From our files: Feb. 1, 2013

Feb. 1, 2003

NEWS: More than 70 area businesses welcomed 340 middle school students for the Groundhog Job Shadow Program.

SPORTS: The Dodger girls basketball team beat Newton 77-48.

Feb. 1, 1988

NEWS: Shirlee Trent used puppets to teach elementary students in Calhoun, Hamilton and Webster counties how to deal with their feelings and their problems.

SPORTS: The Iowa Central women’s basketball team lost 79-74 to Heritage Cablevision, an AAU team from Des Moines.

Feb. 1, 1963

NEWS: Fort Dodge winners of the 1963 Search for the American Homemaker of Tomorrow were Nancy C. Swedlund and Patricia A. Stupka.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Community College Panthers beat Emmetsburg Junior College 83-71 in basketball.