From our files: May 23, 2013

May 23, 2003

NEWS: Butler School received a five-year, $637,500 21st Century Community Learning Center grant.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Mariana Muraca defeated three opponents at the Class 3A district tennis meet.

May 23, 1988

NEWS: Thomas Kitner pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the Jan. 8, 1988, shooting death of retired Fort Dodge teacher Vernon White.

SPORTS: Dodger Connie McGough beat Sioux City North’s Tricia Corran 6-1, 7-5 to win the regional singles tennis title.

May 23, 1963

NEWS: Frances Johnson Ewy, of West Bend, formerly of Humboldt, composed “Centennial Song” for Humboldt’s 100th anniversary celebration.

SPORTS: The high games in the Thursday Nite Mixed bowling league were Foster Funk with 226 and Mary Castle with 187.