From our files: July 12, 2013

July 12, 2003

NEWS: The late Merle Erickson was honored for building and operating the Oleson Park Train for many years.

SPORTS: The Webster City softball team beat Algona 4-0 to win the North Central Conference title.

July 12, 1988

NEWS: Zora Mae Fisher, of Webster City, was elected president of the Iowa 6th District Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

SPORTS: The Gael boys defeated Algona Garrigan 1-0 and 5-0 in a pair of nonconference five-inning baseball games.

July 12, 1963

NEWS: Robert Kirkberg was installed as president of the Fort Dodge Sertoma Club.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons baseball team beat the Rockwell City Babe Ruth team 8-2.