Sept. 30, 2002
NEWS: Erin Kelsey, a senior at St. Edmond, was named Commended Student in the 2003 National Merit Scholarship Program.
SPORTS: The New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-1.
Sept. 30, 1987
NEWS: An estimated 70,000 to 80,000 people attended the opening day of the Farm Progress Show near Alleman.
SPORTS: The Dodgers swept three games to defeat Mason City in a volleyball match.
Sept. 30, 1962
NEWS: Edgar Dobson, of Des Moines, won the humorous speech contest conducted by the Iowa Toastmasters at the District 19 Fall Conference in Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: Lu Verne won the Class C division of the State High School championship one mile team race in Iowa City.