April 8, 2003
NEWS: An unseasonable storm brought Fort Dodge 8 inches of snow.
SPORTS: Kyle Egemo, of Fort Dodge, defeated Dustin Henningston in a boxing match in Sigourney.
April 8, 1988
NEWS: Vladimir Liska, of Moorland, an immigrant from Czechslovakia, won the Sertoma freedom essay contest.
SPORTS: The Iowa Central baseball team swept Buena Vista JV 7-6 and 22-1.
April 8, 1963
NEWS: Iowa Attorney General Evan Hultman spoke at the 5th District Council of Republican Women Spring Conference at the Hotel Warden.
SPORTS: The Shafar Truck Lines team finished second in the Men's State bowling tournament with 2,829 points.