July 31, 2002
NEWS: Storytellers Clayton Layman and Alan Baughman told their family stories at the Fort Dodge Senior Citizens Center.
SPORTS: Eldridge North Scott beat the Dodger girls 5-4 in 12 innings.
July 31, 1987
NEWS: DeAnn Ricks showed the grand champion market lamb at the Webster County Fair.
SPORTS: Land O'Lakes beat Central Webster 10-2 in the 16-and-under baseball tournament at Patterson Field.
July 31, 1962
NEWS: Maridean Baker was appointed deputy auditor of Wright County.
SPORTS: Tom Chapman Sr. shot an eight-under-par 94 in 27 holes to win the Twin Lakes Amateur golf title.