From our files: March 17, 2013

March 17, 2003

NEWS: A small crowd gathered at the city square in Fort Dodge as part of a global candlelight vigil for peace that started in New Zealand.

SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Victor HLV 58-46 in a Class 1A quarterfinal boys basketball game.

March 17, 1988

NEWS: Wayne Follmer was the new general manager of Messenger Printing.

SPORTS: Jim Adams bowled his second 300 game in 17 days in the Bud Light Classic league at Frontier Lanes.

March 17, 1963

NEWS: Four people were killed when a small plane crashed in a wooded raving just north of the Fort Dodge city limits.

SPORTS: Nancy Cox had the high game in the Sport Bowl Leisure bowling league with 172.