From our files: Dec. 5, 2013

Dec. 5, 2003

NEWS: The Holmes Christmas Club in Clarion put together holiday fruit baskets to give out for Christmas.

SPORTS: The Eagle Grove wrestling team beat St. Edmond 45-27 in a North Central Conference dual meet.

Dec. 5, 1988

NEWS: Jessica Becker’s letter to Santa included a request for roller skates and the promise of a treat for Santa and the reindeer.

SPORTS: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Houston Oilers 37-24.

Dec. 5, 1963

NEWS: F.E. Phillips, president of the Fort Dodge School Board, spoke at the annual meeting of the Missouri School Boards Association in Columbia, Mo.

SPORTS: Lady Behrens bowled a 202 game in the Business Girls league.