster-Grand 10-0 in five innings of baseball. 25 Years ago: June 20, 1994 NEWS: Nathan ...