From our files: June 27, 2013

June 27, 2003

NEWS: Iowa Central Community College received a $298,050 Directed Education Program Grant to pilot a distance-education learning program for high school students.

SPORTS: The St. Edmond baseball team defeated Clear Lake 9-7.

June 27, 1988

NEWS: Civil War buff Carl Halverson, of Eagle Grove, was chosen to participate in a re-enactment of the 1863 Battle of Chickamauga south of Chattanooga, Tenn.

SPORTS: Palmer-Fort Dodge defeated North Carolina 104-95 in the AAU 19-and-under boys basketball tournament in Norfolk, Va.

June 27, 1963

NEWS: Fort Dodge Utilities Manager John Pray said that water usage in Fort Dodge doubled over the past two days to just under 9 million gallons per day, due in part to a record-breaking heat wave the city was experiencing.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons baseball team beat the Litchfield, Minn., VFW All-Stars 18-1 and the Brainerd, Minn., Pony League All-Stars 8-6.