From our files: Oct. 2, 2013

Oct. 2, 2003

NEWS: The Palmer Fire Department received a $10,462 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for radios and safety devices.

SPORTS: Iowa Central’s volleyball team beat Ellsworth 29-31, 30-28, 35-33, 26-30 and 15-9.

Oct. 2, 1988

NEWS: Dorothy Albers and Dan Dettman were the homecoming queen and king in Sac City.

SPORTS: Mallard beat St. Edmond 15-9, 15-7 at the Pocahontas Invitational volleyball tournament.

Oct. 2, 1963

NEWS: Erick Wingren received his 50-year gold union card for a half-century fo work as a bricklayer.

SPORTS: The St. Edmond freshman football team lost to South Hamilton of Jewell 19-18.