March 9, 2003
NEWS: George Naylor, of Churdan, was named president of the National Family Farm Coalition.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 71-63 in the Regional XI Men's basketball tournament.
March 9, 1988
NEWS: Matt Condon, of Barnum, placed third in a national greeting card design contest, "All-American Salute to Mothers."
SPORTS: The St. Edmond Gaels beat Clear Lake 63-49 in boys basketball.
March 9, 1963
NEWS: Lucy Dee Mastro received her state cosmetology license and was working at Silhouette Charm Salon in Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: Vincent Clay of Fort Dodge defeated American Trust and Savings Bank of Dubuque 93-87 in quarterfinals of the Iowa Men's AAU basketball tournament.