Dec. 24, 2001
NEWS: Artist Sonja Searcy and kids from the Boys and Girls Home of Fort Dodge created a multipaneled mural on the sixth floor of the Tompkins Memorial Health Center at Friendship Haven.
SPORTS: Kurt Dencklau's 763 series was the high mark for city bowlers.
Dec. 24, 1986
NEWS: Kevin and Sherri Ferrell portrayed Joseph and Mary, with their 9-week-old son Justin as the baby Jesus, in a live Nativity at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
SPORTS: The Algona girls topped crosstown rival Garrigan 61-45 in basketball.
Dec. 24, 1961
NEWS: Fort Dodge Police Chief A.J. Gangler resigned his position.
SPORTS: Iowa State's Vinnie Brewer was named Iowa's Associated Press college basketball Player of the Week.