July 5, 2002
NEWS: The Fourth of July celebration in Otho included a flea market, bingo and children's games in the park.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge White Sox finished 3-1 in pool play at the South Des Moines tournament.
July 5, 1987
NEWS: Cary R. Halfpop was installed as Wright County assessor.
SPORTS: St. Edmond finished second with a 2-1 record at he Estherville Baseball Tournament.
July 5, 1962
NEWS: The Iowa Baptist Camp near Dayton was dedicated.
SPORTS: Stacy Redmond, of Sheffield, won the 20-lap feature race at the Wright County raceway.