April 5, 2002
NEWS: Primary Focus gave a presentation at Fair Oaks Middle School, and Butler, Cooper and Duncombe elementary schools.
SPORTS: Andrew Bianchi won the local, district, regional and state levels of the Knights of Columbus free throw contest.
April 5, 1987
NEWS: Algona native Michael Geilenfeld founded a home for boys in Port au Prince, Haiti.
SPORTS: A total of 167 youths including nine girls in grades 4 through 6 competed in the Fort Dodge PTA/City Wrestling Tournament.
April 5, 1962
NEWS: Leonora Larson, Frank B. Ulish, Ruth Goodrich and Sister Mary Gabrielle were judges on an essay contest on pedestrian safety.
SPORTS: The Hanson Produce team posted a 3,004 game in the American Bowling Congress competition in Des Moines.