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.