Aug. 1, 2002
NEWS: Ashley Pedersen, 11, won a blue ribbon for her yellow pepper plant at the Humboldt County Fair.
SPORTS: Gaels Nick Albrecht and Adam Arnold were named to the all-North Central Conference first team in baseball.
Aug. 1, 1987
NEWS: The total paid for animals and poultry at the Webster County Fair was $50,407.73.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Matt Brown won the 400-meter freestyle in the boys 11-12 age bracket at the Iowa Long Course Swimming Championships.
Aug. 1, 1962
NEWS: Vincent Booge was re-elected commander of the liberty post of the American Legion at Pocahontas.
SPORTS: Ione Sheker had the women's high individual game in the Nite Owls bowling league.