March 17, 2003
NEWS: A small crowd gathered at the city square in Fort Dodge as part of a global candlelight vigil for peace that started in New Zealand.
SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Victor HLV 58-46 in a Class 1A quarterfinal boys basketball game.
March 17, 1988
NEWS: Wayne Follmer was the new general manager of Messenger Printing.
SPORTS: Jim Adams bowled his second 300 game in 17 days in the Bud Light Classic league at Frontier Lanes.
March 17, 1963
NEWS: Four people were killed when a small plane crashed in a wooded raving just north of the Fort Dodge city limits.
SPORTS: Nancy Cox had the high game in the Sport Bowl Leisure bowling league with 172.