Aug. 27, 2003
NEWS: Iowa's oldest resident, Fairy Watkins, of Oskaloosa, died at age 109.
SPORTS: John Jordison recorded a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.
Aug. 27, 1988
NEWS: Virginia and Charles Bryant, of Fort Dodge, sold silver and turquoise jewelry at the Iowa State Fair.
SPORTS: Webster City softball players Jane Teubert and Vicki White were named to the all-state softball team.
Aug. 27, 1963
NEWS: Kenneth Trotter, cheese maker at the Goldfield Cooperative Creamery, won the Grand Championship in cheese making at the Iowa State Fair.
SPORTS: Ivan Skoglund won the championship flight of the Dayton Men's club tournament with a 36-hole score of 136.