From our files: Dec. 31, 2013

Dec. 31, 2003

NEWS: Larry Koeninger began his new job as director of the Fort Dodge Public Library.

SPORTS: Nebraska beat Michigan State 17-3 in the Alamo Bowl.

Dec. 31, 1988

NEWS: Fred and Hazel Pohl, of Otho, received Seiko wristwatches and a flag pole and monument were dedicated to Fred Pohl for his efforts promoting senior citizen activities.

SPORTS: Brigham Young University beat Colorado 20-17 in the Freedom Bowl.

Dec. 31, 1963

NEWS: Margaret Larson announced she would retire as deputy probation officer for Webster County.

SPORTS: Evelyn Brown bowled a 184 in the Stan Hoist Church league.