Aug. 16, 2003
NEWS: Blues Under the Trees was held at the Off Road Race Track south of Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: Prairie Valley first-team all-state selection Kyle Heatherington signed to play baseball for Iowa Central Community College.
Aug. 16, 1988
NEWS: Former Fort Dodge schools Superintendent Carl Feelhaver was named a Paul Harris fellow by the Rotary International Foundation.
SPORTS: The Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1.
Aug. 16, 1963
NEWS: Dr. James Reed opened an obstetrics and gynecology practice in the Carver Building.
SPORTS: Gretchen Hogeland, of Bemidji, Minn., won the 1963 Women's Eclectic Golf Championship.