Aug. 8, 2002
NEWS: Tim McDonald was named federal security director of the airports in Fort Dodge, Des Moines, Mason City and Waterloo.
SPORTS: Sac City beat Fort Dodge Catholic 9-6 in the Super Sixth Grade baseball tournament.
Aug. 8, 1987
NEWS: Sara Schmalenberg showed the champion market beef at the Webster County Fair.
SPORTS: The Gael girls finished 15 in the state softball tournament with an 8-1 win over Tri-Center.
Aug. 8, 1962
NEWS: Total enrollment at all Fort Dodge schools was expected to be nearly 9,500.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons beat Stacyville 7-5.