April 9, 2002
NEWS: Dennis Plautz and Jo Seltz received Golden Ruler awards from the Fort Dodge Kiwanis Club.
SPORTS: The Dodger girls golf squad won the season opener against Des Moines North 195-288.
April 9, 1987
NEWS: Tad Linder, of Fort Dodge, won $1,000 in an Iowa lottery game.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls track team won 11 of 19 events at a track meet in Boone.
April 9, 1962
NEWS: Howard Hamilton filed nomination papers for a second term as Webster County attorney.
SPORTS: Denny Menke, of Bancroft, played for the Milwaukee Braves, and his brother, Alan Menke, was with the Minnesota Twins.