From our files: April 17, 2013

April 17, 2003

NEWS: James Moline, of Humboldt, received the Bronze Star for heroism and meritorius service during World War II – 59 years late.

SPORTS: Michael Jordan retired from basketball after playing his last game for the Washington Wizards.

April 17, 1988

NEWS: Kay Britton was named executive director of Hamilton County Support Enriching Economic Development (S.E.E.D.).

SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Julie Werde fired a 549 series for the best among 55 girls competing at the girls Class 2A high school state bowling championship.

April 17, 1963

NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident Robert G. Thomas won the Frank E. Gannett Newspaperboy Scholarship for $3,000.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge High School golf team beat Carroll 162-174 in a dual meet.