Dec. 20, 2003
NEWS: Linda Layman, of Rockwell City, wrote a children's book called "The Christmas Pony."
SPORTS: Webster City beat Clarion-Goldfield 72-41 in boys basketball.
Dec. 20, 1988
NEWS: Casey Pipal, of Badger, asked for a remote control racing car and promised Santa cookies and chocolate milk.
SPORTS: The Dodger JV girls basketball team beat Mason City 55-44.
Dec. 20, 1963
NEWS: The Christmas cantata at St. Edmond entertained about 1,000 people during two performances.
SPORTS: Sally Wallen bowled a 190 in the Playmates league.