April 12, 2002
NEWS: The Iowa Department of Natural Resources released five trumpeter swans at Twin Lakes.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls golf squad defeated Des Moines Hoover 199-273.
April 12, 1987
NEWS: Mel Kaufman, of Paton, won $10,000 on the Iowa Lottery Jackpot Show.
SPORTS: The Dodger boys track team placed third with 82 points in a five-team meet at Ames.
April 12, 1962
NEWS: Dr. Arthur Wesselink, a chiropractor and mayor of Eagle Grove, practiced handwriting analysis.
SPORTS: Bob Doolittle, of Webster City, had 15 straight strikes but no 300 game, as the strikes were in two different games.