Aug. 2, 2002
NEWS: John Hale, Judy Shimkat and Randy Kuhlman attended a White House reception representing Fort Dodge as an All-America City.
SPORTS: The Dodger girls beat Sioux City Heelan 4-0 in a Class 3A softball consolation game.
Aug. 2, 1987
NEWS: Pam Kohlman, of Manson, was highlighted in the "Terrific Teens" section of The Messenger.
SPORTS: Fonda beat Johnston 5-1 in the AAU 16-17 Junior Olympic baseball tourney.
Aug. 2, 1962
NEWS: Girl Scout Troop 423 of Algona received permission to create a stamp badge, since there was none in the Girl Scout Handbook.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons beat Otho 8-2 in a baseball semifinal.