From our files: March 27, 2013

March 27, 2003

NEWS: James Crean was named executive director of Webster County Development.

SPORTS: Iowa Lakes defeated the Iowa Central softball team 3-2 and 8-6 on Iowa Central’s field.

March 27, 1988

NEWS: Rep. Rod Halvorson, D-Fort Dodge, announced he would seek re-election to the Iowa House.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Tom Goodman and Palmer’s Alden Skinner were named District Coaches of the Year by the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association.

March 27, 1963

NEWS: Darwin Fox, of Paton, Greene County’s first member of the Peace Corps, was going to serve 20 months in Gabon.

SPORTS: Agnes Harvey had the high game in the Ladies Pinbuster bowling league with 189.