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.