From our files: July 23, 2013

July 23, 2003

NEWS: The Hamilton County Fair kicked off with a parade that traveled from downtown Webster City to the county fairgrounds.

SPORTS: The Southeast Webster softball team defeated Wall Lake View Auburn 4-2 in a Class 1A district final.

July 23, 1988

NEWS: The Rev. Ron Solberg was the new pastor of First Covenant Church in Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: The Webster City girls defeated Spirit Lake 12-0 in the first round of the Class 2A regional softball tournament.

July 23, 1963

NEWS: Newlywed Virginia Hart was the new public librarian at Humboldt.

SPORTS: Ted Lynch, of Manly, was the overall winner in the first National Rifle Association Approved Rifle Shoot sponsored by the Fort Dodge Rifle and Pistol Club.