Aug. 15, 2002
NEWS: The Salvation Army was seeking donations for its Back-to-School program.
SPORTS: Jim Schmidt, of Fort Dodge, scored a hole-in-one on hole 8 at the Fort Dodge Country Club.
Aug. 15, 1987
NEWS: First Southern Baptist Church received a new sign in honor of Dr. Jim McNeil and new hymnals in honor of Arlie Kier.
SPORTS: Mark McGwire hit his 39th homer of the season.
Aug. 15, 1962
NEWS: The Harvest Festival opened on Central Avenue from the City Square east to Ninth Street.
SPORTS: Woden-Crystal Lake beat South Hamilton 7-5 to win the State Girls High School Softball Championship.