From our files: Aug. 20, 2018

10 Years ago: Aug. 20, 2008

NEWS: Martha Williams, of Kelly, demonstrated spinning alpaca fleece into wool at a meeting of the Noon Kiwanis Club.

SPORTS: About 250 people attended an open house celebration at Dodger Stadium showing off the newly installed artificial turf.

25 Years ago: Aug. 20, 1993

NEWS: Hawkeye Community Theatre was preparing to perform “I Never Sang For My Father.”

SPORTS: St. Edmond unveiled the newly renovated gym.

50 Years ago: Aug. 20, 1968

NEWS: Randy Welter, 13, of Manson, was accidentally hit by a 22-caliber ricochet bullet while standing beside a shooting gallery on the midway at the Iowa State Fair, but wasn’t badly hurt.

SPORTS: The Gadbury Gadabouts won the women’s Division of the Fort Dodge Metro Softball League with a 10-0 record.