From our files: March 4, 2014

March 4, 2004

NEWS: Smithway Motor Xpress CEO Bill Smith died at his home.

SPORTS: The Pomeroy-Palmer boys basketball team beat Galva-Holstein 62-64 in double overtime.

March 4, 1989

NEWS: Courtney Peterson, of Badger, won second place in the “Write Women Back Into History” contest with an essay on Dottie Janvrin.

SPORTS: Palmer beat Glidden-Ralston 69-40 in the boys substate final.

March 4, 1964

NEWS: Nearly 400 farmers, pork processors and friends of the swine industry gathered in Fort Dodge for the ISU Swine Conference held at the Laramar Ballroom.

SPORTS: Ruby Elliott bowled a 222 game in the Ivy league at Dodger Lanes.