April 5, 2003
NEWS: The Artful Dodger auction brought in funds for the Blanden Memorial Art Museum and the Young at Art program.
SPORTS: Dan Schuman, Jeremy Newcombe and Jared Feddersen were returning letterwinners for the FDSH boys tennis team.
April 5, 1988
NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident Harold Peterson said he would donate four original Grant Wood prints to the Blanden Memorial Art Museum.
SPORTS: Kansas won the NCAA basketball title with an 83-79 victory over Oklahoma.
April 5, 1963
NEWS: Robert F. Kirkberg was elected president of the Fort Dodge Sertoma Club.
SPORTS: Howard Merryman retired after 24 seasons as one of Iowa's best-known softball pitchers.