Oct. 27, 2002
NEWS: Former Messenger Sports Editor Bob Brown published "Echoes from Middle Iowa's Historic Past."
SPORTS: Shawn Bretthauer fired a 783 series for top honors in city bowling for the week.
Oct. 27, 1987
NEWS: Members of the Chicago Chamber Brass who performed in concert in Fort Dodge also held a brass clinic for area high school students.
SPORTS: The St. Edmond sophomore football team ended the season with a 21-0 victory over Carroll.
Oct. 27, 1962
NEWS: JoAnne Hartley, of Prairie Community High School, was Webster County's only entrant in the United States Student Youth Program.
SPORTS: The Twin Rivers and Rolfe football teams ties 14-14.