April 26, 2002
NEWS: The town of Somers was making preparations for a centennial celebration in July.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High distance runner Day Taylor won the 3,200-meter race at the Drake Relays with a time of 9:12.0.
April 26, 1987
NEWS: Iowa first lady Chris Branstad and Rep. Jim Lightfoot attended a Read-a-thon at the Crossroads Mall.
SPORTS: Pam Bradshaw scored the second hole-in-one of the season at the Fort Dodge Country Club.
April 26, 1962
NEWS: The weekend special at Henry's Drive-In, 401 Second Ave. S., included eight hamburgers for $1 and a 16-ounce shake for 20 cents.
SPORTS: Ames defeated the Dodger boys tennis team 5-2.