April 16, 2002
NEWS: It was the first day of classes in the new Butler Elementary School building.
SPORTS: The St. Edmond girls golf team beat Iowa Falls 230-244.
April 16, 1987
NEWS: Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson gave a speech at Fort Dodge Senior High.
SPORTS: Eagle Grove wrestler Dave Messerly decided to attend Buena Vista University in Storm Lake.
April 16, 1962
NEWS: Donald E. Renquist was elected a state vice president of the Iowa Junior Chamber of Commerce.
SPORTS: John Mulholland captured the mile run atthe Cornell College relays with a time of 4:26.1.