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From Our Files: Aug. 24, 2012

August 24, 2012
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Aug. 24, 2002

NEWS: Members of the Ghost Garrison held a ceremony marking the 1850 arrival of the U.S. Army to found the fort that became Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: The Triton volleyball team had two wins at the College of DuPage Tournament.

Aug. 24, 1987

NEWS: Between 700 and 800 people attended Fall Fest at the Wiegert Prairie Farmstead near Palmer.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Pride captured the Iowa Falls Fast Pitch Softball Tournament title.

Aug. 24, 1962

NEWS: Noreen McCarville, of Fort Dodge, was the new vocal music teacher in the Lake City Senior and Junior High schools.

SPORTS: Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Lange, of Rockwell City, caught 11 crappies averaging 1 pound each at Twin Lakes.



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