From our files: July 9, 2013

July 9, 2003

NEWS: Fort Dodge Ford owner Casey Johnson announced that the dealership had acquired a Toyota franchise.

SPORTS: The Gael softball team defeated Bishop Garrigan 5-2.

July 9, 1988

NEWS: Luis and Melba Grudena, of Ecuador, came to Fort Dodge for the wedding of their son, Luis Emilio Grudena, to Risa Quade.

SPORTS: Larry Ross, of Webster City, show a two-under par 70 to take the lead on the first day of the Iowa Masters golf tournament.

July 9, 1963

NEWS: Phil and Mary Sula Linney were leaving for Argentina, where Mary Sula Linney would be an exchange teacher for a year.

SPORTS: Robinson’s defeated Oberg’s Dairy 7-0 in the Industrial Softball League.