From our files: March 8, 2013

March 8, 2003

NEWS: An American flag, called Old Glory, was raised on a flagpole installed on a bridge pier that used to support Bennett Viaduct.

SPORTS: Rockwell City-Lytton senior Joe Bretthauer was named to the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State team.

March 8, 1988

NEWS: Youth Shelter Care received a $333,983 grant for a new facility.

SPORTS: Barbara Dawson, 12, of Gilmore City, talked about the challenges of being a girl wrestler.

March 8, 1963

NEWS: Francis Kennedy, of Fort Dodge, showed color slides and talked about his recent trip to Europe at a meeting of the Sertoma Club.

SPORTS: Dick Schnurr and Gary Timmer were the early leaders in the first YMCA City Men’s Ping Pong tournament with 5-0 records.