Aug. 18, 2003
NEWS: Ryan Habeger, a 2003 graduate of Algona High School, received the Gov. Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship.
SPORTS: Shaun Micheel won the 85th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y.
Aug. 18, 1988
NEWS: Fort Dodge's high temperature of 106 made it Iowa's hottest spot.
SPORTS: Alan Bernard, of Webster City, and Kyle Cleveland, of Fairfield, teamed up to win the 16-and-under title at the Midland Youth Tennis Tournament in Iowa City.
Aug. 18, 1963
NEWS: Fred Grave, of Clarion, 79, a surgical patient at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Dodge, received a visit from his 99-year-old mother, Mary Graves, of Rolfe.
SPORTS: Norman Weiners, of Manson, was badly injured when his car slammed into a wall and burst into flames at the Hamilton County Fair stock car races.