Jan. 8, 2004
NEWS: The Fort Dodge commission on governing recommended appointing a commission with the power to recommend changes to the city charter.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern 71-50 in women's basketball.
Jan. 8, 1989
NEWS: Rita Kail, of Farnhamville, was teaching an adult education course on sign language, which she learned in order to communicate with her son, Kendall.
SPORTS: John Calisesi bowled a 280 game in the Dodger Classic league.
Jan. 8, 1964
NEWS: Beverly Johnson, 16, of Fort Dodge, was named chairman of teenage activities for the Webster County March of Dimes campaign.
SPORTS: The Dodger swim team beat Marshalltown 65-30.