Aug. 24, 2003
NEWS: More than 100 people attended the opening of the Swedish Immigrant Museum in Stratford.
SPORTS: Mike Dillehay bowled a perfect game on the first night of bowling season.
Aug. 24, 1988
NEWS: Richard Schiek, of Algona; Neal Montag, of West Bend; and Timothy Schnell, of Webster City; received lifesaving awards from Gov. Terry Brandstad.
SPORTS: The Olympic flame began its 7,000-mile trip to Seoul, South Korea, in a ceremony held in Greece.
Aug. 24, 1963
NEWS: The Fort Dodge Harvest Festival opened with two ice shows performed at Dodger Stadium.
SPORTS: Joel Rasmussen, of Ames, won the 25-lap feature race for semi-modified stock cars at the Algona race track.