July 30, 2003
NEWS: Army National Guard soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 194th Field Artillery, received medals during an awards ceremony at the Fort Dodge armory.
SPORTS: The Laurens-Marathon softball team beat Southeast Webster 10-4 in a Class 1A regional final.
July 30, 1988
NEWS: Jenna Carlson, 8, and her lamb won the bet matched category at the Webster County Fair.
SPORTS: Gary Vosika had the low individual net, 30, in the American Legion golf league.
July 30, 1963
NEWS: Mark Watt, 16, of Otho, was elected president of the Webster County Boys 4-H Clubs.
SPORTS: Mason City beat Pocahontas Catholic 2-0 in the substate baseball tournament at Algona.