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From our files: Aug. 19, 2013

August 19, 2013
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Aug. 19, 2003

NEWS: More than 500 backpacks with school supplies were handed out at the Back to School Bash at Phillips Middle School.

SPORTS: Father and son Bill and Bill Schlitz, of Algona, shot 69 to take fourth in the IGA's father/son championship at Jester Park in Granger.

Aug. 19, 1988

NEWS: Area movie theater owners were reluctant to show "The Last Temptation of Christ" due to controversy over its contents.

SPORTS: Former Dodger diver Mary Fischbach missed a spot on the Olympic springboard diving team by 1 point but still had a chance for a tower berth.

Aug. 19, 1963

NEWS: Members of the Veterans of World War I and auxiliary held al potluck supper at the Knights of Columbus hall.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons beat Central Webster 14-1 for the team's fourth straight win in the Lions State Invitational Baseball tournament.

 
 

 

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