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From Our Files: Aug. 8, 2014

Aug. 8, 2004NEWS: The Fort Museum unveiled its "Monsters in Our Back Yard" exhibit, which included a nearly complete mammoth tusk.SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Flame, a 10-and-under soccer team, won the sportsmanship award at the Iowa Games.Aug. 8, 1989NEWS: Jessica Bradley, 8, Dan Barnett, 7, and ...

From Our Files: Aug. 6, 2014

Aug. 6, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge Board of Adjustment split on whether the structure attached to a home at 300 N. Ninth St. was a planter or an unenclosed porch.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Sioux City East 8-0 in softball.Aug. 6, 1989NEWS: Laura Bice attended Space Academy at Huntsville, ...

From Our Files: Aug. 5, 2014

Aug. 5, 2004NEWS: Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. moved its office to the Trolley Center.SPORTS: Davenport West beat Fort Dodge 4-0 in softball.Aug. 5, 1989NEWS: Fort Dodge Public Library Director Matthew A. Kollasch resigned.SPORTS: Terry Jamieson was named head baseball coach at Iowa ...

From Our Files: Aug. 3, 2014

Aug. 3, 2004NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council discussed the possibility of renovating the Municipal Building.SPORTS: Clear Creek-Amana beat Eagle Grove 2-0 in softball.Aug. 3, 1989NEWS: Matthew Bartlett, 17, of Fort Dodge, returned home after working on a fishing boat in Alaska.SPORTS: Angie ...

From our Files: Aug. 4, 2014

Aug. 4, 2004NEWS: A disaster drill was held in Clarion.SPORTS: Eagle Grove beat West Lyon 8-7 in softball.Aug. 4, 1989NEWS: 139 descendents of Nicholas and Justina Altman Bormann attended a family reunion in St. Joseph.SPORTS: Anita Harsch won the Fort Dodge Women's Eclectic golf ...

From Our Files: Aug. 2, 2014

Aug. 2, 2004NEWS: Alana Otto won a $5,000 scholarship from Who's Who Among American High School Students.SPORTS: Al Johnson, of Story City, won the feature event at the Hamilton County Raceway.Aug. 2, 1989NEWS: The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reversed its decision and agreed not to ...

From Our Files: Aug. 1, 2014

Aug. 1, 2004NEWS: Former "Survivor" contestant Jake Billingsley visited Humboldt to meet John Dodgen.SPORTS: West Des Moines Valley beat Des Moines Lincoln 1-0 in the Class 4A championship of the state baseball tournament.Aug. 1, 1989NEWS: West Bend Police Chief Bill Rassmussen served time in ...

From Our Files: July 30, 2014

July 30, 2004NEWS: Three boys ages 12-14 who were rafting in Lizard Creek were rescued after their raft was swept into the Des Moines River.SPORTS: Bob Higgins had the low individual net in the American Legion Men's Golf League with 31.July 30, 1989NEWS: Dr. Rick P. Salocker was elected ...

From Our Files: July 29, 2014

July 29, 2004NEWS: Barb Smith was retiring after 18 years at director of the Lehigh Public Library.SPORTS: Fort Dodge native Conrad Ray was named head coach of the men's golf team at Stanford University.July 29, 1989NEWS: 85 pigeons of various breeds, colors and sizes were on display at the ...

From our Files, July 28, 2014

July 28, 2004NEWS: The former Umthun Trucking building in Eagle Grove was heavily damaged by fire.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Des Moines Lincoln 5-1 in softball.July 28, 1989NEWS: The home of William and Gail Richman won first place in the fifth annual Home Beautification Contest in Fort ...

From Our Files: July 26, 2014

July 26, 2004NEWS: Members of the Chicago Urban Bicycling Society stayed at Gunderson Funeral Home when RAGBRAI stopped overnight in Fort Dodge.SPORTS: Dean Underberg won the Lakeside Senior Open golf tournament with a score of 71.July 26, 1989NEWS: Fort Dodge School Superintendent David ...

From Our Files: July 25, 2014

July 25, 2004NEWS: Scott Underberg joined 1st Diversified Realty GMAC as a real estate agent.SPORTS: Humboldt beat Webster City 2-1 in softball.July 25, 1989NEWS: Barb Rathouz, of Moorland, showed the champion market beef at the Webster County Fair.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Council Bluffs Abraham ...

From Our Files: July 23, 2014

July 23, 2004NEWS: The eighth annual Badger Lake Dragon Boat Bash opened at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park.SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Sentral Fenton 2-1 in baseball.July 23, 1989NEWS: David McWeeney, of Gowrie, placed first in the 4-H electrical engineering contest at Iowa State ...

From Our Files: July 22, 2014

July 22, 2004NEWS: Girl Scouts learned bubble science at Snell-Crawford Park.SPORTS: Humboldt beat Forest City 10-0 in softball.July 22, 1989NEWS: David McWeeney and Angie Faiferlick were the 1989 Webster County Fair king and queen.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Ames 4-3 in baseball.July 22, ...

From Our Files: July 20, 2014

July 20, 2004NEWS: Community and Family Resources received grant money to help the operation of their recovery house on South 17th Street.SPORTS: Manson Northwest Webster beat St. Edmond 8-3 in softball.July 20, 1989NEWS: Newell artist Sharen Brower used soy ink for many of her works.SPORTS: ...

From our Files, July 21, 2014

July 21, 2004NEWS: Duane Bill, frozen foods manager at the Fort Dodge Hy-Vee, was chosen as one of the employees to be featured on the company's semitrailers.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Mason City 2-0 and 6-0 in softball.July 21, 1989NEWS: 65 people met at Iowa Central to discuss the future in ...

This date in history – July 21, 2014

By The Associated PressToday is Monday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2014. There are 163 days left in the year.Today's Highlights:On July 21, 1944, American forces landed on Guam during World War II, capturing it from the Japanese some three weeks later. The Democratic national convention in ...

From Our Files: July 19, 2014

July 19, 2004NEWS: The Dahlsten family, of Dakota City, was fighting to be able to keep their pet pot-bellied pig, which the city labeled as livestock.SPORTS: Stef Nelson, Bill Huseman and Dean Underberg won their respective divisions in The Messenger City Golf Tournament.July 19, 1989NEWS: ...

From Our Files: July 18, 2014

July 18, 2004NEWS: A dozen bakers showed off their skills in the first kringla baking contest at Goldfield Fountain City Days.SPORTS: Ankeny beat Fort Dodge 7-0 in baseball.July 18, 1989NEWS: The Fort Dodge Airport Commission approved an application to seek an Essential Air Service Terminal ...

From Our Files: July 16, 2014

July 15, 2004NEWS: The Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band performed at Pocahontas Area High School.SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Manson Northwest Webster 2-0 and 12-0 in softball.July 15, 1989NEWS: The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run traveled through Fort Dodge.SPORTS: Manson Northwest ...