From our files: Aug. 15, 2018
10 Years ago: Aug. 15, 2008
NEWS: Local rock/blues band Cheap Drinks performed at Betsy’s Blue Note.
SPORTS: The Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 11-7.
25 Years ago: Aug. 15, 1993
NEWS: Tom and Sonia Johnson opened Games — an arcade game and leisure center — in the former Gambles building in Lehigh.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Stacey Bergman was tied for 20th place in qualifying rounds of the 25th annual Independent Insurance Agent Junior Classic in Little Rock, Arkansas.
50 Years ago: Aug. 15, 1968
NEWS: Damage was estimated at more than $10,000 from a fire that destroyed one crib and damaged another on the Bob McKee farm northeast of Sac City.
SPORTS: Linda Rice, of Cedar Rapids, scored a 79 in the first round of the Women’s Eclectic golf tournament.