Dec. 31, 2003
NEWS: Larry Koeninger began his new job as director of the Fort Dodge Public Library.
SPORTS: Nebraska beat Michigan State 17-3 in the Alamo Bowl.
Dec. 31, 1988
NEWS: Fred and Hazel Pohl, of Otho, received Seiko wristwatches and a flag pole and monument were dedicated to Fred Pohl for his efforts promoting senior citizen activities.
SPORTS: Brigham Young University beat Colorado 20-17 in the Freedom Bowl.
Dec. 31, 1963
NEWS: Margaret Larson announced she would retire as deputy probation officer for Webster County.
SPORTS: Evelyn Brown bowled a 184 in the Stan Hoist Church league.