From our files: Jan. 31, 2013

Jan. 31, 2003

NEWS: Longtime Fort Dodge school superintendent, Dr. Earl O. Berge, died at 85.

SPORTS: The Dodger wrestlers defeated Mason City 51-17.

Jan. 31, 1988

NEWS: Leonora Larson, a Fort Dodge elementary school teacher and principal for 53 years, died at age 96.

SPORTS: The Dodger boys beat Sioux City North 86-63 in basketball.

Jan. 31, 1963

NEWS: Russel Peterson was elected president of the National Gypsum Co.’s Credit Union, Local 66.

SPORTS: Lyle Smith, head football coach and science teacher at Eagle Grove, resigned in order to join an insurance company in Waterloo.