From our files: Nov. 16, 2013

Nov. 16, 2003

NEWS: Kevin Sturm opened AK Transmissions in Gowrie.

SPORTS: West Bend-Mallard head coach Koy Goodchild was named the district’s coach of the year.

Nov. 16, 1988

NEWS: Richard Moench, of rural Gowrie, was elected president of the Iowa Honey Producers Association.

SPORTS: Blaine Bell, of Lohrville, was named to the Tri-State Conference honorable mention list as a wide receiver for Westmar.

Nov. 16, 1963

NEWS: Jim Hall and Jim Brainerd, both of Fort Dodge, received the Kiwanis Golden Ruler Award for saving Joyce Rork, of Otho, from drowning in August 1963.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s All-State fullback Roger Schmidt was named the squad’s most valuable player at the Dodger Booster Club’s football banquet.