April 21, 2002
NEWS: Opening day at the Oleson Park Zoo brought visitors to see a pair of muntjac deer, two capybaras, two wallabies, three llamas and two emus.
SPORTS: Chase Behrends, of Fort Dodge, won a boxing match against Carl Reynolds, of Cedar Rapids, at a Pre-Golden Gloves event put on by the Fort Dodge Boxing Club.
April 21, 1987
NEWS: Fort Dodge Senior High Students performed "The Wizard of Oz."
SPORTS: Dodger Jenny Tibbitts won the 400 meter hurdles in 1:07.21 at the Cedar Falls Invitational girls track and field meet.
April 21, 1962
NEWS: North Junior High students celebrated Pan-American Day with a presentation by members of the eighth-grade Spanish class.
SPORTS: Don Dodd, director of the summer Junior baseball program in Fort Dodge, wrote an open letter to baseball enthusiasts asking for good sportsmanship on the part of the parents of the kids in the program.