From our files: Aug. 7, 2018

10 Years ago: Aug. 7, 2008

NEWS: A public meeting was held explaining plans for a proposed aquatic center in Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge native Lisa Koll was named the women’s Division I Outdoor Track Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Association.

25 Years ago: Aug. 7, 1993

NEWS: Road Hog U.S.A., in Britt for the Hobo Convention, talked about his life as a hobo since the age of 16.

SPORTS: Woodward-Granger beat Emmetsburg 7-1 in softball.

50 Years ago: Aug. 7, 1968

NEWS: Army Capt. Jack L. LeMar, of Fort Dodge, received the Silver Star and Bronze Star medals in Vietnam, as well as his second Purple Heart.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Junior American Legion baseball team beat Cedar Valley 4-3 in Patterson Field.