Dec. 18, 2003
NEWS: Shimkat Motor Co. and Shoppers Supply announced plans to move to the former Kmart store building on Fifth Avenue South.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Dalton Gailey finished first in the Heartland Motocross series.
Dec. 18, 1988
NEWS: Jon Gottschalk's letter to Santa requested a Nintendo for him, a power train for his brother Dennis, money for his big sister Heather and a new car for his big brother Jimmy.
SPORTS: Eagle Grove won the Fort Dodge Invitational wrestling tournament.
Dec. 18, 1963
NEWS: James Almquist was hired at the new Webster County Extension director.
SPORTS: The Clarion Cowboys defeated Iowa Falls 37-9 in a wrestling meet.