July 9, 2003
NEWS: Fort Dodge Ford owner Casey Johnson announced that the dealership had acquired a Toyota franchise.
SPORTS: The Gael softball team defeated Bishop Garrigan 5-2.
July 9, 1988
NEWS: Luis and Melba Grudena, of Ecuador, came to Fort Dodge for the wedding of their son, Luis Emilio Grudena, to Risa Quade.
SPORTS: Larry Ross, of Webster City, show a two-under par 70 to take the lead on the first day of the Iowa Masters golf tournament.
July 9, 1963
NEWS: Phil and Mary Sula Linney were leaving for Argentina, where Mary Sula Linney would be an exchange teacher for a year.
SPORTS: Robinson's defeated Oberg's Dairy 7-0 in the Industrial Softball League.