From our files: Jan. 20, 2013

Jan. 20, 2003

NEWS: Ronald McDonald visited Fort Dodge schools to teach character-building concepts to students.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge seventh-grade girls basketball team went 1-2 in a tournament in Apple Valley, Minn.

Jan. 20, 1988

NEWS: The Fort Dodge Municipal Airport was chosen to receive an automated weather station – the first of its kind in the U.S.

SPORTS: Matt Brown won the High Point trophy for the 11- and 12-year-old age group at the All-Star Age Group Invitational swim meet.

Jan. 20, 1963

NEWS: Warren Scott was elected president of the Stratford Chamber of Commerce.

SPORTS: Clarion defeated Humboldt 64-53 in boys basketball.