From Our Files

From our files: June 8, 2019

10 Years ago: June 8, 2009 NEWS: The Karl L. King Municipal Band kicked off its summer concert series at Oleson Park. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Remsen St. Mary’s 5-3 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 8, 1994 NEWS: Incumbent Gov. Terry Branstad narrowly beat U.S. Rep. Fred Grandy for the ...

From our files: June 6, 2019

10 Years ago: June 6, 2009 NEWS: Loren Greiner, 101, recalled his role in the historic D-Day invasion. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 6-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 6, 1994 NEWS: World War II vets Herb Zobrosky, Bud Baker and Ernie Larson recalled the Normandy invasion on ...

From our files — June 7, 2019

10 Years ago: June 7, 2009 NEWS: Casey’s General Store announced plans to build a new store on Third Avenue Northwest and tear down the existing store. SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Bob Dickerson received golf tips from Tiger Woods at a “Swing with Tiger” clinic in Orlando, Florida. 25 ...

From our files: June 5, 2019

10 Years ago: June 5, 2009 NEWS: Duncombe Elementary Principal Steve Harbaugh and Butler Principal Mike Woodall each kissed a pig during last-day-of-school festivities. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Storm Lake 6-0 and 2-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 5, 1994 NEWS: Derek Lawson, 4, and ...

From our files: June 4, 2019

10 Years ago: June 4, 2009 NEWS: Military police soldiers from an Army Reserve unit based in Pocahontas were dispatched to Afghanistan. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster City 12-2 in baseball in five innings. 25 Years ago: June 4, 1994 NEWS: Relatives of Gen. Lewis Armistead visited Fort ...

From our files — June 3, 2019

10 Years ago: June 3, 2009 NEWS: The Webster County Board of Supervisors appointed Ricki Osborn to the vacant county attorney position. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Indianola 1-0 and 5-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: June 3, 1994 NEWS: A voodoo lily owned by Edward C. Pederson, of Fort Dodge, ...

From our files: June 2, 2019

10 Years ago: June 2, 2009 NEWS: Youth Shelter Care of North Central Iowa purchased part of the former Holy Rosary Catholic Church and School. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Algona 13-9 in baseball. 25 Years ago: June 2, 1994 NEWS: The Webster County Habitat for Humanity broke ground on its ...

From our files: June 1, 2019

10 Years ago: June 1, 2009 NEWS: Jonathon Bowser and Luke Beckman were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Jimmie Johnson won the Sprint Cup Autism Speaks 400. 25 Years ago: June 1, 1994 NEWS: The 574 telephone prefix was added to the Fort Dodge area. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat ...

From our files: May 31, 2019

10 Years ago: May 31, 2009 NEWS: Linda Sparks relocated Sparky’s Furniture Restoration to 906 Third Ave. N.W. SPORTS: Southeast Webster-Grand beat Alta 1-0 in softball. 25 Years ago: May 31, 1994 NEWS: Several hundred people gathered at North Lawn Cemetery to honor those who died in ...

From our files: May 30, 2019

10 Years ago: May 30, 2009 NEWS: Webster County Crime Stoppers joined the TipSoft SMS program, allowing people to text tips anonymously. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines North 15-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: May 30, 1994 NEWS: Danielle Lawler was named Miss Frontier Days 1994. She ...

From our files: May 29, 2019

10 Years ago: May 29, 2009 NEWS: Scotty Roxstar performed at The Brickyard, 2223 Fifth Ave. S. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 5-1 in softball. 25 Years ago: May 29, 1994 NEWS: Steve Springer was elected president of the Fort Dodge Association of Life Underwriters. SPORTS: St. ...

From our files: May 28, 2019

10 Years ago: May 28, 2009 NEWS: A broken valve caused 250 gallons of hydrochloric acid to leak at the Pocahontas municipal pool. SPORTS: Humboldt beat Manson Northwest Webster 4-3 in softball. 25 Years ago: May 28, 1994 NEWS: Velva Richey, 95, of Dayton, talked about her family ...

From our files — May 27, 2019

10 Years ago: May 27, 2009 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High student Jennie Haden received her diploma at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, where she was a patient. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Mones Roosevelt 3-1 in girls soccer. 25 Years ago: May 27, 1994 NEWS: Lyle Woodard was ...

From our files — May 26, 2109

10 Years ago: May 26, 2009 NEWS: Nicholas Simpson, 10, underwent surgery to lengthen the bone in his left leg. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat North Sentral Kossuth 12-8 in baseball. 25 Years ago: May 26, 1994 NEWS: Minnie Whitlock, of Fort Dodge, collected wigs for cancer patients. SPORTS: ...

From our files: May 25, 2019

10 Years ago: May 25, 2009 NEWS: Thomas Thompson and Andrew Creger were featured in Character Corner. SPORTS: Helio Castroneves won the Indy 500 for the third time. 25 Years ago: May 25, 1994 NEWS: Walmart announced plans to build a new Super Center in Fort Dodge. SPORTS: St. Edmond ...

From our files: May 24, 2019

10 Years ago: May 24, 2009 NEWS: Gary Schumacher, of rural Clare, hand-crafted wooden crosses to place at veterans graves in St. Joseph Cemetery near Barnum, for Memorial Day. SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys track team captured the Class 2A state track championship. 25 Years ago: May 24, ...

From our files: May 23, 2019

10 Years ago: May 23, 2009 NEWS: Former Webster County Supervisor Floyd Magnusson was named Frontier Days parade marshal. SPORTS: The St. Edmond boys track team won the 4x200 at the state track meet. 25 Years ago: May 23, 1994 NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High senior Jeff Otto was ...

From our files: May 22, 2019

10 Years ago: May 22, 2009 NEWS: The rehabilitation of the Oleson Park Bandshell was recognized by the Iowa Historic Preservation Alliance. SPORTS: Jesse Wilson, of Fort Dodge, caught a 60-pound, 68-inch spoonbill near Bonaparte in Van Buren County. 25 Years ago: May 22, 1994 NEWS: Don ...

From our files — May 21, 2019

10 Years ago: May 21, 2009 NEWS: John Howard was named principal of St. Edmond Catholic School. SPORTS: The Orlando Magic beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-106. 25 Years ago: May 21, 1994 NEWS: The Rev. Gary Grogan, pastor of First Baptist Church in Fort Dodge, was named executive ...

From our files — May 20, 2019

10 Years ago: May 20, 2009 NEWS: A-1 Home Health and Kingsgate Insurance were named Small Businesses of the Year by the Fort Dodge Area Chamber of Commerce. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster City 7-2 in girls tennis. 25 Years ago: May 20, 1994 NEWS: Sharolyn Evans and Mary Touney each ...