From Our Files

From our files: Jan. 18, 2014

Jan. 18, 2004NEWS: Bishop Garrigan won the Cougar Invitational Quiz Bowl Meet.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Magic, a sixth-grade boys basketball team, went 1-1 in a sixth-grade tournament in Goldfield.Jan. 18, 1989NEWS: A ewe belonging to David Hall, of Pomeroy, gave birth to quadruplets, all ...

From our files: Jan. 17, 2014

Jan. 17, 2004NEWS: A celebration was held at Friendship Haven for Georgia Bolton, 102; Ruby Bittner, 101;Vivian Bocken, 100; Opal Pitstick, 103; Ralph Johnson, 100; and Maxine Peel, 107.SPORTS: Algona beat Eagle Grove 62-40 in boys basketball.Jan. 17, 1989NEWS: Danceworks Co., a Luther ...

From our files: Jan. 15, 2014

Jan. 15, 2004NEWS: U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley toured Dodgen Industries in Humboldt.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster City and Belmond-Klemme in wrestling.Jan. 15, 1989NEWS: Albert Hasbrouck, of Goldfield, made a hobby out of emulating frontiersmen.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines East 43-41 ...

From our files: Jan. 14, 2014

Jan. 14, 2004NEWS: Messenger reporter Melissa Bregani and Hillcrest kindergarten teacher Maria Smith traded places, trying out each other's job for a day.SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat St. Edmond 59-43 in girls basketball.Jan. 14, 1989NEWS: Jim Dowling, of Sac City, was hoping for snow ...

From our files: Jan. 13, 2014

Jan. 13, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge Community School Board agreed to money-saving tips like lowering classroom temperatures a few degrees.SPORTS: The Iowa Central women's basketball team beat Buena Vista JV 66-58.Jan. 13, 1989NEWS: Joe Bates, a 1985 graduate of Paton-Churdan Community High ...

From our files: Jan. 12, 2014

Jan. 12, 2004NEWS: The family of John Grace, a former Emmetsburg teacher, donated $2,500 to the Emmetsburg Education Foundation in his honor.SPORTS: The Indianapolis Colts beat the Kansas City Chiefs 38-31.Jan. 12, 1989NEWS: A former Fort Dodge Schools superintendent, Dr. June Gabler, was ...

From our files: Jan. 11, 2014

Jan. 11, 2004NEWS: Michael Winblade was named assistant store director at the Fort Dodge Hy-Vee.SPORTS: Jerry Underberg bowled an 825 series in the Ridgewood Classic league.Jan. 11, 1989NEWS: The Paton-Churdan jazz band took first-place honors at the South Central District Jazz Band ...

From our files: Jan. 10, 2014

Jan. 10 2004NEWS: Kevin Moore, a chef at The Cellar, created a gingerbread version of the Fort Museum.SPORTS: Pocahontas Area defeated Southeast Webster 72-50 in girls basketball.Jan. 10, 1989NEWS: The Fonda Community School Board voted to enter a whole-grade sharing agreement with ...

From our files: Jan. 9, 2014

Jan. 9, 2004NEWS: A local group was formed to oppose building a casino in Webster County.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge swim team defeated Spencer 86-62.Jan. 9, 1989NEWS: Community Christian School students were preparing to perform "The First Church of Pete's Garage."SPORTS: The San Francisco 49'ers ...

From our files: Jan. 8, 2014

Jan. 8, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge commission on governing recommended appointing a commission with the power to recommend changes to the city charter.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 71-50 in women's basketball.Jan. 8, 1989NEWS: Rita Kail, of Farnhamville, was teaching an adult education ...

From our files: Jan. 7, 2014

Jan. 7, 2004NEWS: Ken McClure won the election for Sac County sheriff.SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Sac City 69-62 in girls basketball.Jan. 7, 1989NEWS: The winning slogan in a contest sponsored by the Stanhope Pride Committee was "A Slice of the Good Life."SPORTS: Jefferson-Scranton beat St. ...

From our files: Jan. 6, 2014

Jan 6, 2004NEWS: The Wright County Board of Supervisors voted to appoint Eric Simonson as county attorney.SPORTS: Iowa Falls beat St. Edmond 51-49 in girls basketball.Jan 6, 1989NEWS: National Union Electric Corp. acquired Beam Industries Inc. from Robert Sampson.SPORTS: Iowa beat Michigan ...

From our files: Jan. 5, 2014

Jan. 5, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council voted to create a position for a human resources administrator.SPORTS: LSU beat Oklahoma 21-14 in the Sugar Bowl.Jan. 5, 1989NEWS: About 100 people attended a public hearing on the possibility of restructuring grade levels at Webster City ...

From our files: Jan. 4, 2014

Jan. 4, 2004NEWS: The Callender Library celebrated its centennial.SPORTS: Iowa Central beat DMACC 74-70 in men's basketball.Jan. 4, 1989NEWS: Diane Evans, of Clarion, won a national 4-H award in consumer education.SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Mason City 67-52 in girls basketball.Jan. 4, 1964NEWS: ...

From our files: Jan. 3, 2014

Jan. 3, 2004NEWS: Olivia Arndorfer, daughter of Michael and Jennifer Arndorfer, of Dakota City, was the first baby born at Trinity Regional Medical Center in 2004.SPORTS: Rockwell City-Lytton's David Hildreth recorded the 100th pin of his career with the Wildcats.Jan. 3, 1989NEWS: Roy ...

From our files: Jan. 2, 2014

Jan. 2, 2004NEWS: Rod Rasmussen, of Goldfield, ran a company called Prairie Land Security and designed security systems all around the globe.SPORTS: Iowa beat Florida 37-17 in the Outback Bowl.Jan. 2, 1989NEWS: The first baby born in Fort Dodge in 1989 was a girl born to Rachel Eckman, of ...

From our files: Jan. 1, 2014

Jan. 1, 2004NEWS: About 40 soldiers from an Army Reserve postal unit based in Fort Dodge were preparing for active duty in Iraq.SPORTS: Virginia beat Iowa State 85-74 in men's basketball.Jan. 1, 1989NEWS: Melissa Bares, of Webster City, was the new administrative assistant at the Webster City ...

From our files: Dec. 31, 2013

Dec. 31, 2003NEWS: Larry Koeninger began his new job as director of the Fort Dodge Public Library.SPORTS: Nebraska beat Michigan State 17-3 in the Alamo Bowl.Dec. 31, 1988NEWS: Fred and Hazel Pohl, of Otho, received Seiko wristwatches and a flag pole and monument were dedicated to Fred Pohl ...

From our files: Dec. 30, 2013

Dec. 30, 2003NEWS: Local artists volunteered to paint play areas at Community Day Care.SPORTS: Iowa beat Eastern Illinois 71-62 in men's basketball.Dec. 30, 1988NEWS: The Northwest Federal Savings and Loan Association and the Home Federal Savings and Loan Association merged to become ...

From our files: Dec. 29, 2013

Dec. 29 2003NEWS: Tammy Jordison Consbruck graduated from Creighton University with a doctorate degree in occupational therapy.SPORTS: Creighton beat Iowa 84-72 in women's basketball.Dec. 29, 1988NEWS: The Lohrville City Council approve the second reading of an ordinance establishing a ...