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From our files: July 31, 2019

10 Years ago: July 31, 2009 NEWS: Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band performed at Iowa Central. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Solon 8-4 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 31, 1994 NEWS: Marvin Boehme was hired as superintendent of the Prairie Valley Community School District. SPORTS: Mel ...

From our files: July 30, 2019

10 Years ago: July 30, 2009 NEWS: Calhoun County received $2 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds, which was slated to help pave about 12 miles of Calhoun County Road D15. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines Dowling 4-2 in baseball. 25 Years ago: July 30, 1994 NEWS: ...

From our files: July 29, 2019

10 Years ago: July 29, 2009 NEWS: David James was named assistant Webster County attorney. SPORTS: The Perfect Swingers were in the lead of the Women’s League at the Fort Dodge Country Club. 25 Years ago: July 29, 1994 NEWS: The Humboldt County District Fair drew more than 300 ...

From our files: July 28, 2019

10 Years ago: July 28, 2009 NEWS: Stephanie Houk Sheetz was the new senior planner in the Department of Business Affairs and Community Growth in Fort Dodge. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Council Bluffs St. Albert 11-8 in baseball. 25 Years ago:July 28, 1994 NEWS: The Fall Fest Express, a ...

From our files: July 27, 2019

10 Years ago: July 27, 2009 NEWS: The Humboldt County Fair Cookoff Challenge was a new addition to the fair. SPORTS: Jim Redemske, of Clarion, won the Lakeside Senior Amateur golf title. 25 Years ago: July 27, 1994 NEWS: The Frigidaire-Laundry Division sent home 150 employees early ...

From our files: July 26, 2019

10 Years ago: July 26, 2009 NEWS: Jenny Theesfeld was named director of financial aid at Iowa Central. SPORTS: Fort Dodge senior Tieryn Potratz was picked to play in the Iowa Girls Coaches Association All-Star softball game. 25 Years ago: July 26, 1994 NEWS: Hamilton County Interpretive ...

From our files: July 25, 2019

10 Years ago: July 25, 2009 NEWS: Monsignor Kevin McCoy was named interim president of St. Edmond Catholic Schools. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda was the Class 1A runner-up in the state softball tournament after a 2-1 defeat by Earlham. 25 Years ago: July 25, 1994 NEWS: Fort Dodge Fire Chief ...

From our files: July 24, 2019

10 Years ago: July 24, 2009 NEWS: Campers celebrated Christmas in July at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park by decorating their campsites. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Martinsdale-St. Mary’s 3-2 in softball. 25 Years ago: July 24, 1994 NEWS: Travis Garry, 14, of Manson, led a riderless ...

From our files: July 23, 2019

10 Years ago: July 23, 2009 NEWS: Organizers were preparing for Twin Lakes Wakefest, where nearly 60 wakeboarders were expected to compete for gold. SPORTS: The Dodger baseball team rallied from a six-run deficit to beat Valley 10-6 in a Class 4A substate final. 25 Years ago: July 23, ...

From our files: July 22, 2019

10 Years ago: July 22, 2009 NEWS: Blaine Hepp was named the new animal control officer for Webster County. SPORTS: The St. Edmond Gaels baseball team beat No. 1 St. Ansgar 8-2 behind Joey Flattery’s pitching in a Class 2A substate final. 25 Years ago: July 22, 1994 NEWS: Kerry ...

From our files: July 21, 2019

10 Years ago: July 21, 2009 NEWS: The 875th Replacement Co., a Fort Dodge Army reserve unit, would be deployed to Fort Benning for active duty in the spring. SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat North Mahaska 10-3 in the quarterfinals of the state softball tournament. 25 Years ago: July 21, ...

From our files: July 20, 2019

10 Years ago: July 20, 2009 NEWS: The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department recovered a John Deere Gator from a quarry south of Rutland. The Gator was believed to have been stolen two years prior from the Humboldt County Fairgrounds. SPORTS: The girls state softball tournament returned to ...

From our files: July 19, 2019

10 Years ago: July 19, 2009 NEWS: The annual Lizard Creek Blues Society Blues Under the Trees Festival was held. SPORTS: The No. 2 Gaels baseball team beat Manson Northwest Webster 12-2 in a Class 2A district final. 25 Years ago: July 19, 1994 NEWS: Dr. Ronald Harms, a Laurens dentist, ...

From our files: July 18, 2019

10 Years ago: July 18, 2009 NEWS: The first Citywide Gospel Explosion was held at Calvary Memorial Church of God in Christ in Fort Dodge. SPORTS: The Dodger baseball team beat Newton 2-1 in a Class 4A substate quarterfinal. 25 Years ago: July 18, 1994 NEWS: Keren Martin, a certified ...

From our files: July 17, 2019

10 Years ago: July 17, 2009 NEWS: A bid for a Fort Dodge casino received a second chance, along with four other Iowa communities. SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Senior High freshmen baseball team split with Mason City, losing 13-2 before taking the night cap, 13-3. 25 Years ago: July 17, ...

From our files: July 16, 2019

10 Years ago: July 16, 2009 NEWS: Sixty inmates earned college certificates after completing vocational programs at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility. SPORTS: The Newell-Fonda softball team was headed to state after defeating WCLT 5-4. 25 Years ago: July 16, 1994 NEWS: About 350 ...