Aug. 31, 2002
NEWS: Bishop Daniel N. Dinardo, of the Sioux City Diocese, blessed the elementary addition at St. Edmond Catholic School.
SPORTS: Bishop Garrigan beat Dallas Center-Grimes 20-17 in football.
Aug. 31, 1987
NEWS: Christian entertainer and lecturer Rick Nielson performed at the YMCA in Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: Dave Dresser took the point title in the stock car class at the Hamilton County Speedway.
Aug. 31, 1962
NEWS: Iowa Gov. Norman Erbe attended the Business-Industry-Education dinner program at Fort Dodge Senior High.
SPORTS: Elmer Wadman, of Fort Dodge, caught a large-mouth black bass at Bay Lake, Minn.