Oct. 4, 2003
NEWS: Students from Philips Middle School picked up litter in the neighborhood around the school as a service project.
SPORTS: West Bend-Mallard beat Graettinger 46-0, giving WBM head coach Koy Goodchild his 200th win.
Oct. 4, 1988
NEWS: Dawn Fehr, representing West Bend Marching Band, was crowned Algona Band Days queen.
SPORTS: The Dodger volleyball team beat St. Edmond 3-0.
Oct. 4, 1963
NEWS: Vernon L. Moore, of Fort Dodge, was elected chairman of the Webster County Red Cross.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge fisherman Harold Cottrell caught a 20-pound flathead catfish in the Des Moines River at the Lehigh Dam.