Oct. 30, 2003
NEWS: Fort Dodge couple Tom and Dawn Bethke expanded their family from four to 11 through adoption.
SPORTS: The Forest City volleyball team defeated Algona in three of four games.
Oct. 30, 1988
NEWS: Former Messenger news editor Karl Haugen died at the age of 87.
SPORTS: The Iowa Central football team beat Waldorf 17-16.
Oct. 30, 1963
NEWS: Neighbors and friends helped with harvesting at the Roger Anderson farm near Duncombe, as he was recovering from surgery.
SPORTS: Deb Lyon bowled a 278 in the Sports Bowl Classic League.