Dec. 25, 2003
NEWS: Gisella Rettinger, of Fort Dodge, donated a handmade ornament for a Christmas tree in Gov. Tom Vilsack's office.
SPORTS: Major league baseball players were upset that their proposed salary increase was "only" 3.3 percent.
Dec. 25, 1988
NEWS: The altar of the Eagle Grove Church of Christ was decorated with a large star - a Philippine tradition - created by Dindo Munion.
SPORTS: Kurt Dencklau bowled a 289 game in the Ridgewood Classic league.
Dec. 25, 1963
NEWS: The best Christmas gift for Mr. and Mrs. Carl Steinbrink, of Manson, was a baby boy - the second child they adopted from Korea.
SPORTS: Hilbert LIcht and Don Hansch each bowled a 254 game.