From our files: Dec. 20, 2013

Dec. 20, 2003

NEWS: Linda Layman, of Rockwell City, wrote a children’s book called “The Christmas Pony.”

SPORTS: Webster City beat Clarion-Goldfield 72-41 in boys basketball.

Dec. 20, 1988

NEWS: Casey Pipal, of Badger, asked for a remote control racing car and promised Santa cookies and chocolate milk.

SPORTS: The Dodger JV girls basketball team beat Mason City 55-44.

Dec. 20, 1963

NEWS: The Christmas cantata at St. Edmond entertained about 1,000 people during two performances.

SPORTS: Sally Wallen bowled a 190 in the Playmates league.