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From our Files: Sept. 1, 2014

Sept. 1, 2004NEWS: Voters in Humboldt approved plans for a new aquatic center, 1,515 to 405.SPORTS: Fort Dodge won the boys and girls events at the Webster City Invitational cross country meet.Sept. 1, 1989NEWS: The Stratford Historical Society was working to restore a house built by Swedish ...

From Our Files: Aug. 31, 2014

Aug. 31, 2004NEWS: Bim Yeazel, of Rockwell City, was named Volunteer of the Year by the Iowa Health Care Association.SPORTS: The Dodger Black Team placed ninth in the Fort Dodge Invitational golf meet with 333.Aug. 31, 1989NEWS: Joseph Hunt, president of the First State Bank of Churdan, had ...

From Our Files: Aug. 30, 2014

Aug. 30, 2004NEWS: A new play center was dedicated to children in the city park in Vincent.SPORTS: Ryan Griffith won the season championship IMCA Late Model feature at the Hamilton County Speedway.Aug. 30, 1989NEWS: A group of 60 Italians visited some farms around Clarion and a seed company ...

From Our Files: Aug. 29, 2014

Aug. 29, 2004NEWS: During Gilmore City Fun Days, a gazebo was erected in memory of the late Pat Cavanaugh.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat College of Du Page 54-2 in football.Aug. 29, 1989NEWS: Sara Schmalenberger, of Vincent, showed the Iowa champion steer and the reserve grand champion female at ...

From Our Files: Aug. 27, 2014

Aug. 27, 2004NEWS: Fort Dodge City Councilman John Hale resigned because he was moving to Ankeny.SPORTS: Mike Omann had the low individual net in the Wednesday Night Men's league at Lakeside with 31.Aug. 27, 1989NEWS: Sac City dedicated cornerstones at the Sac County Courthouse and the public ...

From Our Files: Aug. 26, 2014

Aug. 26, 2004NEWS: An explosion destroyed a house in Fort Dodge, but no one was injured.SPORTS: Jill Mulholland had the low individual net in the Fort Dodge Country Club Ladies League with 30.Aug. 26, 1989NEWS: John Ferrell, of Webster City, designed and constructed a stained glass window for ...

From our Files, Aug. 25, 2014

Aug. 25, 2004NEWS: Micah Hoefling started his first day of kindergarten at Hillcrest Elementary.SPORTS: The Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4.Aug. 25, 1989NEWS: The Humboldt County Conservation Board approved a contract allowing ABATE to rent lower Sheldon Park for the last weekend in ...

From Our Files: Aug. 24, 2014

Aug. 24, 2004NEWS: Clarion residents held a fundraiser for the family of Juan and Patricia Castillo.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge golf squad placed sixth at the Mohawk Invitational in Mason City.Aug. 24, 1989NEWS: Nicole Holtz, of Fort Dodge, returned after a two-month humanitarian trip to Sengal, ...

From Our Files: Aug. 23, 2014

Aug. 23, 2004NEWS: Fundraising had begun to create a nature center at Smith Lake near Algona.SPORTS: Rich Lewerke, of Garner, won the IMCA Late Model race at the Hamilton County Speedway.Aug. 23, 1989NEWS: Joan Johanson received the Distinguished Toastmaster Award from Toastmasters ...

From Our Files: Aug. 22, 2014

Aug. 22, 2004NEWS: Mallard residents were refurbishing the 14-foot-long duck that sits by the sign welcoming people into town.SPORTS: The Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 8-1.Aug. 22, 1989NEWS: Don Rasmussen, of Webster City, showed Gelbvieh cattle at the Iowa State Fair.SPORTS: Dan ...

From our Files, Aug. 20, 2014

Aug. 20, 2004NEWS: Corn Belt Power Cooperative received a $74 million loan from the USDA that was to be used to build a power plant in Council Bluffs.SPORTS: The Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4.Aug. 20, 1989NEWS: David Flattery was named assistant vice president at First ...

From Our Files: Aug. 19, 2014

Aug 19, 2004NEWS: Palo Alto County switched to computerized voting machines.SPORTS: Dick Laurent, of Fort Dodge, shot a hole-in-one at Lakeside Golf Course.Aug 19, 1989NEWS: Harold Trask, of Renwick, was reappointed to the National Pork Board.SPORTS: The team of Ralph Voith, Jim Haub and Pat ...

From Our Files: Aug. 16, 2014

Aug. 17, 2004NEWS: Clarion resident Nancy Ahlstrom was named Iowan of the Day at the Iowa State Fair in recognition of her volunteer work.SPORTS: Vijay Singh won the PGA Championship.Aug. 17, 1989NEWS: Allen Hume, of Fort Dodge, was installed as District Area 2 lieutenant governor for ...

From Our Files: Aug. 16, 2014

Aug. 16, 2004NEWS: Clarion resident Nancy Ahlstrom was named Iowan of the Day at the Iowa State Fair in recognition of her volunteer work.SPORTS: Vijay Singh won the PGA Championship.Aug. 16, 1989NEWS: Allen Hume, of Fort Dodge, was installed as District Area 2 lieutenant governor for ...

From Our Files: Aug. 15, 2014

Aug. 15, 2004NEWS: Susan Shields was the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility Outstanding Employee of the Month for August 2004.SPORTS: Diane Blomker scored 75 in the Eclectic Tournament at the Fort Dodge Country Club.Aug. 15, 1989NEWS: Paulette Thenhaus was the new museum educator at the Blanden ...

From Our Files: Aug. 13, 2014

Aug. 13, 2004NEWS: Hawkeye Community Theatre performed "Jake's Women."SPORTS: Darin Putney had the low individual gross score at the Lakeside Tuesday Night Men's League with 34.Aug. 13, 1989NEWS: The El Paso Kid (Joe Hunt) and Slo Freight Ben (Benita Sanke) were crowned king and queen of ...

From Our Files: Aug. 12, 2014

Aug. 12, 2004NEWS: A farm machinery auction in Pocahontas offered hundreds of items for sale, including antique farm equipment.SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Sam Pingel placed second in the 14-15 year-old girls division of the U.S. Cellular Junior Golf Open.Aug. 12, 1989NEWS: The Pocahontas City ...

From our Files: Aug. 11, 2014

Aug. 11, 2004NEWS: Fort Dodge was awarded a grant from the Iowa Department of Transportation to help pay for building a new road north of the intersection of Fifth Avenue South and Webster County Road P59.SPORTS: Fort Dodge head softball coach Andi Adams was named District Coach of the ...

From Our Files: Aug. 10, 2014

Aug. 10, 2004NEWS: A torch honoring the 150th year of the Iowa State Fair traveled from Pomeroy to Fort Dodge.SPORTS: Johanna Wubbena represented the state of Iowa at a swim meet at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.Aug. 10, 1989NEWS: Otho City Councilman Steven Inman resigned his position ...

From Our Files: Aug. 9, 2014

Aug. 9, 2004NEWS: Hamilton County Social Services moved into a new building.SPORTS: Anthony and Kathy Mayer won the co-ed title at the Kate Nelson/YWCA Classic two-person best shot.Aug. 9, 1989NEWS: The Fort Dodge Plan and Zoning Commission voted against a request to vacate an alley between ...