From our files: Aug. 29, 2018

10 Years ago: Aug. 29, 2008

NEWS: The 28th annual Couch Freak Boogie kicked off at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport.

SPORTS: Kevin McCormack scored a hole-in-one at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course.

25 Years ago: Aug. 29, 1993

NEWS: Edith Hodgell, of Humboldt, attended the first People to People Youth Summit in Russia.

SPORTS: Jim Russell bowled a 736 series in the Dodger Classic League.

50 Years ago: Aug. 29, 1968

NEWS: Hermann Luther, 17, of Cloppenberg, West Germany, was an exchange student staying with the Louis Heidt family of Gilmore City.

SPORTS: Butch Biittner, former all-state basketball star at Catholic High in Pocahontas and a left-handed pitcher and hitter, was assigned to the Savannah Senators in the Class AA league.