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August 17, 2014
Times-Republican

Aug. 17

10 years ago in 2004

Dan and Sarah Beane were inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame at the Iowa State Fair for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H.

25 years ago in 1989

Eric Lasley placed second in the 1600 meter run, 13-14 age group, at the National Track & Field meet in Hershey, Pa.

40 years ago in 1974

April Santman, 14, of Dysart, showed the champion Shorthorn 4-H steer at the Iowa State Fair.

Aug. 18

10 years ago in 2004

Kylie Bolar, daughter of Joel and Tracy Bolar, showed the Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer at the 2004 Central Iowa Fair which was also named champion commercial heifer.

25 years ago in 1989

CIRSI named Leslee Brown, unit coordinator at the agency's 410 W. Ingledue St., group home for men, as the Outstanding Employee.

40 years ago in 1974

In the Cowgirl competition at the Iowa State Fair, Sheryl Crawford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Crawford, Route 1, was chosen one of the five runners-up to the winner from the 56 entrants.

Aug. 19

10 years ago in 2004

Jennifer Byer, a senior at Marshalltown High School, completed a 6-week research internship coordinated by the Program for Women in Science & Engineering at Iowa State University.

25 years ago in 1989

Dr. Mary Moller, of Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., daughter of Mrs. Fred Moller and the late Fred Moller, received the 1989 Outstanding Women Scientist Award from the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Association for Women in Science.

40 years ago in 1974

David Fredrickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Fredrickson, and a senior at Carleton College, was awarded two Certificates of Commendation from the Minnesota Department of Public Welfare in recognition of outstanding leadership as the director of volunteer services to the youth of Fairbault State Hospital.

Aug. 20

10 years ago in 2004

MHS men's golf squad captured its Bobcat Fall Tee-Off Invitational as Kody Hilderbrand shot an even-par 70 and claimed medalist honors.

25 years ago in 1989

Marine Cpl. Christine M. Grice, daughter of Stephan and Linda Canaday, was awarded the Meritorious Mast for superior individual performance while serving with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Yuma, Ariz.

40 years ago in 1974

Rachel Horton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Horton, Route 5, and a senior at Green Mountain High School, was honored to be featured in the Eighth Annual Edition of "Who's Who Among American High School Students, 1973-74.

Aug. 21

10 years ago in 2004

Local rapper Tremayne Gist got his onstage break at a Too Short performance and has opened for renowned touring acts such as Biggy Bone, C-Bo, Do or Die and performed during Iowa's Finest Tour.

25 years ago in 1989

Chris Daniels, of Marshalltown, was awarded the Marshall County Health Improvement Association $400 scholarship to study nursing.

40 years ago in 1974

Three MHS students: Rose Bradley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Bradley; Jeff Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Davis, and Brian Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Smith, participated in the Civitan Youth Seminar at Adrian College in Adrian, Mich.

Aug. 22

10 years ago in 2004

Gretta and Mark Reischauer, of Zearing, have paved the way for the new environmental school, Threshold Learning Center, that featured environmental learning courses such as astronomy, geology, archeology, ecology, water quality, forest management, prairie and wetland conservation, nature mapping and habitat assessment.

25 years ago in 1989

Chuck and Judy Anderson, Route 2, operating Rocky Road Llamas, had a first place winner in the juvenile category at the Iowa State Fair with 8-month-old "Winchester."

40 years ago in 1974

Cindy Wolfe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wolfe, of Garwin, appeared in the semi-finals at the Bill Riley State Fair Talent Contest.

Aug. 23

10 years ago in 2004

The MHS boys gold team won the Mark Mann Invitational at the Mason City Country Club as John Danielson scored a 67, Brett Holland, a 76 and Alex Benda and Jesse Reyes, each scored a 77.

25 years ago in 1989

Melinda Junker, daughter of Wally and Ann Junker, and her horse Lord Linwood took an individual silver in the Iowa Olympic Games and younger sister Melanie brought home a purple ribbon in Showmanship from the Iowa State Fair riding Woodsy's Reward.

40 years ago in 1974

Peter Lyon, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lyon, of Toledo, showed the Milking Shorthorn grand champion at the Iowa State Fair 4-H dairy judging.

 
 
 

 

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