From our files: March 12, 2013

March 12, 2003

NEWS: Gov. Tom Vilsack visited Webster City to promote a $50 million renewable energy plan as part of his proposed Iowa Values Fund.

SPORTS: Webster City lost to Atlantic 59-34 in the Class 1A state girls basketball tournament.

March 12, 1988

NEWS: After waiting about 21 months, Jon and Cindy Schuman were able to adopt Daniel, a 3-year-old boy from Thailand.

SPORTS: Howie Stephenson, of Algona, was named to the Iowa High School Basketball Hall of Fame.

March 12, 1963

NEWS: The St. Edmond High School debate team placed first in the Catholic Youth Organization Diocesan debate tournament.

SPORTS: The Dodgers defeated the Gaels 51-47 in the finals of the district boys basketball tournament.