From our files: June 29, 2013

June 29, 2003

NEWS: The town of Whittemore celebrated 125 years.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Golden Dodgers, a 12-and-under girls soccer team, finished 3-0-1 at the Great Balls of Fire Tournament in Spencer.

June 29, 1988

NEWS: Penpals Rita Hedley, of Standon, England, and Suzanne Herr, of Fort Dodge, met in person for the first time when Hedley visited Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: Palmer-Fort Dodge defeated South Carolina 108-106 in the AAU 19-and-under basketball tournament in Norfolk, Va.

June 29, 1963

NEWS: Robert W. Taylor was the new youth director at St. Olaf Lutheran Church.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons defeated the Alexandria, Minn., VFW All-Stars 5-0.