From our files: Aug. 21, 2018

10 Years ago: Aug. 21, 2008

NEWS: It was the first day of school for Fort Dodge Public School students and 26 new teachers.

SPORTS: Darin Putney scored a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.

25 Years ago: Aug. 21, 1993

NEWS: Trinity Lutheran Church of Mallard celebrated its 100th anniversary.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge boys golf team came in third in the first round of the National Division Golf Meet at Newton.

50 Years ago: Aug. 21, 1968

NEWS: Ella Brabbit and her sisters, Mary and Lillian Vit, all of Fort Dodge, were reported safe in Czechoslovakia, visiting an aunt and uncle, when Soviet troops invaded the country.

SPORTS: The New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 8-0.