Aug. 12, 2002
NEWS: Angela Dencklau, Julia Ellerston, Nate Johnson and Jonathan Wilke won Fort Dodge Choral Society scholarships.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge native Anne Wiewel Gessman owned Shure Shot Biscuit, the first Iowa-bred horse to top $1 million in career earnings.
Aug. 12, 1987
NEWS: Wendy Ann Schuller, of Pocahontas, won an Iowa Farm Scholarship to the University of Iowa.
SPORTS: The East squad defeated the West 15-9, 15-10, 10-15 in a three-game exhibition volleyball match at Fort Dodge Senior High.
Aug. 12, 1962
NEWS: Gerold Oman, Danny Huisenga and Joe Sterling were three of the winners of The Messenger's carrier boy circulation contest; the winners went to Lake Okoboji.
SPORTS: Estherville defeated the Fort Dodge Demons 2-1 in baseball.