From our files: April 24, 2014

April 24, 2004

NEWS: A groundbreaking ceremony was held at Hayes Avenue and U.S. Highway 20 in Webster County for the next phase of extending the four-lane portion of the highway.

SPORTS: Laurens-Marathon senior Jenni Elbert won the high jump at the Drake Relays.

April 24, 1989

NEWS: Lee Rollins, of Eagle Grove, hadn’t missed a day on the job as Messenger bundle dropper and carrier since December 1979 – for 3,000 straight delivery days.

SPORTS: Liz Lombard won the fifth annual Tiara Classic bowling tournament.

April 24, 1964

NEWS: Barnum, Callender, Eagle Grove, Emmetsburg, Laurens, Lehigh, Palmer, Pocahontas, Rolfe, Vincent, Renwick and all towns in Calhoun County were switching to Daylight Saving Time.

SPORTS: Andy Handeland bowled a 213 game in the Alley Cats league.