From our files, Sept. 19, 2013

Sept. 19, 2003

NEWS: The Clare Fire Department was raising funds to buy a tanker truck; 75 percent of the cost was covered by a federal grant.

SPORTS: The Gaels crushed North Iowa’s homecoming game 54-0 in a mercy rule decision.

Sept. 19, 1988

NEWS: Members of the Fort Dodge Chapter of Civitan International painted the new carpentry shop at the Fort Museum as a community service project.

SPORTS: Dick and Mary Wiedenfeld teamed up for a nine-over-par 81 to win the Lakeside Friday Night Couples League Tournament.

Sept. 19, 1963

NEWS: Robert Naden, of Webster City, announced he would run for lieutenant governor of Iowa.

SPORTS: Dick Meyers bowled a 697 series in the Wednesday Night Ridgewood Classic bowling league.