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Times ago

Aug. 4

• 10 years ago in 2009

Area youth serving as student advisors for Heart of Iowa Communications Cooperative newly formed Youth Advisory Council were: Katie Hogle, Kari Kroeger, Tanner Wolken, Danielle Montgomery and Trent Teske.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Tama County 4-H’ers taking their clothing selections to the Iowa State Fair were: Sarah Stamp, Crystal Sunbeams; Jaci Svoboda alternate, Clutier Cowboys & Cowgirls, and Jennifer Walz, Toledo Techs.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Champion of the heavyweight market beef division at the Central Iowa Fair was “Brownie” shown by Jan Wiseman, of the Gilman Rustlers 4-H Club. Brownie weighed in at 1,240 pounds.

Aug. 5

• 10 years ago in 2009

GMG junior pitcher Jami Boege and catcher Jodi Landt were named to the Class 1A Northeast District team.

• 25 years ago in 1994

East Marshall Mustang softball team defeated Mt. Ayr 4-0 in the quarterfinal game of the state tournament as Nicole Jones went 3-for-3 to lead the offense.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Jim Mosher, of the Liscomb Lively Laborers, was the winner of the Champion Showing Contest at the Central Iowa Fair.

Aug. 6

• 10 years ago in 2009

Paige Van Dyk, of Tama, was the leader through nine holes in the girls 13 and under division after shooting a 45 in the first round of the Iowa PGA Junior Tour Championship.

• 25 years ago in 1994

In the junior city tennis tournament, the winners by age bracket was: 18 year olds, Jeb Long; 13-14 was Ammatai Pierron; 11-12 year olds was Jack Kosakowski and 9-10 year olds, Derek Johnson.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Linda Witt, of the Melbourne Livestock 4-H Club, set a record with the Champion Market litter of 14 crossbred pigs and was selected the junior champion swine showman at the Central Iowa Fair.

Aug. 7

• 10 years ago in 2009

Winning the Elmwood Country Club junior club competition were boys: Zach Underhill (14-17); Cole Stalzer (12-13); Brand McKibben (10-11); J.D. Pollard (8-9) and Joseph Harris (7-under); girls: Katie Woltjer (14-17) and Ashley Harris (11-13).

• 25 years ago in 1994

East Marshall finished the state softball tournament in the runner-up position as Lisbon defeated the Mustangs 7-0.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Ten boys scouts drom Troops 317, 308 and 322: Dave Daugherty, Bill Lambert, Shawn Lange, Brent Graham, Brent Holtsclaw, Dave Schrader, Brian Dostal, Greg Dickel, Kevin Chederquist and Shawn Preston were on a 14-day backpacking trip in the mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron, N.M.

Aug. 8

• 10 years ago in 2009

Luke Demmel, 19, finished nearly three minutes ahead of the nearest competitor in the Ethans Tractor Run 5K, runner-up David Eads, 19, was second and East Marshall High School runner Carson Kuesel was third.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Five Marshalltown students named to the AIB honor roll were: Brenda Frye, Kimberly Halverson, Christy Nablo, Tonya Olmstead and Laura Sholes.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Two students of the Boddicker School of Music in Marshalltown received awards during the Summer Annual Music Festival in Omaha, Neb.: Julie Wilkie, guitar, received a trophy for her “superior” rating and Brenda Van Maanen, piano, a gold certificate for her “excellent” rating.

Aug. 9

• 10 years ago in 2009

Local dancers fron Tanya’s Studio of Dance: Taryn Eich, Amber Ellis, Sam Clemons, Riley Schlichte, Kayla Karns, Nicole Hammer, Natasha Banks, Ali Leavy, Jordan Johnson, Jenny Hopper and Sarah Allen competed in the Marching Auxiliaries Dance Camp in Des Moines.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Grant Feilman and Kelsey Davis enjoyed painting time at the daycare provided through Marshall County Child Care Services.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Four Hardin County residents were named to the 1979 “Outstanding Young Men of America:” Dennis Dewey, of Steamboat Rock; Steve Doering, of Hubbard; Dave Rowen and Henry Pothast, both of Eldora.

Aug. 10

• 10 years ago in 2009

The Salvation Army Summer Camp youth director sat for camper Jon Jenkins to shave his head into a Mohawk as a reward for good behavior during camp.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Tama County 4-H’ers taking communication projects to the Iowa State Fair were: Daniel Svoboda, Charley Svoboda, Jaci Svoboda, Michelle Pineston, Elizabeth Earles, Natalie Peeters and Kellie Skala.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Marshalltown High School third baseman/pitcher Brian Van Meter was selected to the first team as an infielder on the all-state squad.

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